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Fatal house fire at 1506 8th Street N., Fargo, N.D.
Fatal house fire at 1506 8th Street N., Fargo, N.D.
TitleFatal house fire at 1506 8th Street N., Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1957-03-20
CreatorOlson, Cal, 1924-2009
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA body being removed from a fatal house fire at 1506 8th Street N., Fargo, N.D. Two paramedics are attending to a gurney, while five fire fighters are visible along side. The burned home is visible in the background.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Houses
Fires
Fire fighters
Litters
Subject (LCSH)Fires - Casualties
Personal NameSawrey, Douglas W., 1922-2001
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - 8th Street N.
Fargo (N.D.) - 8th Street N. - 1500 block
Decade1950-1959
Item Number2098.s151
Negative Number2098.s151
Format of OriginalAcetate negatives
Safety film negatives
Dimensions of Original6 x 6 cm.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryFire broke out in the home of Douglas Sawrey at 1506 8th Street N., Fargo, N.D early in the morning of March 20, 1957. Four members of the family were killed in the fire, they were Mrs. Sawrey (Annette), age 30, sons William, age 10, and Wade, age 6, and Mrs. Sawrey's Mother Christina Lieb, age 66. Survivors were Douglas Sawrey, age 34, and daughter, Audrey, age 13.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionCal Olson Photograph Collection 2098
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/12634
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2098.s151)
Rights ManagementCopyright held by Institute for Regional Studies.
Languageeng;
Digital IDco000098
Original SourceNegative
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