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Charles Pettersen on homestead 8 miles north of Fullerton, N.D.
Charles Pettersen on homestead 8 miles north of Fullerton, N.D.
TitleCharles Pettersen on homestead 8 miles north of Fullerton, N.D.
Date of Original1894
DescriptionCharles Pettersen holds a stick in his hand and stands in front of his home eight miles north of Fullerton, N.D. A team of oxen are hitched to a plow or other agricultural implement in the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAgriculture
Animals
People
Pioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Ox teams
Homesteading
Houses
Plows
Personal NamePettersen, Charles
LocationFullerton (N.D.)
Decade1890-1899
Item Number00032-DI-10-10
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Relation[Is Part Of] North Dakota Studies eighth grade curriculum
Biography/HistoryCharles Petterson of Fullerton stands by his frame homestead shack with his ox team. Oxen were necessary to perform the heavy work of breaking up the sod in order to plant wheat or flax. Plowing and planting were required to satisfy the Homestead Law.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionOral History Project Photograph Collection 00032
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00032-DI-10-10)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh00032DI1010
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