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Identification #

UAP 4762


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.


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

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks

Organizations Depicted

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


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