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Court house and jail, Jamestown, N.D.
Court house and jail, Jamestown, N.D.
TitleCourt house and jail, Jamestown, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1920
CreatorFairchild, Corlis
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionColor postcard showing brick county buildings with lawn and trees in Jamestown.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectCourt houses
Politics & Government
City & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Jails
Lawns
Utility poles
Buildings
Courthouses
County government
Organization NameStutsman County Courthouse (Jamestown, N.D.)
LocationJamestown (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
1910-1919
Item NumberA0691
Format of OriginalColor postcards
Publisher of OriginalCorlis Fairchild (Jamestown, N.D.)
Place of PublicationJamestown (N.D.)
Transcription"Court House and Jail, Jamestown, N. Dak."--Printed on front of postcard.
ContributorCook, Henry C.
Contributor RoleArchitect
Biography/HistoryThe Stutsman County courthouse was designed by Milwaukee, WI architect Henry C. Cook and built in 1883. The jail was built in 1904-1905. Both buildings are on the National Register of Historic Places.
Bibliographic ReferenceFurst, J.P. "Building a courthouse unified county pioneers: 100 years later, the same project would set town and county against each other." in James Smorada and Lois Forrest, eds. Century of Stories: Jamestown and Stutsman County. Fort Seward Historical Society, Fort Seward ND, 1983. 227-230.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A0691)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA691
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