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Westergaard Hardware Store interior, Valley City, N.D.
Westergaard Hardware Store interior, Valley City, N.D.
TitleWestergaard Hardware Store interior, Valley City, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1880-1899
DescriptionInterior view of the Westergaard Hardware store with two men in suits standing by a center aisle of goods. On the left is a rack of bicycles. There are stacks and shelves of paint cans on the right and left. On the right are counters, shelves, and display cabinets all filled with goods. There is a sign in the center that says Tournament, Valley City.
General SubjectWork Life
Business & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Interiors
Bicycles & tricycles
Bicycle shops
Stores & shops
Hardware stores
Suits (Clothing)
Paints & varnishes
Cabinets (Case furniture)
Personal NameWestergaard, William J., 1866-1918
Organization NameWestergaard Hardware Store (Valley City, N.D.)
LocationValley City (N.D.)
Barnes County (N.D.)
Item NumberBC1
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original12 x 15 cm.
Transcription"Westergard Hardware, 1880s-1890s, Valley City, ND"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryWilliam J. Westergaard (1886-1918) came to Valley City, ND in 1891, he and Jennie Wedin were married Oct. 10, 1897. Mr. Westergaard was in the hardware and farm implement business. He was Mayor of Valley City, ND 1904-1905 and served six years on the ND Penitentiary Board under Gov. Frank White. He was a member of the Masons and Elks. The Westergaards had one daughter, Jeanette, and a granddaughter, Jeanette LeBaron.
Bibliographic ReferenceInformation from page 265 in Barnes County History, Barnes County, North Dakota. Printed by Taylor Publishing Company, 1976.
Repository InstitutionBarnes County Historical Society
Repository CollectionBarnes County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LineBarnes County Historical Society (BC1)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Barnes County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationBarnes County Historical Society address:
315 Central Ave. N.
Valley City, ND 58072
Phone number: 701-845-0966
Fax: 701-845-4282
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmBC1
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