Dakota Datebook: Violin thief in N.D.; Pembina in N.D.; Charles Cavileer


March 6, 2023

Violin thief in N.D.

On March 9 in 1911, the Fargo newspaper reported on an interesting crime.

Professor Hendrickson, the main player and victim, lived a relatively quiet life. He worked at the Dakota Conservatory of Music in Fargo where he taught the art of music. The Conservatory existed among other offices in the upper floors of a newly-built, yellow brick three-story building. Surely, sweet...

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