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Title Dewey Berquist Collection
Call Number MSS 295
Extent 1 folder
(27 folders; 2 linear feet; 2 boxes)
Dates of Creation 1910-1972
Creator Dewey Berquist
Scope & Content The collection consists of photocopies of material from the personal collection of Dewey Berquist relating to his history and his family's history. There is a photo copy of a family album full of Berquist family pictures, a contact sheet and copy negatives of single photographs that were copied for the collection.

The photos are of the Lager and Albrecht family from their time in Sweden and Minnesota. There are documents relating to the family moving and settling in Minnesota e.g. Naturalization documents and a grain elevator share. The collection is from around 1885 to about 1965.
Admin/Biographical History Dewey Berquist is a Moorhead native and got his start in the Media as a Disc Jockey for KVOX radio. He was probably best known for being the local weatherman for WDAY-TV in Fargo, North Dakota from 1957 until his retirement in 1985. He was the weatherman when the first television weather radar came to Fargo in 1971, color weather radar in 1978, and national weather radar in 1981.
People Berquist, Dewey
Subjects Fargo (ND)
Access Conditions There are no access restrictions on the materials, and the collection is open to all members of the public in accordance with state law.
Copyrights The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright of the state of Minnesota which may be involved in the use of this collection.
Language of Material English
Archival History Copied from Dewey Berquist in 1992.
Containers Contact Prints and Copy Negatives, 1991
Copy of Photo Album, 1991
Copy Print of Berquist at KVOX Radio
"Items from Ann Albercht", No Date
Ann's From Wara Sweden Album, No Date
Ann's From Wara, Sweden Album, No Date
Autograph Book, 1895
Christmas Card, 1912
Death Announcement, 1930
Declaration of Citizenship, 1886
Deeds, 1897
Donation information, 1988
Drawings of a city, No Date
Four Generation Picture of the Lager Family, 1934
From Ann A. Unidentified, 11/1885
From Ann A. Unidentified, 11/1885
From Ann A. Unidentified, 11/1885
Funeral Card for Anna G. Lager, 1905
John Lager's Elevator Share, 1912
Letters from Sweden, 1887-1891
Naturalization Papers, 1897
Non Ahlberg Photo by Dewey B., 1965
Old Farmhouse at Gibbon, Minn Sibley Co. Moltke Township, 1893
Permission to Move to N. America, No Date
Photo Album, No Date
Photo inside General Store, No Date
Photos from Gibbon, MN Area (Ann), No Date
Photos from Gibbon, MN Area (Ann), No Date
The Lager Family History, No Date
Travel Ticket Payment Receipt, 1902
Various Receipts, 1898