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Funeral procession for the James McCarty children, Fargo, N.D.
Funeral procession for the James McCarty children, Fargo, N.D.
TitleFuneral procession for the James McCarty children, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1890-07-08
CreatorLogan, Samuel H., 1864-1892
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionLong procession with Continental Hose Company and Grand Army of the Republic men in front, followed by horse-drawn hearses and buggies extending into far distance. Lincoln elementary school visible in background as well as houses on right side where a number of adults and children are standing on wood bridge looking at procession. The procession is on Sixth Avenue North.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectSocial Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Funeral rites & ceremonies
Funeral processions
Carriages & coaches
Public schools
Fire fighters
Personal NameMcCarty, James, 1842-1890
Organization NameLincoln School (Fargo, N.D.)
Grand Army of the Republic. John F. Reynolds Post No. 5 (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - 6th Avenue N.
Fargo (N.D.) - 6th Avenue N. - 400 block
Fargo (N.D.) - 4th Street N.
Fargo (N.D.) - 4th Street N. - 600 block
Item Number51.52.4
Format of OriginalAlbumen prints
Dimensions of Original21 x 26 cm.
Publisher of OriginalLogan Art Studio (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"Tornado at Fargo, North Dakota, July 7, 1890" - printed on front of cardboard mount.
"Funeral procession, grade school, Douglas Terrace on 10 N. 8th?, where subway is" - handwritten on back of print.
NotesTitle supplied by staff
Biography/HistorySeven of the children of James McCarty died in their Fargo home following a tornado or severe storm that struck the city early on July 7. Only the mother survived, while Mr. McCarty had died only three weeks earlier. Two daughters, Laura and Katie, were out of town at the time of the storm. The funeral took place on July 8th.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFargo, N.D. Photograph Collection 51
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (51.52.4)
Digital IDrs006574
Original SourcePhotograph
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