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Lars Rustad, Nora Rust cranking Gunder Rust's car hauling water near Alkabo, N.D.
Lars Rustad, Nora Rust cranking Gunder Rust's car hauling water near Alkabo, N.D.
TitleLars Rustad, Nora Rust cranking Gunder Rust's car hauling water near Alkabo, N.D.
Date of Original192-
DescriptionLars 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 Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Transportation
Women
Water
Subject (LCTGM)Automobiles
Pails
Personal NameRust, Nora
Rust, Gunder
Rustad, Lars
LocationAlkabo (N.D.)
Decade1920-1929
Item Number00032-DV-13-15
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryGunder 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 ReferenceStories and history of Divide County. Marceline, Mo.: Walsworth, 1964. p. 448.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionOral History Project Photograph Collection 00032
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00032-DV-13-15)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh00032DV1315
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