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A.O.U.W. Building, 112-114 Roberts Street, Fargo, N.D.
A.O.U.W. Building, 112-114 Roberts Street, Fargo, N.D.
TitleA.O.U.W. Building, 112-114 Roberts Street, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1934-1936
CreatorAnderson, David, 1883-1962
DescriptionThree story brick building with "A.O.U.W." over the front door. Business signs on building for, Merchants National Mutual Fire Insurance Co., Hall-Hooper Land Co., Walker-Hooper Insurance Agency, S. Birch & Sons Construction Co., Tobin News Agency, and the Clinic of Dr. Hanna, Dr. Clay, Dr. Lancaster, Dr. Larson, Dr. Huschka, and Dr. Fortney. Two automobiles are parked on the street in front of the building. The building is classically ornamented with decorative quoins, arched windows on the third level, dental molding, a cartouche on the parapet and a flag pole rising front the top center of the building. Image taken during a rain, with the street wet.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Business & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Fraternal lodges
Insurance companies
Real estate development
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Organization NameAncient Order of United Workmen
Merchants National Mutual Fire Insurance Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Tobin News Agency (Fargo, N.D.)
Hall-Hooper Land Co. (Fargo, N.D.)
Walker-Hooper Insurance Agency (Fargo, N.D.)
S. Birch & Sons Construction Co. (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - Roberts Street
Fargo (N.D.) - Roberts Street - 100 block
Item Number2023.81.1
Negative Number2023.K-36 (5 x 7 glass)
Format of OriginalGlass negatives
Gelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original18 x 13 cm.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/History"Grand Lodge of the Ancient Order of United Workmen, at 112-14 Roberts, was built in 1914-15, from plans by Haxby and Gillespie, Fargo architects. It is classically ornamented with Palladian windows and engaged Tuscan columns. The A.O.U.W. Lodge was placed on the National Register in 1979." - Fargo's Heritage, by Norene A. Roberts. 1983, p. 56.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Library, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionDavid Anderson Photograph Collection 2023
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2023.81.1)
Digital IDrs002885
Original SourceGlass negative
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