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Making bricks at Fort Totten, Dakota Territory
Making bricks at Fort Totten, Dakota Territory
TitleMaking bricks at Fort Totten, Dakota Territory
Date of Original1869
CreatorMorrow, Stanley J.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionFive men work to make bricks at Fort Totten. A horse is visible in the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAnimals
Military
People
Work Life
Subject (LCTGM)Stereographs
Brick industry
Bricks
LocationFort Totten (Fort Totten, N.D.)
Dakota Territory
Decade1860-1869
Item Number00670-024
Format of OriginalStereographs
NotesTitle created by staff.
Relation[Is Part Of] North Dakota eighth grade curriculum
Biography/HistorySome of the first brick buildings in North Dakota were built from bricks manufactured at Fort Totten by soldiers and civilian laborers. With a small kiln, the brick were hardened by fire. The brick buildings were painted to help preserve the bricks against weathering.
External ResourceConsult http://history.nd.gov/historicsites/totten/index.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionS.J. Morrow Photograph Collection 00670
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00670-024)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh00670024
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