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Rev. Burnt O. Brown farm, Burg Township, Divide County, N.D.
Rev. Burnt O. Brown farm, Burg Township, Divide County, N.D.
TitleRev. Burnt O. Brown farm, Burg Township, Divide County, N.D.
Date of Original1909?
CreatorKloss, Athniel, 1868-1937
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionOne story combination wood frame house and tar paper shack on homestead. Man, likely Rev. Burnt O. Brown, holding two teams of oxen and a team of mules in farmyard. A barn visible in background.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectAgriculture
Pioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Farmhouses
Ox teams
Mules
Barns
Homesteading
Men
Subject (LCSH)Tar paper shacks
Personal NameBrown, Burnt O.
LocationBurg (N.D. : Township)
Ambrose (N.D.)
Divide County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1900-1909
Item Number2000.15.20
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Gelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Publisher of OriginalKloss Studio (Williston, N.D.)
Transcription"I came east of Ka[?] this morning, got your letter [?] last night. All feeling better now. Be in Ka[?] tonight again. This is a home of a batchlr Rev. B. O. Brown, United Lutheran Church of Williams Co. N.D. Met him on the train. This claim he has proved up while preaching. He is going to Canada now [illegible]. Nels. 16 M. S.W. Ambrose." - Handwritten on back of postcard, postmarked from Tolley, N.Dak. Nov 12, 1909. Addressed to Mrs. H. S. Moen, Brycelyn, Minn.
"Tolley" - Handwritten on front of postcard, but location of image is in Divide County, N.D.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryRev. Burnt O. Brown was a lay preacher who homesteaded in Section 17, Burg Township, Divide County, N.D. He served the Trinity Lutheran Church located about a mile from his claim. He went to Canada and rented his place to William Hasselstrom. A picture of the farmhouse from when the Hasselstrom family lived there is published in "Stories and histories of Divide County", p. 95.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionRonald Olin North Dakota Postcard Collection 2000
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/1115
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2000.15.20)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs004489
Original SourcePostcard
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