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John Vachon Photographic Collection, January 1948

Collection Overview

Title: John Vachon Photographic Collection, January 1948

ID: OGLMC/901

Creator: Vachon, John

Extent: 58.0 Photographs

Date Acquired: 09/00/1983

Languages: English [eng]

Abstract

January 1948; consists of fifty-eight North Dakota photographs taken as part of a project of the Standard Oil Company

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The John Vachon Photographic Collection consists of 58 photographs taken by Vachon of scenes in eastern North Dakota. The photographs were taken in January 1948, as part of a project undertaken by the Standard Oil Company to document the benefits of oil on everyday life in the United States. The original photographs and negatives are housed in the Standard Oil Collection, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Louisville, Kentucky.

For further details: http://digital.library.louisville.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/sonj

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Method: The photographs were re-printed from the Standard Oil Collection, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Louisville, Kentucky; Acc.#83-1202

Original/Copies Note: The original photographs and negatives are housed in the Standard Oil Collection, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Louisville, Kentucky. For more information please see http://special.library.louisville.edu/display-collection.asp?ID=223.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid migrated to Archon in February 2013.

Other URL: http://library.und.edu/holdings.php?id=ODIN_ALEPH008169442


Box and Folder Listing

Photograph 1: Main street of Arvilla, North Dakota, in the Red River Valley, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54815)Add to your cart.
Photograph 2: Railroad station at Arvilla, North Dakota, in the Red River Valley, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54821)Add to your cart.
Photograph 3: Wheat Farm, Bismarck, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54585)Add to your cart.
Photograph 4: State Capitol, Bismarck, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54586)Add to your cart.
Photograph 5: Equipment on farm, Bismarck, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54587)Add to your cart.
Photograph 6: Consolidated school, Brocket, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54835)Add to your cart.
Photograph 7: Farm truck on county road near Carrington, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54787)Add to your cart.
Photograph 8: Barn on wheat farm, Carrington, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54788)Add to your cart.
Photograph 9: Rural school, Carrington, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54848)Add to your cart.
Photograph 10: Farm truck on county road, Carrington, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54850)Add to your cart.
Photograph 11: Snow blowing on U.S. 281, south of Devils Lake, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54767)Add to your cart.
Photograph 12: Snow blowing on U.S. 281, south of Devils Lake, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54791)Add to your cart.
Photograph 13: Farm and power line near Devils Lake, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54797)Add to your cart.
Photograph 14: Railroad station, Devils Lake, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54800)Add to your cart.
Photograph 15: Mail boxes in oil drum on farm near Devils Lake, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54801)Add to your cart.
Photograph 16: Roadside billboards on state route 20 near Devils Lake, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54802)Add to your cart.
Photograph 17: Quonset hut frames in storage at Driscoll, North Dakota, Quonset huts are used for barns in this section, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54597)Add to your cart.
Photograph 18: Horses feeding near Edmore, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54771)Add to your cart.
Photograph 19: Gravediggers, Edmore, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54785)Add to your cart.
Photograph 20: Main Street of Edmore, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54836)Add to your cart.
Photograph 21: Lineman repairing telephone lines near Fargo, North Dakota, the temperature was 18 degrees below zero, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54820)Add to your cart.
Photograph 22: Snow blowing on U.S. 2 near Grand Forks, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54810Add to your cart.
Photograph 23: Wheat farm with shelter belt, Foster County, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54792)Add to your cart.
Photograph 24: Houses in residential section of Grand Forks, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54779)Add to your cart.
Photograph 25: Snow blowing on U.S. 2 near Grand Forks, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54810)Add to your cart.
Photograph 26: Oil tank farm near Grand Forks, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54811)Add to your cart.
Photograph 27: Roadside billboard near Grand Forks, center of Red River Valley Wheat country, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54812)Add to your cart.
Photograph 28: Burma shave sign on U.S. 2 near Grand Forks, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54816)Add to your cart.
Photograph 29: Grain elevators at Hatton, North Dakota, in the Red River Valley, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54814)Add to your cart.
Photograph 30: Trees providing shelter belt on wheat farm in the Red River Valley, near Hatton, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number:54823)Add to your cart.
Photograph 31: Grain elevators at Hatton, North Dakota in the Red River Valley, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54828)Add to your cart.
Photograph 32: False front movie theatre in Hatton, North Dakota, in the Red River Valley, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54601)Add to your cart.
Photograph 33: Service station at night, Jamestown, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54849)Add to your cart.
Photograph 34: Farm near Lakota, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54780)Add to your cart.
Photograph 35: Pole for power lines near Lakota, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54781)Add to your cart.
Photograph 36: Drifts and snow fence near Larimore, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54822)Add to your cart.
Photograph 37: Boys with sleds along U.S. 10 at McKenzie, North Dakota, near Bismarck, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54601)Add to your cart.
Photograph 38: Horses running on wheat farm near New Rockford, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54790)Add to your cart.
Photograph 39: Road sign on U.S. 281 near Pingree, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54796)Add to your cart.
Photograph 40: Delivering mail on state route #1, Ransom County, southeastern North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54605)Add to your cart.
Photograph 41: Farmstead of wheat farmer in Ransom County, southeastern North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54606)Add to your cart.
Photograph 42: Church and house in Selfridge, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54588Add to your cart.
Photograph 43: Main street of Selfridge, North Dakota. Selfridge is a shopping center for wheat farmers of the surrounding area, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54589)Add to your cart.
Photograph 44: Gasoline pump at airfield, Selfridge, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 45594)Add to your cart.
Photograph 45: Railroad station in Starkweather, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54774)Add to your cart.
Photograph 46: Town of Starkweather, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54804)Add to your cart.
Photograph 47: Main street of Starkweather, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54839)Add to your cart.
Photograph 48: Sledge of main street of Starkweather, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54841)Add to your cart.
Photograph 49: Farmer stopping for the mail while bringing load of feed back to the barn, near Starkweather, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54842Add to your cart.
Photograph 50: City Hall, Starkweather, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54843Add to your cart.
Photograph 51: Lunch hour at a consolidated school, Sterling, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54603)Add to your cart.
Photograph 52: Sterling, North Dakota, a wheat growers center on U.S. 10, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54604)Add to your cart.
Photograph 53: State route 18, Traill County, in east-central North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54824)Add to your cart.
Photograph 54: Night view of home in Valley City, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54595)Add to your cart.
Photograph 55: Night view of Salvation Army Building, Valley City (?), North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54596)Add to your cart.
Photograph 56: County Church near Valley City, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54607)Add to your cart.
Photograph 57: Lutheran Church in Verona, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54614)Add to your cart.
Photograph 58: Consolidated school in Webster, North Dakota, January 1948. (Louisville Photograph Number: 54799)Add to your cart.