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Looking west on Main Avenue, Bismarck, N.D.
Looking west on Main Avenue, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleLooking west on Main Avenue, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Original1973-02-28
DescriptionView of storefronts on right side of street. Cars are parked on both sides. Traffic lights stand at center. The first building on the right is J. C. Penney. The prominent building in the background is the Patterson Hotel.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
City & Town Life
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Department stores
Hotels
Traffic signs & signals
Automobiles
Streets
Bars
Motion picture theaters
Jewelry stores
Storefronts
Organization NamePatterson Hotel (Bismarck, N.D.)
J. C. Penney Co.
Hobby Shack (Bismarck, N.D.)
Patterson Lounge and Bar (Bismarck, N.D.)
Capitol Theatre (Bismarck, N.D.)
Walker's Jewelry (Bismarck, N.D.)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
AddressBismarck (N.D.) - 6th Street
Bismarck (N.D.) - Main Avenue
Decade1970-1979
Item NumberA5513
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe prominent building on the right is the Patterson Hotel, built in 1911 by Alexander McKenzie. Originally called the McKenzie Hotel, in 1923 the name changed to the Patterson Hotel, after then owner Edward G. Patterson. This building was the headquarters of the Non-Partisan League from 1915 until the party's dissolution in the late 1920s.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A5513)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA5513
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