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Dr. Anne Carlsen with graduates
Dr. Anne Carlsen with graduates
TitleDr. Anne Carlsen with graduates
Date of Original195-?
DescriptionDr. Anne Carlsen stands with other unidentified people and a graduating class, likely from the Good Samaritan School for Crippled Children. The students are seated in chairs or wheelchairs.
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General SubjectEducation
Awards and ceremonies
People
Women
Subject (LCTGM)People with disabilities
Graduation ceremonies
Teachers
Diplomas
Wheelchairs
Personal NameCarlsen, Anne, 1915-
Organization NameGood Samaritan School for Crippled Children (Jamestown, N.D.)
LocationJamestown (N.D.)
Decade1950-1959
Item Number11078-3926
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryAnne Carlsen was born in Grantsburg, Wisconsin without forearms or lower legs. Nevertheless, she had an active childhood, and went to college at the University of Minnesota, intending to become a teacher. In 1938, she moved to Fargo for a job at the Good Samaritan School for Crippled Children. Carlsen moved with the school when it relocated to Jamestown. She was named the school's administrator in 1950, and the school was renamed the Anne Carlsen Center in her honor in 1980. She received the Theodore Roosevelt Roughrider Award in 1966.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionDemocratic NPL Party Records Mss 11078
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (11078-3926)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh110783926
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