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Solomon S. Schimke and his Tel-A-Larm invention, Bowdon, N.D.
Solomon S. Schimke and his Tel-A-Larm invention, Bowdon, N.D.
TitleSolomon S. Schimke and his Tel-A-Larm invention, Bowdon, N.D.
Date of Original1956-05
CreatorHerron, Gifford, 1912-1969
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionSolomon Schimke standing next to his Tel-A-Larm invention at the Bowdon community fire department.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectPeople
Business & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Men
Fire alarms
Inventions
Fire stations
Interiors
Inventors
Personal NameSchimke, Solomon S., 1907-1962
LocationBowdon (N.D.)
Wells County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1950-1959
Item Number2035.407
Negative Number2035.407
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
Dimensions of Original10 x 13 cm.
Publisher of OriginalForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"Tel-A-Larm: This fire alarm device, built by Solomon S. Schimke of Bowdon from two pinball machines and other odds and ends, does a lot of time-saving things when the telephone operator turns in a report of a fire. It is installed in the firehall at Bowdon, where the volunteer fire department has two trucks." - caption with image published in the Sunday Fargo Forum, May 27, 1956, p. C-1.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFargo Forum Negative Collection 2035
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/971
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2035.407)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs006361
Original SourceFilm negative
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