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Sigurd, Grethe, Lorents, and Leif Hofstad and horses on farm, Burg Township, Divide County, N.D.
Sigurd, Grethe, Lorents, and Leif Hofstad and horses on farm, Burg Township, Divide County, N.D.
TitleSigurd, Grethe, Lorents, and Leif Hofstad and horses on farm, Burg Township, Divide County, N.D.
Date of Original1908 or 1909
DescriptionSigurd, Grethe, Lorents, and Leif Hofstad stand with a team of horses on their farmstead in Burg Township, Divide County, N.D. Behind them, a farm home is visible. The first storey is made of sod, while a second storey of wood sits on top. One of the boys holds a flag.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAgriculture
Animals
People
Rural views
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Farms
Farmhouses
Horses
Families
Spouses
Boys
Flags
Sod buildings
Subject (LCSH)Sod houses
Personal NameHofstad, Sigurd
Hofstad, Grethe
Hofstad, Lorents, 1859-1933
Hofstad, Leif
LocationBurg (N.D. : Township)
Divide County (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item Number00032-DV-04-07
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryLorents B. Hofstad was born near Stenkjer, Norway in 1859. He married Grethe Haugdahl in 1886. The family, including children Inga, Signe, Bjarne, Sigurd, and Leif emigrated to Minnesota in 1905. In 1906 they filed in Burg Township, Divide County, N.D. Lorents died in 1933, and Grethe died in 1940.
Bibliographic ReferenceStories and history of Divide County. Marceline, Mo.: Walsworth, 1964. p. 96.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionOral History Project Photograph Collection 00032
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00032-DV-04-07)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh00032DV0407
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