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Uncle Joe Brown's sod house
Uncle Joe Brown's sod house
TitleUncle Joe Brown's sod house
Date of Original1926
DescriptionClose view of sod house with wood roof with shingles. Barbed wire fence visible around the house. No people in image.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectAgriculture
Pioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Sod buildings
Homesteading
Subject (LCSH)Sod houses
Personal NameBrown, Joseph W., 1878-1940
LocationThoeny (Mont.)
Valley County (Mont.)
Montana
United States
Decade1920-1929
Item Number2106.57.2
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original7 x 9 cm.
Transcription"Uncle Joe's Shack, 1926" - Handwritten on back of print.
NotesTitle handwritten on front of print.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryJoseph William Brown was born in Elgin, Illinois on September 5, 1878. About 1884, he moved with his parents to Cherokee, Iowa. In the 1910s he moved to Thoeny, Valley County, Montana where he settled on some land near his brother Martin. He died in Valley County, Montana on July 10, 1940.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionElizabeth Leroy Photograph Collection 2106
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/1058
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2106.57.2)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs005534
Original SourcePhotograph
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