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Title: Marie Durey

Dates: ca. 1906-1969

Collection Number:  MSS 11192

Quantity: 1 foot

Abstract: Consists of photographs of Marie and her husband Ernest, a biography questionnaire compiled for the Bismarck Tribune, records of the Bismarck Women’s Chorus, and two scrapbooks documenting the North Dakota Nonpartisan League.

Provenance: The provenance of the collection is unknown.

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

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Marie R. (Dusek) Durey was born May 9, 1992, to Joseph and Anna (Ruzicka) Dusek and attended St. Procopois Schools in Chicago. She was married to Ernest Durey on August 2, 1910, in Chicago, and they lived in Manchester, IA, until 1913 when they moved to Ellendale (ND). The couple moved to Bismarck in 1933.

Mrs. Durey had been a music teacher and was a past state president of the NonPartisan League. She was a member of the Elkettes and the Sisters to the Independent Oddfellows and Modern Woodmen. She made her home at the Patterson Hotel for many years before moving to St. Vincent’s Nursing Home. She passed away April 21, 1973.


Box 1:
Bismarck Tribune biography questionnaire
Records of the Bismarck Women’s Chorus, ca. 1936

Box 2:    Photographs:    
11192-01              Marie Dusek (Durey) and sister portrait, ca. 1906
11192-02              Ernest Durey portrait, ca. 1906-1913 (Paltridge photograph, Chicago, IL)
11192-03              Ernest Durey portrait, spring 1906
11192-04              Unidentified woman portrait, ca. 1940s (Austin Studios, CA)
11192-05              Unidentified woman portrait, ca. 1960s
11192-06              Unidentified couple wedding portrait, ca. 1940s (Adolph Engelhardt, Bismarck, ND)
11192-07              Unidentified woman portrait, ca. 1940s (Risem Studio, Bismarck)
11192-08              Unidentified nurse portrait, ca. 1940s (Risem/Rembrandt Studio, Bismarck, ND)
11192-09              Unidentified couple portrait, ca. 1940s
11192-10              Unidentified woman portrait, ca. 1940s

North Dakota Nonpartisan League, Ellendale (ND), and personal interest news clippings, 1921-1950
North Dakota Nonpartisan League news clippings and printed material, 1928-1947

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