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Office of the County Auditor, Pembina, N.D.
Office of the County Auditor, Pembina, N.D.
TitleOffice of the County Auditor, Pembina, N.D.
Date of Original1910-07
DescriptionAn 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 SubjectBusiness & Industry
Politics & Government
Work Life
Subject (LCTGM)Offices
Interiors
People
Bookcases
Books
Desks
Calendars
Chairs
Clothing & dress
Telephones
Suits (Clothing)
Dresses
Wallpapers
Cabinets (Case furniture)
Calculators
Vaults (Strong rooms)
Doors & doorways
Personal NameHorr, Harry
Simons, Freda A.
Felson, William W., 1876-
Felson, Catherine
LocationPembina (N.D.)
Pembina County (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item NumberPCHS5006
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original20 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.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
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/HistoryWm. 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 ReferenceInformation 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 InstitutionPembina County Historical Society
Repository CollectionPembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LinePembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection (PCHS5006)
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 IDdmPCHS5006
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