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Barnett Field, Fargo, N.D.
Barnett Field, Fargo, N.D.
TitleBarnett Field, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1937?
CreatorAnderson, David, 1883-1962
DescriptionView of baseball field taken in stands directly behind home plate. House visible on left, at corner of 19th Ave. North and Broadway. Open fields in rest of area behind outfield fence. Several wooden seats visible in foreground. No people visible. On present site is North High School.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://www.lib.ndsu.nodak.edu/ndirs/collections/photography/Reproductions.htm
General SubjectSports & Recreation
Subject (LCTGM)Baseball
Sports & recreation facilities
Stadiums
Organization NameBarnett Field (Fargo, N.D.)
United States. Work Projects Administration (N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - 19th Avenue N.
Fargo (N.D.) - 19th Avenue N. - 600 block
Fargo (N.D.) - Broadway
Fargo (N.D.) - Broadway - 1800 block
Decade1930-1939
Item Number2023.82.2
Negative Number2023.M-5 (4 x 5 glass)
Format of OriginalGlass negatives
Gelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original11 x 13 cm.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryBarnett Field the home of F-M Twins baseball team, was built in 1936 by the W.P.A. The first formal game was played on August 28, 1936. The park was dedicated on July 29, 1937, and named after Judge William H. Barnett. In the 1950s, Barnett was the home field of baseball great Roger Maris. The field was torn down in October 1963 to make way for the Fargo North High School.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Library, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionDavid Anderson Photograph Collection 2023
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/912
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2023.82.2)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs003061
Original SourceGlass negative
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