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United States Post Office and Court House, Fargo, N.D.
United States Post Office and Court House, Fargo, N.D.
TitleUnited States Post Office and Court House, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1930?
CreatorAnderson, David, 1883-1962
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionFront view of Beaux Arts style limestone and concrete block Post Office and Federal building in Fargo, N.D. shortly after construction. One automobile is parked out front. A flag is flying from top of building.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectPolitics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Post offices
Courthouses
Government facilities
Automobiles
Stone buildings
Flags
Subject (LCSH)Columns, Ionic
Organization NameFederal Building (Fargo, N.D.)
United States Post Office (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
Decade1930-1939
Item Number2023.32.2
Negative Number2023.P-76 (8 x 10 plastic)
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
Gelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original20 x 25 cm.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/History"The old U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, at 655 First Avenue N., built in 1929-30, under the administration of James Knox Taylor, head of the post office in Washington, D.C. The style is Beaux Arts, in dressed stone, with a two-story arcade of fluted Ionic columns between the second and third-story windows. Note the plain stone frieze, dentilled cornice, and balustraded parapet." - Fargo's Heritage, by Norene A. Roberts. 1983, p. 55.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionDavid Anderson Photograph Collection 2023
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/912
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2023.32.2)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs002509
Original SourceNegative
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