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Dogsled team running down Main Avenue, Fargo, N.D.
Dogsled team running down Main Avenue, Fargo, N.D.
TitleDogsled team running down Main Avenue, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1917-01-29
DescriptionA sled and team of dogs running down lower Main Avenue (Front Street), Fargo, N.D. There are children and adults running along side the team. In the background, on the right side of the street is the Dakota Monument Company, and on the left is a sign for "Little Red Grocery, M. Letofsky", and the word "Restaurant" printed across the top of the building. There is snow on the street. Musher likely Bill Grayson, based upon identification on similar photograph in collection.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Sports & Recreation
Subject (LCTGM)Dogsledding
Dog teams
Organization NameLittle Red Grocery (Fargo, N.D.)
Dakota Monument Company (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - Main Avenue
Fargo (N.D.) - Main Avenue - 50-99 block
Fargo (N.D.) - Main Avenue - 100 block
Item Number2007.0103-06
Negative Number2007.0103-06
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
Dimensions of Original9 x 15 cm.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryEvent likely the Red River dog derby race, from Winnipeg, Canada to St. Paul, Minn. The dog teams passed through Fargo on Jan. 29, 1917.
The 1916 Fargo-Moorhead city directory lists Maurice Letofsky, grocer at 96 Front Street, and Dakota Monument Company at 101 Front Street.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFargo Homes Photograph Collection 2007
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2007.0103-06)
Rights ManagementCopyright held by the Institute for Regional Studies.
Digital IDrs000421
Original SourceNegative
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