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Emma Beske outside her homestead shack near Streeter, N.D.
Emma Beske outside her homestead shack near Streeter, N.D.
TitleEmma Beske outside her homestead shack near Streeter, N.D.
Date of Original1906
DescriptionEmma Beske standing in corner of homestead shack, with main building a tarpaper shack with an entry lean-to on front. Large mount of hay or earth along side of building.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectPeople
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Homesteading
Huts
Lean-tos
Subject (LCSH)Tar paper shacks
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameGrimes, Emma Beske, 1875-1960
LocationStreeter (N.D.)
Stutsman County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1900-1909
Item Number2008.116.15; 2008.7.1;
Negative Number35mm 247.13a copy neg.;
Format of OriginalSlides
Copy photographic prints
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Emma Beske (Grimes) homesteaded 1904, picture taken 1906" - Handwritten on slide mount.
"Emma Beske expressed a love of adventure. Courtesy Catherine Haugen" - Caption with published image in Land in Her Own Name, p. 34.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Copied from original gelatin silver print.
Completed questionnaire in Lindgren's research papers (292.1.19).
Biography/HistoryEmma Beske was born in 1875 in Wisconsin and came to homestead in 1904 from New Rome, Wisconsin to near Streeter, N.D. After proving up her land she moved to Fargo where she married John Grimes in 1910. They moved to his farm near Ryder, N.D. and raised two children. She died in 1960.
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 (2008.116.15)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs010020
Original SourceSlide
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