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Date of Work

Circa 1900

Description

View of Davis Hall parlor, including several chairs and tables scattered around the room. On the left side of the room is a 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. Opposite of the fireplace, on the right side, is a piano, with sheet music, between two metal heat radiators. Hanging from the ceiling are three chandeliers and around the room runs chair molding and wallpaper. Ladies Hall was built in 1887 and renamed for Davis in 1900.

Photo contributor: William B. Roe

Subject

Universities & colleges -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks

Organizations Depicted

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

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, Dormitory, Hannah E. Davis, Hannah E. Davis Portrait, Students-Female, Fireplace, Parlor Furniture, Piano, Chandeliers, wicker chairs, leather chairs and rockers, wallpaper, electricity, Dormitories, Women college students, Fireplaces, Piano, Chandeliers, Wicker furniture, Living room furniture

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