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Cathay Baptist Church, Cathay, N.D.
Cathay Baptist Church, Cathay, N.D.
TitleCathay Baptist Church, Cathay, N.D.
Date of Original1908?
DescriptionSmall wood frame church building with open bell tower. Was former one-room school building.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectReligion
Subject (LCTGM)Baptist churches
Wooden churches
Bell towers
One-room schools
Organization NameCathay Baptist Church (Cathay, N.D.)
LocationCathay (N.D.)
Wells County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2000.90.7
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Gelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Transcription"Ger. Bap. Chruch, Cathay, N.D." - Printed on front of postcard.
"Hello Pal, how you was, just received your postal, was glad to hear from you. I'm well and hope you are the same. Will be pretty busy in a few days, as soon as the weather allowes us to go out on the field. I'm glad to hear that the Wed- was fun. the same over here. Pretty good times all the time. Thanking you for postal & awaiting your ans. I [illegible] as ever, A. G. B." - Handwritten on back of postcard, postmarked from Cathay, N.Dak. Apr 14, 1909. Addressed to O. W. Bode, Niagara, N.D.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryCathay Baptist Church was organized in 1908, an old one-room school building was purchased and used as the church until a larger church was bult in 1913. The church was also called the German Baptist Church.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionRonald Olin North Dakota Postcard Collection 2000
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2000.90.7)
Digital IDrs003242
Original SourcePostcard
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