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September 18, 2020



After learning that ‘Tony’ Quam and his wife Maria both came from Norway, I learned that they got married in Yankton, South Dakota and moved to Deadwood, South Dakota where Tony worked for the Homestake Mining Co., in the shops. A strike by the union shut down the work and after information from Peter Sjoblor to Anton and two friends, they decided to check out the homestead land near Ekalaka.

Oh yes — June Olsen and his wife Henrietta, his daughter Beverly and son-in-law Harty T. Roberts ran the Drug Store until 1955 when they sold to Murray Emerson. This was a favorite “hideout”...



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