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Carnegie Library, Fargo, N.D.
Carnegie Library, Fargo, N.D.
TitleCarnegie Library, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1954-03
DescriptionView of the exterior of the brick library building. The building is designed with arched windows and the names of prominent authors on the frieze. Names visible on the frieze include Homer, Plato, Dante, Milton, Shakespeare, Longfellow, and Emerson. View taken of the south west corner of the building, with the enterence on the far right side of the image. Building located at the corner of Roberts Street and 2nd Avenue North with an address of 625 2nd Avenue North. Several automobiles are visible in the scene.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Public libraries
Friezes (Ornamental bands)
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Carnegie libraries
Organization NameFargo Public Library (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - 2nd Avenue N.
Fargo (N.D.) - 2nd Avenue N. - 600 block
Fargo (N.D.) - Roberts Street
Fargo (N.D.) - Roberts Street - 200 block
Item Number2065.4.2
Negative Number120mm-390 (copy neg.)
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original21 x 26 cm.
Publisher of OriginalForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"Names of immortal authors decorate the Fargo Public Library, which was built in 1903 with a $20, 000 Andrew Carnegie grant." - caption with image published in The Fargo Forum, April 4, 1954, p. 16.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFargo Public Library Photograph Collection 2065
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineFargo Public Library Photograph Collection, NDIRS-NDSU (2065.4.2)
Digital IDfpl00008
Original SourcePhotograph
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