American Legion


American Legion



Coffin being unloaded from a Burlington Northern railroad car. Standing in the open door of the Burlington railcar is man in military uniform. Besides him are suit cases, and a 5 gallon milk/cream can. In front of the Burlington railcar, is a Northern Pacific, Railway Express Agent, railcar. Behind the hearse is the cart that carried the coffin. Next to the cart are 4 men in formal military uniforms. In front of the hearse are 4 military men, with 2 military police on the outside and 2 on the inside, carrying flags. Civilians are watching the moving of the coffin. Most men are dressed in shirts, ties, suits, and hats. Women are wearing dresses and coats. Cars are parked on both sides of the parking lot. An Express truck, with the number 513 on it, is parked in the parking lot and has a sign that reads Go Steady with Camels. Signs read Private No Parking, Parking for ... Business Only, Private No Parking, and No Parking Police Order. Exact date and location known. Unidentified.

Date Created



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black and white Ansco Safety Film





Spatial Coverage

Dickinson, N.D.

Original Format

Safety Film Negative

Physical Dimensions

4 x 5


Cataloguer's Notes

No receipt. 1 Osborn Ansco order envelope.

Physical Location

Box 88-3

Ordering Info


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“American Legion,” Southwestern North Dakota Digital Archive At the Dickinson Museum Center, accessed June 16, 2024,