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1st Ave. North, Jamestown, N.D.
1st Ave. North, Jamestown, N.D.
Title1st Ave. North, Jamestown, N.D.
Date of Original1900?
CreatorNewland, G. A.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA view looking down 5th Ave. in Jamestown, N.D. On the left is a two story building that has a sign that says "1882, Altschul Block, " and another one that says Tobacco, Cigars. There are more storefronts, trees, and utility poles along the street. On the right is a three story brick building, previously named the Klaus House, but called The Gladstone in the photograph and the smaller original Klaus House next to it down the street, also now titled The Gladstone. Other buildings are visible down the street, including the Opera House, distinguishable by its protruding metal entrance. On the right there are signs for a Baker, The Gladstone, and a Barber Shop. There are a few people sitting on the entrance stairs of the Gladstone Hotel, other people sit or stand on the sidewalks. There are two carts being pulled by horses down the street. In the center top of the photograph is a hanging street light.
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Buildings
Dirt roads
Utility poles
Street lights
Carts & wagons
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Organization NameGladstone Hotel (Jamestown, N.D.)
Klaus House (Jamestown, N.D.)
Opera House (Jamestown, N.D.)
LocationJamestown (N.D.)
Stutsman County (N.D.)
AddressJamestown (N.D.) - 1st Avenue
Jamestown (N.D.) - 5th Avenue
Item NumberST267
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original17 x 25 cm.
Transcription"5am - Jamestown, N.D. About 1900"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesGeorge A. Newland worked in Jamestown, N.D. as a photographer in Newland Studio from 1900-1903.
5th Ave. in Jamestown, N.D. was renamed in 1939 to 1st Ave.
Biography/HistoryThe Klaus House was renamed The Gladstone. Anton Klaus brought Henry C. Koch, a famous architect, from Wisconsin to design both the court house and the new Gladstone. Klaus had a brick factory he started in 1882, and after that many new buildings were built of brick from the Klaus brick factory.
Bibliographic ReferenceCentury of stories, Jamestown and Stutsman County, 1883-1983. Fort Seward Historical Society, 1983. p.34.
Repository InstitutionStutsman County Memorial Museum
Repository CollectionStutsman County Memorial Museum Photographs
Credit LineStutsman County Memorial Museum, Jamestown, N.D. (ST267)
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 IDdmST267
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