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Living room in Sverre Oftedal House
Living room in Sverre Oftedal House
TitleLiving room in Sverre Oftedal House
Date of Originalbetween 1925 and 1926
CreatorJohnson, Leone M., 1902-1990
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionInterior view of a living room with a fire place and vaulted ceiling. There is a chandelier hanging from the ceiling, the fireplace is tile covered, and there is a rug on the floor. Also visible in the room is a Victrola, rocking chair, mantle clock, sofa, small tables, and several pictures on the wall.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Living rooms
Fireplaces
Interiors
Rocking chairs
Phonographs
Chandeliers
Sofas
Personal NameOftedal, Sverre, 1883-1948
Organization NamePhi Omega Pi. Zeta Chapter (North Dakota Agricultural College)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - 5th Street N.
Fargo (N.D.) - 5th Street N. - 1100 block
Decade1920-1929
Item Number2034.4.8
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original12 x 17 cm.
Transcription"Interior View Phi Omega Pi House 1925-1926" - caption handwritten with photograph mounted on album page.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe 1125 5th Street N. was built in 1920, in the French Eclectic style for Physician Sverre Oftedal. It was designed by the architects Magney & Tussel, and built by T. F. Powers & Co. The house was rented by the Phi Omega Pi Sorority during 1925-1926, while the Oftedal family visited Europe.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionLeone M. Johnson Collection 2034
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2034.4.8)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs007215
Original SourcePhotograph
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