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Louise Karlson Wike on horse
Louise Karlson Wike on horse
TitleLouise Karlson Wike on horse
Date of Original190-?
DescriptionLouise Karlson riding horse with fence and building in background.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectWomen
Subject (LCTGM)Women
Subject (LCSH)Norwegian American women
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameWike, Louise Karlson, 1875-1961
LocationFayette (N.D.)
Billings County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2008.116.130
Format of OriginalSlides
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Louise Karlson (Wike) about 1912" - Handwritten on slide mount.
"Louise Karlson expected a financial return on her investment." - Caption with image published in: Land in Her Own Name, p. 36.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Louise Karlson Wike's completed questionnaire and additional biographical information in Lindgren's research papers (Mss 292.2.4).
Biography/HistoryLouise Karlson was born in Norway in 1875 where she grew up. She came to America in 1905 and in 1909 homesteaded west of Fayette, N.D. She proved up her claim and in 1909 married a neighboring homesteader Andrew Wike, also a Norwegian immigrant. They farmed and raised their family. Andrew died in 1959 and Louise in 1961.
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 (2008.116.130)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDrs010135
Original SourceSlide
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