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Red Owl Supermarket during flood of 1943, Fargo, N.D.
Red Owl Supermarket during flood of 1943, Fargo, N.D.
TitleRed Owl Supermarket during flood of 1943, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1943-04
CreatorAnderson, David, 1883-1962
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionView looking at people in front of Red Owl Supermarket on South Broadway. Flood waters appear to be rising near front entry of building. There are some filled sandbags in image. There is a Knerr's Ice Cream tuck backed up to the front of the building. Also visible is a man with a bicycle.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectEnvironment
Business & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Floods
Supermarkets
People
Sand
Flood control
Trucks
Bicycles & tricycles
Subject (LCSH)Sandbags
Organization NameRed Owl Stores, Inc.
Knerr's Dairy Company (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Red River of the North
AddressFargo (N.D.) - S. Broadway
Fargo (N.D.) - S. Broadway - 10-31 block
Decade1940-1949
Item Number2023.91.3
Negative Number2023.A-143 (4x5 plastic)
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
Gelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original10 x 13 cm.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Red River of the North crested in Fargo, N.D. on April 7, 1943 at 34.30 feet.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionDavid Anderson Photograph Collection 2023
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/912
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2023.91.3)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs001560
Original SourceNegative
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