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Thomas E. Cooper home, Walsh County, N.D.
Thomas E. Cooper home, Walsh County, N.D.
TitleThomas E. Cooper home, Walsh County, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1880 and 1900
DescriptionThis photograph features a two story wooden house. At left, two men and a binder are visible. Behind that two other horses and a buggy can be seen. In front of the house, Mr. Cooper sits reading near a small table. The table has flowers on it. At right, Mrs. Cooper stands between two chairs holding a broom. In the background, vegetation is visible.
General SubjectPeople
Work Life
Subject (LCTGM)Pioneers
Frontier & pioneer life
Wooden buildings
Carriages & coaches
Rocking chairs
Brooms & brushes
Subject (Local)Binders (Agricultural machinery)
Personal NameCooper, Thomas E., 1824-1915
Cooper, Amanda Locke
LocationWalsh County (N.D.)
Grafton (N.D.)
Item NumberWC-27
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original17.5 x 22.5 cm
Transcription"Thomas Cooper and wife"--Handwritten on front of cardboard frame.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThomas E. Cooper was born in 1824 in England. In 1878 he came to the Grafton area with his family and S.S. Worthing. Thomas Cooper and his wife Amanda Locke Cooper had four children: Edgar, Erastus, Clara, and Alice. Thomas named the post office in the area Grafton after Grafton County, New Hampshire. Thomas Cooper died in 1915 and Amanda Cooper died in 1910.
Bibliographic ReferenceThe Grafton Centennial Corporation and the City of Grafton, North Dakota. A 100 Year Look At Grafton, North Dakota: 1882-1982. (Grafton, ND: Associated Printers, 1982), 8.
Repository InstitutionWalsh County Historical Museum of Minto
Repository CollectionWalsh County Historical Museum of Minto Photograph Collection
Credit LineWalsh County Historical Museum (WC-27)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to Walsh County Historical Museum.
Ordering InformationWalsh County Historical Museum
323 3rd St.
Minto, ND 58261
(701) 248-3237
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmWC27
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