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Mathias Vandeberg standing in doorway of his homestead shack, Williams County, N.D.
Mathias Vandeberg standing in doorway of his homestead shack, Williams County, N.D.
TitleMathias Vandeberg standing in doorway of his homestead shack, Williams County, N.D.
Date of Original1906?
DescriptionMathias 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 InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectPioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Homesteading
Houses
Personal NameVandeberg, Matthias J., 1882-1958
LocationEpping (N.D.)
Williams County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1900-1909
Item Number2008.116.75; 2008.26.5
Format of OriginalSlides
Copy photographic prints
Dimensions of Original5 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.
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. 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 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 (2008.116.75)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs010080
Original SourceSlide
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