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Margaret Roberts portrait
Margaret Roberts portrait
TitleMargaret Roberts portrait
Date of Originalbetween 1890 and 1900
CreatorHaynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionThree quarter full view of Mrs. Margaret Roberts sitting in a straight back chair. She is dressed in a one piece long dress with frills at the neck, shoulders and upper arms. She is holding a book on her lap with one hand with the other hand she is holding the book.
Ordering Information
General SubjectPortraits
Subject (LCTGM)Dresses
Portrait photographs
Personal NameRoosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Roberts, Margaret, 1853-1938
Item NumberA4454
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Mrs. Margaret Roberts neighbor of Roosevelt's"--Handwritten on paper attached to front of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryMargaret Roberts was born in Ireland in 1853 but arrived in Dakota Territory in 1877. She and her husband J. Lloyd began a ranching operation near Medora. Margaret was left to run the ranch with her small children after her husband was murdered in 1886. She became a friend of Theodore Roosevelt during his time in the Badlands.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A4454)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA4454
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