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First National Bank, Fargo, Dakota Territory
First National Bank, Fargo, Dakota Territory
TitleFirst National Bank, Fargo, Dakota Territory
Date of Originalbetween 1879 and 1893
CreatorHaynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionTwo storey brick bank and office building. The second storey has several signs indicating law offices. People are milling about the entrance and front of the building. Horses, with a partially visible cart, stand to the left. The foreground is an unpaved street.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
City & Town Life
People
Pioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Banks
Stereographs
Horses
Carts & wagons
Law offices
Dirt roads
Organization NameFirst National Bank (Fargo N.D.)
Briggs & Elders Law Office (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Dakota Territory
AddressFargo (N.D.) - Main Avenue
Fargo (N.D.) - Front Street
Fargo (N.D.) - Broadway
Decade1870-1879
1880-1889
1890-1899
Item NumberA5856-02
Format of OriginalStereographs
Transcription"Northern Pacific Stereographs, F. Jay Haynes, Fargo, D.T."--Printed on edges of stereograph.
"373. 1st National Bank Block, Fargo"--Handwritten on bottom of right photograph.
"Northern Pacific Views Embrace all points of Interest between Lake Superior and the Black Hills, and along the Line of the N.P.R.R., to the Yellowstone. Red River Wheat Farm Views. Catalogues on Application. Photographed & Published By F. Jay Haynes, Fargo, D.T."--Printed on back of stereograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe original First National bank in Fargo was a small wooden shack built in 1878. This brick building replaced it in 1879. This building was destroyed by fire in 1893 and a new building constructed on the same site.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A5856-02)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA5856-02
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