Creator

Stuart McDonald

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Publisher

Grand Forks Herald

Creation Date

4-25-1965

Description

Cartoon depicts a teenager, "Those Wonderful Teenagers," wearing a button, "Hero," as he fills sandbags. With flood waters rising, local teenagers step up and help fill sandbags in an effort to protect local homes and businesses. To honor all the teenagers who helped out, both Grand Forks and East Grand Forks sponsored a dance party.

Alternative title: Medal From A Grateful Community

Subject

Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons

Places Depicted

North Dakota; North America--Red River Valley (Minnesota and North Dakota and Manitoba); North Dakota--Grand Forks; United States--Red River of the North

Rights

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota

Keywords

Flood, Red River, Red River Valley, North Dakota, Minnesota, East Grand Forks, Grand Forks, teenagers, sandbagging, Flood control, Teenagers, Emergency management, Flood damage prevention, Medals, Sandbags, Heroes

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