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3rd Street after a blizzard, Grand Forks, N.D.
3rd Street after a blizzard, Grand Forks, N.D.
Title3rd Street after a blizzard, Grand Forks, N.D.
Date of Original1896-11-26
DescriptionStorefronts line the street on the left. Huge snow banks obscure the sidewalk. People are walking in the street and on the sidewalk.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
City & Town Life
Weather
People
Subject (LCTGM)Storefronts
Snow
Utility poles
Towers
Dry goods stores
Grocery stores
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Personal NameCanniff, Walter A., 1888-1967
Organization NameW. F. Perry Groceries (Grand Forks, N.D.)
The People's Store (Grand Forks, N.D.)
The Minneapolis Store (Grand Forks, N.D.)
Rand Brothers (Grand Forks, N.D.)
Chicago Clothing Store (Grand Forks, N.D.)
S. C. Bjornstad Store (Grand Forks, N.D.)
LocationGrand Forks (N.D.)
AddressGrand Forks (N.D.) - Demers Avenue
Decade1890-1899
Item NumberA2711
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Grand Forks, De Mers Ave ca 1896 or 1897 after a blizzard. Building with tower was old Herald Bldg. Mr. Walter Canniff in snow drift. Syndicate block burned 1897 Feb 21."--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThis photograph is of Third Street between Demers and Kittson. The view is looking southeast. The Budge, Griggs & Co. Block, between the W. F. Perry Grocery store and the Herald building, was also known as the syndicate block. The Minneapolis Store, the Chicago Clothing House, S.C. Bjornstad's store, and Rand Brothers shared the building. There was office space on the upper levels. This block burned in 1897. None of the buildings still stand.
Bibliographic ReferenceTweton, D. Jerome. Grand Forks: A Pictoral History. Donning Co., Norfolk: 1986. 32, 48.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A2711)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA2711
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