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Telephone poles, Lawton, N.D.
Telephone poles, Lawton, N.D.
TitleTelephone poles, Lawton, N.D.
Date of Original190-?
DescriptionTwo horse-drawn wagons filled with log telephone poles. Three men seated on each wagon and six men standing in front. Lawton Hotel and other wood frame commercial buildings visible in the background.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectCommunication
City & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Utility poles
Telephone industry
Carts & wagons
Horses
Commercial facilities
Hotels
Men
Subject (LCSH)Teamsters
Organization NameLawton Hotel (Lawton, N.D.)
LocationLawton (N.D.)
Ramsey County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1900-1909
Item Number2000.297.2
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Gelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Transcription"Lawton, N.D. Hallo Sarah. I will send you a postal of our town. The forman are building a phone line. Edward C. Herbert are driving, you can see The Hotel. I got your letter I will anser it from your Aunt Bertha." - Handwritten on back of postcard, postmarked from Wabasso, Minn. Aug 25 [year illegible]. Addressed to Sarah Linderman, New Avon, Minn.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionRonald Olin North Dakota Postcard Collection 2000
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/1115
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2000.297.2)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs003698
Original SourcePostcard
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