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Schafer homestead and farm, Valley City, N.D.
Schafer homestead and farm, Valley City, N.D.
TitleSchafer homestead and farm, Valley City, N.D.
Date of Original1889
DescriptionView of the John Schafer homestead and farm near Valley City, N.D. On the left is a small house with barrels against one wall. A woman and child sit in a carriage pulled by one horse. Two other structures are in the back on the right, probably made with sod espcially the roofs. There are two teams of horses pulling machinery each with a man at the back. There are also cattle grazing.
General SubjectAgriculture
Rural views
Subject (LCTGM)Farms
Carriages & coaches
Carts & wagons
Agricultural facilities
Sod buildings
Subject (LCSH)Sod houses
Subject (Local)Sod roofs
Personal NameWright, Lillian A. Schafer
Schafer, John
Schafer, Phena
LocationValley City (N.D.)
Barnes County (N.D.)
Item NumberBC 8-3
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original17 x 26 cm.
Place of PublicationValley City (N.D.)
Transcription"John and Phena Schafer - my grandparents. Valley City - 1889. Phena Schafer and daughter Lillian, Homesteaded and pair crops forced item (?) to learn - John Schafer with team of horses back of horse + carriage with Phena Schafer and daughter Lillian - from Lillian A. Wright..."--Handwritten on back of photograph.
"Carl. Brown, Agt., Valley City, Dak."--Stamped on back of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Repository InstitutionBarnes County Historical Society
Repository CollectionBarnes County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LineBarnes County Historical Society (BC 8-3)
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 IDdmBC83
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