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Date of Work

Circa 1936

Description

View of the Davis Hall Parlor fireplace with a framed portrait of Hannah E. Davis, who had been the preceptress/matron for all the women students from 1892 to 1896, hanging above. To the left of the fireplace is a leather chair, a table, a lamp, and fireplace equipment. To the right of the fireplace is a red willow basket, a table with a glass candelabra and a leather chair. In front of the fireplace is an area rug covering the wood floors. Chair molding runs along the wall with a set of double wood doors to the left. Ladies Hall was built in 1887 and renamed for Davis in 1900.

Subject

Universities & colleges -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks

Organizations Depicted

University of North Dakota; Davis Hall (Grand Forks, N.D.)

People Depicted

Davis, Hannah E., 1841-1898

Rights

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota

Keywords

Davis Hall, Ladies Hall, Parlor, Hannah E. Davis, Hannah E. Davis portrait, Students-Female, Dormitory, Fireplace, Parlor Furniture, Rugs, Student housing, Women college students, Portraits, Fireplaces, Dormitories, Furniture, Living rooms

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