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Elsie Milde, Bill Link, Archie Amundson, and Ellen Davis, Wishek, N.D.
Elsie Milde, Bill Link, Archie Amundson, and Ellen Davis, Wishek, N.D.
TitleElsie Milde, Bill Link, Archie Amundson, and Ellen Davis, Wishek, N.D.
Date of Original1924
DescriptionElsie Milde, Bill Link, Archie Amundson, and Ellen Davis stand for a group picture in a farmyard in Wishek. A chicken coop and farm equipment is visible behind them.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAgriculture
People
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Farms
Farming
Group portraits
Personal NameAmundson, Elsie Milde
Amundson, Archie
Link, Bill
Davis, Ellen
LocationWishek (N.D.)
Decade1920-1929
Item Number2009-P-19-28
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Elsie Milde Bill Link Archie Amundson Ellen Davis Wishek N.D."--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-19-28)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh2009P1928
OCLC number76803707
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