|Title||Lucy Goldthorpe with sled outside her homestead shack, Williams County, N.D. |
|Date of Original||190-? |
|Description||Woman with coat on holding rope of sled on snow-covered ground, with tar-paper shack behind her. |
|Ordering Information||Consult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services |
Sleds & sleighs
|Subject (LCSH)||Tar paper shacks|
|Subject (Local)||Women homesteaders|
|Personal Name||Vandeberg, Lucy Goldthorpe, 1883-1974|
Williams County (N.D.)
|Item Number||2008.116.74; 2008. 26.1-4 |
|Format of Original||Slides|
Copy photographic prints
|Dimensions of Original||5 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.
|Notes||Title supplied by staff.|
Copied from original gelatin silver print.
Completed questionnaire and additional biographical information in Lindgren's research papers (Mss 292.1.79).
|Biography/History||Lucy 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 Reference||Starry, 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 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 (2008.116.74) |
|Digital ID||rs010079 |
|Original Source||Slide |