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Elsie Milde on steps of Liberty Memorial Building, Bismarck, N.D.
Elsie Milde on steps of Liberty Memorial Building, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleElsie Milde on steps of Liberty Memorial Building, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Original1923
DescriptionElsie Milde stands on the steps of the Liberty Memorial Building on the state capitol grounds in Bismarck.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPolitics & Government
People
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Government facilities
Lawns
Personal NameAmundson, Elsie Milde
Organization NameLiberty Memorial Building (Bismarck, N.D.)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
Decade1920-1929
Item Number2009-P-19-44
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Elsie 1923 on steps of capitol bldg Bismarck"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
"Quality Kodak finishing Hoskins Meyer Jun 15 1927 The home of KFYR Bismarck N.D."--Stamped 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-19-44)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh2009P1944
OCLC number76803707
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