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Auditorium and Armory, Fargo, N.D.
Auditorium and Armory, Fargo, N.D.
TitleAuditorium and Armory, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1952 and 1958
DescriptionThis photograph shows the Auditorium and Armory in Fargo, N.D. It is a large brick building with many windows. An American flag hangs off the front of the building. Notice the long fire escapes at left.
General SubjectEntertainment
Military
Subject (LCTGM)Flags
Auditoriums
Armories
Windows
Fire escapes
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Organization NameFargo Armory (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationCass County (N.D.)
Fargo (N.D.)
Decade1950-1959
Item Number2002-009-002
Format of OriginalColor postcards
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm
Transcription"AUDITORIUM AND ARMORY. FARGO N.D." Printed on front of postcard.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe building was originally built as a municipal auditorium. It was also used as the National Guard Armory and is referred to as both Auditorium and Armory. The building sat just west of Broadway at the corner of Sixth Street and First Avenue South. The main floor was used as the armory and the upstairs was a dance hall known as the "Crystal Ballroom."
Bibliographic ReferenceCass County Historical Society Database
Repository InstitutionCass County Historical Society
Repository CollectionCass County Historical Society Photograph Collection (Bonanzaville, West Fargo)
Credit LineCass County Historical Society, Bonanzaville, West Fargo (2002-009-002)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to Cass County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationCass County Historical Society
Andrew Nielsen
1351 W. Main Ave.
West Fargo, ND 58078
Phone: (701) 282-2822
Email: ANIELSEN@BONANZAVILLE.COM
Website: http://www.bonanzaville.org/main.php
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdm2002009002
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