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Laying of cornerstone, Y.M.C.A. building, Fargo, N.D.
Laying of cornerstone, Y.M.C.A. building, Fargo, N.D.
TitleLaying of cornerstone, Y.M.C.A. building, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1905-11-05
DescriptionCrowd of people assembled around the corner of the Y.M.C.A. building under construction. There is a group of people seated on a platform. One of them is Sen. L. B. Hanna, who laid the cornerstone. The view is looking east down 1st Avenue N. The building to the left has the words "Park Grant Morris Whole Sale Grocers" painted above the third floor windows. There are two billboards visible, one for El Kahir Cigars, and the other for J-B Cigars. Painted on the side of a building is a sign for The Perry Tyner Co. Further down the street is visible the Walker Bros. & Hardy building, and the Masonic Temple.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Social Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Cornerstone laying
Rites & ceremonies
Young Men's Christian associations
Business districts
Business districts
Personal NameHanna, Louis B. (Louis Benjamin), 1861-1948
Organization NameYoung Men's Christian Association (Fargo, N.D.)
Park, Grant & Morris (Fargo, N.D.)
Walker Bros. & Hardy (Fargo, N.D.)
Perry-Tyner Co. (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - 1st Avenue N.
Fargo (N.D.) - 1st Avenue N. - 600 block
Item NumberFolio 54.17.1
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original28 x 35 cm.
Transcription"Cornerstone laying of Y.M.C.A. corner of Roberts St. & 1st Ave. N. 1908?" - Handwritten on back of print.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Bibliographic Reference"Laying of Cornerstone, Y.M.C.A. event was appropriately observed". Fargo Forum & Daily Republican, Nov. 5, 1905, p. 8.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFargo, N.D. Photograph Collection 51
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (Folio 54.17.1)
Digital IDrs001045
Original SourcePhotograph
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