Bicentennial Story #147-Thompson Hardware of Belfield

Title

Bicentennial Story #147-Thompson Hardware of Belfield

Description

History of Thompson Hardward store in Belfield, ND.

Date

11/21/1975

Contributor

Muriel Hurt

Rights

This recording cannot be copied or reproduced without the written permission of the Dickinson Museum Center. This recording may be freely used for education uses, so long as it is not altered in any way. No commercial reproduction or distribution of this recording file is permitted without written permission of the Dickinson Museum Center.

Format

mp3

Medium

audio reel, analog, 1/4 inch polyester tape

Language

English

Identifier

BS-147

Spatial Coverage

Belfield, ND

Rights Holder

Copyright Stark County Historical Society and Dickinson Museum Center

Transcription

At Belfield in the early 1900's, John and Henry Sorenson operated a successful hardware business. Later when John passed away, Henry sold out and started Sorenson Implement. Frank Clark then operated a hardware store at this location until he moved to another location. In August of 1935, Skip Thompson and brother, Milton, opened the store as Thompson Hardware. Milton left in the early 1940's and after Skip died in 1953 his widow Minn Thompson continued in the store. Minn sold the store to her son Clarence Thompson in 1958. Sonny still operates the store as Thompson Hardware.

This is Bicentennial Story No. 147, prepared by Muriel Hurt for the Stark County Historical Society.

Original Format

Sound recordings

Duration

1:13

Bit Rate/Frequency

128kbps

Decade

1970 1979

Physical Location

Bicentennial tape #8, Bicentennial stories 130-151

Geolocation

Comments

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Citation

“Bicentennial Story #147-Thompson Hardware of Belfield,” Southwestern North Dakota Digital Archive At the Dickinson Museum Center, accessed August 15, 2020, https://dmc.omeka.net/items/show/552.