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Emil Johnson property after storm, Valley City, N.D.
Emil Johnson property after storm, Valley City, N.D.
TitleEmil Johnson property after storm, Valley City, N.D.
Date of Original1911-08
DescriptionWoman standing in a open city lot next to several trunks and boxes partially covered by canvas. There is a small building to her right. Also visible are two bicycles. In the background is the Barnes County Courthouse and Congregational Church.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Weather
Subject (LCTGM)Women
Luggage
Bicycles & tricycles
Courthouses
Congregational churches
Storms
Organization NameBarnes County Courthouse (Valley City, N.D.)
Congregational Church (Valley City, N.D.)
LocationValley City (N.D.)
Barnes County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1910-1919
Item Number2000.501.338
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Gelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Transcription"This is the way our place look after the storm, its my sister standing by the trunks. Mrs. Emil Johnson. Address Mrs. Emil Johnson, Valley City, Gen. Del. North Dakota" - Handwritten on back of postcard, postmarked from Valley City, N.Dak. Oct. 4, 1911. Addressed to Mrs. Balden, c/o Svea Hotal, Cloquet, Minn.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryValley City was struck by a small tornado August 15, 1911 at 8:30 in the morning, causing considerable damage to several downtown buildings. The aftermath of this event likely depicted in this image.
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 (2000.501.338)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs004430
Original SourcePostcard
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