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Homer George being congratulated on his WDAY TV tower climb, Amenia, N.D.
Homer George being congratulated on his WDAY TV tower climb, Amenia, N.D.
TitleHomer George being congratulated on his WDAY TV tower climb, Amenia, N.D.
Date of Original1959-03-01
DescriptionIdentified left to right, WDAY president Earl Reineke, Mrs. Homer (Joanne) George, Homer George, and WDAY General Manager Tom Barnes. Homer George is shaking the hands of both Earl Reineke and Tom Barnes. Tom Barnes has binoculars hanging around his neck.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectCommunication
Social Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Radio & television towers
Climbing
Contests
Television broadcasting
Binoculars
Stunt performers
Shaking hands
Personal NameReineke, Earl C. (Earl Charles), 1893-1965
Barnes, Thomas
George, Homer W.
George, Joanne J.
LocationAmenia (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1950-1959
Item Number2077.6.4
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original21 x 26 cm.
Transcription"Welcome back - On hand to greet TV Towerman Homer George at the completion of his historic climb was this down-to-earth group: (l to r) WDAY President Earl C. Reineke, Mrs. George and WDAY General Manager Tom Barnes." - caption with photograph published in Mike Notes, March 1959, p. 1.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryTaken during event "Climb the Tower Contest", in which Homer George climbed the new 1, 206 foot, WDAY transmission tower, near Amenia, N.D in 1 hour, 5 minutes and 9 seconds. The event took place on March 1, 1951, and was a celebration of the new towers completion.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionEarl and Marie Reineke Photograph Collection 2077
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/1141
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2077.6.4)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs010801
Original Sourcephotographic print
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