Photo of Butttreys winter display. Photo of the exterior of the building. On top of the building is a sign that reads Buttreys. Next to it is an outdoor light fixture. In the windows to the left of the entrance doors can be seen 3 mannequins. The 1st, in the corner, is wearing a blouse and skirt. The 2nd is wearing a night gown and jacket. The 3rd is wearing only a night gown. A sign in the widow cannot be read clearly. Against the left wall are hats, dresses, shoes, and blouses. On an gondola is a display rack of necklaces. On the right side of the entrance doors can be seen 2 mannequins. They are both wearing blouses, skirts and are carrying purses. Behind these mannequins can be seen a gondola with purses displayed on it. 2 large Christmas wreaths hang in the front windows. A sign on the building to the left of Buttreys reads ... can be Sure ... if it's Westinghouse, appliances, Sales & Service. In the window of this business are displayed electrical appliances. A roster, an electric/battery flashlight, and clock radios can be seen. A picture in the window shows Santa in his sleigh being pulled by reindeer. The words on his sleigh read Merry Christmas. On the left side of Buttreys is an ally way. Telephone and electric poles, wires and lights can be seen. 3 electrical transformers can be seen. To the right of the ally way are more buildings. On a building has a sign that reads Finit Shop. Snow can be seen on the ground and above Buttreys entrance. Exact date unknown.

Date Created

Winter 1964


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jpg, tiff


Black and white Kodak Safety Film





Spatial Coverage

Dickinson, ND

Physical Dimensions

2.5 x 2.25


24 Sims Street

Cataloguer's Notes

Safety Film Negative
No receipt.

Physical Location

Box 88-2

Ordering Info



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“Buttreys,” Southwestern North Dakota Digital Archive At the Dickinson Museum Center, accessed February 9, 2023, https://dmc.omeka.net/items/show/40541.