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West side Main Street, looking north, Watford, N.D.
West side Main Street, looking north, Watford, N.D.
TitleWest side Main Street, looking north, Watford, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1913-1916
DescriptionWinter scene showing wood frame commercial buildings along one side of Main Street in Watford City, N.D. Building in foreground has "McKenzie County Bank" printed on sign at top of building. A horse drawn sleigh, a horse and several people visible in the scene. Snow on the ground.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Weather
Subject (LCTGM)Commercial streets
Business districts
Commercial facilities
Banks
Horses
Sleds & sleighs
Winter
Snow
Organization NameMcKenzie County Bank (Watford City, N.D.)
LocationWatford City (N.D.)
McKenzie County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1910-1919
Item Number2000.517.2
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Gelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Transcription"I will answer your letter wich I rec'd yesterday. I see you want your saddel I do not know if you have much use for it down there as it might come handy for me to use it if I want to go any werse when I use my other horses. How much do you want for you horse if you sell it I and O.K. are very busy now days farming. You know all that wheat that I had in that binn I dident get more then one hundred and twent eight bushels of clean wheat out of it and a half load of screning. Arthur Eide." - Handwritten on back of postcard.
NotesTitle printed on front of postcard.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryWatford was the name of the town from 1913 to May 13, 1916 when it was changed to Watford City.
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 (2000.517.2)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs004523
Original SourcePostcard
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