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    Digital ID: 418041. Sherman, Augustus F. (Augustus Francis) -- Photographer. [ca. 1906-1914]

    Notes: Identified as 'Sami woman from Finland' in Peter Mesenholler 'Augustus F. Sherman: Ellis Island Portraits 1905-1920' (c1905) p.43.

    Source: William Williams papers / Photographs of immigrants (more info)

    Repository: The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.

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    Persistent URL: digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/id?418041

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    stomach aches, razorbern, CRISTO-, and 69 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. melanerpist 76 months ago | reply

      Fantastic archive- thank you for sharing it with us.

    2. pennylrichardsca (now at ipernity) 61 months ago | reply

      Collage postcards made from this image:

    3. pennylrichardsca (now at ipernity) 59 months ago | reply

      More collage postcards (can you tell I really love this image?):

    4. pennylrichardsca (now at ipernity) 50 months ago | reply

      I must really love this image; used it again on a travel case:


    5. Per Ivar Somby 23 months ago | reply

      Investigations shows that she's probably from the Norwegian region of Sápmi, land of The sami people, from the village of Guovdageaidnu (Kautokeino) and that her name was Kirsten Bals.

    6. pennylrichardsca (now at ipernity) 23 months ago | reply

      Wow! I'm so happy to hear her (likely) name. Thank you.

    7. Per Ivar Somby 23 months ago | reply

      Penny: It was recently that a journalist managed to find out with some help from people of the local community, if I'm right, who she was. She head for Alaska, after that she disappeared.

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