Winfred V. Working Papers, 1870, 1909, 1932-1937
Primary Creator: Working, Winfred V (1884-1959)
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet
Date Acquired: 00/00/1959
Winfred V. Working was born in Brownton, Minnesota, on October 31, 1884. His family moved to Grand Forks shortly after his birth. The family then moved to Henderson, Minnesota, where he graduated from high school in 1902. He attended the University of North Dakota from 1904 to 1907, but did not graduate.
Working wrote for several different North Dakota newspapers, including the Adams County Record, Cavalier Chronicle, Walsh County Record and Northwest Pioneer. He frequently wrote about state and local history.
He married Isabella Gimblett in Drinkwater, Saskatoon, Canada, on March 17, 1914. Winfred Working died on January 4, 1959, at the hospital in Grafton.
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Acquisition Source: M. Beatrice Johnstone, Grand Forks, North Dakota
Acquisition Method: Donation
Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Winfred V. Working Papers. OGLMC 8, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.
Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid input to Archon in August 2014.
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- Box 1
- Folder 1: Louis Riel Correspondence
- Folder 2: Correspondence from Ernestine Mager, Walhalla, North Dakota, and Working, 1935-1937
- Folder 3: Handwritten reminiscences by Ernestine Mager, Walhalla, North Dakota, undated
- Folder 4: Miscellaneous writings by Working, undated
- Folder 5: Newspaper clippings, "The Story of Dakota" by Winfred Working, undated
- Folder 6: Newspaper clippings, "The Territorial Capital" by Burleigh Spalding, edited by Winfred Working, 1932
- Folder 7: Newspaper clippings, "Red River History" by Winfred Working, 1937
- Folder 8: Newspaper clippings, "Early Tales of Pembina" by Winfred Working, 1935-1936
- Photographs :
- Separated and placed in the Photograph File Cabinets
- Photograph 1: Drawing of Pembina in 1857
- Photograph 2: "Old Conmy home in 1909. Kitchen at right has been removed."
- Description typed on back
- Photograph 3: Government greenhouse at White Mountain
- Photograph 4: Ernestine Mager
- Photograph 5: Mayor of Pembina pointing to the proposed site of Joseph Rolette monument
- Photograph 6: Mayor of Pembina pointing to the proposed site of Joseph Rolette monument
- Photograph 7: Postcard, "The Martyrs of Walhalla"
- Text of postcard: "Here lie the bodies of those early missionaries who, in 1852 and 1854, gave up their lives, while striving to carry the story of the Cross into a new land"
- Photograph 8: Mrs. Edward Conmy of Pembina
- Photograph 9: Charles Bouvette of Pembina
- Photograph 10: Two sled dogs, Amos and Andy, pull a man in a sled over a frozen lake
- Photograph 11: Man in winter garb sitting outside of a building
- Photograph 12: Group of Indian school children
- Photograph 13: Unidentified man
- Photograph 14: "Eskimo schoolroom"
- Photograph 15: Airfield at Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, July 1935
- Photograph 16: Graduating class from Eskimo school in White Mountain, Alaska, 1935
- Photograph 17: Unidentified outdoor porch on a house
- Photograph 18: Unidentified man
- Photograph 19: Airplane at air strip, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory
- Photograph 20: "Mrs. Knight in winter garb"
- Description from back of the photograph
- Photograph 21: Mrs. Edward Conmy of Pembina
- Photograph 22: Albert Cavileer, Pembina, North Dakota
- Photograph 23: Drawing of John Mager's first home in Walhalla
- Photograph 24: Drawing of Father Belcourt's Mill
- Photograph 25: Drawing of the home of Alexander Paul, St. Boniface
- Photograph 26: Drawing of the house of Mrs. Isabelle Trottier-Campbell
- Photograph 27: Drawing of the Walhalla log cabin where the Delormes were murdered in 1874
- Photograph 28: Drawing of the home of Charles Bottineau at Hyde Park
- Photograph 29: Drawing of the log cabin in Walhalla where Cornelia Spencer was killed by Indians in August 1854
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