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Title: Edward G. Patterson Papers

Dates: 1891-2007

Collection Number: 10989

Quantity: 8 feet

Abstract: The papers consist of Edward G. Patterson's personal material, including correspondence, political, legal, and financial material, a speech by Patterson, items relating to the Patterson estate sale, and plans for a toy invented by Patterson. Also included in the collection are records relating to Patterson's businesses, including the Patterson Hotel, McKenzie Hotel, Hotel Sheridan, Hotel Northwest, and Peacock Alley. The business records specifically contain correspondence, advertising material, accounting and financial records, legal documents, menus, invitations, construction, design and architectural sketches and specifications, letterhead and envelopes, guest registers, certificates, liquor licenses, and business cards. Following the business records are a variety of publications, photographs and post cards of the family and businesses, and oversize sheet music.

Provenance: This collection was originally three separate collections: MSS 10144 Patterson Hotel. Records; MSS 20157 Edward G. Patterson. Papers; and MSS 10989 Edward G. Patterson. Records. The collections were combined in November 2009. The bulk of the original MSS 10144 collection was purchased at the Patterson Auction in November 1976. Additional items were donated by Alan Grindberg in June 1977. The original MSS 20157 collection was donated by Alan Grindberg in June 1977. The original MSS 10989 collection was acquired in February 2008 as a gift from Howard Gorder in February 2008. The historical and biographical sketch was written by Frank Vyzralek, former State Archivist at the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Additional biographical material was researched by Janet Beltran and was added to the original biographical sketch. The inventory to the collection was created by Emily J. Ergen in November 2009.

Property Rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.

Copyrights: Copyrights to this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs. Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U.S. Code or an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements are needed.

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Citation: Researchers are requested to cite the collection title, collection number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.

Related Photograph Collection:
00070 Patterson Hotel


BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

Edward G. Patterson was born to A. L. Patterson and Francis W. Reed on December 12, 1866, in Cleveland, Ohio. He attended public and high school in Cleveland. Patterson arrived in Bismarck, Dakota Territory, in 1882 at the age of 16. For several years he operated a number of barber shops, although he was not a barber by trade. Patterson married Agatha Brigett Slattery in St. Paul, Minnesota, in 1886. The couple had one child, Sadie Mae, who was born July 24, 1888, and passed away in August of 1889. Agatha, born December 7, 1886, in Washaba, MN, was the daughter of William and Bridget Slattery. Agatha Patterson was active in Patterson property management, social and civic affairs, and charitable work. She served as Bismarck postmistress from 1896-1915, organized a mail service after a fire destroyed the Bismarck post office, and served on the first library board. She was voted a life member of the North Dakota postmasters association in 1923.

Patterson’s political career began in April 1892 when he was elected an alderman from Bismarck’s First Ward. Two years later he became alderman from the Fourth Ward (which he operated) and which became the power base for his future political fortunes. His ability to deliver the Fourth Ward vote was demonstrated in the 1906 gubernatorial election when reform Democrat John Burke defeated Republican E. Y. Sarles by a decisive margin. The Fourth Ward, however, voted 158-6 in favor of Sarles.

Patterson served three terms as Mayor of Bismarck, 1896-1902, and was regularly re-elected to the city council until 1909, when Bismarck adopted the commission form of government, where commissioners are elected at large rather than as representatives of a district or ward. He lost the 1909 election but won a four-year commission seat two years later. Patterson transferred his interests to county government in 1906 when he was elected to the Burleigh County Commission. He was re-elected regularly and served continuously through 1926, acting as chairman of the commission for many of those years.

Throughout his life, Patterson also served as a deputy U.S. marshal, deputy sheriff, and Burleigh County executioner. He was a member of the State Penitentiary Board of Trustees, a member of the Parole Board, chairman of the state Republican Party Central Committee, and a member of the state Republican committee. Mark Hanna enlisted Patterson to help with a Republican senatorial election; Patterson also spent some time as a lobbyist in Washington, D.C. In addition, he started two newspapers, the Bismarck Review, a weekly paper, and Palladium, which was published tri-weekly.

Patterson’s political success brought him into close contact with political boss Alexander McKenzie and he was known as one of McKenzie’s most trusted lieutenants. The two also became close personal friends and, although it is difficult to document, it is likely that McKenzie was a silent partner in many of Patterson’s business enterprises, including the McKenzie (later the Patterson) Hotel. Following an intensely bitter county election campaign in 1922 and the deaths of Alexander McKenzie that same year and his first wife, Agatha, in 1923, Patterson’s interest in politics waned.

