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Title: Michigan (ND)

Dates: 1890-1911

Collection Number: 00222

Quantity: 46 items

Abstract: Photographs of Michigan (ND) families, businesses, and buildings.

Provenance: The State Historical Society borrowed and made copies of these images from Joe Lamb. Many of the images were used in the book, Centennial, 1883-1983, Michigan City.

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

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.

Biographical Sketch

James Lamb (born 1828) and his wife Julia Fitzgerald Lamb had sixteen children. Three of their sons came early to Michigan (ND). Edward A. homesteaded the quarter section which was later platted and became Michigan and established an implement store there. James P. and John M. Lamb started a store in Harrisburg at Stump Lake, but moved the store in 1883 when the railroad bypassed Harrisburg and instead routed through Michigan.

From the Nelson County Arena, Friday May 29, 1987
Mr. Joe W. Lamb was born at Michigan North Dakota, June 30, 1901, the son of Joseph A. and Jennie Lamb. He grew up and was educated at Michigan. He attended St. John’s College at Collegeville, Minnesota. He married Emma Westensee January 29, 1927 at Minneapolis, MN. After their marriage they lived at Michigan. Mr. Lamb owned and operated the Joe Lamb Oil and Supply, which he started in 1934, later he also started the Kite Café in 1939. Mrs. Lamb passed away Dec. 1, 1983. Mr. Lamb retired in 1967 and spent his winters at Hot Springs, Ark. Mr. Lamb passed away Monday evening, May 25, 1987 at the Nelson County Community Hospital at McVille, ND at the age of 85 years 10 months and 25 days.


00222-01              J. M. Lamb family, Michigan (ND)
00222-02              J. M. Lamb, Michigan (ND)
00222-03              Fire, Michigan (ND) February 14, 1906
00222-04              St. Olaf Band, Michigan (ND)
00222-05              George Harrison farm, Michigan (ND)
00222-06              St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Michigan (ND) 1910
00222-07              Yerden, Michigan (ND) January 1908
00222-08              Nerum, Michigan (ND)
00222-09              8th Grade Graduation Michigan (ND) 1911
00222-10              St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Michigan (ND) 1910
00222-11              Floyd Anderon farm, Michigan (ND)
00222-12              Group of men at Stumpp Lake (ND) May 1900
00222-13              John M. Lamb, Michigan (ND)
00222-14              J. S. Lamb, Michigan (ND)
00222-15              St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Michigan (ND) 1910
00222-16              St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Michigan (ND) 1910
00222-17              James and Julia Lamb, Michigan (ND)
00222-18              Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Lamb, Michigan (ND) 1890
00222-20              St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Michigan (ND) 1910
00222-21              Andrew Simenson, Michigan (ND)
00222-22              James P. Lamb residence, Michigan (ND) 1895
00222-23              St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Michigan (ND) 1910
00222-24              Bishop Vincent Wehrle, Michigan (ND)
00222-25              Fire Department unrolling hose at train depot, Michigan (ND)
00222-26              Street scene, Michigan (ND)
00222-27              James P. Lamb residence, Michigan (ND) 1895
00222-28              Businessmen, Michigan (ND) 1900
00222-29              J. S. Lamb, Michigan (ND)
00222-30              Fire, Michigan (ND) February 14, 1906
00222-31              St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Michigan (ND) 1910
00222-32              St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Michigan (ND) 1910
00222-33              High School graduating class, Michigan (ND) 1908 – Marion Benson and J. S. Lamb
00222-34              J. P. Lamb & Co. General Store exterior, Michigan (ND)
00222-35              Michigan (ND) from a distance
00222-36              St. Lawrence Catholic Church exterior, Michigan (ND) 1910
00222-37              St. Lawrence Catholic Church altar, Michigan (ND) 1910
00222-38              Mr. and Mrs. George Dietrich, Michigan (ND)
00222-39              J. P. Lamb & Co. General Store interior, Michigan (ND) 1902
00222-40              Businessmen, Michigan (ND) 1910
00222-41              Businessmen, Michigan (ND) 1910
00222-42              Fire, Michigan (ND) February 14, 1906
00222-43              Michigan (ND)  1898
00222-44              Two men in front of a business
00222-45              Front Street, Michigan (ND) showing Fowler’s General Store, Michigan Hotel, Land Office, Lamb’s Hardware, Lamb’s General Store and Vierhus Blacksmith Shop 1890
00222-46              Great Northern steam shovel building the reservoir in 1905. Dredging Lake Carry after the spur track had been laid.

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