Christ Nelson sod house, Soper Post Office, North Dakota
|Title||Christ Nelson sod house, Soper Post Office, North Dakota |
|Date of Original||1896 |
|Creator||McCarthy, John, 1861-|
|Description||Sod house with a wooden lean-to, stovepipe and one window showing. Five bicycles are against the side of the addition. Eight people in the foreground. A boy is on the roof of the lean-to. There are also saw horses, a shoe on the roof, and tin cans and trash on the ground. |
|Ordering Information||Consult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services |
|General Subject||Pioneer Era|
|Subject (LCTGM)||Sod buildings|
Bicycles & tricycles
|Subject (LCSH)||Sod houses|
|Personal Name||Bakken, George|
Gjevre, Edwin, 1888-1954
Lind, John A.
Hagen, Thomas, 1882-
Hagen, Herman, 1891-1979
Nelson, Christ O.
Erickson, John, 1887-
Erickson, Martin, 1880-
Cavalier County (N.D.)
|Item Number||2028.80 |
|Format of Original||Color images|
Gelatin silver prints
|Dimensions of Original||21 x 25 cm. |
|Transcription||"Reading from left to right: George Bakken, Edwin Gjevre, John A. Lind, Thomas Haugen, Christ O. Nelson (owner), John Erickson, Herman Haugen (on the roof), Martin Erickson." - Typed on label attached to photograph. |
|Notes||Title taken from label with hand-colored print.|
Photographer likely John McCarthy since original negative in collection.
Black and white version of image available.
Hand colored by Hultstrand Studio staff.
|Biography/History||Soper Post Office established June 11, 1888 and closed October 15, 1906. |
|External Resource||Images featured on "Northern Great Plains, 1880-1920" part of American Memory, Library of Congress: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award97/ndfahtml/ngphome.html |
|Repository Institution||North Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies|
|Repository Collection||Fred Hultstrand History in Pictures Collection 2028|
|Credit Line||Fred Hultstrand History in Pictures Collection, NDIRS-NDSU, Fargo (2028.80) |
|Digital ID||rs004773 |
|Original Source||Photograph |