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McKenzie County Courthouse, Schafer, N.D.
McKenzie County Courthouse, Schafer, N.D.
TitleMcKenzie County Courthouse, Schafer, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1906 and 1915
DescriptionA brick building of commercial design which serves as a courthouse and jail. A group of men stand on the porch and in front of the building. A flagpole and flag sit atop the building. a car is visible in the left background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectCourt houses
Art & Architecture
Law
People
Politics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)County government
Flags
Flagpoles
Automobiles
Men
Porches
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Organization NameMcKenzie County Courthouse (Schafer, N.D.)
LocationSchafer (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
1910-1919
Item Number0032-MZ-20-08
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"McKenzie County Court-House, Schafer, N.D."--Printed on front of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistorySchafer replaced Alexander as the seat of McKenzie County in 1906. Schafer, in turn, was replaced as county seat by Watford City in 1941.
Bibliographic ReferenceWick, Douglas A. North Dakota Place Names. Sweetgrass Communications, Bismarck, ND: 1989. 174.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionOral History Project Photograph Collection 00032
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (0032-MZ-20-08)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh0032MZ2008
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