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Grace Jacobsen and friends at her homestead shack
Grace Jacobsen and friends at her homestead shack
TitleGrace Jacobsen and friends at her homestead shack
Date of Original191-
DescriptionGroup of women and men standing in front of wood house, with one woman aiming rifle to right.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Women
Men
Rifles
Homesteading
Houses
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameNelson, Grace Jacobsen, 1891-1984
LocationGrant County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1910-1919
Item Number2008.116.109
Format of OriginalSlides
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Grace Jacobsen (Nelson), friends, homestead shack after hunting prairie chickens" - Handwritten on slide mount.
"Grace Jacobsen married one of the 'town bunch'. This group of friends met at Grace's shack to hunt, pick berries and have parties. - Caption with image in Land in Her Own Name, p. 180.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Grace Jacobsen Nelson's completed questionnaire and additional biographical information in Lindgren's research papers, including photocopy of her 1912 diary, the year she homesteaded (Mss 292.1.106).
Ill. in.: Land in Her Own Name, p. 180.
Biography/HistoryGrace Jacobsen was born in 1891 in St. Paul, Minn. In 1903 her father homesteaded 13 miles south of Sims, N.D. and in 1912 Grace also homesteaded in Grant County, N.D. near her parents Nels Jacobsens. Grace married Lawrence Nelson. He was born in 1893 in Iowa and moved in 1907 near Almont, N.D. with his parents.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionH. Elaine Lindgren Photograph Collection 2008
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/1059
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2008.116.109)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Languageeng
Digital IDrs010114
Original SourceSlide
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