Lilly Jespersen Kain Anderson Photograph Collection, 1890-circa 1920 PDF
- Anderson, Lilly Jespersen Kain
- Lilly Jespersen Kain Anderson Photograph Collection
- 1890-circa 1920 (inclusive)18901920
- 6 photographic prints and 3 postcards (1 folder) ; sizes vary
- Collection Number
- Photographs and postcards of Denmark and of Danish emigrants in Enumclaw, Washington
- University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
- Access Restrictions
Access to originals restricted. The entire collection is available on the digital site.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Lilly Jespersen Kain Anderson's maiden name was Jespersen. She was born in about 1905 and died in 1977. In about 1901, her parents, Viggo and Karen Jespersen, emigrated from Denmark to Washington State where Lilly was born. Her grandfather, Niels Peter Jespersen, remained in Denmark and died there in about 1918. In 1920, Lilly married George Kain who had a plumbing business in Seattle. Lilly ran the business after the death of her husband. She retired and later married Ray Anderson.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Photographs and postcards of Denmark and Danish emigrants. Includes the Brons family of Enumclaw, Washington, and scenes in Denmark: the Sorensen family at their farm, a funeral procession for Niels Paul Jesperson and the N. P. Jespersen store in Holstebro, a house, and three postcards of buildings.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
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Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|1||1||Family group near windmill and buildings on the Sorensen farm in Jutland, Denmark||circa 1890|
|1||2||N.P. Jespersen store, Holstebro, Denmark||1917|
|1||3||N.P. Jespersen store, Holstebro, Denmark||circa 1910-1917|
Possibly the Jespersen home.
|1||5||Funeral procession for Niels Peter Jespersen winding through the streets of Holstgebro, Denmark||circa 1918|
Brons family of Enumclaw, Washington
Mr. and Mrs. Brons were born in Denmark.
|1||7||Postcard of the Central Railroad Station in Copenhagen||circa 1910s|
|1||8||Postcard of men and stagecoach outside the post office in Aalestrup, Denmark||circa 1910s|
|1||9||Postcard of a farm building in Holstebro, Denmark||circa 1910s|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)
- Personal Names :
- Anderson, Lilly Jespersen Kain--Archives
- Anderson, Lilly Jespersen Kain--Family--Photographs
- Geographical Names :
- Denmark--Buildings, structures, etc.--Photographs
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