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Bertine Sem homestead application
Bertine Sem homestead application
TitleBertine Sem homestead application
Date of Original1902-05-07
DescriptionBertine Sem's homestead application entered at the land office in Minot, N.D.
Ordering Information
General SubjectAgriculture
Pioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Homesteading
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameSem, Bertine
LocationNorth Dakota
Item Number00798-0010
Format of OriginalNegatives
Relation[Is Part Of] North Dakota Studies eighth grade curriculum
Biography/HistoryBertine Sem registered a Homestead claim in 1902. These were the papers she had to fill out in order to make her claim and prove that she had met all the requirements of the law. Once the final document, written on December 22, 1904, reached the land office in the Department of the Interior in Washington, D.C., clerks prepared the "patent" giving Bertine ownership of her land.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionRussia Collective Farming Collection 00798
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00798-0010)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh007980010
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