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Floral bouquets on grave.
Floral bouquets on grave.
TitleFloral bouquets on grave.
Date of Original1909?
DescriptionFloral bouquets including large free-standing one covering grave. Other grave stones visible beyond grave.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectSocial Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Graves
Personal NameJohnson, Martin N. (Martin Nelson), 1850-1909
LocationPetersburg (N.D.)
Nelson County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2000.397.6
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
TranscriptionPostmarked at Petersburg, N.D., Nov. 13, 1909, addressed to Miss Mary Tonauce?, Milton, N.D. Text reads: "I send a picture of Johnson's grave that I just got finished to-day. Skuli & I were down to the Forks last night and had a high old time. C.B.H."
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryBased upon the text, very likely a photograph of the grave of U.S. Senator Martin N. Johnson of Petersburg. He died October 21, 1909 and was buried in the Petersburg cemetery.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionRonald Olin North Dakota Postcard Collection 2000
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2000.397.6)
Digital IDrs004275
Original SourcePostcard
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