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Doorway detail, Emmons County Memorial Courthouse, Linton, N.D.
Doorway detail, Emmons County Memorial Courthouse, Linton, N.D.
TitleDoorway detail, Emmons County Memorial Courthouse, Linton, N.D.
Date of Original1985
CreatorPerry, L. Martin
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionThe vertical and geometric design elements of the front entrance door to the Emmons County Memorial Courthouse in Linton, North Dakota speak to the Art Deco style of the building. Additional elements representative of this design include the light fixtures and the fluting which flanks the door. Above the door, the county seal depicts a shock of wheat between the heads of a buffalo and a cow.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectArt & Architecture
Court houses
Subject (LCTGM)Courthouses
Government facilities
County government
Subject (AAT)Art Deco
Organization NameEmmons County Memorial Courthouse (Linton, N.D.)
LocationLinton (N.D.)
Decade1980-1989
Item Number32EM403-32
Format of OriginalSlides
NotesTitle created by staff.
ContributorNess, J. Howard
Contributor RoleArchitect
Biography/HistoryBuilt in 1934, the Emmons County Memorial Courthouse in Linton, North Dakota has the added distinction of being the first WPA project granted in the state. Seven courthouses in the state were completed as part of this program. The Emmons County Courthouse is also one of eight Art Deco courthouses in North Dakota.
Bibliographic ReferenceNational Register of Historic Places Nomination filed 1985-10-03.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Archaeology and Historic Preservation Division Collection
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (32EM403-32)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32EM40332
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