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Early days of Kenmare, N.D.
Early days of Kenmare, N.D.
TitleEarly days of Kenmare, N.D.
Date of Original1938-07-29
CreatorGross, E. H.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA composite postcard. The center picture is labeled "Kenmare in 1896 (First Post Office).", then going clockwise the pictures are labeled "West Side 1897", "South Side 1897", "South and West Sides 1897" and "South Side 1897."
Ordering Information
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
City & Town Life
Pioneer Era
Politics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Post offices
General stores
Cityscape photographs
Composite photographs
Organization NameUnited States Post Office (Kenmare, N.D.)
Geo. A. Robertson General Merchandise (Kenmare, N.D.)
LocationKenmare (N.D.)
Item NumberB0756-22
Format of OriginalComposite photographs
Publisher of OriginalBloom Brothers (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Place of PublicationMinneapolis (Minn.)
Transcription"Kenmare, N.D. in Early Days. Kenmare in 1896 (First Post Office), West Side 1897, South Side 1897, South and West Sides 1897, South Side 1897. Copyright 1913 by E. H. Gross"--Printed on front of postcard.
"Tonight I will be in Canada. Betty. Mrs. J. Potter Lee, 1054 Yellowstone Road, Cleveland, Ohio"--Handwritten on back of postcard.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryAll of these pictures were taken between 1896 and 1897. Kenmare was founded officially in 1896, replacing the town of Lignite, founded in 1894 just off the present townsite.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0756-22)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0756-22
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