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Kathryn Hotel, Kathryn, N.D.
Kathryn Hotel, Kathryn, N.D.
TitleKathryn Hotel, Kathryn, N.D.
Date of Original1905?
CreatorBenson, O., photographer
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionView of the front and side of the two story wooden Kathryn Hotel. There are men and a baby standing on the second floor balcony. More men sit on the porch off the main entrance on the ground floor. The proprietor pushes a mail cart down a ramp off the boardwalk to the dirt road.
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Hotels
Utility poles
Carts & wagons
Dirt roads
Suits (Clothing)
Personal NameLarson, Louis
Strom, Edward G., 1862-1944
Organization NameKathryn Hotel (Kathryn, N.D.)
LocationKathryn (N.D.)
Barnes County (N.D.)
Item NumberBC18
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original26 x 31 cm.
Publisher of OriginalO. Benson (Litchville, N.D.)
Place of PublicationLitchville (N.D)
Transcription"O. Benson, Litchville, N.D."--Stamped on front of photograph.
"about 1905, Strom. On the right side upstairs - E.G Strom + Tom Notgaard.(?) The 5th one upstairs with his hands behind his back is Louis Larson. The man with the mail cart is P.N. Nindseth, (?) proprietor of Kathryn Hotel"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryEdward G. Strom was born near Oslo, Norway January 27, 1862. He emigrated to this country in 1880, and started farming for himself in Thordenskjold township southeast of Kathryn in 1890. Edward Storm married Ellen Roe in 1895, they moved to Kathryn in 1905, where he operated a meat market until 1920 when ill health caused him to retire. After he sold his shop, he operated a farm north of Kathryn in Nelson township. They had four children. Edward passed away March 1944 at the age of 85 years.
Bibliographic ReferenceInformation from page 241 in Barnes County History, Barnes County, North Dakota. Printed by Taylor Publishing Company, 1976.
Repository InstitutionBarnes County Historical Society
Repository CollectionBarnes County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LineBarnes County Historical Society (BC18)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Barnes County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationBarnes County Historical Society address:
315 Central Ave. N.
Valley City, ND 58072
Phone number: 701-845-0966
Fax: 701-845-4282
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmBC18
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