|Title||Looking Southeast from the Headquarters Hotel, Fargo, N.D. |
|Date of Original||between 1872 and 1890 |
|Creator||Haynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921|
|Creator Role||Photographer |
|Description||View of Fargo early in its development. A row of storefronts is shown on the other side of an open space and street. People are standing in the left foreground. Trees are visible beyond the row of buildings. |
|Ordering Information||http://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html |
|General Subject||City & Town Life|
Business & Industry
|Organization Name||Northern Pacific Railroad Company|
|Item Number||A5801 |
|Format of Original||Stereographs|
|Transcription||"Northern Pacific Stereographs F. Jay Haynes, Fargo, D.T."--Printed on edges of stereograph.|
"Headquarters Hotel Fargo"--Handwritten on edge of stereograph.
"Northern Pacific Views Embrace all points of Interest between Lake Superior and the Black Hills, and along the Line of the N. P. R. R., to the Yellowstone. Red River Wheat Farm Views. Catalogues on Application. Photographed & Published By F. Jay Haynes, Official Photographer of the Northern Pacific Rail Road, Fargo, D. T."--Printed on back of stereograph.
|Notes||Title created by staff. |
|Biography/History||Fargo was founded as The Crossing in 1871 and was known unofficially as Tent City. The name changed first to Centralia, then to Fargo in 1872. The city, located on the Red River, is the seat of Cass County. This photograph was taken from the Headquarters Hotel, constructed in 1872.
|Bibliographic Reference||Wick, Douglas A. North Dakota Place Names. Sweetgrass Communications, Bismarck, ND: 1989. 63. |
|Repository Institution||State Historical Society of North Dakota|
|Repository Collection||State Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A|
|Credit Line||State Historical Society of North Dakota (A5801) |
|Rights Management||Copyright status unknown. |
|Digital ID||shA5801 |