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Bird's eye view of North Grafton, N.D.
Bird's eye view of North Grafton, N.D.
TitleBird's eye view of North Grafton, N.D.
Date of Original1909-07
DescriptionView of the northside of town from an elevated position. The neighborhood appears primarily residential. A church stands to the left. The town stretches out into the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Bird's-eye views
Cityscapes
Houses
Residential streets
Churches
Trees
Photographic postcards
Wooden buildings
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
LocationGrafton (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item NumberB0755-15
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Transcription"Bird's Eye View Of North Grafton, N. Dak."--Printed on front of postcard.
"Tell Mother the parcel arrived today and started for New York tonight. You should have seen the fit. A large crowd in town today but not much doing. Grafton beat two games of ball. Kate. Miss Florence Phair, Crystal, N.D."--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryGrafton was founded in 1879 and boasted 2,000 inhabitants by 1883. The city is the seat of Walsh County.
Bibliographic ReferenceWick, Douglas A. North Dakota Place Names. Sweetgrass Communications, Bismarck, ND: 1989. 78.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0755-15)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0755-15
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