|Title||Combined homestead houses of Lucy Goldthorpe and Mathias Vandeberg, Williams County, N.D. |
|Date of Original||1907 |
|Description||Farm house showing two adjoining sections and lean-to over entrance. |
|Ordering Information||Consult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services |
|General Subject||Pioneer Era|
|Subject (Local)||Women homesteaders|
|Personal Name||Vandeberg, Lucy Goldthorpe, 1883-1974|
Vandeberg, Matthias J., 1882-1958
Williams County (N.D.)
|Item Number||2008.116.72; 2008.26.6 & 7 |
|Format of Original||Slides|
Copy photographic prints
|Dimensions of Original||5 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.
|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 (2008.116.72) |
|Digital ID||rs010077 |
|Original Source||Slide |