|Title||Office of the County Auditor, Pembina, N.D. |
|Date of Original||1910-07 |
|Description||An interior view of the County Auditors office. There are bookcases, books, written records, ink wells, adding machines, a telephone, and a calendar on the wall. William W. Felson the county auditor sits by his desk on the left. Freda A. Simons stands behind him in the open door of a vault. Harry Horr sits behind a desk on the right, with Mrs. Wiliam W. Felson standing by the closed door behind him. |
|General Subject||Business & Industry|
Politics & Government
Clothing & dress
Cabinets (Case furniture)
Vaults (Strong rooms)
Doors & doorways
|Personal Name||Horr, Harry|
Simons, Freda A.
Felson, William W., 1876-
Pembina County (N.D.)
|Item Number||PCHS5006 |
|Format of Original||Photographic prints|
|Dimensions of Original||20 x 25 cm. |
|Transcription||"Office of the County auditor in the Court House building in Pembina, North Dakota. Wm. Felson, County Auditor, is seated at desk at left. Freda Simons is standing in the open door of the vault. Mrs. Wm. Felson is standing behind Harry Horr, Deputy Auditor. The date on the large calendar on the wall is July 10, 1910, and the calendar is from the Merchants and Farmers Bank of Cavalier. Not the file cabinet and adding machine in this exhibit are pictured here." -- Printed on card next to photograph in museum exhibit on the Court House. |
"1910, Office of County Auditor, Court House Bldg in Pembina, N.D. Wm. W. Felson, Co. Auditor - seated at desk at left. Freda A. Simons - in open door of vault. Mrs. Wm. W. Felson - Standing at right - Harry Horr - Deputy"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
|Notes||Title created by staff. |
Some of the furniture in this picture from the county auditor office is on display in the Pembina County Historical Society museum along with this photograph.
|Biography/History||Wm. Felson was a former Pembina County Auditor. The first Pembina County Fair was held at Hamilton on October 2 and 3, 1894. The late Wm. W. Felson played a cornet in this band and also rode a horse in the running races. He later served as Fair Director and as our vice-president for many years. |
William Wesley Felson, born 1875 in Ontario Canada, married Catherine and died in North Dakota.
|Bibliographic Reference||Information from page 167 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 Institution||Pembina County Historical Society|
|Repository Collection||Pembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection|
|Credit Line||Pembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection (PCHS5006) |
|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: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Grant||NHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08 |
|Digital ID||dmPCHS5006 |