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Syndicate block, Grand Forks, Dakota Territory
Syndicate block, Grand Forks, Dakota Territory
TitleSyndicate block, Grand Forks, Dakota Territory
Date of Original1888?
CreatorBlackburn, George F.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA large brick building featuring stores on the ground floor and offices on the upper levels. Three other buildings are visible to the right. Men are scattered on the sidewalk in front of the storefronts. There is a wagon parked on the street at lower right.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
City & Town Life
People
Pioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Carts & wagons
Horses
Men
Utility poles
Sidewalks
Streets
Storefronts
Window displays
Banking industry
Clothing stores
Hardware stores
Dental offices
Banks
Organization NameS. C. Bjornstad Store (Grand Forks, N.D.)
The Minneapolis Store (Grand Forks, N.D.)
Chicago Clothing Store (Grand Forks, N.D.)
Selemery's Money To Loan (Grand Forks, N.D.)
Rand Brothers (Grand Forks, N.D.)
Vermont Loan and Trust Company (Grand Forks, N.D.)
Pringle's Hardware Store (Grand Forks, N.D.)
Magnussen & Wilson (Grand Forks, N.D.)
LocationGrand Forks (N.D.)
Dakota Territory
AddressGrand Forks (N.D.) - Demers Avenue
Decade1880-1889
Item NumberB0466
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Syndicate Block"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
"Geo. F. Blackburn, Photographer, Grand Forks, D.T."--Stamped on back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe 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 B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0466)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0466
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