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Picnic in Jamestown, N.D.
Picnic in Jamestown, N.D.
TitlePicnic in Jamestown, N.D.
Date of Original190-?
DescriptionA large group of people standing and sitting on the grass posing for a picture of their picnic. There are men in suits and hats, women in dresses some wearing or holding hats, and six children. On the left is a table and picnic baskets, on the right behind a lady is a bicycle. In the background are a lot of trees.
General SubjectPeople
Parks and forests
Social Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Picnics
Picnic grounds
Bicycles & tricycles
Suits (Clothing)
Picnic baskets
Personal NameHenry, Claudine Evelyn Chenery, 1890-
Anderson, Isabel St. Clair Chenery, 1887-1977
LocationJamestown (N.D.)
Stutsman County (N.D.)
Item NumberST249
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original15 x 21 cm.
Transcription"Pastern Star Picnic, Jamestown, N.D." -- handwritten on back.
"Mr. Churchill, Mr. Scott Chenery, Mrs. Nielson, Ms. Ingalls Elsie Clen(?), Mr. Gertie Serift (?), Mrs. Zuthill, Mr. Kelley, Mrs. DeNault, Mrs. Chenery, Mrs. McLum, Mrs. Luerbt (?), Mernd Huntingtin (?), Ms. Merting, Mr. Zuthill, Mrs. Kelley, Mrs. Bradway, Mrs. Anderson, Mrs. Barnes, Mr. Anderson, Mr.Nierberg, Isabelle Chenery, Claudine Chenery. O.E.L. Picnics, Jamestown, N.D." - handwritten on front, (?) means not sure on spelling.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryOscar St. Clair was born in Cheltenham, England on 5 March 1861. He was educated at Framlingham College from 1871, and then took employment with a Sunderland engineering works. In 1882, he emigrated to North Dakota, establishing himself in business in Jamestown, N.D. as a sporting goods store owner. Chenery Hardware was a Jamestown business on or near Main Avenue. On 24 November 1886, in Jamestown, N.D. he married Jennie Martha Kelley (1866-1949) of Jamestown. He died at home on 13 May 1922. Claudine Evelyn Chenery was born to Oscar St. Clair Chenery and Jennie Martha (Kelley) Chenery on November 13, 1890 in Jamestown, N.D. She married Alfred Joseph Henry on September 15, 1914 in Jamestown, North Dakota. Isabella St. Clair Chenery was born on August 15, 1887 in Jamestown, N.D. to Oscar St. Clair Chenery and Jennie Martha (Kelley) Chenery. On June 5, 1913 Isabel Chenery married Oscar Victor Anderson. Isabella St. Clair (Chenery) Anderson died on October 5, 1977 in Maple, Ontario.
Repository InstitutionStutsman County Memorial Museum
Repository CollectionStutsman County Memorial Museum Photographs
Credit LineStutsman County Memorial Museum, Jamestown, N.D. (ST249)
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 IDdmST249
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