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Hanging of Albert Bomberger for Kreider family murder, Cando, N.D.
Hanging of Albert Bomberger for Kreider family murder, Cando, N.D.
TitleHanging of Albert Bomberger for Kreider family murder, Cando, N.D.
Date of Original1894-01-19
DescriptionImage showing Albert Bomburger up on the scaffold platform for his hanging for the murder of the Kreider family. His hands are being tied behind his back by a man dressed in a fur coat. Four other men are standing on the scaffold. A large crowd of spectators are standing in front of the scaffold, many are dressed in fur coats. Also visible are several horse-drawn sleighs. The scene is in winter with snow on the ground.
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General SubjectLaw
Social Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Hangings
Punishment devices
Homicides
Spectators
Horse teams
Horses
Fur coats
Sleds & sleighs
Winter
Snow
Personal NameBomberger, Albert
Crider family
LocationCando (N.D.)
Towner County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1890-1899
Item Numberrs006932
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original21 x 26 cm.
Transcription"Hanging of Bomberger at Cando, N.D. on Jan. 19 - 1894." - handwritten on front of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Original photograph held in private hands.
Copy of original photograph likely made by Jorgen Jorgenson.
ContributorJorgenson, Jorgen J., 1883-1967
Contributor RoleCopy photographer;
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionInstitute for Regional Studies Digital Photograph Collection
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (rs006932)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs006932
Original SourcePhotograph
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