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Paton Family on bank of Pembina River, Pembina County, N.D.
Paton Family on bank of Pembina River, Pembina County, N.D.
TitlePaton Family on bank of Pembina River, Pembina County, N.D.
Date of Originalaround 1905
DescriptionThis photograph shows four individuals in a small boat near the bank of the Pembina River. The river is very calm and vegetation is visible in the background.
General SubjectWomen
Water
People
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Rowboats
Boats
Rivers
Waterfronts
Trees
Families
Personal NamePaton, Wilbur
Paton, Robbie
LocationPembina County (N.D.)
Pembina River (N.D. and Man.)
Decade1900-1909
Item NumberPCHS-5131
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original9 x 9 cm
Transcription"Safely landed on the other side of river. Mother, Wilbur, Robbie, and I" Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
This photograph features the Paton family on the Pembina River between Neche and Pembina.
Biography/HistoryThe name Pembina is derived from the Chippewa Indian term for the high bush cranberry which grew in profusion along the Pembina River. Anepeminan Sipi means Redberry River. With the pronunciation of the French Metis, anepeminan could very easily become Pembina.
Bibliographic ReferencePembina Centennial Committee. A History of Pembina County. 1967, 4.
Repository InstitutionPembina County Historical Society
Repository CollectionPaton Family Photograph Collection
Credit LinePembina County Historical Society (PCHS-5131)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to Pembina County Historical Society
Ordering InformationPembina County Historical Society
Zelda Hartje
13572 Hwy 5
Cavalier, ND 58220
Phone: (701) 265-4941
Email: pchsm@polarcomm.com
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmPCHS531
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