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Title Ellen Hartke Muskoda Photograph Collection
Call Number MSS 203
Extent 1 folder
Dates of Creation 1909-1915, undated
Creator Hartke Family
Scope & Content This is a collection of copy prints of photos that belonged to Ellen Hartke of early Muskoda Township in Clay County including photos of the train depot, the elevator, and Zuelsdorf Gravel Pit. Most of the photos include some kind of description written on the back. The Hartke photos are the only photos of Muskoda that are owned by the museum. Some of the prints also include negatives along with them.
Admin/Biographical History Ellen Hartke was born Ellen Hart in Battle Lake to James and Mary Hart. She was a graduate of MSTC and taught at a rural school. She met Carl Hartke in Muskoda, a ghost town that has since been absorbed by Hawley, Minnesota. They were married in Detroit Lakes on March 7th 1942. They farmed in Hawley Minnesota. Her husband died in December of 1983, she passed in November of 1992.
Subjects Muskoda (Minn.)
Hawley (Minn.)
Photographs
Access Conditions There are no access restrictions on the materials, and the collection is open to all members of the public in accordance with state law.
Copyrights The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright of the state of Minnesota which may be involved in the use of this collection.
Language of Material English
Archival History Copied from Ellen Hartke in 1980.
Containers Copy Prints, 1909-1915, undated (Copied in 1980)
Copy Negatives, 1909-1915, undated (Copied in 1980)
Letter from Ellen Hartke, 1980
Note on Collection from Archivist, 1980