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North Dakota State Capitol fire, viewed from south side, Bismarck, N.D.
North Dakota State Capitol fire, viewed from south side, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleNorth Dakota State Capitol fire, viewed from south side, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Original1930-12-28
CreatorFinney, Burt
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionThe south side entrance of the burning capitol building. Flames are shooting out the windows on the top story and a large cloud of smoke floats above. There are people scattered across the snow covered lawn in the foreground.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Politics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Fires
Capitols
Snow
Government facilities
Organization NameNorth Dakota State Capitol (Bismarck, N.D.)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
AddressBismarck (N.D.) - 6th Street
Bismarck (N.D.) - Boulevard Avenue E.
Decade1930-1939
Item NumberA3519
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryAfter the fire in 1930, government departments moved to the Liberty Memorial Building on the Capitol Grounds, or to various other buildings in Bismarck, including the Federal Building in downtown Bismarck. The current capitol building was completed in 1934.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A3519)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA3519
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