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Title: George Teskey
               
Dates: ca. 1928-1961

Collection Number: 00056

Quantity: 1439 items

Abstract: Images of road and bridge construction, Knights Templar activities, family photos, and the Devils Lake Ski area.

Provenance: The collection was donated to the State Historical Society of North Dakota by Margaret Teskey Dalen in July 1983.

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

Related Collections:       
MSS 10337 George Teskey
MSS 20526 Hannah Isabel Veitch

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

George Teskey was born April 28, 1902 in Bothwell, Ontario, Canada to Edward F. and Eva F. Teskey. He attended Faith (S.D.) High School and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of South Dakota. He married Hannah Veitch in Williston (N.D.) in 1936 and they had two daughters, Jean and Margaret.

Teskey began work at the North Dakota State Highway Department in 1926 and retired in 1971 as a Specifications Engineer. During World War II he was involved in War Production regulations for the Highway Department.

Teskey was a charter member and secretary of the ND Society of Professional Engineers, director of the National Society of Professional Engineers, Grand Commander of the ND Knights Templar, Commander of the Tancred Commandery, Illustrious master of the Twin City Council, and Worshipful Master of the Biusmarck Lodge. He belonged to the First Presbyterian Church of Bismarck, the Faith (S.D.) Masons, and the Lewis and Clark Lodge, Bismarck (N.D.)

George Teskey died in Bismarck April 27, 1972.

