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Rebecca Johanna Heide Rolfsrud portrait
Rebecca Johanna Heide Rolfsrud portrait
TitleRebecca Johanna Heide Rolfsrud portrait
Date of Original1901-1906
DescriptionFormal studio portrait of young woman.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectWomen
Subject (LCTGM)Portrait photographs
Subject (LCSH)Norwegian American women
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameRolfsrud, Rebecca Heide, 1875-1935
LocationMcKenzie County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2008.116.87; 2008.33.1
Negative Number35mm 300.24
Format of OriginalSlides
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Rebecca Johanna Heide Rolfsrud, 1901-1906" - Handwritten on slide mount.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Copied from original gelatin silver print.
Completed questionnaire and additional biographical information in Lindgren's research papers (Mss 292.1.91).
Biography/HistoryRebecca Johanna Heide was born in Norway in 1875. She came to America in 1901 and lived several years at Grand Forks, N.D. In 1904 she, a friend and her future husband, Nils Rolfsrud, homesteaded in Keene Township, McKenzie County, N.D. Later Nils and Rebecca were married and had five children. He died in 1920 and Rebecca continued living on the farm. She died in 1935. Rebecca and Nils were the parents of famed North Dakota author Erling N. Rolfsrud.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionH. Elaine Lindgren Photograph Collection 2008
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2008.116.87)
Digital IDrs010092
Original SourceSlide
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