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Sod house, pennant on pole indicates the time
Sod house, pennant on pole indicates the time
TitleSod house, pennant on pole indicates the time
Date of Original190-?
DescriptionTwo women, a man, small child and baby in carriage in front of log cabin with a lean-to. In back is a sod structure, likely a barn. Also visible are two dogs, wagon, grinding stone, horse and pole with cloth flag hanging half-way up pole. People are unidentified, likely taken in North Dakota.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectPioneer Era
Agriculture
Subject (LCTGM)Log cabins
Sod buildings
Lean-tos
Flags
Flagpoles
Families
Dogs
Horses
Grinding wheels
Baby carriages
LocationNorth Dakota
United States
Decade1900-1909
Item Number2028.259
Format of OriginalColor images
Gelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original21 x 26 cm.
Transcription"Note the Pennant hanging from the pole at the extreme right. This was used as a means of telling time, when the pennant was in this position it indicated that it was 11:30 a.m. and there was time to make one more round of the field before dinner time"--Label with hand-colored print.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Black and white version of image available.
Hand colored by Hultstrand Studio staff.
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
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/14271
Credit LineFred Hultstrand History In Pictures Collection, NDIRS-NDSU, Fargo (2028.259)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs006823
Original SourcePhotograph
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