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L. Christianson Drugstore, 300 block, Front Street
L. Christianson Drugstore, 300 block, Front Street
TitleL. Christianson Drugstore, 300 block, Front Street
Date of Original1882
DescriptionTwo story wood frame commercial building, likely with a false front, with sign with "Fargo Drugstore." painted on it. Four men are visible standing on the wooden sidewalk in front of the building.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Drugstores
Business people
False fronts
Commercial facilities
Wooden sidewalks
Personal NameChristianson, Lars, 1855-1946
Organization NameLars Christianson Drug Co. (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - Main Avenue
Fargo (N.D.) - Main Avenue - 300 block
Item Number51.27.1
Format of OriginalAlbumen prints
Dimensions of Original17 x 11 cm.
Transcription"The L. Christianson drug store in 1882m in the 300-block on Front St., east of the later location. The figures are marked, left to right: 1. customer, 2. Jeweler, 3. L. Christianson, 4. T (S?)olberg" - handwritten on back of cardboard mount.
"1881" and "Customer (Jeweler), L.R., (Solberg)" - handwritten on front of photograph.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryLars Christianson took possession of a drug store, previously owned by Karl Maartman, on November 15, 1881. This store stood along Front Street (Main Avenue) in the 300 block. In 1883, Mr. Christianson moved the store a short distance west to 402 Front Street.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFargo, N.D. Photograph Collection 51
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (51.27.1)
Digital IDrs007316
Original SourcePhotograph
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