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Farm Home in North Dakota on the Great Northern Railway
Farm Home in North Dakota on the Great Northern Railway
TitleFarm Home in North Dakota on the Great Northern Railway
Date of Original1910-01-17
DescriptionA woman stands on the steps of a yellow house somewhere in North Dakota on land along the path of the Great Northern Railway.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Women
Agriculture
Subject (LCTGM)Farms
Farmhouses
Postcards
Trees
Organization NameGreat Northern Railway Company (U.S.)
LocationNorth Dakota
Decade1910-1919
Item NumberB0795-10
Format of OriginalPostcards
Transcription"Farm home in North Dakota, on the Great Northern Railway"--Printed on front of postcard.
"Sun Prairie Jan 16 10 Dear Friend I got home safe and sound. Don't you wish this was yours and mine home. I dont see why my pen leaks so. I wish I was up there and having a good time. Good by we have about three feet of snow. Write soon M yer Beaver."--Handwritten on back of postcard.
Addressed to Miss Alpha Philpott, Loyal Wis.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Relation[Is Part Of] North Dakota eighth grade curriculum
Biography/HistoryIn addition to promoting farms and businesses, the railroads promised that newcomers would live in fine homes. This 1910 Great Northern postcard picture shows a very well-built and attractive farm house along the GNRR line.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0795-10)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB079510
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