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Joseph Burkholder family moving to their new house leaving the sod house.
Joseph Burkholder family moving to their new house leaving the sod house.
TitleJoseph Burkholder family moving to their new house leaving the sod house.
Date of Original1901
CreatorHarrison, Job V., 1873-1955
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionJoseph Burkholder family on the west side of Teddy Township in Towner County, N.D., five miles east of Rock Lake. From left to right are Ernest, Joseph, Levi, Harvey, Annie, Dallas, Jacob, and Verne. Harvey is in a baby carriage, Ernest is seated on a white horse, and Verne is seated on a black horse. There is also a black dog with the family. In the background, there is a tarpaper shack with sod piled against one wall, and some sod on the roof. There are two doors, a window and a stovepipe showing. Also pictured is a washtub and three barrels. On the right side of the picture is a large wooden building.
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General SubjectPioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Sod buildings
Families
Horses
Dogs
Baby carriages
Subject (LCSH)Tar paper shacks
Sod houses
Personal NameBurkholder, Annie Reed, 1867-1949
Burkholder, Dallas, 1892-
Burkholder, Ernest, 1890-
Burkholder, Harvey, 1900-
Burkholder, Jacob, 1888-
Burkholder, Joseph, 1863-1945
Burkholder, Levi, 1897-1965
Burkholder, Verne, 1895-1969
LocationRocklake (N.D.)
Towner County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Teddy (N.D. : Township)
Decade1900-1909
Item Number2028.102
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Color images
Dimensions of Original21 x 26 cm.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Fred Hultstrand copy of a photo printed from a glass plate. Glass plate borrowed from Howard O. Berg, Devils Lake, N.Dak. Brought in by Morris D. Johnson, Bismarck, N.Dak. - Back of handcolored print
Likely taken by Job V. Harrison of Rock Lake, N.D.
Black and white version also available.
Image handcolored by Hultstrand Studio staff.
Biography/HistoryJoseph and Annie (Reed) Burkholder were homesteaders from Iowa. Taken the day the family moved from the sod house to the large square two-story house, one half mile east, to the opposite side of the homestead quarter. The Burkholders were charter members of the Church of the Brethren at Ellison, N.D. Joseph, Annie and Levi are buried at Ellison Cemetery, about seven miles east of Rock Lake. Picture taken 1901. - Data provided by Vel R. Burkholder, Fargo, N.D., 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 (2028.102)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs005063
Original SourcePhotographic print
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