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Group of students in front of the John Gilberg School with Hope Mattoon, the teacher, Mott, N.D.
Group of students in front of the John Gilberg School with Hope Mattoon, the teacher, Mott, N.D.
TitleGroup of students in front of the John Gilberg School with Hope Mattoon, the teacher, Mott, N.D.
Date of Original1913-04
DescriptionA group of students and their teacher identified as Hope Mattoon pose for a photograph in front of a school house identified as the John Gilberg School in Mott, North Dakota. Also visible in the background is the outhouse.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectEducation
People
Subject (LCTGM)Schools
School children
Teachers
Boys
Girls
Women
One-room schools
Privies
Photographic postcards
Group portraits
Personal NameMattoon, Hope
LocationNorth Dakota
Decade1910-1919
Item Number0001-27
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Transcription"The John Gilberg School Hope Mattoon teacher"--Handwritten on front of postcard.
Address: "Mrs. E.O. Starks, Mott, N. Dak" message: "Dear Mrs. Starks: How do you like me and my family? Say we were coming out Sat. but the reads were to bad. If we don't have company I'll come next Sat. That is if you are not too busy to come to Mott. Just think only 11 days more. Then Wis. Yours, Hope."--Handwritten on back of postcard. Postmark "Mott Apr 1913"--Stamped on back of postcard.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryMrs. E.O. Starks, or Kitty Starks, who the postcard is addressed to, was the wife of Eugene O. Starks and lived in Castle Rock, in Hettinger County, North Dakota. She was born in Wisconsin circa 1868.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionTrousdale Photograph Collection 0001
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (0001-27)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh000127
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