A compilation of photos portraying the history of Sawyer, North Dakota.
Kala Yarbrough, student
Amy Lisner, project coordinator
This advertisement for Sawyer State Bank was printed in the Sawyer Clipper. It references insurance for fire, hail, and "cyclone" damage. It also refers to Minnesota and North Dakota as the "Northwest."
This advertisement was posted by William Hodges, property owner of the Sawyer State Bank at the time, and was printed in the February 23, 1904 edition of the Sawyer Clipper. It references a money lending agreement on behalf of Mr. Hodges.
Although not a direct advertisement, this tidbit of journalism was also printed the same day as the announcement for the opening of the First State Bank of Sawyer, November 1, 1906. It says how the bank received a dandy gold lettered sign.
This advertisement was posted in the Sawyer Clipper the same day as the announcement for the opening of the First State Bank of Sawyer, Novemeber 1, 1906. It is interesting to note the names at the top of the ad: Tofflemire.
On Novemeber 1, 1906, the Clipper announced the opening of the First State Bank of Sawyer. This was only one week after it was announced in the same newspaper that the Sawyer Bandits had been captured.
An advertisement for the Sawyer State Bank located in Sawyer, ND. It appeared on the front page of the August 30, 1906 edition of the Sawyer Clipper.
This full page headline appeared in the October 25, 1906 edition of the Sawyer Clipper. Although it was the second attempt at robbing the Sawyer State Bank, it was the first time it was successful.
One of the articles that described the gun fight and ultimate takedown of the men who robbed the Sawyer State Bank and various other businesses in downtown Sawyer, ND.
This headline appeared on page 5 of the August 30, 1906 edition of the Sawyer Clipper. This was the first attempt at robbing the Sawyer State Bank, which proved unsuccessful.
Another photo of Universal Ford. The date is unknown.