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Damaged automobile from Pearl Harbor attack on display in Fargo, N.D.
Damaged automobile from Pearl Harbor attack on display in Fargo, N.D.
TitleDamaged automobile from Pearl Harbor attack on display in Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1942-07
DescriptionAutomobile with hood up along curb on Broadway near war bond booth, in front of Bison Tavern. Serviceman, other people, and young boy are standing near automobile. A woman is standing in a war bond booth with several U.S. flags on booth.
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Military
Subject (LCTGM)Exhibitions
Automobiles
War bonds & funds
Economic aspects of war
Subject (LCSH)World War, 1939-1945
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
Organization NameBison Tavern (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
AddressFargo (N.D.) - Broadway
Decade1940-1949
Item Number2070.261.1
Negative NumberFH0563-2
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original9 x 15 cm.
Transcription"Pearl Harbor car, July 4-19 1942"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryVisitors to downtown Fargo today, have opportunity to get a close up view of some of the damage done at Pearl Harbor in the attack by the Japanese on Dec. 7. This car, which is on display in front of the various bond sales booths, was the property of Miss Selma Thompson of Des Moines, Iowa. Jap planes, flying low, sent many machinegun bullets into the car. The Retail Section of the Fargo Chamber of Commerce is in charge of the display here, a feature of the Retailers for Victory war bond sale--Text with similar image in Fargo Forum, July 21, 1942, page 10.
Repository InstitutionCass County Historical Society
Repository CollectionCass County Historical Society Photography Collection 2070 (Institute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo)
Credit LineCass County Historical Society, Bonanzaville, West Fargo (2070.261.1)
Ordering Informationhttp://www.bonanzaville.org/main.php (701) 282-2822 Cass County Historical Society 1351 West Main Ave. West Fargo, ND 58078
Languageeng;
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdm20702611
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