Chicago Hairdressing Academy

Looking northwest from the Great Northern Depot, 1939. Chicago Hairdressing Academy is across the street, and the St. Mary’s steeple is barely visible behind the steam locomotive.  Continue reading “Chicago Hairdressing Academy”

Blizzard of 1951-52

Fargo Blizzard of 1951-52

The photos shown here were taken after a significant blizzard, likely in the winter of 1951-52. The photos ended up in a local antique store after an estate sale. The photographer is unknown. Looking south from the corner of Broadway and NP Avenue.  Continue reading “Blizzard of 1951-52”

After the Blizzard on Broadway

Blizzard 1951-52

Snow is piled high on the east side of Broadway, just north of Front Street (Main Avenue), after a blizzard in the winter of 1951-’52.  A damaging spring flood would follow in the Spring of 1952. Continue reading “After the Blizzard on Broadway”

Great Northern Depot

The black and white image below is the Fargo Great Northern Depot, as photographed by Farm Security Administration photographer Arthur Rothstein, in 1939. Continue reading “Great Northern Depot”

Luger Furniture and Streetcars

The postcard view shown here depicts the west side of Broadway around 1910, at a time that was perhaps the height of the streetcar era in Fargo. Continue reading “Luger Furniture and Streetcars”