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Bertha Claude Breckenridge outside her homestead shack, Adams County, N.D.
Bertha Claude Breckenridge outside her homestead shack, Adams County, N.D.
TitleBertha Claude Breckenridge outside her homestead shack, Adams County, N.D.
Date of Original190-
DescriptionWoman standing by entrance to homestead home that appears to be half tar paper shack and behind it a sod house.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectPeople
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Homesteading
Subject (LCSH)Sod houses
Tar paper shacks
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameWalch, Bertha C., 1884-1945
LocationReeder (N.D.)
Adams County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1900-1909
Item Number2008.116.19
Format of OriginalSlides
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Bertha Claude Breckenridge shack" - Handwritten on slide mount.
Bertha Claude Breckenridge was a concert violinist when she came to Adams County to homestead. Courtesy Don Walch." - Caption with image in Land in Her Own Name, p. 184.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Copied from original gelatin silver print.
Completed questionnaire in Lindgren's research papers (292.1.14).
Biography/HistoryBertha Claude Breckenridge was born in 1884 in Iowa and came to Adams County, N.D. to homestead in Reeder Townshipat the same time as her father and a cousin. Previously she had attended Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin. After proving up her claim in 1908 she married Herbert B. Walch. He was born in Minnesota. They later moved to Reeder, N.D. She died in 1945.
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 (2008.116.19)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs010024
Original SourceSlide
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