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Peter Jorgenson farm near Leeds, N.D.
Peter Jorgenson farm near Leeds, N.D.
TitlePeter Jorgenson farm near Leeds, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1930 and 1950
CreatorHolstad, M. J.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionAn aerial view of the Peter Jorgenson farm near Leeds. The farmhouse, a barn, and several other buildings are visible. Animals graze in a pasture. Utlity poles are visible running along the road.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAerials
Agriculture
Subject (LCTGM)Farms
Farmhouses
Roads
Utility poles
Trees
Aerial photographs
Personal NameJorgenson, Peter, 1866-1951
LocationLeeds (N.D.)
Decade1930-1939
1940-1949
Item Number11219-023
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Sky view J.S. Amble Pilot, M.J. Holstad photographer, Altitude 250 ft"--Printed on front of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryPeter Jorgenson was born in Nesbyen, Norway and moved to Dakota Territory in 1888. He worked in Rochester, Minn. and in Grand Forks before marrying Betsy Larson in 1894 and moving to Springfield Township near Leeds, N.D. Peter and Betsy had seven children: Oscar, George, Gunda, Palmer, Laura, Carl, and Emma.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionJorgenson Family Papers Mss 11219
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (11219-023)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh11219023
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