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Lucy Goldthorpe with sled outside her homestead shack, Williams County, N.D.
Lucy Goldthorpe with sled outside her homestead shack, Williams County, N.D.
TitleLucy Goldthorpe with sled outside her homestead shack, Williams County, N.D.
Date of Original190-?
DescriptionWoman with coat on holding rope of sled on snow-covered ground, with tar-paper shack behind her.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectWomen
Subject (LCTGM)Homesteading
Snow
Winter
Sleds & sleighs
Subject (LCSH)Tar paper shacks
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameVandeberg, Lucy Goldthorpe, 1883-1974
LocationEpping (N.D.)
Williams County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1900-1909
Item Number2008.116.74; 2008. 26.1-4
Format of OriginalSlides
Copy photographic prints
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Lacy Goldthorpe (Vandeberg) her shack- about 1905, " - Handwritten on slide mount.
"Lucy Goldthorpe was confident of her success. 'Caught up in the excitement of the moment, I had no doubt but what I could prove up on land as well as anyone else. I had a little money saved and no fears of the rural life." Courtesy of Vernon Vandeberg" - Caption with image in Land in Her Own Name, p. 127.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Copied from original gelatin silver print.
Completed questionnaire and additional biographical information in Lindgren's research papers (Mss 292.1.79).
Biography/HistoryLucy Goldthorpe was born in 1883 at Plymouth, Iowa. After graduating from college she taught school in Iowa before coming to North Dakota in 1905 to homestead in Marshall Township, Williams County. She married Mathias J. Vandeberg in 1907 at Williston and they continued to live on their farm until 1947 when they moved to Epping, N.D. He died in 1958 and Lucy in 1974. They raised five children.
Bibliographic ReferenceStarry, Roberta M. "Lucy Goldthorpe Vandeberg watched town of Epping begin from first load of lumber." Williston Plains Reporter, May 31, 1967.
"Petticoat Pioneer." The West 7 (October 1967): 8-11, 48-49.
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 (2008.116.74)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs010079
Original SourceSlide
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