|Title||Lars Rustad, Nora Rust cranking Gunder Rust's car hauling water near Alkabo, N.D. |
|Date of Original||192- |
|Description||Lars Rustad stands next to a car while Nora Rust cranks it. Gunder Rust holds a bucket standing in the back of the car near Alkabo, N.D. |
|Ordering Information||http://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html |
|Personal Name||Rust, Nora|
|Item Number||00032-DV-13-15 |
|Format of Original||Photographic prints|
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|Biography/History||Gunder Rust moved to Alkabo, N.D. in 1913. He was born in Tyseth, Norway. He worked for Lars Rostad in the blacksmith shop, and worked on a threshing rig during harvest season. He married Nora Johnson in 1918. Nora and Gunder had one son, Gillferd. In 1924, Gunder bought the blacksmith shop and the threshing rig. He later bought the Hatfield Grocery. He died in 1938.|
Nora Johnson Rust moved to North Dakota in 1911 to help care fo her brother Julius' children. In 1912, she filed for her own homestead nearby in Alkabo.
|Bibliographic Reference||Stories and history of Divide County. Marceline, Mo.: Walsworth, 1964. p. 448. |
|Repository Institution||State Historical Society of North Dakota|
|Repository Collection||Oral History Project Photograph Collection 00032|
|Credit Line||State Historical Society of North Dakota (00032-DV-13-15) |
|Rights Management||Copyright status unknown. |
|Digital ID||sh00032DV1315 |