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1. Committee of fifteen prominent men, Williston, N.D. Committee of fifteen prominent men, Williston, N.D. Men; Suits (Clothing); Tables; Tablecloths; Group portraits; Doctors; Committees; Neckties; Eyeglasses; School superintendents; Jewelers; Business people; Pharmacists; Newspaper editors; Real estate business; Lawyers; People; Group portrait of fifteen men gathered behind a table indoors, possibly a Boy Scout Committee meeting. Men seated in the front row from left to right: Dr. Harry J. Baker, Dentist; O. Fossum, County Superintendent...

2. Williston, Downtown, N.D. Williston, Downtown, N.D. Homesteading; Stores & shops; Men; Buildings; By 1888, Little Muddy, now Williston, had begun to grow. Metzger's store was still in the center of things. The two story building may have been the Carl Wittmeir store. Another of the log structures no...

3. S. Th. Westdal Interviews First Sgt. Harry Kulas, Williston, N.D. S. Th. Westdal Interviews First Sgt. Harry Kulas, Williston, N.D. Reporters; Newspaper editors; Military officers; Military personnel; Interviews; Offices; S. Th. Westdal, editor of the Williston Press-Graphic newspaper, interviews First Sgt. Harry Kulas following his return from a Japanese prison camp in the Phillippine Islands.

4. Joseph W. 'Bud' Jackson portrait Joseph W. 'Bud' Jackson portrait Men; Mayors; Ranchers; Pioneers; Horse boarding & training facilities; Soldiers; Business people; Land use; "Joseph W. 'Bud' Jackson was an early settler in the Williston area... Jackson spent most of his first two years on the OH Ranch in McKenzie County, learning the ranching business from foreman Lem Burns...

5. Williston, N.D. Williston, N.D. Pioneers; Frontier & pioneer life; Homesteading; Cityscapes; City & town halls; Houses; Log buildings; Log cabins; Fences; Churches; The Zahl residence in Williston appears lower left in this early image of the town. Doc Zahl lived here in the 1890s when he operated a butcher shop, sold horses and was county treasurer for a term.

6. Coyotes, "Enemy in the dark," Williston, N.D. Coyotes, "Enemy in the dark," Williston, N.D. Wolves; Snow; Four howling wolves are pictured, big problems for early North Dakota homesteaders.

7. First settlers in Williston, N.D. First settlers in Williston, N.D. Homesteading; Men; Cowboys; Among the first to settle in Williston were these famous buffalo hunters and cowboys: Front, Frank Poe, F.R. "Doc" Zahl, and Nick Bruegger. Standing, Doug Bell, Bent Bell, Fin Barnfather and Joe Bell.

8. Little Muddy, G. Metzger's Grocery Store, N.D. Little Muddy, G. Metzger's Grocery Store, N.D. Grocers; Grocery stores; Buildings; Homesteading; Little Muddy in 1887. G. B. Metzger's grocery store dominated the scene. In the background left to right are buildings owned by Alton Wagner, Andy Wittier, Bob Pontet, Joe Bell and Henry Eharst.

9. Young woman bicyclist portrait Young woman bicyclist portrait Women; Bicycles & tricycles; Homesteading; Hats; Skirts; Gloves; Studio props; "This young bicyclist may be 'Miss Grace Smith' who pedaled L.V. Coulter all the way to the picnic at Wilson's Grove. The photo was taken by M.G. Markell, the first photographer to settle in Williston."...
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