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Nettle bed and agency buildings, Fort Totten, N.D.
Nettle bed and agency buildings, Fort Totten, N.D.
TitleNettle bed and agency buildings, Fort Totten, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1890 and 1920
DescriptionA nettle bed in the foreground with the Fort Totten agency buildings surrounded by trees in the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectHistoric sites
Subject (LCTGM)Indian reservations
Buildings
Government facilities
Subject (LCSH)Indians of North America - Agriculture
Indians of North America - Government relations
Organization NameUnited States. Army
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Fort Totten Agency
LocationFort Totten Indian Reservation (N.D.)
Fort Totten (Fort Totten, N.D.)
Decade1890-1899
1900-1909
1910-1919
Item NumberA2438
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Nettle bed Ft. Totten used in corn germination."--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThis nettle bed was just outside the fort proper. Fort Totten was established in 1867 and closed in 1890. At that point the buildings were handed over to the Department of the Interior and used as an Indian school.
Bibliographic ReferenceWick, Douglas A. North Dakota Place Names. Sweetgrass Communications, Bismarck, ND: 1989. 69.
External Resourcehttp://history.nd.gov/historicsites/totten/index.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A2438)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA2438
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