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Investigation of bank robber’s getaway car, Forman, N.D.
Investigation of bank robber’s getaway car, Forman, N.D.
TitleInvestigation of bank robber's getaway car, Forman, N.D.
Date of Original1958-02-18
CreatorOlson, Cal, 1924-2009
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionElevated view looking down upon an automobile. The doors are open with investigatiors inspecting the contents. Automobile appears to be parked in a garage.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectTransportation
Subject (LCTGM)Automobiles
Forensic photographs
Law enforcement officers
Evidence (Law)
Organization NameKent State Bank (Kent, Minn.)
LocationForman (N.D.)
Sargent County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2098.s592
Negative Number2098.s592
Format of OriginalAcetate negatives
Safety film negatives
Dimensions of Original6 x 6 cm.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Kent State Bank in Kent, Minnesota was held up on the afternoon of February 18, 1958. Two masked men, both with pistols, entered the bank and tied up three bank employees and two customers. They made off with nearly $3, 000 in cash and silver from the bank drawers as well as from three of the victims. The three employees involved were Alice Ficenec, John Wicklein, and Oscar Olson; the two customers were, Percy Strand and Ira Bellmore. The two robbers fled in an automobile and were picked up for speeding near Cayuga, N.D. They were arrested and brought to the jail in Forman, N.D. The robbers were identified as Ronald Olson, 23, of Wahpeton, N.D. and Rudolph Ehrens, 24, of Dwight, N.D.
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.s592)
Rights ManagementCopyright held by Institute for Regional Studies.
Digital IDco000183
Original SourceNegative
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