Skip to content home : browse : advanced search : preferences : my favorites : about : help  login  
add to favorites : reference url back to results : previous : next
 
Zoom in Zoom out Pan left Pan right Pan up Pan down Maximum resolution Fit in window Fit to width Rotate left Rotate right Hide/show thumbnail
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 Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectEntertainment
Social Life & Customs
People
Subject (LCTGM)Horses
Racetracks (Horse racing)
Horse racing
Grandstands
LocationWimbledon (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
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
add to favorites : reference url back to results : previous : next
powered by CONTENTdm ® | contact us  ^ to top ^