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Eva McCoy with her pupils at school near Hanks, N.D.
Eva McCoy with her pupils at school near Hanks, N.D.
TitleEva McCoy with her pupils at school near Hanks, N.D.
Date of Original1908
DescriptionTeacher Eva McCoy (second from left) with her pupils in 1908 near Hanks in northwestern North Dakota. Eva came to the area to homestead, and was the first teacher in this sod school in Williams County.
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General SubjectEducation
Subject (LCTGM)Rural schools
Sod buildings
Children
Teachers
School children
Subject (Local)Barefoot children
Personal NameGotham, Eva, d. 1947
LocationHanks (N.D.)
Williams County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1900-1909
Item Number1942.6.3
Negative NumberPN-011
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Gelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Transcription"Dist. No. 37, School No. 3" - Printed on front of image.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Postcard addressed to Supt. W.L. Stockwell, Bismarck, N.D. from Zahl, N.D. on July 5, 1908, "Compliments of Eva M. McCoy, Zahl, N.Dak."
Bibliographic ReferenceShemorry, Bill. "The Little Old Sod Schoolhouse." More Lost Tales of Old Dakota. Book 2. [S.l.: W.E. Shemorry, 1988]
"Lavine Jane Roberts Gotham, Eva McCoy, Fred and Merton Gotham." The Wonder of Williams: A History of Williams County, North Dakota. [Williston, N.D.?]: Williams County Historical Society, 1975-76.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionNorth Dakota Masonic Grand Lodge Photograph Collection 1942
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (1942.6.3)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs001807
Original SourcePhotographic postcard
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