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Fire fighters fighting the Earle Hotel fire, Fargo, N.D.
Fire fighters fighting the Earle Hotel fire, Fargo, N.D.
TitleFire fighters fighting the Earle Hotel fire, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1951-12-13
DescriptionFire fighters with their hoses trained on the Earle Hotel fire. DeLendrecie's department store is visible in the background.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
City & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Hotels
Fires
Fire fighters
Fire fighting
Firefighting equipment
Hoses
Department stores
Organization NamedeLendrecie's (Fargo, N.D.)
Earle Hotel (Fargo, N.D.)
Waldorf Hotel (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - Main Avenue
Fargo (N.D.) - Main Avenue - 600 block
Fargo (N.D.) - Main Avenue - 700 block
Fargo (N.D.) - 7th Street S.
Fargo (N.D.) - 7th Street S. - 00 block
Decade1950-1959
Item Number4x5P-311
Negative Number4x5P-311 neg.
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
Dimensions of Original14 x 10 cm.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryHotel built originally as the Waldorf Hotel in 1899, and name changed to Earle Hotel close to time of fire. The four alarm fire started about 7 a.m., Thursday December 13, 1951, in the northwest corner of the third floor. Three people were killed, former Fargo postmaster Winfield S. Hooper, age 79; Mabel A. Sampson, age 76, and Catherine Morton, age 84.
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-311)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs005294
Original SourceNegative
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