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Ness children portrait
Ness children portrait
TitleNess children portrait
Date of Original193-?
CreatorSlorby Studio (Bismarck, N.D.)
Creator RolePhotographers
DescriptionThe four children of Anton P. and Elise Ness pose for a formal portrait. Carroll and Evelyn Ness sit behind their younger brother Paul, and younger sister Eloise.
Ordering Information
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Children
Portrait photographs
Personal NameNess, Carroll P. (Carroll Peter), 1916-
Roberts, Evelyn A. (Evelyn Addie), 1918-
Ness, Paul H. (Paul Haugen), 1921-
Kvam, Eloise J. (Eloise June), 1927-
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
Item Number10939-6-15
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Slorby Studio Bismarck, N.D."--Printed on front of mat.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryCarroll Peter Ness was born in Mercer, North Dakota, on November 2, 1916. Carroll P. grew up to be a farmer and owner of gas station. On November 28, 1949, Carroll married Ruth Lucille Olson (born in Rolette, North Dakota, on May 4, 1922) at Rolette, North Dakota. The couple lived in Clarkfield, and had four children: Merle Paul (born in Aberdeen, South Dakota, August 20, 1952), Steven Peter (born in Aberdeen June 10, 1955), Richard Bradley (born in Wagner, South Dakota January 14, 1958) and Charles Phillip (born in Montevideo, Minnesota on September 1, 1961).
Evelyn Addie Ness was born in Mercer, North Dakota, on September 25, 1918. On December 19, 1937, she married Quintin Robert Roberts in McIntosh, South Dakota. Quintin was a car salesman, born in Aberdeen, South Dakota, December 31, 1900. Evelyn and Quintin had one child, Winnifred Elsie Roberts, who was born in Hollywood, California, on March 6, 1939.
Paul Haugen Ness was born in McClusky, North Dakota, on November 6, 1921. Paul was an insurance man, who married at Steelton, Pennsylvania, on September 7, 1946 to Ruth Lillian Essick (born in York, Pennsylvania, July 22, 1921). The couple lived at Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, and had three children: Anton Paul, Carol Ruth, and Marda Marie.
Eloise June Ness was born in Mandan, June 5, 1927. She married at Montevideo, July 1, 1951, to Spencer Odell Kvam. Kvam was a farmer, born at Montevideo, on August 29, 1924. The couple lived at Granite Falls and had three children: Spencer Henry Kvam (born in Montevideo, January 28, 1954), Karen Mari Kvam (born in Montevideo, March 20, 1955), and David Alan Kvam (born in Montevideo, March 7, 1957).
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionAnton P. Ness Papers Mss 10939
Collection Finding AidConsult
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (10939-6-15)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh10939615
OCLC number77457338
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