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Harvey and Bertha Harrison family portrait
Harvey and Bertha Harrison family portrait
TitleHarvey and Bertha Harrison family portrait
Date of Originalbefore 1910
DescriptionFamily portrait of the Harvey and Bertha Harrison family. Harvey sits in a chair on the left with a infant in his arms and a dog at his feet. Bertha Harrison sits in a wicker chair on the right with baby in her lap. Six other children stand in the back. The floor has a fur rug on it.
General SubjectPortraits
Subject (LCTGM)Families
Group portraits
Suits (Clothing)
Clothing & dress
Personal NameHarrison, Harvey
Harrison, Bertha Warren
Brimer, Rebecca Harrison
Harrison, Elizabeth
Harrison, Harvey Jr.
LocationEckelson (N.D.)
Barnes County (N.D.)
Item NumberBC 4-9-1
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original22 x 29 cm.
Transcription"Harvey Harrison, family history between"--Handwritten underneath photograph.
"History of Harvey + Bertha Harrison. Harvey Harrison Sr. Came from Nova Scotia. He came to the Urbana territory. He was one of the first settlers to come and built a home. Mr. Harrison married Bertha Warren. Mr. Harison had one sister and one brother. After settling in their new home, they began to raise a family - They were the parents of 3 sons, 6 daughters - The oldest son died in France from wounds suffered in a battle of World War I. the year 1918. Rebecca (the oldest daughter) married Andrew Brimer Jr. in June 1910 - She passed away in May 1911. Elizabeth passed away at a very early age - The other children all attended the Urbana school - Eckelson Township district 46. The children gradually married + settled in their own homes. Harvey Harrison Jr. stayed and farmed the home farm - He to married and raised a family of 3 sons and 1 daughter. Harvey Jr. passed away in June of 1993. All his brother + sisters passed away before Harvey Jr - He was the last one to leave this world. Ending a long line of History - Submitted by Dorothy (Mrs. Tuentin ?) Blank"--Handwritten on paper with photographs.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Repository InstitutionBarnes County Historical Society
Repository CollectionBarnes County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LineBarnes County Historical Society (BC 4-9-1)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Barnes County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationBarnes County Historical Society address:
315 Central Ave. N.
Valley City, ND 58072
Phone number: 701-845-0966
Fax: 701-845-4282
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmBC491
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