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Fairgrounds, Wimbledon, N.D.
Fairgrounds, Wimbledon, N.D.
TitleFairgrounds, Wimbledon, N.D.
Date of Original1907-07-04
DescriptionA large crowd of people around a race track watching a horse race. The grandstand is visible on the left.
Ordering Information
General SubjectEntertainment
Social Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Horses
Racetracks (Horse racing)
Horse racing
LocationWimbledon (N.D.)
Item Number0032-BA-15-01
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Wimbledon, July 4, 1907"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
"Wimbledon Barnes County North Dakota possesses a outstanding Fair Grounds, Baseball Park, and Race Track. Wimbledon spares no effort to maintain their reputation as one of the best Parks, and Race Tracks in the territory. History has proved that each year more people look to 4th of July celebrations in Wimbledon. More improvements, and bleachers have been added to serve the Record Crowd of 1947. Congratulations! Compliments of: Schmidt Bros.'s Wimbledon"--Printed on back of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe fairgrounds were constructed about the turn of the century.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionOral History Project Photograph Collection 00032
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (0032-BA-15-01)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh0032BA1501
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