Sawyer

Dublin Core

Title

Sawyer

Description

A compilation of photos portraying the history of Sawyer, North Dakota.

Contributor

Kala Yarbrough, student
Amy Lisner, project coordinator

Items in the Sawyer Collection

St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Company
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."

Do You Need Money?
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.

First State Bank Sign
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.

First State Bank Advertisement
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.

First State Bank Opening Announcement
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.

The Sawyer State Bank Solicits Your Business
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.

Sawyer State Bank Robbed of $4500.00
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.

Sawyer Bandits Are Run Down
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.

Safe Blowers Visit Sawyer
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.

Universal Ford
Another photo of Universal Ford. The date is unknown.

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