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Magical Minot: 1941

Magical Minot: 1941

August 1941. "Rail yard and grain elevators. Minot, North Dakota," a.k.a. "The Magic City." Acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

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