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Griggs County Old Settlers
Griggs County Old Settlers
TitleGriggs County Old Settlers
Date of Original191-?
CreatorWitter, Lloyd, 1895-1983
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionPanoramic group photograph showing 52 members of the Griggs County Old Settlers Association taken at the Griggs County fairgrounds in Cooperstown, N.D. The grandstand is visible in the background. One of the men is holding a young girl. All of the members have a ribbon attached to their jackets.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectSocial Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Pioneers
Group portraits
Panoramic photographs
Organization NameOld Settlers Association of Griggs and Steele Counties
LocationCooperstown (N.D.)
Griggs County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item NumberFolio 15.1.2
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original21 x 52 cm.
TranscriptionIdentification handwritten in pencil on back of cardboard mount. Mostly illegible with the exception of the names
"After 1912 Dyson's house is background built in 1912. Griggs County Old Settlers, after 1912" - handwritten on back of cardboard mount.
"Rear Row Left to Right: E. C. Butler, N. O. Hauge, ?, William Arndt, Edward Michaelis, Clark Holloway, Arthur Arndt, John Detwiller, Henry Gullickson, Charley Steinborn, James Beattie?, Erick Erickson, Herman Michaelis, W. H. Butler, George Mills, W. H. Carleton, E. W. Everson, J. H. Langford, Theo. G. Thompson, Robert Bailey, Alf E. Langford, John Sutton, Alex Campbell, Fred Detwiller, Edward Johnson, A. I. Monson, Dave Sansburn. Front Row Left to Right: Ellef Olson, S. B. Langford, Daniel Erickson, J. N. Brown, Ed. Nierenberg, H. P. Hammer, Knud Thompson (holding Kenneth Thompson), Elling Johnson (on left of Mr. Thompson), John Armstrong (on ground left of Nierenberg), William Howden, George Hartman, Benj. Howden, B. B. Brown, Peter Larson, Peter E. Nelson, Robert Pratt, George Pratt, Alex Detwiller, Wilmet Houghton, Simon Ouren, J. M. Freer, Wm. Stringer, George Newberry"- typed on paper with photographic print.
NotesTitle printed on front of photograph.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionMyrtle Porterville Photograph Collection Mss 296
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (Folio 15.1.2)
Digital IDrs006528
Original SourcePhotograph
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