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World War I homecoming, Sims, N.D.
World War I homecoming, Sims, N.D.
TitleWorld War I homecoming, Sims, N.D.
Date of Original1919
DescriptionA contingent of soldiers, some sitting but most standing, surrounded by a crowd of townspeople. A home and shed is in the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectMilitary
People
Social Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Soldiers
Crowds
Houses
Sheds
Wooden buildings
Organization NameUnited States. Army
LocationSims (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item Number0032-MO-20-01
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Art Olin, 4th from left, First row, New Salem"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistorySims, founded in 1883, was virtually abandoned in 1947-1948 when the Northern Pacific Railroad rerouted out of the town. Today it is a ghost town.
Bibliographic ReferenceWick, Douglas A. North Dakota Place Names. Sweetgrass Communications, Bismarck, ND: 1989. 179.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionOral History Project Photograph Collection 00032
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (0032-MO-20-01)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh0032MO2001
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