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Ruins of Lucy Goldthorpe Vandeberg's homestead shack, Williams County, N.D.
Ruins of Lucy Goldthorpe Vandeberg's homestead shack, Williams County, N.D.
TitleRuins of Lucy Goldthorpe Vandeberg's homestead shack, Williams County, N.D.
Date of Original198-?
DescriptionWood shack with parts of siding and windows gone.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectWomen
Subject (LCTGM)Homesteading
Houses
Building deterioration
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameVandeberg, Lucy Goldthorpe, 1883-1974
Vandeberg, Matthias J., 1882-1958
LocationEpping (N.D.)
Williams County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1980-1989
Item Number2008.116.73; 2008.26.9
Format of OriginalSlides
Color images
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Remains of Lucy Goldthorpe's (Vandeberg) shack - 1/4 mile east of original location." - Handwritten on slide mount.
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).
Black & white images taken at same time, showing front and back of shack, also in photograph print collection (2008.26.8 & 10).
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 (2008.116.73)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs010078
Original SourceSlide
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