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View of Jamestown, N.D.
View of Jamestown, N.D.
TitleView of Jamestown, N.D.
Date of Original1918?
DescriptionA view looking out over the city of Jamestown, N.D. after 1913 and before 1923. There are many wooden two story buildings, sidewalks, dirt streets, and some trees. In the distance, on top of the hill Jamestown College can be seen. There are six larger buildings on top of the hill, including Taber Hall, Sanford Dormitory, Old Main, and the Library.
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Colleges and universities
Subject (LCTGM)Buildings
Universities & colleges
Organization NameJamestown College
LocationJamestown (N.D.)
Stutsman County (N.D.)
Item NumberST283
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original8 x 14 cm.
Transcription"Jamestown - 1908"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
"1918? Museum scrapbook"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryView of Jamestown, N.D. probably taken from the court house, looking out. You can see Jamestown College in the distance on the hill top, Old Main (third from left), the Library (third from right) and the Sanford girl's dormitory which was built in 1910 (second from left), and probably Taber Hall, built in 1913, on the far left. The Thaw Memorial Library, a gift of Mrs. William Thaw of Pittsburgh, was completed in 1912. Originally, the basement of the library was equipped as a gymnasium, but when the Memorial gymnasium was finished in 1923 (which is not in the picture/ had not been built yet), the basement of the library was remodeled for academic classrooms.
Repository InstitutionStutsman County Memorial Museum
Repository CollectionStutsman County Memorial Museum Photographs
Credit LineStutsman County Memorial Museum, Jamestown, N.D. (ST283)
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 IDdmST283
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