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Sod home on Mary Clauson's homestead claim, Mountrail County, N.D.
Sod home on Mary Clauson's homestead claim, Mountrail County, N.D.
TitleSod home on Mary Clauson's homestead claim, Mountrail County, N.D.
Date of Original1907
DescriptionMary Clauson standing in front of her sod house.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectWomen
Pioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Sod buildings
Homesteading
Subject (LCSH)Sod houses
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameUran, Mary Clauson, 1884-1971
LocationBrookbank (N.D.)
Mountrail County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1900-1909
Item Number2008.116.367
Format of OriginalSlides
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Mary Uran Sod house about 1907" - Handwritten on slide mount.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Copied from original gelatin silver print.
Completed questionnaire in Lindgren's research papers (292.1.30).
Biography/HistoryMary Clauson was born in Opstryn, Norway in 1884. She came to America with her brother at the age of 19. She homesteaded in Section 9, of Township 153N, Range 93W in 1907, near Brookbank, N.D. In 1909 she married Samuel Uran and swapped claims with her brother-in-law William Uran. They had eight children. In the 1940's Mary and Sam Uran moved first to Sanish, N.D. and then to New Town, N.D. Sam died in 1961 and Mary died in 1971.
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 (2008.116.367)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs010372
Original SourceSlide
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