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Unvailing soldiers monument, Grafton, N.Dak.
Unvailing soldiers monument, Grafton, N.Dak.
TitleUnvailing soldiers monument, Grafton, N.Dak.
Date of Original190-
DescriptionLarge crowd of men with band members in foreground in front of monument with statue of soldier on top.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectMilitary
Social Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Sculpture
Subject (LCSH)Spanish American War, 1898
Spanish American War, 1898 - Monuments
LocationGrafton (N.D.)
Walsh County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2000.211.42
Format of OriginalPostcards
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
TranscriptionPostmarked at Grafton, addressed to Hilma Evjen, Minneapolis, Minn. Text reads: "Dear Hilma, I was quite surprised to hear you were in the cities. I have been wondering why you did not write. I am sure you are enjoying yourself. Write me a letter and tell me everything. Have you a position down there? I am well and happy. Lovingly Louise Hanes."
NotesTitle printed on front of postcard.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/History"Pictured is the Spanish-American War Memorial on the Walsh county Courthouse grounds. Erected in 1900, the limestone pillar with the soldier standing at ease on top caried the names of those who lost their lives in the Philippines, a brief history of the campaign, the inscription 'You can't stampede the 1st North Dakota' and the inscription 'Erected by Walsh County and its citizens, A.D. 1900, in honor of their heroic dead.'"
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionRonald Olin North Dakota Postcard Collection 2000
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2000.211.42)
Digital IDrs003523
Original SourcePostcard
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