By 1928 he had remarried Rose Judge of Bismarck and he devoted his remaining years to operating his hotels and businesses in Bismarck and Burleigh County. He also pursued his life-long interest in prize-fighting (he had been an amateur boxer as a youth), traveling around the country to watch major fights. He died in his apartment in the Patterson Hotel on November 15, 1945. He had one sister, Mrs. A. A. Booth, who was involved in the Patterson Hotel, as well, in Bismarck. Patterson also had three nieces and one nephew: Mrs. H. L. Dahners (Mandan, ND), Mrs. Joe Halibison (Fargo, ND), Mrs. Alice Moore (LaCrosse, WI) and S. P. Mount (Miami Beach, FL). Rose Patterson managed the McKenzie, later Patterson Hotel, with her husband until his death, and was the sole manager of the hotel until her death. The family always lived at the hotel.

Ed Patterson owned and operated a number of hotels and related businesses during his career in Bismarck. In 1893 he leased the Sheridan House, a large, three-story frame hotel located on approximately the present site of the Burlington Northern Depot. The Sheridan was the unofficial political headquarters in Bismarck from the time the territorial capital was moved here in 1883. In 1900, in order to clear the site for the new depot, the Sheridan House was moved bodily to the southeast corner of Main and 5th Street, veneered with brick and used variously as an exposition building and Patterson-operated hotel (called the Northwest Hotel) until destroyed by fire in 1921. In 1906 Patterson built the Soo Hotel on the west side of 5th Street between Main and Broadway. This was renamed the Princess Hotel in about 1927 and sometime later became known as the Patterson Annex. It is currently operated as the Dakotan Hotel [as of the time of writing].

The present Patterson Hotel was built in 1910 as the McKenzie Hotel, opening for business on January 1, 1911, in time for the legislative sessions that year. This was renamed the Patterson in about 1928. Originally, it stood eight stories high and was topped with a roof garden. Later, two complete and two partial floor were added bringing the total height to 12 stories. Publicly, Patterson proclaimed these additions part of an effort to keep the building the largest hotel in North Dakota, but they probably were a money saving stratagem; buildings were not placed on the tax rolls while under construction.

Patterson also operated several other businesses in and around Bismarck. He had an 1,800 acre ranch or farm just east of Bismarck. In 1905 he built the Patterson Block on the north side of Main between 4th and 5th streets. Prior to building the McKenzie-Patterson Hotel, Patterson operated a drug store in a frame building on the northwest corner of 5th and Main. This later was moved into the Patterson Block. After Prohibition, in 1933, he opened a bar and grill known as Peacock Alley on Main. He also opened a tavern known as The Ring on the ground floor of the Soo Hotel on 5th Street. The walls of this establishment were covered with pictures of prize fighters. Always interested in prize-fighting, and having formerly operated a gym, Patterson brought well known boxers and other entertainment figures to Bismarck.

SOURCES:

Bird, George F. & Edwin J. Taylor. History of the City of Bismarck: the First 100 Years, 1872-
1972. Bismarck, ND: Bismarck Centennial Association, 1972.
The Bismarck Daily Tribune, January 4, 1911, 2 [advertisement].
The Bismarck Tribune, November 7, 1923, 1 & 3.
The Bismarck Tribune, September 1, 1943, 1 & 6.
The Bismarck Tribune, November 15, 1945, 1 & 5.
The Bismarck Tribune, November 19, 1963, special section A.
The Bismarck Tribune, January 21, 1975, 7.
The Bismarck Tribune, July 8, 1975, 22.
The Bismarck Tribune, February 5, 1980, 5A.
The Bismarck Tribune, September 29, 1983, special section A.
The Bismarck Tribune, November 29, 1983, special section A.
Fargo Forum, November 15, 1945, 7.
Grand Forks Herald, November 15, 1945, 1.
Grand Forks Herald, May 2, 1978, 4A.
Hennessy, W.B., compiler. History of North Dakota. “E. G. Patterson.” Bismarck, ND: The Bismarck Tribune [publishers], 1910, 578-581.
The Palladium, October 2, 1906, 4.
Vyzralek, Frank. “Historical Background on E.G. Patterson.” SHSND Archives Vertical File.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The Edward G. Patterson Papers, 1891-2007, six cubic feet, consist of Edward G. Patterson's personal material, including correspondence, political, legal, and financial material, a speech by Patterson, items relating to the Patterson estate sale, and plans for a toy invented by Patterson. Also included in the collection are records relating to Patterson's businesses, including the Patterson Hotel, McKenzie Hotel, Hotel Sheridan, Hotel Northwest, and Peacock Alley. The business records specifically contain correspondence, advertising material, accounting and financial records, legal documents, menus, invitations, construction, design and architectural sketches and specifications, letterhead and envelopes, guest registers, certificates, liquor licenses, and business cards. Following the business records are a variety of publications, photographs and post cards of the family and businesses, and oversize sheet music.

