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Munson family funeral scene, Trinity Lutheran Church, Moorhead, Minn.
Munson family funeral scene, Trinity Lutheran Church, Moorhead, Minn.
TitleMunson family funeral scene, Trinity Lutheran Church, Moorhead, Minn.
Date of Original1957-06-24
CreatorOlson, Cal, 1924-2009
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionElevated view looking down at Rev. Oscar Anderson standing in front of altar inside Trinity Lutheran Church, Moorhead, Minn. during funeral for the Gerald Munson children killed in the 1957 Fargo tornado. Six small caskets are lined up in the front of the church. Also visible are a large number of floral arrangements. People are visible seated in the pews.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectReligion
Social Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Funeral rites & ceremonies
Flower arrangements
Preachers
Lutheran churches
Coffins
Pews
Interiors
Personal NameAnderson, Oscar A., 1916-2005
Munson family
Organization NameTrinity Lutheran Church (Moorhead, Minn.)
LocationMoorhead (Minn.)
Clay County (Minn.)
Minnesota
United States
Fargo (N.D.) - Tornado, 1957
AddressMoorhead (Minn.) - 7th Street S.
Moorhead (Minn.) - 7th Street S. - 200 block
Decade1950-1959
Item Number2098.a9
Negative Number2098.a9
Format of OriginalAcetate negatives
Safety film negatives
Dimensions of Original35mm
Transcription"The funeral for the Munson children at Trinity Lutheran Church, Moorhead, June 24, 1957." - caption with image published in Fargo : 1957, An Elegy" by Jamie Parsley, p. 39.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/HistorySix members of the Gerald Munson family were killed in the June 20, 1957 tornado that struck north Fargo, N.D.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionCal Olson Photograph Collection 2098
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/12634
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2098.a9)
Rights ManagementCopyright held by Institute for Regional Studies.
Languageeng;
Digital IDco000413
Original SourceNegative
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