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Lucky Bob St. Henry at Barnes County Fair
Lucky Bob St. Henry at Barnes County Fair
TitleLucky Bob St. Henry at Barnes County Fair
Date of Original1911?
CreatorWitter, Lloyd, 1895-1983
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionBob St. Henry behind the controls of his bi-plane the Sweetheart.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectTransportation
Subject (LCTGM)Biplanes
Air pilots
Personal NameSt. Henry, Bob
LocationValley City (N.D.)
Barnes County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2000.501.357
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Gelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Publisher of OriginalWitter, Lloyd, 1895-1983, photographer
Place of PublicationValley City (N.D.)
Transcription"Hello Will how are you im fine and dandy myself and working sometimes. Did you find your byclcle I left it in the shop. Had hail last night but done no harm. regards from Emil [illegible]" - Handwritten on back of postcard, postmarked from Valley City, N.Dak. July 27, 1911. Addressed to Mr. Willie Muehring, South Haven, Minn.
NotesTitle printed on front of postcard.
Biography/HistoryIn 1911, "Lucky' Bob St. Henry, AKA Castle Watson Shaffer, took his biplane the Sweetheart around the state of North Dakota to demonstrate his aeronautic skills.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionRonald Olin North Dakota Postcard Collection 2000
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2000.501.357)
Digital IDrs004432
Original SourcePostcard
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