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Eunice Divet Glynn and sister Edith Divet by sod house on their homestead, Grant County, N.D.
Eunice Divet Glynn and sister Edith Divet by sod house on their homestead, Grant County, N.D.
TitleEunice Divet Glynn and sister Edith Divet by sod house on their homestead, Grant County, N.D.
Date of Original190-?
DescriptionTwo women standing beside sod house with wood shingles and appears to be two-story structure.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectWomen
Subject (LCTGM)Homesteading
Sod buildings
Subject (LCSH)Sod houses
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameGlynn, Eunice Divet, 1874-1950
Divet, Edith, 1873-1948
LocationGrant County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1900-1909
Item Number2008.116.69
Format of OriginalSlides
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Both sisters, Eunice Gynn and daughter Edith Divet, sod house, all lived in this house" - Handwritten on slide mount.
"Eunice Divet Glynn, a widow with a young daughter, and her sister, Edith Divet, had this eight-room sod house built. Courtesy Fanchon Lien" - Caption with image in Land in Her Own Name, p. 106.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Copied from original gelatin silver print.
Completed questionnaire and additional biographical information in Lindgren's research papers (Mss 292.1.77 & Mss 292.1.50 for Edith Divet).
Biography/HistoryEunice Divet was born in 1874 in Minnesota, later the family moved from Byron, Minn. to North Dakota near Wahpeton. She married a Mr. Glynn and they had one child Irene Mabel. In 1906 Eunice Glynn homesteaded in Grant County, N.D. together with her sister Edith Divet. She continued to live on her farm and also taught school. She died in South Dakota in 1950.
Edith Divet was born in 1873 in Minnesota and moved with her family from Byron, Minn. to near Wahpeton, N.D. She homesteaded in Grant County, N.D. near her sister Eunice. She continued to live on her farm until her death in 1948. She never married.
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 (2008.116.69)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs010074
Original SourceSlide
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