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Title: Irene Lane

Dates: ca. 1916

Collection Number: 00701 (formerly 88AV069)

Quantity: 3 items

Abstract: Copies of three black and white photographs of the Carson Hotel and Main Street, Carson (N.D.).

Provenance: The State Historical Society acquired this collection from Irene Lane in September 1988.

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

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Biographical Sketch – Alfred and Anna C. Peterson Anderson, son of Peter and Karen Anderson and daughter of Eric and Carrie Peterson, married in 1901 at Atwater, Mn.

Mr. Anderson came to N.D. in the spring of 1906 to build a house on his homestead on which he had filed earlier. It was located one mile north west of the present site of Carson, near that of his father-in-law, R. E. Peterson. Later he returned to Atwater to bring back his wife and two daughters. They arrived at Sims, N.D. on Thanksgiving Day. There they were met by Mr. Peterson and the remainder of the journey was made by team and buggy. In a railroad car they shipped to Sims their household furnishings, which also included a reed organ, farm machinery, five horses, two cows and some chickens.

In 1910 with the coming of the railroad, they sold their homestead and built the Carson Hotel. During the next 8 years they operated the hotel, an auto livery service and owned and farmed land just east of Carson.
Source: Prairie Pioneers of Grant County, N.D. Centennial Edition 1976

Biographical Sketch – Irene Lane
Irene Evaline Anderson Lane was born February 8, 1902, near Atwater, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota, to Alfred and Anna (Peterson) Anderson. The family came to the Carson area in the fall of 1906. She attended elementary and two years of high school at Carson and graduated from Bismarck High School in 1920. Irene worked as a stenographer in the Grant County Courthouse for two years ans then taught elementary school in Grant County for two years. On June 26, 1926, she married Vernon H. Lane at Carson ND. They lived in St. Paul, MN, where he was employed at a Railway Mail Service Terminal. They returned to Carson in 1925 and built the first service station in this area. They continued to make Carson their home. Vernon passed away on March 6, 1965. Irene died at the age of 94 on November 25, 1996 in Bismarck.
Source: Carson Press, Wednesday November 27, 1996

Photographs Inventory

00701-00001 Irene Anderson and Adena [Anna] in hotel dining room, Carson (ND) ca. 1916
00701-00002 Carson Hotel exterior, Carson (ND) ca. 1916
00701-00003 Main Street, Carson (ND) ca. 1916

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