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Edwin H. Peterson & Co. grocery store, Souris, N.D.
Edwin H. Peterson & Co. grocery store, Souris, N.D.
TitleEdwin H. Peterson & Co. grocery store, Souris, N.D.
Date of Original1910?
DescriptionInterior of grocery store showing canned goods on shelves. Scene shows three men and two women in aprons. The women on the right is Augusta Nystrom, holding her niece Nona Peterson.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Grocery stores
Canned foods
Merchandise displays
Personal NamePeterson, Edwin H., 1882-1966
Nystrom, Augusta, 1878-1969
Organization NameE. H. Peterson & Co. (Souris, N.D.)
LocationSouris (N.D.)
Bottineau County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2000.456.9
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Photographic postcards
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Transcription"Dear bro.- Will send you a card of the new store. I am there with Nona, but you can hardly see us. I have been looking for my hat you sent it, has not got here yet. Will you inquire at Richville how it was sent. They better look it up. It must have got lost. See to it soon as I need it. Gusta. The lady on there is the nurse and the boy her cousin." - handwritten on back of postcard, postmarked from Souris, N.Dak. Apr 4, 1910. Addressed to Mr. Carl Nystrom, Richville, Minn.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryIdentification based upon message on postcard, and entry in the 1910 United States Federal Census, Bottineau County, Souris City (ED 22, Sheet 11A, Lines 18-22). Family entry lists Edwin H. Peterson, age 27, wife Beda age 22, daughter Nona age 1, and son Clayton age 1/12, sister-in-law Augusta Nystrom age 32, and boarder Ben Howard. Mr. Peterson is listed as proprietor of a grocery store, Augusta Nystrom was listed as family servant, and Ben Howard as clerk at the grocery store.
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 (2000.456.9)
Digital IDrs004326
Original SourcePostcard
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