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Coffee break for threshers
Coffee break for threshers
TitleCoffee break for threshers
Date of Originalbetween 1903-1917
CreatorSoeby, Charles C., 1861-1929
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionThreshermen taking coffee break behind steam engine. Thirteen men seated or standing, most with a white coffee cup in hand and several saucers on ground. Behind men are two women and to right partial view of horses and hay rack.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectAgriculture
Subject (LCTGM)Agricultural laborers
Eating & drinking
Steam engines
Drinking vessels
Rural women
Subject (Local)Threshing crews
Personal NameMetzger, Jacob
McNeil, May
Rose, Les
LocationWalhalla (N.D.)
Pembina County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2025.6.9
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original21 x 23 cm.
Transcription"May McNeil one of the ladies that cooked on the cook car. She is dressed in white. Less Rose front row, second from right, one of the bundle haulers" -Description sheet with collection.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Jacob Metzger of Walhalla, N.D. third from right.
Print made from original negative in private hands in 1982.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionSoeby-Metelmann Photograph Collection 2025
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2025.6.9)
Digital IDrs001919
Original SourcePhotographic print
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