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Police officers standing at the scene of automobile accident, Fargo, N.D.
Police officers standing at the scene of automobile accident, Fargo, N.D.
TitlePolice officers standing at the scene of automobile accident, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1955-04-23
CreatorOlson, Cal, 1924-2009
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionTwo Fargo police officers standing beside an overturned automobile. The automobile is badley damaged. The police officer in the foreground is holding a flashlight. Three other spectators and a police car are visible in the background. Image taken at night.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectLaw
Subject (LCTGM)Automobiles
Accidents
Police
Flashlights
Organization NameFargo (N.D.). Police Dept.
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
United States Highway 81
Decade1950-1959
Item Number2098.s83
Negative Number2098.s83
Format of OriginalAcetate negatives
Safety film negatives
Dimensions of Original6 x 6 cm.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryDrunk driving and recklessness resulted in a fatal accident at a curve on U.S. Highway 81 west of Hector Airport early in the morning of April 23, 1955. Killed in the accident were Judy Cleveland, 16, of Fargo, N.D.; and Donald E. Bolstad, 22, of Moorhead, Minn. Driving the automobile was DuWayne Fuder, 20, who was injured. There were two other passengers Lois Bennett, 15, and Norine Bredeson, 16. According to the coroner's inquest, the group was traveling home from a barn dance in Arthur, N.D. They were racing a second car driven by Kenneth A. Larson and Arvilla Palen. Upon passing the Larson vehicle, the Fuder car hit the curve and left the road. All five passengers were thrown from the car as it skidded and bounce 470 feet from the roadway.
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.s83)
Rights ManagementCopyright held by Institute for Regional Studies.
Languageeng;
Digital IDco000084
Original SourceNegative
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