Four series have been established for the Edward G. Patterson Papers. Series I consists of Edward G. Patterson’s personal material; Series II is comprised of a variety of business records from the hotels and businesses Patterson operated; Series III contains publications; and finally, Series IV contains photographs.

Series I, Edward G. Patterson personal material, 1894-1975, is found in box 1 and measures approximately one fourth of one cubic foot. Materials within this series focus primarily on Patterson’s early political career as Chairman of the Burleigh County Republican Central Committee and his time as Burleigh County Commissioner, dating from about 1908 to 1919. Additional political material includes a variety of ephemera, especially from the first decades of the twentieth century, documenting North Dakota and Bismarck politics primarily through leaflets; many of the leaflets pertain to elections in which Patterson was a candidate. Other topics that the political leaflets cover are prohibition, the New Deal, entry into World War II, high tariffs of Bismarck business owners, and North Dakota politics generally. Series I also contains personal correspondence, dating from 1898-1941. Several legal and financial items, a speech given near the end of Patterson’s life, an invention by Patterson and material relating to the Rose Patterson Estate are also in Series I.

Series II, Hotels and Businesses, 1894-1977, is located in box 1 and also in phase boxes, spanning about three fourths of one cubic foot plus two feet of oversized items. Series II is focused on the businesses ran by Edward Patterson, along with his first wife, Agatha, and later, his second wife Rose. A significant part of Series II is business correspondence, the bulk of which dates from 1910 when the McKenzie Hotel - now the Patterson Hotel - was being constructed. Series II also contains a variety of general business and administrative material, as well as information and paperwork about designation of the Hotel as a National Landmark from 1976-1977. A sampling of records, including letterhead, menus, programs, guest register books, and advertisements for the Patterson Hotel, McKenzie Hotel, Hotel Sheridan, Hotel Northwest, and Peacock Alley, are also arranged within Series II.

Series III, publications, 1891-1956, is located in boxes 3 and 4, and measures one and one-half cubic feet. The publications in Series III mostly deal with proprietorship of hotels and businesses, and include books, magazines, newspapers, clippings, and booklets. Series III also contains a sampling of sheet music and music booklets used by the Hotel, as well as music-related publications.

Series IV, Photographs and Post cards, 1890s-1970s, is located in (photograph) boxes 5-11, measuring about one and one half cubic feet. Many of the photographs are of unidentified family members, likely relatives of Edward Patterson, but Series IV also contains a few photographs of Patterson Businesses. A large part of box 5, and all of box 10, were from family photograph albums. Highlights in Series IV are the early photographs of the exterior, dinner parties, and roof garden at the McKenzie Hotel, Patterson-owned cigar shop, kitchen scenes and interior shots of The Ring Grill and Bar, Patterson’s drug store, suites at the Patterson Hotel, the entrance to the Peacock Alley, and the moving and construction of the Sheridan House. Several of the photographs in Series IV were taken by Andreas Risem, and Frithjof Holmboe, Bismarck photographers; and photograph is by Frank Fiske. There are very few photographs of Edward Patterson in the Series, but he may be in several of the unidentified photographs, especially as a child. Finally, Series IV contains post cards in box 8, but only several are of Patterson’s businesses.

