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Title: Annetta Erickson

Dates: 1900-1930

Collection Number: 00132

Quantity: 25 items

Abstract: Postcard images of Bismarck, Fargo, Devils Lake, Mandan, Mott, and Valley City.

Provenance: The State Historical Society of North Dakota acquired this collection in 1963.

Property Rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.

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Related Collection:
00125 Miss Annetta Erickson

Biographical Sketch
From the Wilton News, July 21, 1961

Miss Annetta I. E. Erickson, 81, Wilton, noted musician, vocalist and composer of songs and savred hymns, died in a Bismarck hospital Friday and 6:48 a.m.

She was born in Chicago and came to the Dakota Territory with her parents in 1884. In 1889 the family moved to Burleigh County.

She received her primary education in rural Burleigh Co. schools and was graduated from Bismarck High School. She attended the Grand Island, Neb. Business College, Northwestern Bible School at Mpls. And the McPhall School of Music there.

She received her first music lessons from Jessamine Slaughter, the daughter of Linda Slaughter, pioneer educator.

She taught school in rural Burleigh County for many years during which time she organized and directed the Still Community Choir.

She directed Sunday school and church choirs, gave voice and instrumental lessons and was soprano at countless church and social functions.

A composer of songs and hymns, she saw three volumes of her works published. “Sions Froidebund,” a Swedish songbook for guitars in 1902; “Prairie Praises Song Folder,” in 1949, and “Prairie Praises,” on 1954.

In November 1960, one of her songs, “O, Holy Child,” was published in the Christian Etude, a national publication.

She was a member of the Wilton American Legion Auxiliary, the Pioneer Daughters, Hymn Lovers Fellowship, Christian Etude, the Still Missionary Society, the Sunne Lutheran church and an honorary member of the Still Homemakers Club.

Services were held at 4 p.m. from the Sunne Lutheran Church and burial was in Mission Cemetery here. She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, and a sister. She leaves two brothers, Arthur and Anthony, both of Wilton, a niece, Mrs. Emil Barth of Mandan, and a nephew, John Erickson of Wilton.

Photographs Inventory

00132-01 Harvesting ca. 1910-1920
00132-02 Theodore Roosevelt Cabin on the North Dakota Capitol grounds, Bismarck N.D. ca. 1900-1920
00132-03 Bismarck High School ca. 1920-1930
00132-04 Northwest Hotel Bismarck N.D. ca. 1900-1920
00132-05 Old North Dakota State Capitol with wing additions, Bismarck N.D. ca. 1905-1910
00132-06 Old North Dakota State Capitol with wing additions Bismarck N.D. ca. 1905-1910
00132-07 Sakakawea Statue on North Dakota State Capitol Grounds, Bismarck N.D. ca. 1910-1919
00132-08 Bismarck Hospital ca. 1923-1925
00132-09 Northern Pacific Bridge and steamboat landing, Bismarck
00132-10 Heart River Scene near Mandan N.D. ca. 1915-1930
00132-11 Northern Pacific Railroad Park, Mandan N.D. 1910-1920
00132-12 Sioux Indians on parade in Mott N.D. September 20, 1918
00132-13 Sioux Indian Camp, Mott N.D. September 20, 1918
00132-14 Sioux Indians Camp, Mott N.D. September 20, 1918
00132-15 Trading with Sioux Indians, Mott N.D. September 20, 1918
00132-16 Sioux Indians in full dress, Mott N.D. September 20, 1918
00132-17 River Drive in Fargo N.D. 1926
00132-18 Auditorium (Crystal Ballroom) in Fargo N.D. August 29, 1923
00132-19 YMCA Building Fargo N.D. 1913
00132-20 Beautiful Island Park, Fargo N.D. 1915
00132-21 Wading Pool Island Park, Fargo N.D. 1915
00132-22 Steamboat Minnie H at boat landing on Devils Lake N.D. 1915
00132-23 Steamboat Minnie H at boat landing for Chautauqua August 12, 1914
00132-24 Looking east from college football field Valley City N.D. 1915-1920
00132-25 First Congregational Church Valley City N.D. July 14, 1923

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