PARTIAL INVENTORY

00056-00001       Ski Area, Devils Lake (N.D.) 1937 (George Teskey photograph)
00056-00004       Ski Area, Devils Lake (N.D.) 1936              
00056-00007       Ski Area, Devils Lake (N.D.) 1937              
00056-00008       Ski Area, Devils Lake (N.D.) 1937              
00056-00009       Ski Area, Devils Lake (N.D.) 1937              
00056-00010       Ski Area, Devils Lake (N.D.) 1937              
00056-00011       Ski Area, Devils Lake (N.D.) 1937              
00056-00012       Ski Area, Devils Lake (N.D.) 1937              
00056-00013       Ski Area, Devils Lake (N.D.) 1937              
00056-00014       Ski Area, Devils Lake (N.D.) 1937              
00056-00025       North Dakota State Capitol at night, Bismarck (N.D.) 1961/10/18
00056-00026       North Dakota State Capitol at night, Bismarck (N.D.) 1961/10/18
00056-00027       Float construction for parade     1961      
00056-00028       Float construction for parade     1961      
00056-00029       Float construction for parade     1961      
00056-00034       Bridge over Grand Canyon of Little Missouri River, Watford City (N.D.)
00056-00035       Lewis and Clark Bridge, Williston (N.D.)  1929
00056-00035       Lewis and Clark Bridge, Williston (N.D.)  1929
00056-00038       Geoffrey and Gregory Dalen
00056-00039       Geoffrey, Margaret and Gregory Dalen 1961      
00056-00040       Gregory and Geoffrey Dalen
00056-00041       Gregory and Geoffrey Dalen
00056-00043       Jean, Margaret and Warner Teskey 1956              
00056-00044       Victor Smith and George Teskey 1961
00056-00045       Drifts piled high against houses and over cars, Devils Lake (N.D.)
00056-00046       Eleventh Street and Porter Avenue cars buried in drifts of snow, Devils Lake (N.D.) 1936/03/06 
00056-00047       Small tractor attempting to clear drifts of snow, Devils Lake (N.D.) 1936/03/06              
00056-00048       Cars parked in front of Church in trees
00056-00049       Man getting into auto at competition
00056-00050       Rainy Butte Church, New England (N.D.) November 1955               
00056-00050       Rainy Butte Church, New England (N.D.) November 1955               
00056-00051       Rainy Butte Church, New England (N.D.) November 1955
00056-00051       Rainy Butte Church, New England (N.D.) November 1955
00056-00052       Masons dedicate stone
00056-00053       Masons dedicate stone Fort Buford (N.D.)
00056-00054       Two men changing flat tire October 1955
00056-00055       Coach in living room under hunting painting
00056-00057       Christmas tree in Living room with piano
00056-00059       Cargill Elevator
00056-00069       Placing culverts with horses
00056-00072       Flood at the underpass, Mandan (N.D.)  1928      
00056-00073       Flood at the underpass, Mandan (N.D.)  1928      
00056-00074       Flood, Mandan (N.D.)    1928      
00056-00075       Flood at the underpass, Mandan (N.D.)  1928      
00056-00076       Snow covered street, Mandan (N.D.)     1928      
00056-00077       Flood at the underpass, Mandan (N.D.)  1928      
00056-00078       Flood at the underpass, Mandan (N.D.)  1928      
00056-00079       Tractor hauling dirt                                         
00056-00081       Bridge Construction                                       
00056-00082       Tractor stuck hauling dirt                                             
00056-00084       Planes                                  
00056-00088       Rock Lake, 1928 Air King 1928     
00056-00091       Planes                                  
00056-00093       Bridge Construction                                       
00056-00095       Bridge construction                                        
00056-00097       Bridge Construction                                       
00056-00098       Camping out supplies Project 393A 1929               
00056-00099       Rock Measuring Screens for Road Construction Project 393A 1929
00056-00106       Tractors and horse teams doing road construction
00056-00112       Insloper Road Grader on dirt road with car ahead of it 1932         
00056-00115       Men working with a tractor 1931              
00056-00121       Crew building road pavement showing highway 1934      
00056-00123       Grassy Butte Post Office, Grassy Butte (N.D.) 1934             
00056-00125       Preparing dirt for hauling for construction                                           
00056-00126       Buffalo herd corral 1935               
00056-00126       Buffalo                                
00056-00127       Bridge construction 1931             
00056-00128       Killdeer Bridge over Little Missouri River, Killdeer (N.D.) 1932      
00056-00129       Killdeer Bridge over Little Missouri River, Killdeer (N.D.) 1932      
00056-00130       McKenzie Bridge 1931   
00056-00131       Bridge 1931        
00056-00132       Lewis and Clark Bridge Plaque, Williston (N.D.) 1929      
00056-00133       Bridge west of Cartwright (N.D.) side of Yellowstone River looking southwest Cartwright (N.D.) 1929      
00056-00134       Excavation                                         
00056-00135       North Dakota Highway Department Automobile No. 85 1936      
00056-00144       North Dakota Highway Department Centerline Striper automobile
00056-00148       Woman on tractor with a swather 1953 
00056-00149       Jean Teskey 1953            
00056-00164       Highway crew working on road construction 1934            
00056-00165       Tractors and dirt movers doing road construction, Devils Lake (N.D.) 1929
00056-00170       Dirt road blocked by road closed sign 1933           
00056-00174       Surveyor on road construction 1932       
00056-00175       Street construction and surveying                                           
00056-00176       George Teskey and girl posing with dog by North Dakota Highway Department Automobile No. 2
00056-00181       Snowplow breaking through snow banks
00056-00182       Snowplow breaking through snow banks
00056-00185       Barber Greene equipment doing highway construction
00056-00186       Riding behind a truck painting lines on pavement
00056-00187       Two cars driving over a bridge
00056-00188       Automobile driving through snow tunnel, Devils Lake (N.D.) 1936/03/05
00056-00191       George Teskey, Jack Kosmalski, Bobby J. Hollinger, Bobby Hollinger Sr. Mike Netslaff, Clarence Villuame and A. S. Bjornson 1929        
00056-00196       Jungle play cast , Fargo (N.D.) (Olson photo)
00056-00208       Road Surveyors
00056-00210       George Teskey on bridge pier                                   
00056-00211       Road Surveyor                                 
00056-00213       George Teskey taking it easy in the North Dakota Highway Commission automobile        
00056-00215       Snow and ice covered car bumper and wheel                                    
00056-00216       Automobile traveling over back road                                     
00056-00217       Automobile parked alongside snow bank                                            
00056-00219       Ford van parked with other car on roadside                                        
00056-00222       Car driving over dirt covered culvert pipe                                             
00056-00223       George Teskey and dog with North Dakota Highway Commission Automobile
00056-00226       Automobile driving through snow banks                                              
00056-00227       Automobile driving through snow banks                                              
00056-00230       Traffic and bus on Highway 10, Bismarck (N.D.)                 
00056-00231       Auto bridge                                       
00056-00232       Bridge dedication                                            
00056-00233       Bridge                                  
00056-00234       Cars parked overlooking the building of the Liberty Memorial Bridge, Bismarck (N.D.)    
00056-00235       Horse drawn wagons on bridge                                
00056-00236       Auto bridge                                       
00056-00237       Bridge                                  
00056-00238       Bridge                                  
00056-00239       Bridge                                  
00056-00240       Bridge                                  
00056-00241       Lewis and Clark Bridge                                  
00056-00242       Bridge                                  
00056-00243       Bridge                                  
00056-00264       George Teskey with pheasants                                
00056-00279       Coyote attempting to cross stream                                         
00056-00280       Knives                                  
00056-00297       Two girls sitting on the bumper of a car looking at produce 1945
00056-00298       Two girls standing near some produce 1945        
00056-00300       Two children ice skating                                               
00056-00307       Horse-drawn bus on snow covered road                                              
00056-00315       Combine                                             
00056-00316       Corn Shocks in field                                        
00056-00317       Corn Shocks in field                                        
00056-00320       Brewery and U.S. Indian School, Bismarck (N.D.)                
00056-00321       North Dakota State Capitol and Liberty Memorial Building, Bismarck (N.D.)
00056-00322       North Dakota State Capitol and Liberty Memorial Building, Bismarck (N.D.)
00056-00323       Chateau de Mores, Medora (N.D.)                         
00056-00324       Chateau de Mores, Medora (N.D.)                         
00056-00326       State Highway Department, Bismarck (N.D.) April 1934
00056-00329       Booster No 2US Engineers Fort Peck District                                       
00056-00330       Gallatin U.S. Engineers Fort Peck District
00056-00331       Distant view of man standing on drift of snow, Devils Lake (N.D.) 1936/03/05
00056-00492       George Teskey's dog in the North Dakota State Highway Commission Automobile No. 21 August 8, 1929
00056-00540       Laying re-bar and pouring concrete Project 393A 1929   

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