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Elmer E. Barry family portrait
Elmer E. Barry family portrait
TitleElmer E. Barry family portrait
Date of Original1920s
DescriptionInterior view of the Elmer E. Barry family. Elmer Elsworth Barry sits on the right wearing a suit, while his daughter Margaret Bernice Barry (Cummings) stands by his knee. His daughter Frances Elizabeth Barry (Zirko) stands on the left next to seated wife and mother, Mathilda J. Barry (Moris). In the background there is a backdrop, and there are lace curtains over a window on the left.
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Families
Suits (Clothing)
Clothing & dress
Personal NameBarry, Elmer Elsworth, 1886-1972
Barry, Mathilda J. Moris
Zirko, Frances Elizabeth Barry
Cummings, Margaret Bernice Barry
LocationPembina (N.D.)
Pembina County (N.D.)
Item NumberPCHS5038
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original18 x 21 cm.
Transcription"Barry Museum. Elmer E. Barry, his wife Mathilda and Daughter Frances Elizabeth, Standing left, and Margaret Bernice at her fathers knee. Picture taken in the 1920's"--Printed under photograph. "Z312"--Handwritten under photograph and on back.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryElmer Elsworth Barry was a businessman born in Manvel, Dakota Territory on August 7, 1886, son of James M and Elizabeth Ann (McAdam). He married Mathilda J. Moris of Pembina, N.D. on November 27, 1919 and they had two daughters, Frances (Mrs. Stephen Zirko) and Margaret (Mrs. Harry L. Cummings). Elmer Elsworth Barry received his education from the North Dakota public schools. He worked as a blacksmith, mechanic, steam engineer, garage owner and car dealer. From 1904-1911 he was the clerk of the School District. From 1940-1942 the county justice and from 1935-1960 he was the US commissioner for the District of ND Pembina. He served in WWI. Elmer Barry died in 1972 in Pembina County, N.D.
Repository InstitutionPembina County Historical Society
Repository CollectionE.E. Barry Collection
Credit LinePembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection (PCHS5038)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Pembina County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationPembina County Historical Society
Address: 13572 Hwy 5
Cavalier, N.D. 58220
Phone number: 701-265-4941 or 701-265-4691
Email address:
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmPCHS5038
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