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Hulda and Harry Roberts at Roberts Coffee Shop, Mott, N.D.
Hulda and Harry Roberts at Roberts Coffee Shop, Mott, N.D.
TitleHulda and Harry Roberts at Roberts Coffee Shop, Mott, N.D.
Date of Original1940
DescriptionHulda and Harry Roberts stand behind the counter at the Roberts Coffee Shop in Mott. There is a display of canned goods, possibly Heinz soups behind the counter.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
People
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Cafes
Restaurants
Soups
Advertisements
Counters
Stools
Personal NameRoberts, Harry
Roberts, Hulda
LocationMott (N.D.)
Decade1940-1949
Item Number2003-P-10-0004E
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Mrs. Roberts and Harry Roberts coffee shop at Mott 1940"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryHarry Roberts was born in Mankato, Minn. in 1891 and moved with his family to Billings County, N.D. when he was three weeks old. He married Hulda Carlson in 1913, and they both lived on a homestead in Billings County. The Roberts operated the Amidon Hotel for five years, then they moved to Mott where they operated a coffee shop. In June of 1941, the family moved to Medora, where Harry Roberts became the first caretaker of the Chateau de Mores State Historic Site. Hulda Roberts died in 1959. Harry married Ruth Merz in 1961 and remained caretaker at the Chateau de Mores until 1966.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionRoberta R. Kennedy Photograph Collection 2003-P-10
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (2003-P-10-0004E)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh2003P100004E
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