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Four car accident near Amenia, N.D.
Four car accident near Amenia, N.D.
TitleFour car accident near Amenia, N.D.
Date of Original1956-12-29
CreatorOlson, Cal, 1924-2009
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionImage taken at night showing three of four automobiles involved in an automobile accident. The covered body of a victom is visible under the automobile in the distance.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectTransportation
Subject (LCTGM)Automobiles
Dead persons
Night photographs
Personal NameOlson, Donald L., 1937-1956
LocationAmenia (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2098.107
Negative Number2098.107
Format of OriginalAcetate negatives
Safety film negatives
Dimensions of Original6 x 6 cm.
Publisher of OriginalForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"Highway death scene - Shown here are three of four cars involved in a series of accidents which brought death to a 19-year-old Casselton soldier. The blanket-wrapped body of Donald L. Olson lies at the right of the center car. The front bumper of the car was raised with a jack so the body could be extricated from under the vehicle." - caption with photograph published in the Fargo Forum & Daily Republican, December 29, 1956, p. 1.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe accident occurred on State Highway 18, three miles north of Amenia, N.D. on December 29, 1956 at 2:45 a.m. Involved in the accident were Donald L. Olson, Dennis Quittschreiber, William J. Parkhouse, and Bonnie Scherweit, and Ralph Parkhouse.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionCal Olson Photograph Collection 2098
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2098.107)
Rights ManagementCopyright held by Institute for Regional Studies.
Digital IDco000007
Original SourceNegative
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