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Broadway looking north from Front St., Fargo, N.D.
Broadway looking north from Front St., Fargo, N.D.
TitleBroadway looking north from Front St., Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1929?
DescriptionView looking north on Broadway from the intersection with Main Avenue. Most prominent in the image is a street railroad car with a route sign stating "A.C. & G.N. STA. ST. JOHN'S HOSP." A driver is visible inside the street railroad car. Further down the rail line is another street railroad car. There are also numerous automobiles in the image, parked and driving on the street. The N.P. Railroad crossing is visible, as is the statue of an Indian on the left side of the image. Some of the business signs most prominent in the image are "Wm. Rosen Clothing" and "Hotel Dakota".
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Streets
Street railroads
Street railroad employees
Railroad crossings
Business districts
Organization NameFargo & Moorhead Street Railway
Hotel Dacotah (Fargo, N.D.)
Wm. Rosen Clothing (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - Broadway
Fargo (N.D.) - Broadway - 0-25 block
Fargo (N.D.) - S. Broadway
Fargo (N.D.) - S. Broadway - 0-9 block
Item Number2006.7.19
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Gelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Transcription"5/6/29 Just leaving for the west and it is very cold but bright & clear. We are driving in Mr. Hawkins Ford. Hope you are all well. Let me hear from you. Love to all. Dad." - Handwritten on back of postcard, postmarked from Fargo, N. Dak. May 6, 1929. Addressed to Mr. Kenneth Schelz, 3683a Wilmington, St. Louis, Mo.
NotesTitle printed on front of postcard.
Photographer unknown.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionJohn Caron's Fargo, N.D. Photograph Collection 2006
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2006.7.19)
Digital IDrs000121
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