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N.P. Ave. looking west, Fargo, No. Dak.
N.P. Ave. looking west, Fargo, No. Dak.
TitleN.P. Ave. looking west, Fargo, No. Dak.
Date of Original1929?
DescriptionPhotographic postcard of the 500 block of N.P. Avenue, with numerous automobiles and a street railroad car visible. Some business signs visible are Webster Hotel, Webster Cafe, American Chow Mein Cafe, El Verso Cigar, Postal Telegraph and Metropole Hotel visible on the north side of the street. Liberty Garage, State Theatre whose marquee states "Now Playing All Talking Stark Mad", and Western Union on the south side of the street.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Streets
Street railroads
Automobile service stations
Chinese restaurants
Telegraph offices
Business districts
Motion picture theaters
Organization NameWebster Hotel (Fargo, N.D.)
State Theater (Fargo, N.D.)
Hotel Metropole (Fargo, N.D.)
American Cafe (Fargo, N.D.)
Elgin Hotel (Fargo, N.D.)
Postal Telegraph-Cable Company
Western Union Telegraph Company
Liberty Garage (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - N.P. Avenue - 500 block
Fargo (N.D.) - N.P. Avenue
Item Number2006.19.10
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Publisher of OriginalCo-Mo Company (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Place of PublicationMinneapolis (Minn.)
Transcription"Sep. 3 /31. Dear friend. We finnally got threw threshing. We came up here yesterday. Sure some fine country. Cliff & Louis." - Postmarked from Fargo, N. Dak. Sep. 3, 1931. Addressed to Mr. William Duba, Academy, So. Dak. Transcribed from image (2006.19.10)
"Dear Dad:- Arrived here in Fargo at 11 P.M. Everything going fine. Take good care of yourself & Nick" - Postmarked from Fargo, N. Dak. Jul. 13, 1930. Addressed to Mr. J. Nordstrom, 3224-18 Ave. So., Mpls, Minn. Transcribed from image (2001.45.11)
NotesTitle printed on front of postcard.
"N870" - Printed on front of postcard.
Photographer unknown.
Date based upon the release of the movie playing at the State Theater "Stark Mad" released in 1929, by Warner Brothers Pictures.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionJohn Caron's Fargo, N.D. Photograph Collection 2006
Ronald Olin's Fargo, N.D. Photograph Collection 2001
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2006.19.10)
Digital IDrs000057
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