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North Dakota State Penitentiary, Bismarck, N.D.
North Dakota State Penitentiary, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleNorth Dakota State Penitentiary, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Original1916-06-05
DescriptionA view of the original prison facilities from outside. Houses are on the left side of the tree lined road that leads to the entrance. The main building has a tower.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectLaw
City & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Houses
Trees
Roads
Prisons
Towers
Wooden buildings
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Organization NameNorth Dakota State Penitentiary
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item NumberB0716-16
Format of OriginalPostcards
Transcription"State Penitentiary, Bismarck, N.D."--Printed on front of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryLand was appropriated for a territorial penitentiary to be located in Bismarck in 1881. The penitentiary opened for its first prisoners near Bismarck in 1885.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0716-16)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDB0716-16
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