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Title:  Mr. and Mrs. Lester Skjerven Oral History Photo Collection

Dates: 1895-1921

Collection Number: 00032-NE-10

Quantity: 11 items

Abstract: Photographs copied from the personal collection of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Skjerven during their oral history interview in Whitman (ND), Nelson County. The interview is available on Oral History Tape #0680A&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.

Photographs Inventory
00032-NE-10-01                Lars Skjerven farm 1896
00032-NE-10-02                Lester Skjerven's gang plowing the garden on Lars Skjerven farm 2 miles N and 1 ½ miles W of Whitman (ND)  1908
00032-NE-10-03                Lars Skjerven home and family, Whitman (ND) 1895
00032-NE-10-04                Lars Skjerven home 1904
00032-NE-10-05                Sarnia School, Whitman (ND) ca. 1908-1909
00032-NE-10-06                Lester Skjerven and John Espegard at Lars Skjerven's barn with 12' windmill for grinding flour 1904
00032-NE-10-07                Horse drawn ‘School Bus’, Whitman (ND) 1937
00032-NE-10-08                Sarnia District #1 Summer Parochial Bible School, Whitman (ND) ca. 1907-1908
00032-NE-10-09                Choir of the Sarnia Lutheran Church, Whitman (ND) 1905
00032-NE-10-10                Binding on Lars Skjerven’s tree claim 2 miles north & 3 miles west of Whitman (ND) 1904
00032-NE-10-11                Mrs. Sidsel Skjerven behind her spinning wheel 1921

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