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Collection name Scandinavian American Portrait collection
Title Grace Lutheran Church Confirmation Class of 1905 (Rankin, Ill.)
Date 04/16/1905
Description Group portrait of the Grace Lutheran Church Confirmation Class of 1905 (Rankin, Ill.). There are 22 people in the picture including Pastor Peter Pearson, 13 girls, and 8 boys. There are three rows of people. The girls in the front row are sitting, wearing white dresses. All the boys are standing up in the back row, wearing dark colored suits with white bowties.

Pastor Peter Pearson is sitting in the center of the front row. He is wearing glasses and pastoral garb. Next to him are his daughters Mertie Maria Pearson and Ruth Laura Pearson. In the front row at the right: Nettie Mathilda Gustafson. Center row third from the left is Alice Wilhelmina Erikson, and second from the right is Anna Mabel Theresia Peterson. Other girls are: Edna Manilla Peterson, Clara Albertina Bergquist, Anna Wilhelmina Nelson, Alice Elinora Wendell, Minnie Corah Johnson, Minnie Wilhelmina Johnson, and Esther Emma Victoria Rydell.

Back row 4th from left, Clarence Anselm Peterson, 5th from left Carl Johan Elmer Gustafson. Other boys in the back row are Harry William Hammarstrand, Harry Johnson, Lewis Corah Johnson, Alfred Pearson, Albin Robert Carlson, Frans Antoin Dahl.
Search Terms Bergquist, Clara Albertina
Carlson, Albin Robert
Dahl, Frans Antoin
Erikson, Alice Wilhelmina
Gustafson, Carl Johan Elmer
Gustafson, Nettie Mathilda
Hammarstrand, Harry William
Johnson, Harry
Johnson, Lewis Corah
Johnson, Minnie Corah
Johnson, Minnie Wilhelmina
Larson, Lewis Hilbert
Nelson, Anna Wilhelmina
Pearson, Alfred
Pearson family
Pearson, Mertie Maria
Pearson, Peter
Pearson, Ruth Laura
Peterson, Anna Mabel Theresia
Peterson, Clarence Anselm
Peterson, Edna Manilla
Rydell, Esther Emma Victoria
Wendell, Alice Elinora
Grace Lutheran Church (Rankin, Ill.)
Confirmation Class of 1905
Rankin (Ill.)
Churches Illinois
Group portraits
Clergy Clothing
Suits (Clothing)
Dress & Clothing
Print size 16 x 14 inches
Catalog Number PH-720