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North Dakota State Capitol fire, south view, Bismarck, N.D.
North Dakota State Capitol fire, south view, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleNorth Dakota State Capitol fire, south view, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Original1930-12-28
CreatorFinney, Burt
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionView from the south side of the burning capitol building. A crowd has gathered on the snow covered lawn. Two cars are visible on the left. The capitol water tower is visible in the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Politics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Snow
Capitols
Automobiles
Trees
Fires
Smoke
Government facilities
Water towers
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 NumberA3522
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Finney's 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 (A3522)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA3522
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