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Court House and Bird's-eye view, Devils Lake, N.D.
Court House and Bird's-eye view, Devils Lake, N.D.
TitleCourt House and Bird's-eye view, Devils Lake, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1920
DescriptionColor postcard of courthouse surrounded by homes and businesses in Devils Lake, N.D.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
City & Town Life
Court houses
Subject (LCTGM)Courthouses
Cityscapes
Houses
Storefronts
Streets
Bird's-eye views
Postcards
Organization NameRamsey County Courthouse (Devils Lake, N.D.)
LocationDevils Lake (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
1910-1919
Item NumberA0736
Format of OriginalColor postcards
Publisher of OriginalAmerican Import Co.
Place of PublicationMinneapolis (Minn.)
Transcription"Court House and Bird's-Eye View, Devils Lake, N. Dak."--Printed on front of postcard.
"Devils Lake is quite a pretty city. It has many beautiful residences and buildings. The telephones are all in the alleys and in the business portion the wires are all underground. Sidewalks are all cement."--Printed on back of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryFounded in 1882 as Creelsburgh, the city changed its name to Creel City the folowing year and Devils Lake in 1884. Devils Lake is the seat of Ramsey County. The brick courthouse pictured was constructed in 1887-1888.
Bibliographic ReferenceDevils Lake's Seventy Five Years Official Souvenir Program. Devils Lake Diamond Jubilee Association, Devils Lake, ND: 1957. 9-18, 54-56.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A0736)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA0736
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