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Ruins of the Emporium fire at 10 Broadway, Fargo, N.D.
Ruins of the Emporium fire at 10 Broadway, Fargo, N.D.
TitleRuins of the Emporium fire at 10 Broadway, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1936-11-29
DescriptionView looking down into the fire gutted ruins of the Emporium store located at 8-10 Broadway. All that is remaining is the metal supporting beams, and debris.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Fires
Ruins
Debris
Department stores
Organization NameEmporium (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
Decade1930-1939
Item Number4x5P-338
Negative Number4x5P-338 neg.
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
Dimensions of Original10 x 14 cm.
Publisher of OriginalForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"In the upper picture are the fire ruins as they appeared Sunday morning. The X marks the spot where Wyckoff's body was found." - citation with image published in the Fargo Forum & Daily Republican, November 30, 1936, p. 1.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe Emporium store was destroyed by fire at 11:30 p.m., November 28, 1936. Killed in the fire was a fire fighter named James Wyckoff, age 34. Two other fire fighters were injured, they were Walter Byers and Patrick McGlynn. The store was completely gutted with $135, 000 in losses.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionInstitute for Regional Studies Negative Collection
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (4x5P-338)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs005296
Original SourceNegative
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