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Picnic and baseball game, Wahpeton, N.D.
Picnic and baseball game, Wahpeton, N.D.
TitlePicnic and baseball game, Wahpeton, N.D.
Date of Original1889-01-01
CreatorHoit, W. C.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionThis photograph features a baseball game in Island Park in Wahpeton. There is hardly any snow on the ground as the weather was unusually warm that day. In the background a crowd watches the game. Notice the absence of coats on the baseball players.
General SubjectSports & Recreation
City & Town Life
Weather
People
Subject (LCTGM)Baseball
Baseball players
Snow
Parks
Organization NameIsland Park (Wahpeton, N.D.)
LocationRichland County (N.D.)
Wahpeton (N.D.)
Decade1880-1889
Item NumberRC-47
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original14.5 x 24.5 cm
Transcription"PICNIC and BASEBALL GAME, ISLAND PARK, WAHPETON, DAKOTA, JANUARY 1, 1889. In keeping with the past superb autumn season and present mild and fascinating winter weather, New Year's day was ushered in under the most happy auspices possible. A clear blue sky, sun warm and genial and no snow, the populace made merry by indulging in a picnic and base ball game. Blockades and tobogganing at a discount in Dakota. Temperature, 55 degrees. W. C. HOIT, Photographer, Wahpeton, Dakota." Typed on label under photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryIt was 55 Degrees in Wahpeton on January 1, 1889.
Repository InstitutionRichland County Historical Society
Repository CollectionRichland County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LineRichland County Historical Society (RC-47)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to Richland County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationRichland County Historical Society
Attn: Lois Berndt
P.O. Box 1292
Wahpeton, ND 58074
(701) 642-3075
lmbrnt@702com.net
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmRC47
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