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Date of Work

1915

Description

Overhead view of University Commons dining room set up for Thanksgiving in 1915. There are 7 tables set up with tablecloths, centerpieces and dishes. Along one wall are the double doors and wall sconces and lighting fixtures. The University Commons contained a large dining room occupying the second floor, a cafeteria on the first floor and kitchens, a bakery, store room, and living quarters for the employees in the south wing of all 3 floors. In 1929 it switched roles with the Library/Carnegie Building and became the Library until 1961.

Subject

Universities & colleges -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks

Organizations Depicted

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

Rights

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

Keywords

Montgomery Hall, University Commons, Dining Room, Tables, Chairs, Dishes, Electricity, Centerpieces, Dining rooms, Tables, Chairs, Tableware, Centerpieces, Tablecloths, Doorways

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