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Arthur Wellerley Kelley, logging crew for Army Posts
Arthur Wellerley Kelley, logging crew for Army Posts
TitleArthur Wellerley Kelley, logging crew for Army Posts
Date of Original1867
DescriptionA view of three ox teams hitched up to a large sled that is loaded with logs that are chained down. There are three men standing on top of the logs on the sled, two of these men are holding and pointing at a wooden sign that says 15.260 (?) and four more men standing on the ground around the sled. They are in a clearing in a forest, probably in Minnesota. The ends of some of the logs have writing on them that says, PAUL, 15265, 71DB, 71 Logs, PAUL71, and one with an outline of a hand.
General SubjectPioneer Era
People
Subject (LCTGM)Men
Lumber industry
Logs
Loggers
Winter
Trees
Sleds & sleighs
Ox teams
Forests
Forestry
Personal NameKelley, Arthur W., 1832-1908
Decade1860-1869
Item NumberST263
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original21 x 25 cm.
Transcription"Arthur Wellerley Kelley, Father of Jennie M. Chenery, associated with Logging crew of St. Paul. This company furnished logs for Army Posts. Taken about 1867"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryArthur Wellesley Kelley was born on December 17, 1832 in St. David, a Parish of St. James, New Brunswick. He married Frances Caroline Webb on October 31, 1859 in St. Paul Minnesota, they had four children, Horatio Webb Kelley, William H. Kelley, Jennie Martha Kelley Chenery, and Fannie Kelley. Arthur W. Kelley died on February 10, 1908 in Jamestown, North Dakota.
Repository InstitutionStutsman County Memorial Museum
Repository CollectionStutsman County Memorial Museum Photographs
Credit LineStutsman County Memorial Museum, Jamestown, N.D. (ST263)
Rights ManagementOwned by Stutsman County Memorial Museum.
Ordering InformationStutsman County Memorial Museum
Phone: 701-252-6741
Address: Box 1002, Jamestown, N.D. 58401
Open: Memorial Day - September, 10am-5pm Weekdays and 1pm-5pm Weekends.
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmST263
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