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Fargo Post Office & Federal Building under construction
Fargo Post Office & Federal Building under construction
TitleFargo Post Office & Federal Building under construction
Date of Original1930?
CreatorAnderson, David, 1883-1962
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionView taken of the southwest corner of Post Office and Federal Building in Fargo, N.D. under construction. View show building with masonry completed up to the first level. Limestone blocks litter the ground in the foreground of the view. Several construction workers visible in the scene.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPolitics & Government
Work Life
Subject (LCTGM)Building construction
Post offices
Construction workers
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
Fargo (N.D.) - 7th Street N.
Fargo (N.D.) - 7th Street N. - 100 block
Item Number2023.P-82
Negative Number2023.P-82 (8 x 10 plastic)
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
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:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2023.P-82)
Digital IDrs002515
Original SourceNegative
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