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Wells County Fair, Fessenden, N.D.
Wells County Fair, Fessenden, N.D.
TitleWells County Fair, Fessenden, N.D.
Date of Original1921-07
DescriptionLarge assembly of automobiles and people around the race track of the Wells County Fair grounds, with the town of Fessenden in the background.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectEntertainment
Social Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Racetracks
LocationFessenden (N.D.)
Wells County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2055.23.4
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original28 x 22 cm.
Transcription"Rube, the clown, with his fake white goatee and star-spangled suit so he looked like Uncle Sam, was crying through his megaphone, 'Modern times are here to stay, folks. Yes, sir-ee. How many of you heard of a radio five years ago? Or saw an aeroplane ten years ago? or owned an automobile fifteen years ago?' THOSE DAYS" - typed on label affixed to front of photograph.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionRichard Critchfield photograph collection 2055
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2055.23.4)
Digital IDrs010699
Original Sourcephotographic print
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