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Fargo policemen by their motorcycles in front of Fargo Cycle Service Co.
Fargo policemen by their motorcycles in front of Fargo Cycle Service Co.
TitleFargo policemen by their motorcycles in front of Fargo Cycle Service Co.
Date of Original1930-1934
DescriptionThree policemen in uniform stand behind their Harley Davidson motorcycles in front of the Fargo Cycle Service Co. Various signs over large front doors and other Harley-Davidson signs and notices are visible. One sign is for Doc's Parcel Delivery. Business owned by Foster J. "Doc" Gardner.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectTransportation
Law
Business & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Motorcycles
Maintenance & repair
Police
Advertisements
Signs (Notices)
Subject (LCSH)Harley-Davidson motorcycle
Personal NameGardner, Foster J.
Lohn, Lars
Helmerson, Mons B.
Hansen, Leland C.
Organization NameDoc's Parcel Delivery & Baggage Transfer (Fargo, N.D.)
Fargo Cycle Service Co.
Fargo (N.D.). Police Dept.
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - Main Avenue
Fargo (N.D.) - Main Avenue - 1200 block
Decade1930-1939
Item Number51.42.2
Negative Number120mm-0026.1b copy neg.; PN-100
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original12 x 16 cm.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Foster J. Gardner on extreme right and Lars Lohn possibly on extreme left--Information provided by Milford H. Milligan, 1995.
Similar to 51.42.1 which identifies L to R: Lars Lohn, Mons Helmerson, Henry Hagen (?), Lee Hanson [Leland Hansen], and Foster Gardner.
Biography/HistoryThe Fargo Cycle Service Co. appears in the 1930 to 1934 city directories at the Front St. (now Main Avenue) address. Foster J. (Doc) Gardner was the initial owner with Lars Lohn listed as taking over in the 1936 directory. In the 1927 directory, this address was listed as Doc's Parcel Delivery & Baggage Transfer. By 1940 another firm was located at this address.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFargo, N.D. Photograph Collection 51
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/archives/collections-institute/photography/holdings/fargo-photograph-holdings
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU (51.42.2)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs000668
Original SourcePhotographic print
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