SERIES DESCRIPTION

Series I. Edward G. Patterson, 1894-1975, Box 1

Series I is organized by subject, and generally covers correspondence, political material, and a variety of personal material belonging to Patterson. The correspondence in the collection dates from 1898 to the 1940s and consists of Edward G. Patterson’s personal correspondence, and correspondence of Mr. and Mrs. J. Frank Hayes (Patterson’s relatives). The political material and ephemera dates from the period that Patterson was involved in politics, served as Chair of the Burleigh County Republican Central Committee, and Burleigh County Commissioner. Much of the political material has to do with elections, but overall, the political material reflects Bismarck affairs and politics in the early 20th century. The legal and financial material in Series I is very small, namely Patterson’s form for the 1933 Wheat Adjustment program, as well as rent assignments and a summons regarding the estate of John F. Fort. Patterson’s speech, given sometime around 1944 or 1945, in the California Bay area, reflects his vision for a post-war world, and for post-war America. Posters for the estate sale and open house of the Rose Patterson estate reflect the final years of the Patterson Hotel.

Series II. Hotels and Businesses, 1894-1977, Box 1 and phase boxes

Series II is organized by type of record, and contains business correspondence, general business and administrative material used for operation of the hotels, records pertaining to the Patterson Hotel National Landmark designation and funding, and records and ephemera from each of the hotels: McKenzie, Patterson, Sheridan, and Northwest, as well as from the Peacock Alley (Grill Bar).

Series III. Publications, 1919-1959, Boxes 2 and 3

Series III is arranged alphabetically by the title of the publication, and primarily deal with hotels and music. The series includes books, magazines, newspapers, clippings, booklets, and sheet music/music books.

Series IV. Photographs and Post cards, 1890s-1970s, Boxes 5-11

Series IV contains one box of post cards, but mostly photographs of family members, and of Patterson’s hotels and businesses.

BOX/FOLDER INVENTORY

SERIES I: EDWARD G. PATTERSON

Box 1:
1 Personal correspondence, 1898-1941
2 Correspondence - Mr. and Mrs. Jim Frank Hayes, holiday greeting cards and V-Mail from Charles W. Clark (photo static copy)(December 20, 1943), 1940s
3 Election Certificates, Patterson elected Alderman, Fourth Ward (April 5, 1894) and Patterson elected County Commissioner 1st District (December 3, 1914), 1894 & 1914
4 Burleigh County Republican Central Committee (Patterson served as Chairman) - -mailings, county plat, voting material, 1908-1910
5 Burleigh County Commissioner - Alleged state of Burleigh County roads and challenge to George D. Mann (editor, Bismarck Tribune) to fund a statewide road inspection (n.d.); Business cards promoting Patterson for County Commissioner, First District, 1911 (two cards); Plans for bridge at Bismarck (1919), 1911-1919 & n.d.
6 Political ephemera - invitation to the ceremonies of laying the Corner-Stone of the U.S. Government building in Chicago, October 9, 1899; leaflet on prohibition; election leaflets (Edward G. Patterson, Ed Hughes, Oscar Backman); leaflets and material criticizing New Deal, entry into World War II, the high tariffs of business owners in Bismarck, and North Dakota politics; 1905 Bismarck City Council Directory; text of radio address by Senator Gerald P. Nye; First page from a Board (City Commission?) about Capitol burning, (December 28-29, 1930), 1899-1944
7 Personal Legal Material - assignment of rents, 1931 and summons regarding the estate of John F. Fort, March 3, 1941, 1931 & 1941
8 Personal Financial Material - wheat adjustment program, 1933
9 Speech - testimonial dinner, Bay Area, California, c. 1944 or early 1945?
10 Rose Patterson estate - sale and open house poster, November 18-22, 1975
11 Personal Material - ticket stub, Tropical Park, winter 1933-1934; drawing and two page mechanical report of toy invention “Pat-O-bean”; cartoons, 1933-1934 & n.d.

SERIES II: HOTELS AND BUSINESSES

12 Correspondence - letter Press book, 1896
(Phase box) Correspondence book, 1904-1906
13 Business correspondence (bulk 1910), 1894-May 31, 1910
14 Business correspondence (bulk 1910), June 1, 1910-1943
15 Business material - general advertisement, legal documents, general accounting, certificates, construction specifications for steam heating plant, invitations, Railroad passes, business cards, insurance cards, ticket stubs (1893-1917), menu from unidentified hotel, mortgage agreement (blank) (November 27, 1925), construction specifications, receipts, bills, accounting, sales leaflets and booklets, drawings, historical newspaper clippings, 1893-1979
16 National Landmark Designation and funding, 1976-1977
17 Patterson Hotel (Patterson Hall and Historic Patterson Place) - Christmas card, envelopes, dance invitations, menus, construction specifications for steam and electrical generation, Bismarck Association of Commerce annual meeting program, advertising material, menu covers, and letterhead, 1915-1976
(Phase box) Patterson Hotel Guest register, 1966-1967
18 The McKenzie Hotel - receipt, dance invitations, menus, envelopes, list of desired amenities, 1916-1925
(Phase box) McKenzie Hotel Guest register, 1917
19 Hotel Sheridan (Sheridan House) - business cards, liquor licenses, menus, pages of photos from book, 1894-1907
20 Hotel Northwest - business card, envelope and bill, 1905
(Phase box) Hotel Northwest Guest register, 1905
21 Peacock Alley (Grill Bar) - letter to bartenders, menu covers, 1939 & n.d.

