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Main Street in winter, Oriska, N.D.
Main Street in winter, Oriska, N.D.
TitleMain Street in winter, Oriska, N.D.
Date of Original1904-04-09
DescriptionLooking down main street with large amount of snow covering the ground. Horse-drawn wagon in front of business. Elevator visible in distance.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Winter
Commercial streets
Business districts
LocationOriska (N.D.)
Barnes County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2050.17.23
Negative Number2050.4x5-5 (copy neg.)
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Copy photographic prints
Film negatives
Dimensions of Original10 x 13 cm.
Transcription"The oldest known photograph of the Main Street of Oriska is this one taken on April 9, 1904. A few days later the Valley City Times-Record carried this: 'Oriska surely has its share of mud at the present time. The street are almost impassable.' (4/14/04) L. to R: Ottinger store, Jordan house, NP depot, Wagner store, Dean Smith's building, Gauche store, Gamble's blacksmith shop, and the Consolidated elevator in the background." - caption with photograph published in Oriska , North Dakota Centennial, 1881-1981, p. 37.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionOriska, N.D. Photograph Collection 2050
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2050.17.23)
Digital IDrs005590
Original SourceNegative
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