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Title Helen Hedelund Collection
Call Number MSS 238
Extent 1 box
Dates of Creation [ca. 1905 – ca. 1980's]
Creator Helen Hedelund
Scope & Content The collection primarily consists of photographs that were collected by Helen Hedelund throughout her life. It touches on various events throughout the history of the Fargo-Moorhead area such as the flooding of the Red River and the 1931 derailment of the Empire Builder which happened near Moorhead. There is also a good sized collection of photos of nurses in Moorhead dating to the early 20th century.
Admin/Biographical History Helen M. Hedelund was born February 25, 1918, in Northwood, IA, and died Thursday, August 23, 2012, in Eventide Lutheran Home, Moorhead, MN, at the age of 94. The daughter of Bertha and Ray E. Bogenrief, she moved to Moorhead at the age of two. She attended Moorhead Public Schools and graduated from Concordia College in 1939. She taught Home Economics in Wabasso, Nicollet, Hitterdal and Moorhead, all in Minnesota. Helen also worked as a Home Economics Agent for the Minnesota Department of Agriculture in Big Stone County in the office at Ortonville, MN.She was married to Stanley Schueller. He died on March 31, 1976. Helen later married Charles Hedelund on December 27, 1980. He died on October 7, 2002. She resided at Linden Tree Circle for five years before moving to the Nursing Home in 2010.

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Subjects Nurses
Moorhead (Minn.)
Red River
Access Conditions There are no access restrictions on the materials, and the collection is open to all members of the public in accordance with state law.
Copyrights The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright of the state of Minnesota which may be involved in the use of this collection.
Language of Material English
Archival History Donated by Helen Hedelund between 1986 and 2005 in multiple accessions
Containers Images - Hyemkomst Viking Ship, 1980
Nurses, undated
Railroads, 1931
Moorhead High School Commencement, 1921
Newspaper Clippings, undated
Programs, 1920-1971
Rourke Gallery, ca, 1980's
Sea Scouts, ca.1941-1946
Ration Books, Ca. 1941-1945
US Passport, 1924
World War 2, 1945