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Main Avenue, Bismarck, N.D.
Main Avenue, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleMain Avenue, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1879 and 1898
CreatorDeGraff, William H.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA view of some of the buildings and businesses along Main Avenue in Bismarck. Several people stand on the sidewalk in front a building advertising Drugs on the awning out front. Two men stand in a wagon driving by on Main Avenue itself. The First National Bank building is visible in the distance. Advertisements are painted on many of the building walls.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
City & Town Life
People
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Drugstores
Banks
Carts & wagons
Crowds
Sidewalks
Awnings
Advertisements
Organization NameFirst National Bank (Bismarck, N.D.)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
AddressBismarck (N.D.) - 4th Street
Bismarck (N.D.) - Main Avenue
Item Number2004-P-23-005
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"W.H. DeGraff Dakota Block Bismarck, N. Dak."--Printed on front of photograph.
"First Natl. Bank on corner of 4th St. & Main Ave. before the big fire of 1898"
"Mrs. S.S. (Dorothy Blunt) Hagen, Dr. J.K. Blunt"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe First National Bank was established in Bismarck in 1879, and was the second oldest bank in the state. The original bank building burned in 1898 and was replaced with another building built in the same location at the corner of 4th Street and Main.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionFirst National Bank of Bismarck Photograph Collection 2004-P-23
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (2004-P-23-005)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh2004P23005
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