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Main St. from north, Thompson, N.D.
Main St. from north, Thompson, N.D.
TitleMain St. from north, Thompson, N.D.
Date of Original191-?
DescriptionView looking down commercial street in Thompson, N.D. showing three grain elevators on the right and wood frame commercial buildings on the left, all one story with false fronts. Sign on one building at left states "U.S. Post Office, Thompson". An American flag is flying from another building at left. Two automobiles visible on the street. Several people visible in front of businesses. "Thompson Farmers Elevator Co. No.2" painted on one of the grain elevators.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Business & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Commercial streets
Business districts
Commercial facilities
Post offices
Grain elevators
Automobiles
Post offices
Flags
Organization NameUnited States Post Office (Thompson, N.D.)
Thompson Farmers Elevator Co. (Thompson, N.D.)
LocationThompson (N.D.)
Grand Forks County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1910-1919
Item Number2000.486.3
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Photographic postcards
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Transcription"Sept. 23, 1915. Dear cousin: Rec'd your letter some time ago. So will now ans same by a card. We have threshed over 2 weeks ago. Got 1350 bu. of wheat on 70 acres, and some over 600 bu barley and of oats. But we have rented the grain farming to our neighbor so of course only got half the crop. Will have to ring off hoping this will find you all well. As it leaves us greetings to all from us all. From Sadie." - Handwritten on back of postcard, postmarked from Thompson, N.Dak. Sep 25, 1915. Addressed to Miss Ida Kelson, Gary, S. Dak.
NotesTitle printed on front of postcard.
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 (2000.486.3)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs004501
Original SourcePostcard
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