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Bird's-eye view drawing, Bismarck, Dakota Territory
Bird's-eye view drawing, Bismarck, Dakota Territory
TitleBird's-eye view drawing, Bismarck, Dakota Territory
Date of Original1880
DescriptionAn aerial sketch of Bismarck. Important buildings are numbered and a legend is on the bottom. The Missouri River is visible in the left background. A plan sketch of the courthouse is inset on the bottom left.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Aerials
Pioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Cityscape drawings
Buildings
Hills
Rivers
Reproductions
Photographic prints
Silver printing-out paper prints
Lithographs
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
Dakota Territory
Missouri River
Decade1880-1889
Item NumberA2280
Format of OriginalCopy photographic prints
Publisher of OriginalJ. J. Stoner
Place of PublicationMadison (Wisc.)
NotesThis is a print of a Beck & Pauli lithograph.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryBismarck was founded as the Missouri River terminal of the Northern Pacific Railroad. There were several names for this city before Bismarck became official in 1873. The city became the county seat of Burleigh County in 1873 and the capitol of the Datkota Territory in 1883.
Bibliographic ReferenceWick, Douglas A. North Dakota Place Names. Sweetgrass Communications, Bismarck, ND: 1989. 18.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A2280)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA2280
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