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Fire Festival parade on Broadway, Fargo, N.D.
Fire Festival parade on Broadway, Fargo, N.D.
TitleFire Festival parade on Broadway, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1902
DescriptionView looking up Broadway with the Edwards Building visible at left. The building is brick with a clock and cupola. Further down the street is the Fargo National Bank building. Several horse-drawn wagons with fire fighters in uniform are visible on parade. Several wagons feature American flags. Spectators are visible on both sides of the streets. A banner across Broadway states "Baseball To Day. J-B Cigar".
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectEntertainment
Social Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Parades & processions
Commercial streets
Business districts
Commercial facilities
Carts & wagons
Fire fighters
Clocks & watches
Organization NameEdwards Building (Fargo, N.D.)
First National Bank (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
Fargo (N.D.) - Broadway - 50-75 block
Item Number51.40.1
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Copy photographic prints
Dimensions of Original21 x 26 cm.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe Edwards Building at 24-26 Broadway was designed by the Hancock Brothers. The corner stone was laid on May 5, 1900, and named for Major A. W. Edwards by Alex Stern, the building owner. The Bowers Brothers were the contractors responsible for the construction. The first building was destroyed by fire on January 9, 1903. A second Edwards Building replaced the destroyed first.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFargo, N.D. Photograph Collection 51
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (51.40.1)
Digital IDrs007176
Original SourcePhotograph
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