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Peter Jorgenson farmhouse near Leeds, N.D.
Peter Jorgenson farmhouse near Leeds, N.D.
TitlePeter Jorgenson farmhouse near Leeds, N.D.
Date of Original192-
DescriptionMany 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 Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Families
Farmhouses
Group portraits
Personal NameJorgenson, Oscar, 1901-1981
Jorgenson, Betsy, 1870-1957
LocationLeeds (N.D.)
Decade1920-1929
Item Number2006-P-13-03
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryOscar 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 InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionJorgenson Family Photograph Collection 2006-P-13
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (2006-P-13-03)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh2006P1303
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