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Margaret McDermott Jennings and daughter Irene in front of her homestead shack, Sacred Heart, N.D.
Margaret McDermott Jennings and daughter Irene in front of her homestead shack, Sacred Heart, N.D.
TitleMargaret McDermott Jennings and daughter Irene in front of her homestead shack, Sacred Heart, N.D.
Date of Original190-
DescriptionWoman, child and horse in front of wood shack, partially covered with sod. Taken in winter with snow on ground.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectWomen
Subject (LCTGM)Houses
Homesteading
Horses
Snow
Winter
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameJennings, Margaret McDermott, 1874-
LocationSouth Heart (N.D.)
Stark County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1900-1909
Item Number2008.116.116
Format of OriginalSlides
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Margaret McDermott Jennings & daughter Irene" - Handwritten on slide mount.
"Margaret McDermott Jennings and her seven-year-old daughter homesteaded in this shack near South Heart" - Caption with image in Land in Her Own Name, p. 97.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Margaret McDermott Jennings' completed questionnaire and additional biographical information in Lindgren's research papers (Mss 292.1.109).
Biography/HistoryMargaret Jennings was born in 1874 in Minnesota, moving with her parents to Fargo, N.D. in 1876 where they ran the Arlington Hotel. In 1898 she married Andrew Jennings. He worked for the Northern Pacific and died in 1902. In 1907 Margaret homesteaded in Stark County, N.D. After proving up her claim in 1908 she and her family returned to Fargo.
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 (2008.116.116)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Languageeng
Digital IDrs010121
Original SourceSlide
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