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Memorial Gymnasium Jamestown College, Jamestown, N.D.
Memorial Gymnasium Jamestown College, Jamestown, N.D.
TitleMemorial Gymnasium Jamestown College, Jamestown, N.D.
Date of Originalno later than 1926
DescriptionA view of the three storey brick Memorial Gymnasium at Jamestown College in Jamestown, N.D. There are main entrances at each end of the building, a smokestack in the background on the left, and another building on the right.
General SubjectColleges and universities
Subject (LCTGM)Buildings
Universities & colleges
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Organization NameJamestown College
LocationJamestown (N.D.)
Stutsman County (N.D.)
Item NumberST302
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Photograph albums
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Transcription"Album from the Burlington Northern Railroad used in Europe to interest Immigrants to North Dakota about 1926, Kindness Burlington Northern and Royal Bestler, #77.12, Nov. 1st 1976"--Printed on cover of photograph album.
Memorial Gymnasium, Jamestown College, Jamestown, N. Dak."--Handwritten on front of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryJamestown College was founded in 1883, six years before North Dakota even became a state. In 1923, the Memorial Gymnasium was erected as a permanent memorial to the student soldiers who made the supreme sacrifice in World War I, and a recognition of those who enrolled in that war and returned to engage again in the peaceful pursuits of mankind. The gymnasium, at the time of dedication, was outstanding as the finest plant for Physical Education in the state. It also contained the first indoor swimming pool in the state. Thus, swimming was made a requirement for graduation.
Repository InstitutionStutsman County Memorial Museum
Repository CollectionStutsman County Memorial Museum Photographs
Credit LineStutsman County Memorial Museum, Jamestown, N.D. (ST302)
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 IDdmST302
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