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Emma (Erickson) Nelson—Country School Photographs—Day County

 Unprocessed — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: FB 590
Identifier: H2018-042

Content Description

The collection consists of photographs, contained within six photo album pages, of various Day County country school students who were taught by Emma (Erickson) Nelson. Emma Erickson was born November 1, 1902 to Kristian and Anna (Dahl) Erickson in Independent Township, Day County. Emma attended Northern Normal School (Northern State University) in Aberdeen for two years and graduated in the fall of 1920. She married Theodore Nelson on November 29, 1924. Schools identified in the photographs include District 205, Lynn Township District 151, Independent Township District 204, Morton Township District 111 and Liberty Township District 124, all in Day County. The images date from the 1920s and the late 1940s and early 1950s. Some of the photos identify the individual students and adults. Most images are group shots of the students by the schools. Other topics include picnics, playgrounds and Halloween.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • ca. 1920s
  • ca. 1940s-1950s


0.1 Cubic Feet