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Home > Minnesota > Granite Falls > Andrew John Volstead House, 163 Ninth Avenue, Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine County, MN



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B&W Photos
North (front) Elevation, Looking Southeast
HB668003
North (front) Elevation, Looking Southeast
North (front) And East Side Elevation, Looking Southwest
HB668004
North (front) And East Side Elevation, Looking Southwest
East Side Elevation, Looking West
HB668005
East Side Elevation, Looking West
East Side Elevation Porch, Showing Hand Pump For Water
HB668006
East Side Elevation Porch, Showing Hand Pump For Water
Detail Of Hand Pump On East Porch
HB668007
Detail Of Hand Pump On East Porch
South (rear) And West Side Elevations, Looking Northeast
HB668008
South (rear) And West Side Elevations, Looking Northeast
Interior View Of Stairway
HB668009
Interior View Of Stairway
Interior View Of Parlor, Looking Towards Hallway
HB668010
Interior View Of Parlor, Looking Towards Hallway
Interior View Of Parlor
HB668011
Interior View Of Parlor
Interior View Of Dining Room
HB668012
Interior View Of Dining Room
Interior View Of Second Floor Bedroom
HB668013
Interior View Of Second Floor Bedroom


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
163 Ninth Avenue, Granite Falls, MN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MN-87
Building/structure dates: 1878 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1894 subsequent work
Significance: Home of the man who "personified prohibition." Volstead served in the House of Representatives (1903-23) where as chairman of the House Judiciary Committee he drafted the 1919 National Prohibition Enforcement Act, better known as the "Volstead Act."

Subjects
Houses
Offices


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. NORTH (FRONT) ELEVATION, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
2. NORTH (FRONT) AND EAST SIDE ELEVATION, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
3. EAST SIDE ELEVATION, LOOKING WEST
4. EAST SIDE ELEVATION PORCH, SHOWING HAND PUMP FOR WATER
5. DETAIL OF HAND PUMP ON EAST PORCH
6. SOUTH (REAR) AND WEST SIDE ELEVATIONS, LOOKING NORTHEAST
7. INTERIOR VIEW OF STAIRWAY
8. INTERIOR VIEW OF PARLOR, LOOKING TOWARDS HALLWAY
9. INTERIOR VIEW OF PARLOR
10. INTERIOR VIEW OF DINING ROOM
11. INTERIOR VIEW OF SECOND FLOOR BEDROOM


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