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Carrie Brunsdale and daughter
Carrie Brunsdale and daughter
TitleCarrie Brunsdale and daughter
Date of Original1950?
DescriptionCarrie Brunsdale sits on a couch while one of her daughters, Margaret or Helen, shows her a dress with a beaded collar. Mrs. Brunsdale would later wear this dress to a victory celebration at the State Normal School in Mayville after her husband was elected governor.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Dresses
Couches
Families
Personal NameBrunsdale, C. Norman (Clarence Norman), 1891-1978
Brunsdale, Carrie, 1890-1982
Larson, Margaret M. (Margaret Marie)
Williams, Helen L. (Helen Lucille)
Organization NameNorth Dakota. Governor (1951-1956 : Brunsdale)
Decade1950-1959
Item Number11035-05-10-02
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryCarrie Lajord married C. Norman Brunsdale. The two met at Bruflat Academy in Portland, N.D. Carrie and Norman had two daughters, Margaret and Helen. The Brunsdales moved to the Governor's Mansion in 1950, but always considered Mayville, N.D. to be their home.
Margaret Brunsdale graduated from the University of North Dakota (UND) and worked at the University of Minnesota. She married Edson G. Larson on October 8, 1955 at the Governor's mansion in Bismarck. They resided in Mayville where Edson engaged in farming.
Helen Brunsdale graduated from Vassar College, and held newspaper and other journalistic positions. Helen married Percy D. Williams on August 4, 1954, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bismarck. The couple made their home in Houston, Texas, where Mr. Williams practiced law. Norman's three granddaughters were born to them.
External Resourcehttp://history.nd.gov/exhibits/governors/governors24.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionC. Norman Brunsdale Papers Mss 11035
Collection Finding AidConsult http://history.nd.gov/archives/manuscripts/inventory/11035.html
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (11035-05-10-02)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh11035051002
OCLC number441970774
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