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Tornado damage in Golden Ridge, Fargo, N.D.
Tornado damage in Golden Ridge, Fargo, N.D.
TitleTornado damage in Golden Ridge, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1957-06-21
CreatorChapman, Samuel G.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionView looking north from the 2700 block, 8th Avenue N., Fargo, N.D. taken after the 1957 tornado. Photographer likely standing on the ruins of the Golden Ridge Lutheran Church. A flatbed truck is parked on the street. Ruins of the home of the Udahl family at 802 27th Street N. is visible on the other side of the street. Debris strewn around the ground.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectWeather
Subject (LCTGM)Debris
Residential streets
Personal NameUdahl, Theodore, 1906-1957
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Golden Ridge (Fargo, N.D.)
AddressFargo (N.D.) - 27th Street N.
Fargo (N.D.) - 27th Street N. - 800 block
Fargo (N.D.) - 8th Avenue N.
Fargo (N.D.) - 8th Avenue N. - 2700 block
Item Number2065.37.2
Format of OriginalColor images
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Where the six Munson children died, Golden Ridge, Fargo, N.D. tornado" - handwritten on front of slide. Based upon aerial photographs, the view is misidentified and is the home where the Theodore Udahl family died at 802 27th Street N., Fargo, N.D.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryTheodore Udahl, age 50, his wife Theresa, age 40 and daughter, Mary Jean, age 8, died in their home at 802 27th Street N. when it was struck by the tornado that struck their neighborhood on June 20, 1957.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionSamuel G. Chapman Collection 2065
Fargo Public Library Photograph Collection 2065
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineFargo Public Library Photograph Collection, NDIRS-NDSU (2065.37.2)
Rights ManagementPermission to reproduce this image given by creator, Samuel Chapman; request through NDSU Institute for Regional Studies.
Digital IDfpl00094
Original SourceSlide
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