|Title||Ruins of Lucy Goldthorpe Vandeberg's homestead shack, Williams County, N.D. |
|Date of Original||198-? |
|Description||Wood shack with parts of siding and windows gone. |
|Ordering Information||Consult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services |
|Subject (Local)||Women homesteaders|
|Personal Name||Vandeberg, Lucy Goldthorpe, 1883-1974|
Vandeberg, Matthias J., 1882-1958
Williams County (N.D.)
|Item Number||2008.116.73; 2008.26.9 |
|Format of Original||Slides|
|Dimensions of Original||5 x 5 cm. |
|Transcription||"Remains of Lucy Goldthorpe's (Vandeberg) shack - 1/4 mile east of original location." - Handwritten on slide mount. |
|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).
Black & white images taken at same time, showing front and back of shack, also in photograph print collection (2008.26.8 & 10).
|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 (2008.116.73) |
|Digital ID||rs010078 |
|Original Source||Slide |