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Dr. Anne Carlsen outside Crippled Children's school, Jamestown, N.D.
Dr. Anne Carlsen outside Crippled Children's school, Jamestown, N.D.
TitleDr. Anne Carlsen outside Crippled Children's school, Jamestown, N.D.
Date of Original195-?
DescriptionDr. Anne Carlsen stands outside the Crippled Children's School in Jamestown. Two students are also visible outside the school.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectEducation
People
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Teachers
Schools
People with disabilities
Personal NameCarlsen, Anne, 1915-
Organization NameAnne Carlsen School for the Physically Handicapped
LocationJamestown (N.D.)
Decade1950-1959
Item Number11078-3935
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 (11078-3935)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh110783935
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