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Olive Bogue Bettschen and students, Arthur School, N.D.
Olive Bogue Bettschen and students, Arthur School, N.D.
TitleOlive Bogue Bettschen and students, Arthur School, N.D.
Date of Original1902-03
DescriptionTeacher Olive Bogue Bettschen and twenty six students standing on the front steps of the Arthur, N.D. school in 1902.
General SubjectEducation
People
Subject (LCTGM)Group portraits
Teachers
Students
Children
School children
Schools
Personal NameBettschen, Olive (Bogue)
LocationArthur (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item Number2070.392.4
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original16 x 21 cm.
Transcription"School children, 1902 Mar. One of the early school teachers in Arthur District." "Students and teacher in front of Arthur's first school building. Picture taken in 1902. Row 1: Left to Right: Leda Wilke, Ella Boettcher, Archie Fink, George Wagner, John Wagner, Arthur Burgum, Elizabeth Burgum, unknown, Ella Wilke, Gertie Grieger. Row 2: Elmer Grieger, Bill Sommerfeld, Edna Wilke, Gordon Burgum, Elsie Wagner, Frank Wagner, Margie Webster, Iza Gunkel, Anna Sommerfeld. Row 3: Cliff Webster, unknown. Row 4: Horace Stinson, Zana Burgum, Olive Bogue, teacher, (Mrs. Louis Bettschen), unknown, Hattie Grieger, Paul Sommerfeld." "Donated by Margaret Bittschen of Arthur, N.D."--Handwritten on the back of photograph.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Creases in original photograph.
Biography/History"Olive Bogue Bettschen stands with her students on the steps of the Arthur School in 1902. Bettschen had taught 42 students by that year, according to one source. Built in 1882, the school had only one room and was quickly becoming too small. The building was sold to the German Lutheran Church in 905 after a new school had been constructed."
Bibliographic ReferenceTom Hoheisel and Andrew R. Nielsen. Images of America: Cass County. (Chicago: Arcadia, 2007), 58.
Repository InstitutionCass County Historical Society
Repository CollectionCass County Historical Society Photography Collection 2070 (Institute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo)
Credit LineCass County Historical Society, Bonanzaville, West Fargo (2070.392.4)
Ordering Informationhttp://www.bonanzaville.org/main.php (701) 282-2822 Cass County Historical Society 1351 West Main Ave. West Fargo, ND 58078
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdm20703924
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