Dickinson's First City Council



Dickinson's First City Council


A photo of the 7 men who comprised the 1st Dickinson City Council. The Council was organized July 30, 1900. The men are all wearing shirts, ties, and suits. All the men except one have mustaches.
Names and information written on back, from left to right. Front row: A. H. Hilliard (Banker & President of 1st National Bank), John Davis (former hunter and lumber yard owner), A. T. Crowl (A.T. Crowl and Co. Economy Store), Mayor Dan Manning (retired rancher, director of First National Bank), A. J. Osborn (photographer) . Back row: George Drenkel (ran Drenkel's Store, agent for McCormick machinery) and Frank Kihm (built and managed Kihm Hotel).
Exact date unknown. Identified. Written in the lower right front corner is, "202." Written on the back in the upper left is, "-65-", in the lower left, "DUP" and in the upper right is, "-65- / NEG #125., Album #26, Script 29."




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black and white photographic print



Spatial Coverage

Dickinson, ND


Osborn, Lawton E. Sr.

Rights Holder

Copyright Southwestern North Dakota Museum Foundation and Dickinson Museum Center

Original Format

Photographic prints

Physical Dimensions

7.75" x 9.5"

Cataloguer's Notes

Title created by Dickinson Museum Center.
Osborn Index #65 says: "When incorporated in 1900 Dickinson had a population of 2500, a Record in the United States. Having no City Government, the County Commissioners Ruled the City. Petitions had to be presented
to the County Commissioners 3 different years before they would
consider releasing control."

Physical Location

Osborn Album #3

Ordering Info

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Dan Manning is my great grandfather. My mother maiden name was manning.

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Osborn, “Dickinson's First City Council,” Southwestern North Dakota Digital Archive At the Dickinson Museum Center, accessed July 17, 2024, https://dmc.omeka.net/items/show/738.