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State Penitentiary, Bismarck, N.D.
State Penitentiary, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleState Penitentiary, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1920
DescriptionA view of the yard and brick buildings at the North Dakota State Penitentiary in Bismarck. Railroad tracks are visible in the foreground.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectLaw
Landmarks
Subject (LCTGM)Prisons
Fences
Railroad tracks
Postcards
Organization NameNorth Dakota State Penitentiary
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
1910-1919
Item NumberA5290
Format of OriginalColor postcards
Transcription"2- State Penitentiary, Bismarck, N. Dak."--Printed on front of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
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 A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A5290)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA5290
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