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Syndicate Block, Grafton, N.D.
Syndicate Block, Grafton, N.D.
TitleSyndicate Block, Grafton, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1915
DescriptionA large brick building with a tower on a street corner. The sign reads "Grafton Drug Co. Druggists". There are Xs hand drawn over windows at the corner of the building.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Medical offices
Drugstores
Home furnishings stores
Clothing stores
Fraternal lodges
Telephone companies
Storefronts
Towers
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Organization NameGrafton Drug Co. (Grafton, N.D.)
Sons of Norway (U.S.)
Northwestern Bell Telephone Company
M. Baer Clothing & Furnishings (Grafton, N.D.)
LocationGrafton (N.D.)
AddressGrafton (N.D.) - Hill Avenue
Grafton (N.D.) - 5th Street
Decade1900-1909
1910-1919
Item NumberB0755-17
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Transcription"Syndicate Block, Grafton, N.D."--Printed on front of postcard. "Nan's office is right in the corner of this building where the Xs are"--Handwritten on front of postcard.
"Thanks for card of the next president. Was sorry to hear father is no better. When I found out Ida was coming up I told the girls and they were willing to wait, so they didn't intend coming this week anyway. You didn't say anything about how mother's back was. I was glad to get the card and was anxious to hear. Kate. Miss Florence Phair, Crystal, N. Dakota."--Handwritten on back of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe Syndicate Block was built in 1894. The upper floor contained the offices of doctors G. W. and C. J. Glaspel. Gus M. Baer Clothing & Furnishings occupied the store left of Grafton Drug Co. The building also housed Northwestern Bell Telephone Company and the Sons of Norway.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0755-17)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0755-17
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