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Aerial view of Peter Jorgenson farm with George Jorgenson farm in background near Leeds, N.D.
Aerial view of Peter Jorgenson farm with George Jorgenson farm in background near Leeds, N.D.
TitleAerial view of Peter Jorgenson farm with George Jorgenson farm in background near Leeds, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1950 and 1970
DescriptionThe buildings and fields of the Peter Jorgenson farm is visible in the foreground, and the farm of his son George Jorgenson is visible in the background. At time of this photograph, Peter's children Oscar and Gunda were living on his farm, the "home farm" and George's son Richard was living on his farm.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAerials
Agriculture
Subject (LCTGM)Farms
Farming
Croplands
Tractors
Granaries
Personal NameJorgenson, Peter, 1866-1951
Jorgenson, George, 1898-1995
Jorgenson Richard, 1929-
LocationLeeds (N.D.)
Decade1950-1959
1960-1969
Item Number2006-P-13-02
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title 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.
George Jorgenson was born in 1898 in Springfield Township in Towner county. He married Magnil Medhus in 1928 in Devils Lake. They had five children: Richard, Betsy, Ardis, and Inez and Ione, twin girls.
Richard Jorgenson was born in 1929 and married Lois Carlson. They had two children Janel and Eric.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionJorgenson Family Photograph Collection 2006-P-13
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (2006-P-13-02)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh2006P1302
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