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First Avenue looking west, Fargo, N.D.
First Avenue looking west, Fargo, N.D.
TitleFirst Avenue looking west, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1909
CreatorOlson, W. O.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionView looking west on 1st Avenue N. from the intersection with Broadway. Building on the left with the cupola is the Syndicate Block with the YMCA and Gardner Hotel visible in the distance. Building on the right with the awnings, is the Huntington Block. Several horse-drawn wagons and carriages are visible on the street. Sign for Broadway Pharmacy is visible on the Syndicate Block building.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Business districts
Commercial streets
Commercial facilities
Young Men's Christian associations
Organization NameBroadway Pharmacy (Fargo, N.D.)
Syndicate Block (Fargo, N.D.)
Young Men's Christian Association (Fargo, N.D.)
Huntington Block (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - 1st Avenue N.
Fargo (N.D.) - 1st Avenue N. - 600 block
Item Number2001.51.3
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Photographic postcards
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Publisher of OriginalOlson, W. O.
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"First Ave. Looking North, Fargo, N.D. 257. Copyright 1909 W. O. Olson" - printed on front of postcard. Title is in error, direction is looking west.
"My Dear Wifie. In Fargo got shaved & breakfast & on the train again. Nice weather out here, with love your Hubby." - handwritten on back of postcard, postmarked from Fargo & St [illegible], Apr. 21, 1913. Addressed to Mrs. Eva Pitcher, 509 - 15 Ave SE, Minneapolis, Minn.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionRonald Olin's Fargo, N.D. Photograph Collection 2001
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2001.51.3)
Digital IDrs006903
Original SourcePostcard
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