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Early Homesteaders cutting sod for sod houses, Mercer County, N.D.
Early Homesteaders cutting sod for sod houses, Mercer County, N.D.
TitleEarly Homesteaders cutting sod for sod houses, Mercer County, N.D.
Date of Original1907
DescriptionEarly homesteaders of Mercer County are pictured here with their wagons. They are cutting sod to build sod houses. At right, the hole they obtained the sod from is visible. In the background, prairie land can be seen.
General SubjectPeople
Pioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Horses
Carts & wagons
Frontier & pioneer life
Pioneers
Homesteading
Sod buildings
Subject (Local)Sod roofs
Personal NameZuern, Don
Stevens, Harry
Stevens, Bill
Pattenberger, Bert
LocationMercer County (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item NumberMH-03
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original17 x 22 cm.
Transcription"1907"
"Cutting sod 3 miles S.E. of homestead"
"Don Zuern, on plow"
"Mrs. Don Thompson on right"
"Harry Stevens"
"Bill Stevens"
"Bert Pattenberger"
"Erickson's"
"Emig"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Repository InstitutionMercer County Historical Society
Credit LineMercer County Historical Society (MH-03)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Photographer unknown.
Exact location in photograph unknown.
Ordering InformationMercer County Historical Society Attn: Leilani Meyhoff, Secretary 108 7th St. NE P.O. Box 1134 Beulah, N.D. 58523 (701) 873-5070 lkittenn@westriv.com
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmMH03
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