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Steamer Minnie H at boat landing with buffalo bones in foreground and E.E. Heerman portrait inset
Steamer Minnie H at boat landing with buffalo bones in foreground and E.E. Heerman portrait inset
TitleSteamer Minnie H at boat landing with buffalo bones in foreground and E.E. Heerman portrait inset
Date of Originalbetween 1883 and 1908
DescriptionThe steamer Minnie H is docked at a boat landing. Piles of buffalo bones are visible in the foreground. A portrait of the Minnie H's owner, Edward E. Heerman is inset.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Portraits
Transportation
Water
Subject (LCTGM)Steamboats
Buffaloes
Bones (Body parts)
Personal NameHeerman, Edward Edson, 1834-1929
Organization NameMinnie H (Paddle steamer)
Decade1880-1889
1890-1899
1900-1909
Item Number2010-P-010-05
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Minnie H was in operation between July 1883 and the fall of 1908. Low water levels in Devils Lake eventually forced the boat's retirement. It was a popular excursion and form of transportation for chautauqua goers during the summer season.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionEdward E. Heerman Collection 2010-P-010
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (2010-P-010-05)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh2010P01005
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