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Title: Martin W. Rogers Family

Dates: 1893-1993

Collection Number: MSS 11284

Quantity: .5 feet

Abstract: Consists of correspondence and photographs of the Martin W. Rogers family.  Rogers lived in Austin (Minn.) and corresponded with family members who lived in Plaza (N.D.), Palermo (N.D.), and Mountrail County (N.D.).  Topics discussed in the correspondence include family matters, the 1918 influenza pandemic, World War I, hunting, and farming. The bulk dates of the correspondence are 1893-1919. One family member was the sheriff in Palermo (N.D.), ca. 1919. Photographs include members of the Rogers, McGinley, and Quammen families. Also includes a brief summary of the letters from 1993 and funeral programs for family members.
Provenance: The collection was donated to the State Historical Society of North Dakota in March 2016 by Ron A. McLean.

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Box 1:
1 Correspondence from Lydia Rogers to children, ca. 1884
2 Correspondence from Jessie Rogers to cousin Edith Rogers, 1893
3 Correspondence from E. J. Philpott to Bessie (Bresee) Rogers, 1902
4 Correspondence from H. H. Bresee to Bessie (Bresee) Rogers, 1903-1906         
5  Correspondence from Edith (Rogers) Quammen to parents Martin W. and Bessie Rogers, 1917-1918
6 Correspondence from Ray to father (possibly Martin W. Rogers), 1918
7 Correspondence from Leslie Markell to grandfather Martin W. Rogers and sister Elizabeth Markell, 1918-1919
8 Correspondence from George Rogers to father Martin W. Rogers, 1918-1919
9 Correspondence from Beth Rogers and Phillip Rogers to grandmother Bessie Rogers, 1918
10 Correspondence from Harry M. Rogers to parents Martin W. and Bessie Rogers, n.d.
11 Summary of correspondence, 1993
12 Funeral programs, 1953-1988

Box 2:    Photographs
11284-00001 – 11284-00041         Negatives of the Rogers, McGinely, and Quammen families taken in possibly Minot (N.D.) or Grand Forks (N.D.) – see inventory below
11284-00042       Tintype found in correspondence

Box 3:    Photographs
11284-00043 – 11284-00049         Prints

Photographs Inventory

11284-00001       Leslie Markell in military uniform, ca. 1918
11284-00002       Man on crutches, ca. 1918
11284-00003       Group of people, ca. 1918
11284-00004       Men, woman, and child posing in front of house, ca. 1918
11284-00005       Two young children sitting in front of house, ca. 1918
11284-00006       Men and woman stand in front of house, ca. 1918
11284-00007       Child stands in front of school building, ca. 1918
11284-00008       Woman standing near house in yard, ca. 1925
11284-00009       Man in field, ca. 1925
11284-00010       Man next to automobile, ca. 1930
11284-00011       Woman and children in front of house, ca. 1925
11284-00012       Two children in baby carriage and chair, ca. 1925
11284-00013       Children in yard, ca. 1925
11284-00014       Children on porch of house, ca. 1925
11284-00015       Child in wash bucket, ca. 1925
11284-00016       Woman with two children, one in a baby carriage, ca. 1925
11284-00017       Child in baby carriage, ca. 1925
11284-00018       Man, woman, and children on porch of house, ca. 1925
11284-00019       Man standing in front of house, ca. 1930
11284-00020       Woman posing in front of house, ca. 1930
11284-00021       Two children in yard, ca. 1925
11284-00022       Children in yard, ca. 1925
11284-00023       Child on side of house with a bicycle, ca. 1925
11284-00024       Girl with infant in baby carriage, ca. 1925
11284-00025       Children on porch, ca. 1925
11284-00026       Child picking flowers in yard, ca. 1925
11284-00027       Child and woman on porch, ca. 1925
11284-00028       Man, woman, and child on porch, ca. 1920
11284-00029       Man, woman, and child on porch, ca. 1920
11284-00030       Woman holding infant with child in background, ca. 1920
11284-00031       Child in garden holding plants, ca. 1925
11284-00032       Exterior of house, ca. 1925
11284-00033       Man, woman, and children stand in front of house, ca. 1920
11284-00034       Two women and two boys, ca. 1940
11284-00035       Two boys, ca. 1940
11284-00036       Women and boys on porch, women are preparing a food and one boy is holding a gun, ca. 1940
11284-00037       Women and boys on porch, women preparing food, ca. 1940
11284-00038       Two women standing on bridge, ca. 1940
11284-00039       Two women standing on bridge, ca. 1940
11284-00040       Two women standing on bridge, ca. 1940
11284-00041       Two boys playing on bridge with lake in background, ca. 1940
11284-00042       Tintype of man, ca. 1880
11284-00043       Gordon and Roger Quammen in blacksmith shop, possibly in Stanley (N.D.), ca. 1948
11284-00044       Hazel Quammen at old schoolhouse on the farm in Plaza (N.D.), ca. 1925
11284-00045       Leslie Markell in his “home on wheels” on the farmland near Parshall (N.D.), 1948
11284-00046       Les Albin on farmland south of Parshall (N.D.), 1948
11284-00047       Leslie Markell and Les Albin’s farm equipment on farmland south of Parshall (N.D.), 1948
11284-00048       Leslie Markell and Conrad with International Harvester tractor used to haul rocks off farmland south of Parshall (N.D.), 1948
11284-00049       George Rogers on horse, ca. 1925

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