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Jim Page hauling wheat to Hamilton, N.D.
Jim Page hauling wheat to Hamilton, N.D.
TitleJim Page hauling wheat to Hamilton, N.D.
Date of Original1887
CreatorThompson, R. R.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionView of Jim Page sitting with a dog next to him, on top of a loaded wagon being pulled by two horses on a street near Hamilton, N.D. There are buildings on the right, and in the background on the left. Signs out front on the right say City Sample Room and Meat Market. There are five men standing on the sidewalk on the right.
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Work Life
Subject (LCTGM)Carts & wagons
Signs (Notices)
Dirt roads
Suits (Clothing)
Personal NamePage, James
LocationHamilton (N.D.)
Pembina County (N.D.)
Dakota Territory
Item NumberPCHS5040
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original13 x 22 cm.
Transcription"Picture taken probably about 1888-89 or 1900." "Attie Page, Attie Page Hamilton N. Dak." and "Jim Page on the old wagon load. John York stands on corner - with whiskers. Jim Brown with butcher apron. The steeple the old power house for drilling the deep well by Billie Clemens about 1890. Man with lg hat on corner maybe is Jim Blacklock. At that time the man of the community raised $10, 000 for county seat if the water had been good. However if turned out to be salty. $10, 000 was a lot of money in those days. The well went down 165 ft." and "Pat + Barney are hounds"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
"R. R. Thompson, Artistic Photographer, __ccessor to Thompson & Greer, Hamilton and Drayton, D.T."--Stamped on back of photograph.
Biography/History"Jim Page hauling wheat to Hamilton in 1887."
John Page, (Jim Page's father) founder of the Page family in Pembina County, was born in Ireland, March 1, 1828. He left Ireland with his parents, Joseph Page and Margaret Berthistle, and settled in Dublin, Ontario, in 1844. A few years later he married Eliza Oughten. They had 12 children, seven boys and five girls, including James Page. … John Page left Ontario and settled in Pembina County in 1879. All his family followed him. They were a tough and prolific lot. All lived to ripe old ages, married and raised families, except Joseph who remained a bachelor.
Bibliographic ReferenceInformation from page 184 and 434 in Fondly We Remember: A History of Hamilton, Carlisle, and Glasston Communities. 1980.
Repository InstitutionPembina County Historical Society
Repository CollectionPembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LinePembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection (PCHS5040)
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 IDdmPCHS5040
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