9001890 John and Theodore Lorang
16 June 2020, 15:50
In 1890, brothers John and Theodore Lorang decided to buy additional property just South of the Ranch....
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8901890, John and Theodore buy cattle and horses
16 June 2020, 16:13
This was a tremendous purchase for the Ranch. The large barn wasn’t built until 1898. There were...
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8801891, New Genesee, West side
16 June 2020, 17:10
Thanks to Earl Bennett, Genesee for this map. Frank Gesellchen, Mary Lorang’s brother, owned the...
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8791891, New Genesee, East Side
16 June 2020, 17:38
Thanks to Earl Bennett, Genesee, for this map.
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8701891, Genesee Farmer's Alliance
16 June 2020, 17:45
John Lorang was one of the founding members of the Genesee Farmer’s Alliance.
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8651891, Receipt from John Volmer
16 June 2020, 17:51
In the early days of Genesee, farmers and businessmen would borrow from each other, writing promissory...
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8601892 John and Mary Lorang purchase 80 acres
16 June 2020, 18:42
The first property bought in 1886 from William Dillingham was 160 acres, then brother Theodore and John...
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8571893 Household Assistance Book
16 June 2020, 19:35
One of the over 400 books found in the Log cabin and Curio cabin in 2003. Documented by U of Idaho History...
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8551894 Land Map
16 June 2020, 18:52
Thanks to Earl Bennett, Genesee
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8501897 Inventory of Wheat At Farmer's Alliance
16 June 2020, 19:11
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8491897 Wheat at Farmer's Alliance, pg. 2
16 June 2020, 19:14
This is the entire record we found in the Curio cabin, ending at the name Miller.
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8451897 Genesee News
16 June 2020, 19:26
John Lorang received and saved many of the Genesee News until 1917, when his son Henry Lorang served...
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8401898 Genesee News
16 June 2020, 20:03
This 1898 Genesee News was found as a copy made perhaps in the 1960’s. We later found other copies,...
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8391898 Genesee News cont.
16 June 2020, 20:05
This copy of the Genesee News includes 4 large pages, with several illustrations and stories of early...
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8201898 Purchase of an 1895 Bicycle
16 June 2020, 20:21
See below for an 1898 photograph of Mary Lorang trying to ride this bicycle with her oldest boys, Peter...
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8001901 Munsey's Magazine
16 June 2020, 20:29
Found in the Log cabin in 2003.
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7901902, Receipt for the Surrey
16 June 2020, 21:05
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7801903 Receipt from Gonzaga College for Peter Lorang.
16 June 2020, 21:15
John’s eldest, Peter Lorang, was sent off to school rather than working on the farm.
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