Osborn & Mural



Osborn & Mural


Photo of Lawton E. Osborn photographer standing in front of a photo mural of N. D. historic scenes which he completed. Show are 31 scenes from N. D. historical past. He is wearing a suit and glasses. Identified.


Fargo Forum

Date Created

April, 1965.


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jpg, tiff


black and white Kodak film





Spatial Coverage

Fargo, N. D.

Original Format

Safety Film Negative

Physical Dimensions

1 x 1.5


Pioneering. Historical Photo Mural Decorates H. O. Lawton E. Osborn, Dickinson, N. D. photographer, is shown above standing in front of a photo mural of North Dakota historic scenes which he completed and which has been installed in the Pioneer Mutual cafeteria. Composed of 31 significan scenes from N. D. historical past, the mural is the produce of a 5 year state wide search for suitable old time photographs. The photos cover a wide range of N. D. history including Indian life, early farm and home scenes, cattle roundups, steaboating on the Red and Missouri Rivers, and pictures of Bonanza farms.

Cataloguer's Notes

No receipt. 1 glassine env with the words Osborn & Mural, and the number 278. 1 CA neg env with the words Osborn 7 Mural, Pioneer Mutual, Fargo, and the number 278. Neg #16.

Physical Location

Osborn Copy Negatives Box. Photo Storage.

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Fargo Forum , “Osborn & Mural,” Southwestern North Dakota Digital Archive At the Dickinson Museum Center, accessed July 7, 2022, https://dmc.omeka.net/items/show/1108227.