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Date of Work

1884 - 1885


9 female students identified as the first women residents of Main (1884-1885) are seated or standing for a group photo. The student in the middle is holding a fan, the student on her right is holding a book and the student on her left is holding a partially opened rolled paper document. In the background is a photography studio backdrop of a large painting and a window. These are 9 of the 79 students who studied at the University of North Dakota during its first academic year, 1884-1885.


Students-Female; Fashion-clothing; hairstyles; Main; Fan; Clothing and dress; Women college students; Hairstyles; Fans; Windows; Books; Painting

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks

Organizations Depicted

Main (Grand Forks, N.D. : Building); University of North Dakota


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