Box 13:
Printed broadsides and hand-painted transparencies advertising dances and events at the McKenzie and Patterson Hotels, ca. 1910-1920

SERIES III: PUBLICATIONS

Box 2:
1 Alexander Hughes: Memorial, Tribune Printers and Binders: Bismarck, N.D., 1908
2 America’s Money Tragedy: Its Cause, Its Effect: Sixty Years of Foreign Dictation Revealed in A Series of Amazing Secret Circulars, Henry C. Hansbrough, former United States Senator, 1933
3 The American Restaurant, January 1921
4 Blue Flame, May 1930
5 “Burleigh County Atlas and Directory,” 1933
6 The Cadenza, 1918-1919
7 The Caterer and Hotel Proprietors Gazette, May 1918
8 The Crescendo, July 1913 and 1918-1919
9 Four-Eighteen, “The Vision of Sir Launfal” by James Russell Lowell, December-January, year unknown
10 The Greeter, October 1976
11 The Hotel Bulletin, 1921-1926
12 Hotel Management, 1925-1926
13 The Hotel Monthly, February, April, and July 1918
14 The Hotel World: The Hotel and Traveler’s Journal, May 21, 1910 & 1918
15 The Hotpoint News article on George Alexander Hughes, ca. 1944
16 How Modern Store Fronts Work Profit Magic, 1935
17 “How To Choose and Care For Your Dog,” 1935
18 (Pamphlet on) J. W. Foley
19 The Ladies’ Casket of Art and Treasury of Useful Knowledge, James B. Smiley, publisher: Chicago, Illinois, 1891
20 The Lunch Room, by Paul Richards, published by the Hotel Monthly: Chicago, 1911 (autographed by the author) (contains newspaper clippings)
21 Mexican Art and Life, July 1938
22 Mid-West Hotel Reporter, July-December 1931
23 Mid-West Hotel Reporter, January-June 1931
24 Mid-West Hotel Reporter, 1925 & 1930
25 The National Hotel Review, 1925-1926
26 The New Victor Records, July 1929
27 One World, by Wendell L. Willkie, 1943
28 The Railroad News, June 1956
29 Universal Atlas Handbook of Concrete Construction, Universal Atlas Cement Co. United States Steel Corporation Subsidiary, fifth printing, 1935
30 Western Hotel Reporter, December 10, 1910

Box 3:

1 Music Books
2 Music Books
3 Newspaper clippings, 1910-1925 (bulk: 1923)
4 Newspaper clippings, 1910-1912 & 1937 (bulk: 1911-1912)
5 Newspaper clippings, 1970s-1980s, 2007
6 The Fargo Gazette (newspaper), 1937-1939
7 Hollywood Life (newspaper), July 4, 1936

Box 4:
1 Midwest Hotel Reporter, May 4, 1918
2 The Stage, November 1934
3 Sheet Music
4 Sheet Music
5 Sheet Music

SERIES IV PHOTOGRAPHS AND POST CARDS

Box 5: Photographs:
10989_05_01 Page from family photo album (Hayes?)
10989_05_02 Page from family photo album (Hayes?)
10989_05_03 Page from family photo album (Hayes?)
10989_05_04 Page from family photo album (Hayes?)
10989_05_05 Page from family photo album (Hayes?)
10989_05_06 Page from family photo album (Hayes?)
10989_05_07 Page from family photo album (Hayes?)
10989_05_08 Page from family photo album (Hayes?)
10989_05_09 Dorothy M. Halbirsen, age 5 years, made by Hoskins-Meyer, Bismarck, N.D.
10989_05_10 Hotel McKenzie, 1914
10989_05_11 Family in horse-drawn wagon (Fiske photograph)
10989_05_12 Northwest Hotel dining room (Holmboe photograph), 1890s

