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Group portrait in Hamilton, N.D.
Group portrait in Hamilton, N.D.
TitleGroup portrait in Hamilton, N.D.
Date of Original1900-03-01
CreatorThacker, A. E.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionGroup portrait of four young women standing wearing coats and boots, and one has a fur hand muff. There are four young men behind them all wearing coats and hats. The man on the left is sitting and the others are standing on a board. The photograph was taken in front of the Robert A. Thacker home in Hamilton, N.D.
General SubjectPortraits
Subject (LCTGM)Group portraits
Young adults
Clothing & dress
Personal NameRenaud, Arthur
Jay, Frank
Thacker, William C.
Thacker, Robert
Murney, Pearl
Thacker, Jessie Martha
Murney, Nellie
Thacker, Mary
LocationHamilton (N.D.)
Pembina County (N.D.)
Item NumberPCHS5032
Format of OriginalCabinet photographs
Photographic prints
Dimensions of Original17 x 12 cm.
Transcription"Front row Left to Right. May Thacker, Nellie Murney, Jessie Thacker, Pearl Murney. Back Row: Robert Thacker, William C. Thacker, Arthur Renaud, Frank Jay. This picture was taken in front of the Robert A. Thacker home in Hamilton, N. Dak. About March 1, 1900. Taken by A.E. Thacker"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryRobert Alexander Thacker and Mary Elizabeth Williams were married in Ontario and they had nine children. They lived in Ontario until July 1882 when they came to Pembina, where they homesteaded three and one-half south and one mile east of Hamilton, later moving to a full quarter section two and one-half miles south and one-half mile east of Hamilton. Mary "May" Thacker was born in the U.S. and Jessie Martha Thacker was born in Hamilton, N.D. these are probably two of the young women in this photograph. Other children included Robert A. Thacker who died at the age of 12 in a swimming accident at the pond at Hamilton, and William Herbert who was born in Canada and died as an infant.
Bibliographic ReferenceInformation from pages 235 and 236 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 (PCHS5032)
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 IDdmPCHS5032
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