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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

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

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

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