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Date of Work

Circa 1900

Identification #

UAP 14050


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.


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

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks

Organizations Depicted

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


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