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Nels Johnson threshing, Benson Corner, LaMoure County, N.D.
Nels Johnson threshing, Benson Corner, LaMoure County, N.D.
TitleNels Johnson threshing, Benson Corner, LaMoure County, N.D.
Date of Original1903
DescriptionWide view of threshing machine in operation, with smoke coming from steam engine, two racks with grain bundles on either side of threshing machine, water wagon by steam engine and other wagons and racks visible. Workers standing on top of wagons and racks. In foreground is man seated in horse-drawn buggy.
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General SubjectAgriculture
Work life
Subject (LCTGM)Threshing
Threshing machines
Carts & wagons
Carriages & coaches
Horses
Agricultural laborers
Panoramic photographs
Subject (Local)Threshing crews
Personal NameJohnson, Nels S.
LocationBenson Corners (N.D.)
La Moure County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1900-1909
Item NumberFolio 40.1
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original22 x 41 cm.
Transcription"Benson Corner, LaMoure County, N.Dak." - Handwritten on front of mount.
N.S. Johnson, 1903' - Handwritten on front of image with arrow pointing to him on the print.
"The man in the buggy, Ernst Benson, owner of the rig, disappeared when the threshing job was about half completed, leaving his equipment, his men unpaid, and the country. Creditors took over. Not till about 1922 did anybody in these parts hear of him--L. Sackett, 4/4/53, reporting Wm. Geo. Johnson" - Handwritten on back of print by Sackett.
NotesTitle handwritten on back of print.
Photographer unknown.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionBenson Corners, N.D. Photograph Collection Folio 40
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (Folio 40.1)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs006509
Original SourcePhotograph
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