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James and Emma Prante standing beside a manure spreader that is full with watermelon.
James and Emma Prante standing beside a manure spreader that is full with watermelon.
TitleJames and Emma Prante standing beside a manure spreader that is full with watermelon.
Date of Original192-
DescriptionJames and Emma Prante standing beside a manure spreader that is loaded with watermelon. Likely taken in their farm yard in Rosemeade Township, Ransom County, N.D.
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General SubjectAgriculture
People
Subject (LCTGM)Carts & wagons
Watermelons
Farming
Gardening
Subject (Local)Manure spreaders
Personal NamePrante, James R., 1871-1947
Prante, Emma, 1868-1952
LocationMilnor (N.D.)
Sargent County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1920-1929
Item Number109.3.1
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original9 x 7 cm.
Transcription"One of the many loads of watermellon raised in Ransom Co. Weight - 15 to 32 pounds" - Handwritten on back of image.
NotesTitle taken from back of photograph.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryJames Rotherd Prante was born in 1871 and was the youngest of ten children born to parents Ernist Prante and Mary Rahe. Jim came to North Dakota in 1904 from Nebraska. Jim married Emma Leona Mustard in 1903, and in 1910 the couple settled on a farm about five miles north east of Milnor. Jim died in 1947.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionMilnor, N.D. Photograph Collection 109
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (109.3.1)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Languageeng
Digital IDrs011023
Original Sourcephotographic print
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