Lilly Jespersen Kain Anderson Photograph Collection, 1890-circa 1920  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Anderson, Lilly Jespersen Kain
Lilly Jespersen Kain Anderson Photograph Collection
1890-circa 1920 (inclusive)
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
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
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.

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Restrictions on Use

Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation, or publication. Contact Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries for details.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Danes--Photographs
  • Photographs--Specimens
  • Postcards--Specimens
  • 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
  • Denmark--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographs
  • Postcards