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Nora Rust, Marie Johnson, and Knute Severson at Rust's homestead shack, Alkabo, N.D.
Nora Rust, Marie Johnson, and Knute Severson at Rust's homestead shack, Alkabo, N.D.
TitleNora Rust, Marie Johnson, and Knute Severson at Rust's homestead shack, Alkabo, N.D.
Date of Original1913?
DescriptionKnute Severson sits in a chair while Nora Rust and Marie Johnson sit on the arms of the chair in front of Nora's homestead shack near Alkabo, N.D. The shack is covered in tarpaper.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Rural views
Women
Pioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Homesteading
Huts
Chairs
Subject (Local)Women homesteaders
Personal NameRust, Nora
Johnson, Marie
Severson, Knute
LocationAlkabo (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item Number00032-DV-13-12
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryNora 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. Nora Johnson married Gunder Rust in 1918. Marie Johnson bought the hotel in Alkabo in 1916.
Bibliographic ReferenceStories and history of Divide County. Marceline, Mo.: Walsworth, 1964. p. 447-448.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionOral History Project Photograph Collection 00032
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00032-DV-13-12)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh00032DV1312
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