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People walking in the rain in downtown Fargo, N.D.
People walking in the rain in downtown Fargo, N.D.
TitlePeople walking in the rain in downtown Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1951-05-31
CreatorOlson, Cal, 1924-2009
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA woman holding a little girls hand as they walk across the intersection of 1st Avenue N. and Broadway in downtown Fargom, N.D In the background is the Donaldson Hotel, Masonic Temple and the Forum Building. It appears to be raining out as the pavement is wet. There is also an automobile passing just behind the woman and child.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectWeather
City & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Rain
Commercial streets
Business districts
Organization NameDonaldson Hotel (Fargo, N.D.)
Masonic Temple (Fargo, N.D.)
Forum Building (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - 1st Avenue N.
Fargo (N.D.) - 1st Avenue N. - 500 block
Item Number2098.s1074
Negative Number2098.s1074
Format of OriginalAcetate negatives
Safety film negatives
Dimensions of Original6 x 6 cm.
Transcription"Beautiful rain - After days and days of sunshine, rain and plenty of it - fell in the Red River Valley Wednesday and Thursday. While Fargo-Moorhead residents bundled up in rainclothes to slog through puddles, Cal Olson, a Fargo Forum cameraman, caught some of the average pedestrians who battled the downpour." - caption with similar image published in The Fargo Forum & Daily Tribune, June 1, 1951, p. 1.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
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.s1074)
Rights ManagementCopyright held by Institute for Regional Studies.
Digital IDco000244
Original SourceNegative
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