Balchen / Balken Laundry Ladies


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Negatives
Description:
The Balchen / Balken laundresses for L. R. Balken. Ludwig R. Balken was born in Norway on June 11, 1865, immigrated to America in 1886, and married Margaret Eastonson in Evanston, Illinois on August 1, 1888. According to city directories, he was in Alpena as an owner of a laundry business under various names until about 1908. Ludwig resided in Chicago in 1910 and died there on June 17, 1917. On May 5, 1908, he obtained a patent for a "Bait-holder."
Notes:
From left to right: Frances Max Gilmet, Ragna Rasmussen (Mrs. Ludwig Larsen), Mrs. William Martinson, Stella Gapcynska (Mrs. Frank Yezerski), Julia Anderson, and Cora B. Langworthy (Mrs. Fred P. Smith).
Date of Original:
c 1900
Dimensions:
Width: 4742 px
Height: 4050 px
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 4742px
Image Height: 4050px
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Gilmet, Frances M. ; Rasmussen, Ragna ; Larsen, Ludwig ; Martinson, William ; Gapcynska, Stella ; Yezerski, Frank ; Anderson, Julia ; Langworthy, Cora B. ; Smith, Fred P. ; Balken, Ludwig R.
Collection:
Knechtel Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    fltLatitude: 45.06168
    Latitude: 45.06168 Longitude: -83.43275
Donor:
Dennis Knechtel
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation:
Knechtel Collection, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

Balchen / Balken Laundry Ladies
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Balchen / Balken Laundry Ladies


The Balchen / Balken laundresses for L. R. Balken. Ludwig R. Balken was born in Norway on June 11, 1865, immigrated to America in 1886, and married Margaret Eastonson in Evanston, Illinois on August 1, 1888. According to city directories, he was in Alpena as an owner of a laundry business under various names until about 1908. Ludwig resided in Chicago in 1910 and died there on June 17, 1917. On May 5, 1908, he obtained a patent for a "Bait-holder."