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Middle entrance, Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park, North Dakota Badlands, Medora, N.D.
Middle entrance, Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park, North Dakota Badlands, Medora, N.D.
TitleMiddle entrance, Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park, North Dakota Badlands, Medora, N.D.
Date of Original1950-04-25
DescriptionA view of the wrought iron and stone gate at the entrance to Theodore Roosevelt National Park in Medora. Buttes and a stone cabin are also visible.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectParks and forests
Subject (LCTGM)Gates
Ironwork
Parks
LocationTheodore Roosevelt National Park (N.D.)
Medora (N.D.)
Decade1950-1959
Item Number2011-P-044-0005
Format of OriginalPostcards
Publisher of OriginalHafstrom Company
Place of PublicationBelfield (N.D.)
Transcription"Middle entrance Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park North Dakota Badlands"--Printed on front of postcard.
"Minot N. Dak. April 25 Hi there Paul I wish I would of stay'd with for a few days there was two feet of snow here the road's all block'd. I think I'll have to Minot today. I got hungry last nite and I thinking of that elk steak. They had 3 feet of snow at Essex all kinds of cars stuck in the road. I had a nice trip will write again when I get home. I sure wish I would of stay'd a few more days with you. Lebe Wohl Philip. Mr. Paul Dobrinski Creston Mont."--Handwritten on back of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryEinar Olstad fabricated the wrought iron silhouette for the entrance piers of the south unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park in 1937. Similar silhouettes were manufactured for the entrance at the north unit later.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionCheryl Stein Photograph Collection 2011-P-044
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (2011-P-044-0005)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh201P0440005
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