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Herman and Elsie Milde at Minnehaha Falls, Minneapolis, Minn.
Herman and Elsie Milde at Minnehaha Falls, Minneapolis, Minn.
TitleHerman and Elsie Milde at Minnehaha Falls, Minneapolis, Minn.
Date of Original1913
DescriptionHerman Milde and his sister Elsie sit on a stone in Minnehaha Creek in front of a stone bridge. Minnehaha Falls is visible behind them.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectWater
Landmarks
People
Subject (LCTGM)Waterfalls
Boys
Girls
Streams
Boulders
Stone bridges
Personal NameAmundson, Elsie Milde
Milde, Herman
LocationMinneapolis (Minn.)
Minnehaha Falls (Minn.)
Decade1910-1919
Item Number2009-P-19-43
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"From Elsie & Herman Minneapolis 1913. Herman and Elsie Milde at Minnehaha Falls"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryElsie Milde was born in Selby, S.D. in 1906, but grew up in Wishek, N.D. so that her father Carl could be close to his job on the Soo Line Railroad, and his parents who lived there. The family later moved to Bismarck, where Elsie would be the only one of the four Milde children to graduate from high school. Carl and Christina Milde divorced when Elsie was 13. When she was 16, she met Archie Amundsen in Wishek, whom she would later marry. After finishing high school, Elsie worked a variety of jobs, including as a tailor and clerk at Herr Bros. in Wishek, and with Dr. Chet Dursema in Bismarck as a dental assistant. Elsie and Archie married in 1930, and had a daughter Ardith two years later. In 1945, the Amundsen family moved to California. Archie died in 1979, and Elsie died in 1995.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionElsie (Milde) Amundson Photograph Collection 2009-P-19
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (2009-P-19-43)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh2009P1943
OCLC number76803707
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