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Residence of S. B. Langford, Griggs County, N.D.
Residence of S. B. Langford, Griggs County, N.D.
TitleResidence of S. B. Langford, Griggs County, N.D.
Date of Original190-
CreatorVon Blon, George, 1855-
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionView from road looking at two-story frame house with two porches and entrances on either side of front of house with second story balcony in center. People are on both sets of house steps. Man in buggy by house. Also visible is the barn and other out buildings. In front are posts, likely for a fence and sidewalk leading up to house with plantings on both sides. Believed to be the farm of Samuel Sr. and not Samuel Jr.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectAgriculture
Subject (LCTGM)Farmhouses
Subject (LCSH)British Americans
Personal NameLangford, Samuel B., 1837-1913
LocationGriggs County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item NumberMss 296.156.50
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original26 x 31 cm.
Publisher of OriginalVon, Blon, George, photographer
Place of PublicationCooperstown (N.D.)
Transcription"Courtesy of Mrs. J.H. Langford"--Handwritten on back of mount.
NotesTitle printed on front of image.
Biography/HistorySamuel B. Langford was born at Bocastle, England in 1837. He immigrated to Ontario, Canada circa 1858 where he married Mary Brown and they had two children. One of his children was Samuel Jr. came to Griggs County in 1880. In 1881 father and son both homesteaded in Griggs County. Samuel Sr. after the death of his first wife remarried Hannah Lewis and they had nine children. Samuel Sr. died in 1913 and Hanna Langford in 1923.
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 (Mss 296.156.50)
Digital IDrs000713
Original SourcePhotographic print
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