|Title||Bertha Claude Breckenridge outside her homestead shack, Adams County, N.D. |
|Date of Original||190- |
|Description||Woman standing by entrance to homestead home that appears to be half tar paper shack and behind it a sod house. |
|Ordering Information||Consult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services |
|Subject (LCSH)||Sod houses|
Tar paper shacks
|Subject (Local)||Women homesteaders|
|Personal Name||Walch, Bertha C., 1884-1945|
Adams County (N.D.)
|Item Number||2008.116.19 |
|Format of Original||Slides|
|Dimensions of Original||5 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.
|Notes||Title supplied by staff.|
Copied from original gelatin silver print.
Completed questionnaire in Lindgren's research papers (292.1.14).
|Biography/History||Bertha 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 Institution||North Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies|
|Repository Collection||H. Elaine Lindgren Photograph Collection 2008|
|Collection Finding Aid||Consult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/1059 |
|Credit Line||Institute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2008.116.19) |
|Digital ID||rs010024 |
|Original Source||Slide |