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Title: J. A. "Bert" Rock Oral History Photo Collection

Dates: ca. 1907-1938

Collection Number: 00032-GT-02

Quantity: 20 items

Abstract: Photographs copied from personal collection of J. A. “Bert” Rock during his Oral History Interview in Elgin (ND), Grant County. The interview can be found on Oral History Tape #395A&B.

Provenance: The North Dakota Oral History Project was undertaken by Larry Sprunk, with the cooperation of the North Dakota American Revolution Bicentennial Commission, the North Dakota Farmers Union, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota. The primary objective of the North Dakota Oral History Project was to conduct oral tape recorded interviews with North Dakotans who lived through the state's history and who could speak of this history from a first-hand basis. Interviewees were photographed at the time of their interviews. In addition, the project borrowed over 6,000 historical photographs which were copied and added to the State Historical Society's collection. Many interviewees also donated family histories, documents, letters, ledgers, books, and artifacts.

Property Rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.

Copyrights: Copyrights to this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs.  Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U.S. Code or an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements is needed.

Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.

Citation: Researchers are requested to cite the collection title, collection number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.


00032-GT-02-01 – 02       30-60 Rumley owned by Ray and Bert Rock of Elgin (ND)
00032-GT-02-03                J. A. “Bert” Rock at age two
00032-GT-02-04                Billy Bossingham, who marched with General Sherman to the sea
00032-GT-02-05                First Depot, Leith (ND) 1910
00032-GT-02-06                C. J. Brelje ran Northern Pacific Railroad Demonstration Farm, Elgin (ND)              
00032-GT-02-07                L-R: Mrs. Jacob Lehner, Jacob Lehner, Fred, Louise, Jake, Emil Lehners, Kirsch, Mrs Rev. William Men 1911. This Reeves plow was outfitted with a steam lift and was bought by Jacob Lehner Sr. in 1911 for $11,000.00
00032-GT-02-08                Lena Lehner homestead shack on Cannonball River, Elgin (ND) 1910
00032-GT-02-09                Jacob Lehner homestead built 1902: Lena, Jake, Sophie, Mrs. and Mrs. Jacob and Fred Lehner
00032-GT-02-10                Ray Rock and Walter Johnson on Rumley plow rig owned by Ray and Bert Rock
00032-GT-02-11                Elmer Carter riding Old Buck at Elm Ball Ground 1907
00032-GT-02-12                Homestead barn of J. A. (Bert) Rock
00032-GT-02-13                Country road outfit, mucker (elevating grader) tank and cook shack 1932
00032-GT-02-14                Baseball Team, Elm (ND) 1907   
00032-GT-02-15                J. A. (Bert) Rock and Ray Rock cutting oats with binder 1909
00032-GT-02-16                Dave Jones near Leith (ND). Neighbors came when he was sick to husk corn 1931
00032-GT-02-17                County road outfit ca. 1931-1932
00032-GT-02-18                Works Progress Administration crew leveling the street in Leith (ND) 1938
00032-GT-02-19                Ed Bauer homestead, Heil Community No. 3. Ed Bauer, a deaf-mute who homesteaded in 1906, Elgin (ND) 1916
00032-GT-02-20                Henry Rock homestead, Heil (ND) 1907

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