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Dining on the Ida Reese
Dining on the Ida Reese
TitleDining on the Ida Reese
Date of Originalbetween 1868 and 1871
CreatorMorrow, Stanley J.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionMen sit down to eat a meal on the steamboat Ida Reese. The tables are laid with many dishes. Lamps hang from the ceiling.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Steamboats
Eating & drinking
Dining rooms
Dining tables
Stereographs
Organization NameIda Reese (Ship)
Decade1860-1869
1870-1879
Item Number00670-012
Format of OriginalStereographs
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Ida Reese was the second steamboat of that name originally owned by Thomas M. and James Rees of Pittsburgh. In the spring of 1869, the boat was lengthened by 20 feet (original dimensions 180 x 30), and left for Fort Benton, Mont. under Captain Thompson. She was sold to Durfee & Peck, and continued to run on the Missouri River. The Ida Reese sank and was lost near the mouth of the White river, 23 miles below Chamberlain S.D. on June 20, 1871.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionS.J. Morrow Photograph Collection 00670
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00670-012)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh00670012
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