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Alma Anderson's claim shack, Myrtle Township, Mountrail County, N.D.
Alma Anderson's claim shack, Myrtle Township, Mountrail County, N.D.
TitleAlma Anderson's claim shack, Myrtle Township, Mountrail County, N.D.
Date of Original1910?
DescriptionView of a small wood frame claim shack, with Alma Anderson and her brother Rueben Anderson seated in front. A horse-drawn carriage is at left with an unidentified man and women seated
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectPioneer Era
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Huts
Homesteading
Women
Carts & wagons
Horses
Wooden buildings
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameMoldstad, Alma, 1885-1958
LocationMyrtle (N.D. : Township)
White Earth (N.D.)
Mountrail County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1910-1919
Item Number2008.116.5
Format of OriginalSlides
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Alma Anderson and young brother" - handwritten on slide.
"Alma Anderson (center) while proving up. Her brother, Reuben, came to stay with her during the summer." - citation with image in book, Land In Her Own Name, pg. 98.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryAlma Anderson was born in Portland, N.D. on April 9, 1885, daughter of Andrew J. and Randina (Rustad) Anderson. She homesteaded in Section 11, Myrtle Township, Mountrail County, near White Earth, N.D. in 1909. She was married to John Moldstad, and they had one son. She died on October 14, 1958 in Minot, N.D.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionH. Elaine Lindgren Photograph Collection 2008
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/1059
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2008.116.5)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs010010
Original SourceSlide
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