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Thresher on McConnell Farm near Bruce, N.D.
Thresher on McConnell Farm near Bruce, N.D.
TitleThresher on McConnell Farm near Bruce, N.D.
Date of Originalaround 1915?
DescriptionThis photograph shows the large wooden barn at the McConnell Farm. At center, a thresher is threshing the crop into the barn. A man sits on top of the thresher and looks toward the camera. Straw is scattered everywhere.
General SubjectPeople
Agriculture
Work Life
Subject (LCTGM)Farms
Threshing
Agricultural laborers
Barns
LocationPembina County (N.D.)
Bruce (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item NumberPCHS-5165
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original7 x 9 cm
Transcription"Threshing into the barn at the farm. Wm. McConnell." Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe name Pembina is derived from the Chippewa Indian term for the high bush cranberry which grew in profusion along the Pembina River. Anepeminan Sipi means Redberry River. With the pronunciation of the French Metis, anepeminan could very easily become Pembina.
Bibliographic ReferencePembina Centennial Committee. A History of Pembina County. 1967, 4.
Repository InstitutionPembina County Historical Society
Repository CollectionMcConnell Family Photograph Collection
Credit LinePembina County Historical Society (PCHS-5165)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to Pembina County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationPembina County Historical Society
Zelda Hartje
13572 Hwy 5
Cavalier, ND 58220
Phone: (701) 265-4941
Email: pchsm@polarcomm.com
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmPCHS5165
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