Gimmy Gang, Cavalier, N.D.
|Title||Gimmy Gang, Cavalier, N.D. |
|Date of Original||1911? |
|Description||A group studio portrait of eleven young men most wearing button up shirts and ties. They all have either a pipe or cigarettes are are smoking. They are relaxed and leaning or hanging around each other, like a group of good friends. |
|Personal Name||Crowston, Alfred Lawrence, 1888-1964|
Hall, Elmer, 1890-
Deichert, Theodore, 1892-
Kibler, Edward, 1890-
Truemner, Garnet, 1892-
Branchaud, Louis Hector, 1892-
Bechtel, Ray E., 1892-1970
Armstrong, Chester, 1892-
Thomson, James Herbert, 1891-
Norton, William, 1892-
Pembina County (N.D.)
|Item Number||PCHS5055 |
|Format of Original||Photographic prints|
|Dimensions of Original||28 x 36 cm. |
|Transcription||"Before WWI there were two groups of young men always they were to be found together. The older ones called themselves "The Gimmy Gang" the other "The Takeme Gang" This picture is of the Gimmy Gang. Most became war veterans. Standing from left to right: Alf Crowston, Elmer Hall, Ted Deichert, Ed (Chid) Kibler, Garnett Truimner, and Chester Armstrong. Seated: Hector Branchaud, Bill Norton, Ray Bechtel, Jim Thomson and Lee Carmen"--Printed on card next to photograph. |
|Notes||Title created by staff. |
This portrait was taken before WWI.
|Biography/History||Six of these young men, Bill Norton, James Thomson, Ray Bechtel, Ed (Chid) Kibler, Chester Armstrong, and Garnet Truemner, were all in the Cavalier, N.D. graduating class photograph of 1911. |
Bill Norton, Jim Thomson, Ray Bechtel, Garnet Truemner and Ed (Chid) Kibler were all on a 1900's Cavalier baseball team together.
James Thomson, William Norton, Edward Kibler, and Ray Bechtel were all on the 1909 Cavalier, N.D. Football Team which is online in Dakota Mosaics, Image number PCHS5078.
Ray Bechtel was on the Drayton Baseball Team in 1920 that won the Pembina County pennant and was the second to none in this part of the Northwest. They put Drayton on the map and in the limelight as a baseball town. Dr. R.E. Bechtel was the team manager from 1916-1920 and helped make the semi-professional team and brought honors to the city of Drayton, N.D.
|Bibliographic Reference||Information from pages 95, 96, and 119 in Heritage 76, Then and Now, Pembina County, North Dakota, 1776-1976. Published by Pembina County Commissioners and the Pembina County Historical Society, Cavalier, ND in 1975. |
|Repository Institution||Pembina County Historical Society|
|Repository Collection||Pembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection|
|Credit Line||Pembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection (PCHS5055) |
|Rights Management||Copyright status unknown. |
Owned by Pembina County Historical Society.
|Ordering Information||Pembina County Historical Society |
Address: 13572 Hwy 5
Cavalier, N.D. 58220
Phone number: 701-265-4941 or 701-265-4691
Email address: email@example.com
|Grant||NHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08 |
|Digital ID||dmPCHS5055 |