UNIVERSITY Of NORTH DAKOTA, 1915 - 1919. Photograph Album, Verna Paterson, nee Stumpf.
UNIVERSITY Of NORTH DAKOTA, 1915 - 1919.
UNIVERSITY Of NORTH DAKOTA, 1915 - 1919.

UNIVERSITY Of NORTH DAKOTA, 1915 - 1919.

[Grand Forks]: 1915 - 1918. 59 leaves of black mounting paper. 625 b/w corner mounted photographs, mostly of a 'snapshot' variety; sizes range from 1-3/4" x 2-1/2' to 3-1/4" x 4-3/8" to 3-1/2" x 5/1/4" to 8" x 10". Most are of the first two sizes. Many are captioned, with a goodly number of people identified. Evidence of 3 removed photographs. One RPPC & a later [1956] snapshot laid-in. Album: 11-1/4" x 15". Commercial faux-leather, screw-post photograph album. Album - VG. Most images Very Good or better. Item #40510

The album compiler, Ms Stumpf, after graduation would go on to be a Chemistry teacher at Spearfish State Normal Training School. Later, she would marry Chester Paterson, and move to Reno, Nevada. Herein she [primarily] documents her life at the University of North Dakota... while, as might be expected, many are images of friends & colleagues, also pictured a campus buildings, football games, the wireless lab, dorm life at Davis Hall, the State Oil Lab [in the Chemistry Building], the 1916 Coulee flood, the Girls Freshman Basketball team, Great Northern train wreck [October 2, 1915], the annual May Fete celebrations & the 1918 Flu epidemic.

This photograph album a wonderful primary source, offering a unique visual documentary glimpse into the WWI era at this University.

Price: $1,250.00

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