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Threshing scene on the Bernard Middendorf farm, Park River, North Dakota : threshing engine pulled by horses-moved form one setting to another
Threshing scene on the Bernard Middendorf farm, Park River, North Dakota : threshing engine pulled by horses-moved form one setting to another
TitleThreshing scene on the Bernard Middendorf farm, Park River, North Dakota : threshing engine pulled by horses-moved form one setting to another
Date of Original190-?
CreatorHultstrand, Fred, 1888-1968
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionThreshing scene including four hay racks, haystack, steam engine, threshing machine, about twelve horses, and twenty men in the threshing crew.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectAgriculture
Work life
Subject (LCTGM)Threshing
Threshing machines
Haystacks
Steam engines
Agricultural laborers
Horses
Subject (LCSH)German Americans
Subject (AAT)Hay wagons
Subject (Local)Threshing crews
Personal NameMiddendorf, Bernard, 1856-1947
LocationPark River (N.D.)
Walsh County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1900-1909
Item Number2028.170
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Color images
Dimensions of Original20 x 25 cm.
NotesTitle taken from label with hand-colored print.
Black and white version of image available.
Hand colored by Hultstrand Studio staff.
Biography/HistoryBernard Middendorf was born at Osnabrock, Germany in 1856. His wife Dina Dwanger was born in 1861 in Basenbrock, Germany. They were married in 1885 and came to America, living in Cincinnati, Ohio until coming to Walsh County in 1888 where he became a farmer. They raised four children. She died in 1941 and he in 1947.
Bibliographic Reference"The Middendorf Family." Park River, 100 Years, 1884-1984. [Park River, N.D.]: Centennial Book Committee, [1984] p. 328-329.
External ResourceImages featured on "Northern Great Plains, 1880-1920" part of American Memory, Library of Congress: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award97/ndfahtml/ngphome.html
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFred Hultstrand History in Pictures Collection 2028
Credit LineFred Hultstrand History in Pictures Collection, NDIRS-NDSU, Fargo (2028.170)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs010943
Original Sourcephotographic print
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