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Men leaving to fight in World War II, Feb 15, 1943, Cavalier, N.D.
Men leaving to fight in World War II, Feb 15, 1943, Cavalier, N.D.
TitleMen leaving to fight in World War II, Feb 15, 1943, Cavalier, N.D.
Date of Original1943-02-15
DescriptionPortrait of six men, four standing and two sitting, taken before they left Cavalier, Pembina County, North Dakota to serve in the military during World War II.
General SubjectPeople
Military
Subject (LCTGM)Men
Military personnel
Soldiers
Group portraits
Subject (LCSH)World War, 1939-1945
LocationCavalier (N.D.)
Pembina County (N.D.)
Decade1940-1949
Item NumberPCHS5076
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original13 x 18 cm.
Publisher of OriginalCavalier Studio (Cavalier, N.D.)
Place of PublicationCavalier (N.D.)
NotesTitle created by staff.
In photo album - "Selective Service Groups and Dates of Departure, Book I, Nov. 28, '40 to May 24, '43." And "This book was compiled by and presented to The Laverne J. Thompson Post, American Legion. By Pico Furniture House. 1946."
Biography/HistoryThe second man standing from the left is Irwin Clarence Hartje from Hensel, N.D.
John Hartje built the Hartje general store building in 1909. John Hartje operated the store until 1936 when his son, Clarence, purchased it. Clarence operated the store until October 12, 1947, when his son, Irwin, purchased it. The store closed in October of 1986. The Hensel post office was housed in the store for 31 years. Irwin Hartje was the postmaster.
Bibliographic ReferenceSome information from page 125 in Heritage '89, Then and Now, Pembina County, North Dakota, 1776-1976. Published by Pembina County Commissioners and the Pembina County Historical Society, Cavalier, ND in 1988.
Repository InstitutionPembina County Historical Society
Repository CollectionPembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LinePembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection (PCHS5076)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Pembina County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationPembina County Historical Society
Address: 13572 Hwy 5
Cavalier, N.D. 58220
Phone number: 701-265-4941 or 701-265-4691
Email address: pchsm@polarcomm.com
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmPCHS5076
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