|Title||Mathias Vandeberg standing in doorway of his homestead shack, Williams County, N.D. |
|Date of Original||1906? |
|Description||Mathias Vandeberg with light colored apron on, holding something in hand, in front of door of his homestead shack. A saw hangs on side of house and crate on ground. |
|Ordering Information||Consult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services |
|General Subject||Pioneer Era|
|Personal Name||Vandeberg, Matthias J., 1882-1958|
Williams County (N.D.)
|Item Number||2008.116.75; 2008.26.5 |
|Format of Original||Slides|
Copy photographic prints
|Dimensions of Original||5 x 5 cm. |
|Transcription||"Lucy Goldthorpe's husband in doorway of his shack - Mathias Vandeberg." - Handwritten on slide mount.|
"The homesteader next door, Matt Vandeberg, who fell in love with Lucy" - Caption with image published in article "Petticoat Pioneer."
"Taken about 1906 or earlier. Husband of Lucy Goldthorpe, Mathias J. Vandeberg, standing in doorway of his shack, Marshall Township, about 2 1/2 or 3 miles north NW of Epping, N.D." - Handwritten on back of copy print.
|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. He came from Danvers, Minnesota and also homesteaded near Epping. 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 (2008.116.75) |
|Digital ID||rs010080 |
|Original Source||Slide |