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First livery stable built in Park River, Dakota Territory by Christian Erickson
First livery stable built in Park River, Dakota Territory by Christian Erickson
TitleFirst livery stable built in Park River, Dakota Territory by Christian Erickson
Date of Original189-?
DescriptionA livery stable with posters of the circus that was coming to town, reading Aug. 10. The building is all wood and two stories. To the side a girl is standing beside a well.
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General SubjectCity & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Stables
Advertisements
Girls
Wells
Personal NameErickson, Christian
LocationPark River (N.D.)
Walsh County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1890-1899
Item Number2028.228
Negative Number2028.228 (13 x 18 cm. copy neg.)
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Color images
Dimensions of Original21 x 26 cm.
TranscriptionFirst livery stable built in Park River, Dakota Territory by Christian Erickson. (Placards on livery stable advertising the first circus to show in Park River.) Destroyed by fire - Rebuilt by same man - Destroyed by fire the second time. Curtains in the Windsor Hotel blew into a lamp and started the fire. Jim Hill rented a horse and buggy at the stable to drive north. He gave the Erickson girl 5c. (Jim Hill became a famous railroad magnate - builder of the Great Northern Railway.) The town well was located here. In the picture note the Erickson girl washing doll clothes at the well. - From label with hand-colored print.
NotesTitle from label on hand-colored print.
B & W version of image available. Handcolored by Hultstrand Studio staff.
External ResourceImages featured on "Northern Great Plains, 1880-1920" part of American Memory, Library of Congress: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award97/ndfahtml/ngphome.html
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFred Hultstrand History in Pictures Collection 2028
Credit LineFred Hultstrand History in Pictures Collection, Institute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2028.228)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs003484
Original SourcePhotographic print
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