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Title: Mary S. Garman

Dates: ca. 1917, 1973

Collection Number: 00682

Quantity: 44 items

Abstract: Images of a farm in rural Burleigh County N.D. where Carl E. Steiger worked in 1917 while waiting to be called into the Army.

Provenance: The State Historical Society of North Dakota acquired this collection from Mary S. Garman in July 1988.

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 Collection:
MSS 11197 Mary S. Garman Film Collection

Biographical Sketch
From Ancestry census, birth, and draft registration records

Mary S. Steiger (Garman) was born in 1932 to Carl E. and Ruth Steiger. She married Neal A. Garman in 1955. Siblings include: Donald, Constance, Ann, and William Steiger.

Carl Emil Steiger was born June 16, 1896 in Fremont, Wisc. to Emil Herman and Sophia (Faust) Steiger.

Emil Herman Steiger was born September 17, 1871 in Wisconsin to Amelia and Jacob Steiger.

The photos in this collectionwere taken on a Burleigh County N.D. farm that may have belonged to E. H. Stieger, Carl’s father, in 1917. Two short films in the Mary S. Garman Film Collection show this same Burleigh County farm in 1973, the Chateau de Mores in Medora N.D. and the Theodore Roosevelt cabin on the Capitol Grounds, Bismarck.


00682-01              Same barn as in 1917 photos, in color 1973
00682-02 – 03     Man and woman holding horses with barn in background 1917
00682-04              Young man wearing top hat leaning against building drinking from jug 1917
00682-05              Young man wearing top hat riding one horse and holding reins of another 1917
00682-06 – 07     Group posed in front of tent 1917
00682-08              Long view of rural two-track road 1917
00682-09              Four men in a field with an automobile 1917       
00682-10              Man feeding 8 pigs at a trough 1917
00682-11              Water spilling out of a dam 1917
00682-12              Man at base of windmill 1917
00682-13              Disking equipment
00682-14              Group of men outside a Massey-Harris farm implement dealer 1917
00682-15              Unpainted L-shaped farmhouse and two sheds 1917
00682-16              Man holding reins of 8 horses with windmill in background 1917
00682-17              Man on tractor in field 1917
00682-18              Corn field
00682-19              Man on a tractor, possibly on E. H. Steiger farm, Burleigh County N.D. 1917
00682-20 – 21     Five men including Carl E. Steiger 1917
00682-22              Man in corn field
00682-23              Horses in corral
00682-24              Combining hay with horses 1917
00682-25              Harvest crew with horses and tractors by fuel barrels, possibly on E. H. Steiger farm, Burleigh County N.D. 1917
00682-26              Same as 00682-13
00682-27              Man standing by automobile decorated with flags, windmill in background 1917
00682-28              Two men standing on a haystack 1917
00682-29              Stacking hay 1917
00682-30              Nine women and two men gathering hay 1917
00682-31              Depot, Cedar Lake
00682-32              Hay stacks
00682-33              Depot, Kimberly
00682-34 – 35     Automobile
00682-36              Two men standing in a field
00682-37              Post Office
00682-38              Man standing in shrubbery
00682-39              View of a lake
00682-40              Man standing by automobile with lake in background
00682-41              Man standing in shrubbery
00682-42              Automobile
00682-44              Two men standing by automobile, hay stacks in background
00682-44              Threshing crew stacking hay using horses and tractors 1917

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