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Emporium fire at 10 Broadway, Fargo, N.D.
Emporium fire at 10 Broadway, Fargo, N.D.
TitleEmporium fire at 10 Broadway, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1936-11-29
DescriptionNight view of the Emporium fire at 10 Broadway, Fargo, N.D. A fire engine and a fire fighter visible on a ladder fighting the fire. A crowd of spectators visible in the shadows. Luger Furniture store visible at right. Christmas decorations hang over the street.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
City & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Fires
Firefighting equipment
Fire fighters
Department stores
Furniture stores
Christmas decorations
Night photographs
Street lights
Organization NameEmporium (Fargo, N.D.)
Luger Furniture Co. (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-334
Negative Number4x5P-334 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"At right is the way the fire appeared to the hundreds of Fargoans who braved the near zero temperature to watch the conflagration. Note the fireman atop the aerial ladder playing a line of hose on the building from above." - 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-334)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs005295
Original SourceNegative
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