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Farmers Home, Jamestown, N.D.
Farmers Home, Jamestown, N.D.
TitleFarmers Home, Jamestown, N.D.
Date of Original1882?
DescriptionA view of the Farmers Home, a wooden two story building built by A.J. Smith who was in the hotel and livery business. There are three women standing near the doorway, and an older man in a buggy being pulled by a horse. There is a bicycle leading against the building near the door. There is a bay window in the front, and two chimneys on the roof. In the distance there are more buildings and a metal frame structure that is possibly a windmill under construction with a pulley near the top.
General SubjectPioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Buildings
Carriages & coaches
Bay windows
Bicycles & tricycles
LocationJamestown (N.D.)
Stutsman County (N.D.)
AddressJamestown (N.D.) - 2nd Street
Item NumberST206
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original15 x 20 cm.
Transcription"The Farmers Home, corner 2nd St. and 3rd Ave SW (1965), and now owned by Miss Gladys Youmans, was built in 1882 by A. J. Smith, who came here from Missouri. He engaged in the hotel and livery business in Jamestown for 20 years, and also purchased land in Wells county where he and his family were prominent in the development of that area. Mr. Smith owned one of the first automobiles brought to North Dakota and the first one, an Oldsmobile, in Jamestown. The family left Jamestown in 1905 for Evansville, Ind., where he died in 1914. He was the father of the late Mrs. Louis (Emma) Cadieux "--Printed on back of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Repository InstitutionStutsman County Memorial Museum
Repository CollectionStutsman County Memorial Museum Photographs
Credit LineStutsman County Memorial Museum, Jamestown, N.D. (ST206)
Rights ManagementOwned by Stutsman County Memorial Museum.
Ordering InformationStutsman County Memorial Museum
Phone: 701-252-6741
Address: Box 1002, Jamestown, N.D. 58401
Open: Memorial Day - September, 10am-5pm Weekdays and 1pm-5pm Weekends.
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmST206
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