Henry H. Read and a unknown man with stringers of fish taken from Summit Lake in NoblesCounty. Henry H. Read, the original owner of a part of the village site of Reading in NoblesCounty for whom the village was named.
A crowd listens to former U.S. President Teddy Roosevelt give a speech from the rear of a train in Rushmore or Org in NoblesCounty, Minnesota. Roosevelt was the 26th President of the United States and served from 1901 to 1909.
Scene looking north from the courthouse. Someone wrote on front of the photo and on the back: "1. Methodist Church, corner of 4th Ave. & 9th St. 2. M. P. Mann house 3. M. L. Miller house built in 1893."
Tent set up in Chautauqua Park Worthington, Minnesota, with Go To A.T. Latta for Dry Goods. On back Chautauqua grounds on Lake Okabena, Worthington, Minn. - Boy buying taffy is my cousin Lyle Buchan. Little boy is Chester B. His mother Aunt Bella with knob on top. About 1905
Erastus Church with a vegetable wagon and a white horse. Erastus Church was a colorful Worthington character who peddled vegetables, picked up junk and distinguished himself by having a street named in his honor, because he lived on that street. The photograph is dated September 26, 1900. Poster in the window promotes the candidacy of William McKinley over William Jennings Bryan. It proclaims: "McKinley was right in 1896." Note: This information taken from a newspaper article with same picture, in the Worthington Centennial July 22, 1972. We think it is a Buchan photo but don't know for sure.
Fourth Avenue looking north east from the top of the water tower. Visible is the Worthington Minnesota "new" Castle School and the ""old"" Octagonal School, Dayton House, 4th Ave. Buchan photo, written in ink on front ""August 1892""
The Rushmore Cornet Band in uniform about 1905. Left to right: Henry Thompson, Band Director Rushmore depot agent, Albene Dahlberg, Chris Hanson, Chas Morton, Steve Fagerness, Chris Fagerness, E.G. Edwards, sitting on left Arthur Thompson and on right Clayton Bedford
The Smallwood family in the front yard of their house at 1543 Okabena Street on the corner of Grand Avenue in Worthington, Minnesota. Charlie, his wife Florence and Anna Larson on the steps. Jet Smallwood on a bicycle, Mary Smallwood (Cashels ) holding a pony hooked to a buggy. Another pony grazing in the front yard, dog on the steps. Charlie's full name was Charles Joseph James Smallwood (C.J.) (1858/61-1908) his wife was Florence Clark Moulton Smallwood (1859-1921), son Justin Thomas (J. T.) Smallwood, M.D. (1882/84-1933) aka Jet; daughter Mary (Mame or Mamie) Emmaline Smallwood Cashel (1888-1931).