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Looking north up Roberts Street from the Fargo, N.D. Post Office tower
Looking north up Roberts Street from the Fargo, N.D. Post Office tower
TitleLooking north up Roberts Street from the Fargo, N.D. Post Office tower
Date of Original1898-05
DescriptionElevated view looking north from the top of post office building, of which the rooftop and chimney are visible in the foreground of the image. View looks up Roberts Street. The building on the right is the Fargo Opera House. Posted on the building is a poster for Mahara's Minstrel's who appeared at the Opera House on May 21, 1898. Just to the north are the ruins of the Columbia Hotel which burned in the 1893 Fargo fire. The Roberts Street Methodist Episcopal Church and First Norwegian Lutheran Church. Other buildings visible are Fargo Lime & Fuel Co., Great Northern Railroad Depot, and Lincoln School.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Bird's-eye views
Neighborhoods
Houses
Churches
Schools
Chimneys
Cityscape photographs
Roofs
Opera houses
Theatrical posters
Ruins
Streets
Railroad stations
Lutheran churches
Methodist churches
Subject (LCSH)Horizon
Organization NameColumbia Hotel (Fargo, N.D.)
First Lutheran Church (Fargo, N.D.)
Fargo Opera House (Fargo, N.D.)
Roberts Street Methodist Episcopal Church (Fargo, N.D.)
Great Northern Depot (Fargo, N.D.)
Lincoln School (Fargo, N.D.)
Fargo Lime & Fuel Co. (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - Roberts Street
Fargo (N.D.) - Roberts Street - 100 block
Fargo (N.D.) - Roberts Street - 200 block
Fargo (N.D.) - Roberts Street - 300 block
Decade1890-1899
Item Number2042.9.1
Negative Number5x7G-55
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Glass negatives
Dimensions of Original13 x 18 cm.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
One of a series of prints taken from the same vantage point.
Image dated from theatre poster print.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionArneson Family Photograph Collection 2042
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/914
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2042.9.1)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs000795
Original SourceGlass negative
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