Box 6: Photographs:
10989_06_01 Cigar Shop, ca. 191-
10989_06_02 Dining room, Northwest Hotel, ca. 1900
10989_06_03 Portrait of a man, ca. 190-
10989_06_04 Portrait of a woman (Agatha Patterson?), ca. 190-
10989_06_05 Portrait of a man, ca. 193-
10989_06_06 Patterson Hotel (exterior), night photograph, Andreas Risem (photographer), ca. 1940
10989_06_07 The Ring Grill and Bar (exterior), Andreas Risem (photographer), ca. 193-
10989_06_08 Kitchen scene, The Ring Grill and Bar (?), Andreas Risem (photographer), ca. 193- 10989_06_09 The Ring Grill and Bar (interior), Andreas Risem (photographer), ca. 1939
10989_06_10 The Ring Grill and Bar (interior), Andreas Risem (photographer), ca. 193-
10989_06_11 James (Jim) Frank Hayes funeral, n.d.
10989_06_12 James (Jim) Frank Hayes funeral, n.d.
10989_06_13 James (Jim) Frank Hayes funeral, n.d.
10989_06_14 James (Jim) Frank Hayes funeral, n.d.
10989_06_15 James (Jim) Frank Hayes funeral, n.d.
10989_06_16 James (Jim) Frank Hayes funeral, n.d.
10989_06_17 James (Jim) Frank Hayes funeral, n.d.
10989_06_18 Rose Patterson in garden, ca. 197-
10989_06_19 Night shot from the roof of the Patterson Hotel, 197-
10989_06_20 Night shot from the roof of the Patterson Hotel, 197-
10989_06_21 Night shot from the roof of the Patterson Hotel, 197-
10989_06_22 Unidentified man with Irving Wallace at book signing, written on front of photograph “To: Mrs. Patterson From Irving Wallace,” 196-?
10989_06_23 Territorial Centennial (with Harold Schafer and William L. Guy), 1961
10989_06_24 Territorial Centennial (with Harold Schafer and William L. Guy), 1961

Box 7:
Assorted photographs of Hayes or Judge family(?), one of Rose Judge (Patterson), (48 photographs)

Box 8:
Post cards - families (Hayes?) (Some are addressed to a Rose Thies, others to [Jim] Frank Hayes), Hotel Patterson, North Dakota and other states (58 post cards)
10989_08_01 Hotel Patterson, Bismarck, ND, 192-
10989_08_02 Hotel McKenzie roof garden, ca. 192-

Box 9:
Photographs - Sheridan House, moving the Sheridan House, roof garden of Hotel McKenzie, unidentified portraits and photographs, Patterson billboard (20 photographs)
10989_09_01 Patterson Hotel billboard
10989_09_02 Hotel Northwest exterior, n.d.
10989_09_03 Roof Garden, Hotel McKenzie, ca. 192-
10989_09_04 Sheridan House, exterior with people outside, ca. 1893
10989_09_05 Patterson moving Sheridan House, ca. 1892?
10989_09_05 Patterson moving Sheridan House, ca. 1892?

Box 10: Photographs from family photo album (Hayes?), ca. 1910s-1930s

Box 11:
10989_11_01 Portrait of unidentified soldier, ca. 1930s or 1940s
10989_11_02 Peacock Alley entrance (interior), ca. 193-
10989_11_03 E.G. Patterson Ranch, 2 ½ miles east of Bismarck, 1890s or 1900s
10989_11_04 Hotel McKenzie dining room party, Holmboe photograph, ca. 191-
10989_11_05 Hotel McKenzie dining room party, Holmboe photograph, ca. 191-
10989_11_06 Hotel McKenzie dining room, Holmboe photograph, ca. 191-
10989_11_07 Patterson Hotel, suite 200 (interior), Holmboe photograph, ca. 191-
10989_11_08 Patterson Hotel, suite 300, Ed Patterson’s suite (interior), Holmboe photograph, ca. 191-
10989_11_09 E. G. Patterson Drug Store, ca. 190-
10989_11_10 E. G. Patterson Drug Store, Royce photograph, ca. 190-

Box 12:
10989_12_01 Portrait of an unidentified man wearing a hat and round glasses, Risem Studio, Bismarck (ND), ca. 1930

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