Russell Danforth Papers, 1890-1962
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet
Date Acquired: 00/00/1962
Subjects: Grand Forks - Business
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Acquisition Source: Russell E. Danforth, Los Angeles, California
Acquisition Method: Donation
Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Russell Danforth Papers. OGLMC 122, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota.
Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid input to Archon in November 2019.
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- Box 1
- Folder 1: Miscellaneous
- Item 1: "Welcome to Grand Forks" Pamphlet, undated
- Item 2: Last Will and Testament of Owen Young, 1928
- Item 3: General Inventory of the Estate of Owen Young, Deceased, 1928
- Item 4: Last Will and Testament of Orison Young, 1940
- Item 5: Correspondence from Danforth to Glen Brudvig, Archivist, Chester Fritz Library, June 11, 1962
- Folder 2: Photographs 1-15
- Photograph 1: Dr. Mitchell Lockerby, Grand Forks Physician, circa 1890
- Photograph 2: "Dr. Mitchell Lockerby in his Cadillac, and Orison Young in his Model T Ford. Taken June 5th, 1912, at the side of the O. Young residence, corner of Third Street and Division Avenue, Grand Forks, North Dakota"
- Photograph 3: "O. Young block at the Southeast corner of Third Street and DeMers Avenue"
- Photograph 4: "Owen Young ready to tee off at the first hole on the golf course at Grand Forks, North Dakota. Taken in 1914"
- Photograph 5: "On the porch and steps of the O. Young residence, 301 South Third Street, Grand Forks, N.D. February 1915; Orison Young wearing a buffalo coat; Owen Young at rear; Russell E. Danforth (nephew) behind Orison Young and unidentified stranger"
- Photograph 6: "Orison Young with his nephew, Russell E. Danforth, on steps of Young residence, February 1915"
- Photograph 7: "Snapshot taken about 1913 of the DeMers Avenue side of the O. Young block at the southeastern corner of Third Street and DeMers Avenue, Grand Forks, North Dakota, when it was owned by Orison and Owen Young. Now owned and operated by Orison Young Trust"
- Photograph 8: "Orison Young and nephew, Russell E. Danforth, standing in front of one of the pianos on sale at O. Young Piano Store, 131 South Third Street, Grand Forks, N.D., 1914"
- Photograph 9: "A wintry scene - Feb 1915 - looking north on Third Street, Grand Forks, N.D., from the 100 block south. Note the street car in the background and the Grand Forks Herald tower"
- Photograph 10: "O. Young Piano Store, 131 South Third Street, Grand Forks, N.D., February 1915. Orison and Owen Young in store, Russell E. Danforth (nephew), standing in entrance. Note placard advertising John McCormack's record, Tipperary, hanging in window"
- Photograph 11: "A piano about to be delivered somewhere in Grand Forks County in 1915 in his Ford with trailer. Owen Young standing next to the auto in the street in front of their music store at 131 South Third Street, Grand Forks, North Dakota"
- Photograph 12: Horse drawn carriage on a snowy street
- Photograph 13: "Building on right with auto in front, was the first furniture store rented by the Young brothers from their sister, Mrs. Alice G. Lockerby, who bought it and the adjoining store in 1882. She operated a millinery store in the building on the left."
- Photograph 14: Horse drawn carriage on a snowy street
- Photograph 15: "Lockerby building, Grand Forks, N.D., where O. Young ran a furniture store for a few years and lived in the front rooms upstairs for over 15 years.", circa 1914
- Folder 3: Photographs 16-26
- Photograph 16: (photograph missing)
- Photograph 17: Owen and Orison Young
- Photograph 18: Orison Young, circa 1880s
- Photograph 19: Young Furniture and Piano Shop, 131 South Third Street, Grand Forks, North Dakota
- Photograph 20: Orison Young in an automobile in front of his piano store, 131 South Third Street, Grand Forks, North Dakota
- Photograph 21: Orison and Owen Young, 1895
- Photograph 22: Parade in the street at the corner of Third Street and DeMers Avenue in Grand Forks
- Photograph 23: "Store on the corner, where April 5, 1885, Orison and Owen Young started furniture business. Second store where Alice Lockerby started her millinery business, April 1883. Buildings now owned by Mrs. Lockerby. Grand Forks, N. Dak. June 10, 1912"
- Photograph 24: Owen Young
- Photograph 25: Orison Young, 1928
- Photograph 26: Orison Young, circa 1920
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