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Hotel Shields, Fargo, N.D.
Hotel Shields, Fargo, N.D.
TitleHotel Shields, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original193-?
CreatorBogenrief, Henry, 1903-1997
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionStreet view of a four story hotel building with balcony and two turrets. Sign hanging over the door at right states "Hotel Shields", the nameplate above the center windows on the fourth floor state "1895 The Martin". Several automobiles are parked on the street in front of the building. There is a balcony on the second level of the building.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Hotels
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Organization NameHotel Shields (Fargo, N.D.)
Young Women's Christian Association of Fargo-Moorhead
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - 7th Street S.
Fargo (N.D.) - 7th Street S. - 00 block
Item Number2052.5.12
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original16 x 9 cm.
Transcription"The Martin 1895 - YWCA" - handwritten on front of photograph.
"1895 The Martin, Prescott Hotel, Hotel Shields, Y.W.C.A." - handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Shields hotel was in the building at 15 7th Street S., from 1922 to 1942 when the Y.W.C.A. took over the building. It was owned by David W. Shields. The building was originally built in 1886 for The Argus newspaper; it became The Martin hotel in 1895, followed by the Prescott Hotel in 1901. The building was torn down in 1977.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionHenry Bogenrief Photograph Collection 2052
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2052.5.12)
Digital IDrs007284
Original SourcePhotograph
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