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Government buildings on Fort Berthold Reservation, Elbowoods, N.D.
Government buildings on Fort Berthold Reservation, Elbowoods, N.D.
TitleGovernment buildings on Fort Berthold Reservation, Elbowoods, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1930
CreatorOlsen, Fred
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionPostcard picture of an orderly row of white, wooden buildings on the Fort Berthold Reservation. The buildings are labeled (left to right) farmer, carpenter, book-keeper, supt. & agent, agency. Two men lean against the fence next to the agency building.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectIndians of North America
Subject (LCTGM)Buildings
Men
Fences
Indian reservations
Indian agents
Subject (LCSH)Indians of North America - Government relations
Organization NameUnited States. Office of Indian Affairs. Fort Berthold Agency
LocationElbowoods (N.D.)
Fort Berthold Indian Reservation (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
1910-1919
1920-1929
Item NumberA0860
Format of OriginalPostcards
Transcription"Government Buildings On Ft. Berthold Reservation, By Fred Olsen, 165"--Printed on front of postcard.
Relation[Is Part Of] North Dakota eighth grade curriculum
Biography/HistoryThe federal reservation agents worked in this building at Elbowoods on the Fort Berthold reservation. The homes where the agents lived with their families are nearby. One agent took care of tribal business; one was the supervising farmer. There was a carpenter who worked on agency buildings. There was also a "matron" who helped women with household and family concerns.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A0860)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA0860
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