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Main Street, Milnor, N.D.
Main Street, Milnor, N.D.
TitleMain Street, Milnor, N.D.
Date of Original1919?
DescriptionA view of Main Street in Milnor, North Dakota. Some old automobiles are visible down the street, and electrical lines and poles run down the street on the right side. A number of businesses are also visible; including Thompson Yards, the Milnor Hotel, and The Iris theater.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
City & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Streets
Electric lines
Motion picture theaters
Business districts
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
LocationMilnor (N.D.)
Sargent County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2000.346.7
Format of OriginalPostcards
Dimensions of Original14 x 9 cm.
Transcription"Dear Bro. Rec'd your card are all well. So you and back to Fargo again. have you heard from Sis Emma lately? I am [illegible] haven't heard from her for several weeks and don't [illegible] why she don't write any more. you write me and let me know if you hear from her will you. as I am worried. with love from all, from your Sis. Mrs. [illegible]" - Handwritten on back of postcard, postmarked from Milnor, N. Dak. Oct 6, 1919. Addressed to Mr. John Plomberg, Fargo, 7, 11 9 St., north, N.D.
NotesTitle taken from front of postcard.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryIn 1915 Thompson Yard bought out the Milnor Lumber Co. The business operated in Milnor until its closing in 1960. The Iris Theater was built in 1917. It was remodeled in 1941 and renamed as the Milnor Theatre. The theater changed owners a number of times throughout the years before closing its doors in 1992. The building was torn down in 2003.
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 (2000.346.7)
Rights ManagementItem likely in public domain.
Digital IDrs011012
Original Sourcepostcard
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