Burkum farm, Manfred, N.D.
|Title||Burkum farm, Manfred, N.D. |
|Date of Original||1927-01 |
|Creator||Burkum, Lester, 1912-2001|
|Creator Role||Photographer |
|Description||A view of the Burkum farm. On the right is the barn with cows next to it, and outbuildings that have horses nearby. On the left is the farmhouse and windmill. In the foreground is cropland. |
|Personal Name||Burkum, Lars O., 1876-1943|
Burkum, Lester, 1912-2001
Wells County (N.D.)
|Item Number||MM2 |
|Format of Original||Photographic prints|
|Dimensions of Original||7 x 12 cm. |
|Transcription||"Our farm, Jan. 1927"--Handwritten below photograph in photo album. |
|Notes||The Burkum farm was a few miles West of Manfred, N.D.|
Title created by staff.
|Biography/History||Lester Burkum was born on September 16, 1912 in Manfred, N.D. to Lars and Guri (Gina) Ronge Burkum. Both of Lester's parents were born in Norway and immigrated to America. After selling the Burkum Store in 1916, Lars and Gina bought a farmstead three miles west of Manfred where they farmed the rest of their lives. Gina died July 11, 1941, and Lars died two years later on July 7, 1943. Lester Burkum was a very intelligent person, finishing high school in three years. Lester Burkum was fascinated with trains, he did quite a bit of traveling taking many photos and home movies wherever he went. Lester died on Tuesday, July 10, 2001, and was buried on Friday, July 13th at Vang Lutheran Cemetery near Manfred, N.D. |
|Bibliographic Reference||Information found at the ManfredND.org website under Biographies and then the families last name. |
|Repository Institution||Manfred Heritage Museum|
|Repository Collection||Manfred Heritage Museum Photograph Collection|
|Credit Line||Manfred Heritage Museum, Manfred, N.D. (MM2) |
|Rights Management||Copyright status unknown. |
|Ordering Information||Manfred Heritage Museum |
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|Grant||NHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08 |
|Digital ID||dmMM2 |