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Combined homestead houses of Lucy Goldthorpe and Mathias Vandeberg, Williams County, N.D.
Combined homestead houses of Lucy Goldthorpe and Mathias Vandeberg, Williams County, N.D.
TitleCombined homestead houses of Lucy Goldthorpe and Mathias Vandeberg, Williams County, N.D.
Date of Original1907
DescriptionFarm house showing two adjoining sections and lean-to over entrance.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectPioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Houses
Homesteading
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
Decade1900-1909
Item Number2008.116.72; 2008.26.6 & 7
Format of OriginalSlides
Copy photographic prints
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"About 1907, Lucy Goldthorpe Vandeberg, combined shacks - 3 oldest children born here. About 1907" - Handwritten on slide mount.
"The two shacks combined and added to about 1907. Three oldest children born there" - Handwritten on back of copy print.
"When Lucy Goldthorpe and Matt Vandeberg married, their homestead shacks were combined into a comfortable home. Lucy's shack was that portion with the hip roof, Matts to the left, and the leanto was added" - Caption with image with article in Williston Plains Report, May 31, 1967.
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 (2008.116.72)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs010077
Original SourceSlide
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