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Wilton, N.D. and vicinity video
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TitleWilton, N.D. and vicinity video
Date of Original1916-08-28
CreatorHolmboe, Frithjof
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionIncludes town and rural views of Wilton, N.D. Agricultural scenes such as cattle grazing, views of downtown Wilton with many pedestrians and cars, and views of the underground lignite mine in nearby Washington are all visible.
Ordering Informationhttp://www.history.nd.gov/archives/rscopypermission.html
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Agriculture
Business & Industry
Mining
Subject (LCTGM)Cattle
Coal mining
Automobiles
Carts & wagons
Stores & shops
Storefronts
Children
Subject (LCSH)Dairy cattle
Lignite
LocationWilton (N.D.)
Washburn (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item Number10269-4-3000
Format of Original16 mm film prints
Relation[Is Part Of] Frithjof Holmboe Papers, State Historical Society of North Dakota, MSS 10269
Biography/HistoryFrithjof Holmboe was born in Oslo, Norway in 1879, and immigrated to the United States with his family in 1882, settling in Minneapolis. He was a photographer for Northern Pacific before opening his first photographic studio in New Salem, N.D. in 1907. In 1909, he moved to Bismarck, setting up a studio across from the McKenzie (now Patterson) Hotel. He became interested in motion pictures in 1913, and formed the Publicity Film Company soon after. He contracted with the North Dakota Dept. of Immigration and various counties to produce promotional films to encourage relocation to North Dakota. He also contracted with businesses and produced commercial films about products agricultural and artistic. He left North Dakota in 1921 and died in California in 1967.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionFrithjof Holmboe Motion Picture Film Collection 10269
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (10269-4-3000)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh1026943000
Media StandardWindows Media
Duration00:02:54
Frame Size352x240 (MPEG-1 NTSC)
Aspect Ratio4:3
Frame Rate30 fps (60 fields/sec)
Audio Trackssilent
Data Rate368 kilobits/sec
OCLC number17799116
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