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Date of Work

Circa 1900

Description

Johanna Kildahl stand in the biology lab in Main next to a human skeleton. An animal skeleton to her right sits on a table. On her left is an open shelf cabinet covered with curtains, as glass jars sit on top. Kildahl is wearing a long dress and lab apron. Johanna Kildahl (1868-1967) received her Bachelors from the University of North Dakota in 1898 and her Masters in 1900. She was hired as an instructor of Biology (1900-1905) and Assistant Curator of the Museum (1900-1905). In 1909 she received a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Chicago, becoming the first woman graduate of the University of North Dakota to receive a doctorate.

Subject

Universities & colleges -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks

Organizations Depicted

Main (Grand Forks, N.D. : Building); University of North Dakota

Rights

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota

Keywords

Main, Old Main, Laboratory, Johanna Kildahl, Biology, Student, Instructor, Faculty, Fashion-Clothing, Hairstyles, Museum Curator, Skeleton, Laboratories, Universities and colleges - Faculty, Museum curators, Skeleton, Chairs, Desks, Clothing and dress

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