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Grace Jacobsen and another woman by table
Grace Jacobsen and another woman by table
TitleGrace Jacobsen and another woman by table
Date of Original191-
DescriptionTwo young women seated by table, unidentified woman with a book in her lap, while other on left (Grace Jacobsen) with ink pen in hand. Other items on table include clock and lantern.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectWomen
Subject (LCTGM)Reading
Clocks & watches
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameNelson, Grace Jacobsen, 1891-1984
LocationGrant County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2008.116.108; 2008.39.2;
Negative Number35mm-315.24a-28a
Format of OriginalSlides
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Grace Jacobsen (Nelson) left; mayhave been in shack" - Handrwitten on slide mount.
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). Copy print also available in collection.
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:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2008.116.108)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDrs010113
Original SourceSlide
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