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City Hall, Fargo, N.D.
City Hall, Fargo, N.D.
TitleCity Hall, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1908-07-30
DescriptionA large brick city building. There is a sign on the bell tower which reads "City Hall". The large arched doorways on the right are for the Fire Department's garage. A few people are visible around the corner on the left. The street to the left appears to be part of the business district. The street is in the foreground.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Politics & Government
People
Subject (LCTGM)City & town halls
Municipal government
Fire stations
Bell towers
Sidewalks
Streets
Carts & wagons
Utility poles
Postcards
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Organization NameCity Hall (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item NumberB0717-54
Format of OriginalColor postcards
Publisher of OriginalSouvenir Post Card Co. (New York, N.Y.)
Place of PublicationNew York (N.Y.)
Transcription"City Hall, Fargo, N.D. 13165"--Printed on front of postcard.
"July 30/08 Lois, Arrived in St. Paul yesterday morning. Well. Miss Lois Bisonett, Portland, Oregon, 1252 E. Yamhill St."--Handwritten on back of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe first Fargo City Hall and Fire Department was destroyed by fire in 1893. A new firehouse was built immediately after the fire, and the City Hall moved into an addition to the building. This is the facility pictured above. This building was replaced in 1961.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0717-54)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0717-54
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