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Buffalo bones, Minot, N.D.
Buffalo bones, Minot, N.D.
TitleBuffalo bones, Minot, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1920
DescriptionA closeup view of a mound of buffalo bones outside Minot.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Buffaloes
Skeletons
Bones (Body parts)
LocationMinot (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
1910-1919
Item NumberA3361-2
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Relation[Is Part Of] North Dakota eighth grade curriculum
Biography/HistoryAfter the bison herds were killed off, their bones remained on the prairie. Farmers looking for a source of cash income would pick these up and carry them by the wagon load to a railroad shipping center such as Minot.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A3361-2)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA33612
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