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H.V. Johnston's ranch home on Sully Creek, Medora, N.D.
H.V. Johnston's ranch home on Sully Creek, Medora, N.D.
TitleH.V. Johnston's ranch home on Sully Creek, Medora, N.D.
Date of Original191-
DescriptionMen and women sit on the ground in front of H.V. Johnson's ranch home on Sully Creek near Medora. A tent is visible off to the side of the house, and the Badlands loom over the scene.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAgriculture
Landmarks
People
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Tents
Ranches
Houses
Personal NameJohnston, H. V.
LocationSully Creek (N.D.)
Medora (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item Number00032-BI-08-19
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Relation[Is Part Of] North Dakota eighth grade curriculum
Biography/HistoryThe H.V. Johnston ranch was more typical of the ranches that followed the bad winter of 1886 – 1887. It was smaller, tended to be family operated, and depended on land ownership or leasing rather than the open range. By 1903, very few ranches utilized open range.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionOral History Project Photograph Collection 00032
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00032-BI-08-19)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh00032BI0819
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