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North Dakota State Penitentiary, Bismarck, N.D.
North Dakota State Penitentiary, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleNorth Dakota State Penitentiary, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1930 and 1960
DescriptionA postcard showing the unpaved road leading into the penitentiary. The cell blocks are to the right. Trees grow on both sides of the road. The prison lawn is to the right. The main building has a tower.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectLaw
Subject (LCTGM)Roads
Trees
Lawns
Prisons
Towers
Postcards
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Organization NameNorth Dakota State Penitentiary
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
Decade1930-1939
1940-1949
1950-1959
Item NumberB0716-18
Format of OriginalColor postcards
Publisher of OriginalC. T. American Art
Place of PublicationChicago (Ill.)
Transcription"State Penitentiary, Bismarck, N.D. 103042-N"--Printed on front of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
ContributorCurteich (Chicago, Ill.)
Biography/HistoryLand was appropriated for a territorial penitentiary to be located in Bismarck in 1881. The penitentiary opened for its first prisoners near Bismarck in 1885.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0716-18)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0716-18
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