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T. Melvin Lee duck hunting, Valley City, N.D.
T. Melvin Lee duck hunting, Valley City, N.D.
TitleT. Melvin Lee duck hunting, Valley City, N.D.
Date of Original192-
DescriptionView of Thomas Melvin Lee holding his shot gun leaning against a car that has a string of twenty one birds. There are two homes in the background.
General SubjectTransportation
Sports & Recreation
Subject (LCTGM)Hunting
Automobiles
Ducks
People
Men
Birds
Firearms
Rifles
Buildings
Homes & haunts
Houses
Porches
Personal NameLee, Thomas Melvin, 1885-1940
LocationValley City (N.D.)
Barnes County (N.D.)
Decade1920-1929
Item NumberBC 3-2-1
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original12 x 17 cm.
Transcription"3.2.1" and "Pres. Of Middlewest Trust CO. lived at 825 Helena Ave. (468 6th St. NW)"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
" T. Melvin Lee Duck hunting in the 1920s"--Printed on the back of the photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThomas Melvin Lee was born March 3, 1885 in Norman Township, Barnes County. In 1913 he became associated with former Governor Frank White in the insurance business and the Middlewest Trust Company. Col. White was called into service and Melvin Lee became president in 1922. The bank was sold in 1929, and he formed his own insurance and Farm Loan business. On June 16, 1915 he married Ruth Wilkins of Tabor Iowa. He died as the result of an automobile accident on Oct. 28, 1940.
Bibliographic ReferenceInformation from page 139 in Barnes County History, Barnes County, North Dakota. Printed by Taylor Publishing Company, 1976.
Repository InstitutionBarnes County Historical Society
Repository CollectionBarnes County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LineBarnes County Historical Society (BC 3-2-1)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Barnes County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationBarnes County Historical Society address:
315 Central Ave. N.
Valley City, ND 58072
Phone number: 701-845-0966
Fax: 701-845-4282
Email: bchistoricalsociety@hotmail.com
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmBC321
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