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Interior of O. S. Sem's basement, Milnor, N.D.
Interior of O. S. Sem's basement, Milnor, N.D.
TitleInterior of O. S. Sem's basement, Milnor, N.D.
Date of Original1948-12
CreatorHerron, Gifford, 1912-1969
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionImage of Walter C. King standing in the basement of O. S. Sem's house, pointing to the spot Mr. Sem died in a house fire. Visible is also a rocking chair, kerosene stove and furnace.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPeople
City & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Basements
Personal NameSem, Oliver S., 1867-1948
King, Walter Curtis, 1905-1972
LocationMilnor (N.D.)
Sargent County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2035.192
Negative Number2035.192
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
Dimensions of Original10 x 13 cm.
Publisher of OriginalForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"Walter C. King, Sargent county states attorney, points to the place where O. S. Sem's body was found. At the left is the furnice Sem had made from a coal heater surrounded by a metal jacket with pipes leading to the ground floor. He usually heated his basement office and living quarters with the kerosene stove shown here." - caption with image published in the Fargo Forum & Daily Tribune, December 19, 1948, p. 22.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Bibliographic Reference"Milnor man who lived in poverty leaves $100, 000", by Gifford Herron, December 19, 1949, p. 22
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFargo Forum Negative Collection 2035
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2035.192)
Digital IDrs005499
Original SourceNegatives
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