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Spectators at Barnett Field, Fargo, N.D.
Spectators at Barnett Field, Fargo, N.D.
TitleSpectators at Barnett Field, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1937?
CreatorAnderson, David, 1883-1962
DescriptionGroup of spectators seated in the front row at Barnett Field at a baseball game. The man facing the camera with hat is likely Judge W. H. Barnett. A boy appears to be selling concessions. Baseball players visible on the field in the background.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectSports & Recreation
Subject (LCTGM)Baseball
Sports & recreation facilities
Personal NameBarnett, William H., d. 1943
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
Item Number2023.82.4
Negative Number2023.M-8 (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:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2023.82.4)
Digital IDrs003064
Original SourceGlass negative
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