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Workmen with picks, axes and spades by bank of river
Workmen with picks, axes and spades by bank of river
TitleWorkmen with picks, axes and spades by bank of river
Date of Original1937
CreatorScherling, A. R. (Arvid R.), 1898-1972
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionLarge group of men wearing winter coats standing in snow by bank of river. Most men holding or leaning on spade, ax, or pick and one with a saw visible. In background is river bed with small flow of water. Across river are several buildings, and in far distance are people walking along the bank. Likely a WPA work crew clearing the river banks of trees. Location likely in Fargo on the Red River.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectWork life
People
Subject (LCTGM)Laborers
Winter
Snow
Rivers
Woodcutting
Woodcutters
Axes
Shovels
Saws
Men
Organization NameUnited States. Work Projects Administration (N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Red River of the North
Moorhead (Minn.)
Clay County (Minn.)
Minnesota
Decade1930-1939
Item Number2065.35.1
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original29 x 31 cm.
Publisher of OriginalA. R. Scherling (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"Red River Fargo, 2 [illedgible] PM 1937, WPA or CWA" - Handwritten in pen and covered with clear tape on Cardboard mount.
"William J. Clemmer, 216 1/2 Broadway, Room 21, Fargo, ND 51802" - On label affixed to cardboard mount.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographic print in folding cardboard mount.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFargo Public Library Photograph Collection 2065
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/979
Credit LineFargo Public Library Photograph Collection, NDIRS-NDSU (2065.35.1)
Languageeng;
Digital IDrs000697.jpg
Original SourcePhotograph
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