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Jorgenson children family portrait
Jorgenson children family portrait
TitleJorgenson children family portrait
Date of Originalbetween 1902 and 1903
CreatorWallacker, A. J.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionFive of the Jorgenson children pose for a portrait. Standing left to right are Laura, Oscar, and Gunda, and seated are George and Emma.
Ordering Information
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Children
Portrait photographs
Personal NameJorgenson, Gunda, 1894-1986
Jorgenson, Oscar, 1901-1981
Paulson, Laura Jorgenson, 1896-1981
Jorgenson, George, 1898-1995
Skeie, Emma Jorgenson, 1900-1984
LocationGrand Forks (N.D.)
Item Number11219-012
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
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.
Laura Jorgenson was born in 1896 in Towner County, N.D. and was the daughter of Peter and Betsy Jorgenson. She attended high school at Leeds, N.D. and graduated from the University of North Dakota. She taught grade school for two years. In 1924 she married Oscar Paulson of Thief River Falls, Minn. Together, they had four children: Robert, Bruce, James, and Patricia.
Gunda Jorgenson was born in 1894 in Towner County. She never married and helped her brother Oscar keep the family farm near Leeds. She died in 1986.
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.
Emma Jorgenson was born in Springfield Township, N.D. in 1900. She married Arne Skeie in 1931. They farmed near the rest of the Jorgenson family near Leeds, N.D. Emma and Arne had three children: Jean, Eileen, and Shirley.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionJorgenson Family Papers Mss 11219
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (11219-012)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh11219012
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