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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
DescriptionThe capitol is burning in the distance. A huge cloud of smoke is drifting to the right. The road to the capitol has cars parked up the right side. The Liberty Memorial building is visible on the right.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPolitics & Government
Weather
Subject (LCTGM)Snow
Capitols
Fires
Smoke
Automobiles
Government facilities
Organization NameNorth Dakota State Capitol (Bismarck, N.D.)
Liberty Memorial Building (Bismarck, N.D.)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
AddressBismarck (N.D.) - 6th Street
Bismarck (N.D.) - Boulevard Avenue E.
Decade1930-1939
Item NumberA3521
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Finney Photo, Dec. 28, 1930"--Handwritten on front of photograph
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 (A3521)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA3521
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