|Title||Peter Jorgenson farmhouse near Leeds, N.D. |
|Date of Original||192- |
|Description||Many people congregate for a photograph on the front porch of the Peter Jorgenson farmhouse near Leeds. Peter's son Oscar sits on the railing at left, and Betsy Jorgenson sits next to him. |
|Ordering Information||http://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html |
|Personal Name||Jorgenson, Oscar, 1901-1981|
Jorgenson, Betsy, 1870-1957
|Item Number||11219-003 |
|Format of Original||Photographic prints|
Title created by staff.
|Biography/History||Oscar Jorgenson was the son of Peter and Betsy Jorgenson. He was born in 1901 in Springfield Township, N.D. near Leeds. He never married and later in life lived with his sister Gunda at his father's home near Leeds. he died in 1981 in Leeds.|
Betsy Jorgenson was born Birgit Larson in 1874 in Norway. She immigrated to the United States in 1890, and married Peter Jorgenson in 1894. She had seven children with Peter: Gunda, Oscar, Laura, George, Emma, Carl, and Palmer.
|Repository Institution||State Historical Society of North Dakota|
|Repository Collection||Jorgenson Family Papers Mss 11219|
|Credit Line||State Historical Society of North Dakota (11219-003) |
|Rights Management||Copyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota. |
|Digital ID||sh11219013 |