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Homestead shacks belonging to Newton C. Abbot and his sister Ruth Abbott, Deering Township, McHenry County, N.D.
Homestead shacks belonging to Newton C. Abbot and his sister Ruth Abbott, Deering Township, McHenry County, N.D.
TitleHomestead shacks belonging to Newton C. Abbot and his sister Ruth Abbott, Deering Township, McHenry County, N.D.
Date of Original1901
DescriptionRuth Abbott standing with a bicycle next to her small wooden homestead shack. A similar homestead shack belonging to her brother, Newton C. Abbott, Jr. is visible at left. A plowed furrow visible between the two shacks, marking the division between claims.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectPioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Homesteading
Huts
Wooden buildings
Women
Bicycles & tricycles
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameHaug, Ruth L., 1878-1956
LocationDeering (N.D.)
McHenry County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1900-1909
Item Number2008.116.3
Format of OriginalSlides
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
TranscriptionRuth Abbott, shack of hers and her brother Carl, furrow in middle in quarter lines, 1901
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Original print also copied with copy print in collection, print no. (2008.2.3), copy negative available (35mm-0236.25-26).
Biography/HistoryRuth Abbott homesteaded in section 18, Deering Township, McHenry County, N.D. in 1901. Her claim was next to that of her brother, Newton C. Abbott, Jr. In 1904, Ruth Abbott married Ole C. Haug., and they have five children. Her biographical sketch is on pages 153-154 in the book, Land in Her Own Name.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionH. Elaine Lindgren Photograph Collection 2008
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/1059
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2008.116.3)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs010008
Original SourceSlide
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