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Bird's eye view, Schafer, N.D.
Bird's eye view, Schafer, N.D.
TitleBird's eye view, Schafer, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1910
DescriptionA view of the town from an elevated position across a field. The town runs in a straight line along a single road.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Cityscape photographs
Business districts
Bird's-eye view prints
Storefronts
Meadows
LocationSchafer (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item Number0032-MZ-20-09
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Birds-eye View, Schafer, N.D."--Printed on front of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistorySchafer was founded in 1899. Schafer 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-20-09)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh0032MZ2009
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