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John McKay threshing outfit, Milton, North Dakota showing the threshing rig, the crew, the cook car, the man cook, and visitors, halting long enough to have their pictures taken
John McKay threshing outfit, Milton, North Dakota showing the threshing rig, the crew, the cook car, the man cook, and visitors, halting long enough to have their pictures taken
TitleJohn McKay threshing outfit, Milton, North Dakota showing the threshing rig, the crew, the cook car, the man cook, and visitors, halting long enough to have their pictures taken
Date of Original190-
CreatorMcCarthy, John, 1861-
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionThreshing scene with about thirty-six men and eighteen horses pictured. In the foreground there are two well-dressed men in a buggy. Behind them are men standing with pitchforks, men standing in grain wagons, a steam engine, cook car, threshing machine, and several hay racks.
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General SubjectAgriculture
Subject (LCTGM)Threshing
Threshing machines
Carriages & coaches
Agricultural laborers
Horses
Steam engines
Harvesting
Subject (LCSH)Canadian Americans
Subject (Local)Threshing crews
Personal NameMcKay, John, 1855-1924
LocationMilton (N.D)
Cavalier County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1900-1909
Item Number2028.173
Negative Number2028.173 (8x10 glass neg.); 2028.173 (8x10 copy neg.); 120mm-0301 copy neg.;
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Glass negatives
Dimensions of Original21 x 26 cm.
NotesTitle taken from label with hand-colored print.
Photographer name handwritten on back of hand colored print.
Handcolored version of image available.
Biography/HistoryJohn McKay was born at Holyrood, Ontario, Canada in 1855. He married Margaret McLarty in 1877 and in 1882 they came to Dakota Territory and homesteaded at Milton, N.D. They had ten children. He died in 1924.
Bibliographic Reference"John McKay Family." A Century of Area History, 1882-1982, Milton, North Dakota. [Milton, N.D.: Milton Area Historical Committee, 1983]
External ResourceImages featured on "Northern Great Plains, 1880-1920" part of American Memory, Library of Congress: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award97/ndfahtml/ngphome.html
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFred Hultstrand History in Pictures Collection 2028
Credit LineFred Hultstrand History In Pictures Collection, NDIRS-NDSU, Fargo (2028.173)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs005065
Original SourceGlass negative
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