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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. Albert M. Thompson portrait Albert M. Thompson portrait Men; Photographers; Portraits; Neckties; Suits (Clothing); Photographic studios; "Albert M. Thompson, and early-comer of the Wildrose area, filed on land two miles north of the town in what is present-day Divide county. His homestead was the first in Palmer township. A neighbor, Frank...

9. Teacher and students of School 3, District 37 of Williams County stand outside sod schoolhouse near Zahl, Teacher and students of School 3, District 37 of Williams County stand outside sod schoolhouse near Zahl, N.D. Children; Teachers; Sod buildings; Schools; Grasses; Dresses; Hats; Clothing & dress; The teacher and students of School 3, District 37 of Williams county appear in the John Brekke photo taken in 1908. Left to right are Anna Bergeron, Teacher Eva McCoy, Elizabeth Coty, Josephine Murphy,...

10. 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.

11. Bob Sutcliffe and Clarence Hagen, Gladys Baseball Players, N.D. Bob Sutcliffe and Clarence Hagen, Gladys Baseball Players, N.D. Baseball; Baseball players; Uniforms; Athletes; Gloves; Hats; Men; Baseball was an important athletic and recreational activity during the homesteading days. Bob Sdutcliffe and Clarence Hagen are pictured in the uniform of their favorite team. Bob published the Williams...

12. Gronbecks and Witsoes outside Anondale homestead, Barr Butte township, N.D. Gronbecks and Witsoes outside Anondale homestead, Barr Butte township, N.D. Women; Children; Men; Houses; Dogs; Dresses; Hats; Windows; Draperies; Meadows; A gathering of friends might be the reason for this photo, which is labeled "Anondale Homestead." The adults, left to right, are Anna and H. Marie Gronbeck and Mrs. And Mr. R. A. Witsoe. The children,...

13. Homesteaders outside house, Barr Butte township, N.D. Homesteaders outside house, Barr Butte township, N.D. Men; Bicycles & tricycles; Houses; Hats; Dogs; Teapots; Drinking vessels; Pots & pans; Mining equipment; Windows; Chimneys; Four men stand and a man and a dog sit outside a tar paper shack. This crew looks more like miners than farmland homesteaders.

14. Bachelor homestead shack interior, Barr Butte township, N.D. Bachelor homestead shack interior, Barr Butte township, N.D. Men; Interiors; Books; Tables; Photographs; Flowers; Draperies; Neckties; Tableware; Lamps; Furniture; Firearms; Tablecloths; A typical bachelor homestead shack interior's "all the comforts of home" and a wall-full of pictures of friends and family living "back east."

15. 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."...

16. Squires return from a Farmers Club trip, Squires, N.D. Squires return from a Farmers Club trip, Squires, N.D. Men; Automobiles; Croplands; Hats; Coats; Neckties; Clouds; Homesteading; Farmers Club trips were a popular means of learning for the early settlers. This picture was taken July 28, 1915, at the end of an excursion to Marmon, Cottonwood Lake, and Wildrose by forty members of...

17. Emil Hanson, homesteader, reading a magazine, Squires, N.D. Emil Hanson, homesteader, reading a magazine, Squires, N.D. Men; Periodicals; Magazine covers; Chairs; Photographic studios; Suits (Clothing); Neckties; Homesteading; Emil Hanson, the brother of Hartvig, the photographer, is pictured posing for a photograph during a relaxing moment as he sits indoors and reads one of Hartvig's magazines, Popular Photography. The magazine...

18. Homesteaders on motorcycles, Squires, N.D. Homesteaders on motorcycles, Squires, N.D. Men; Motorcycles; Hats; Neckties; Coats; Croplands; Homesteading; Three men sit on three motorcycles. The dates on the licenses appear to be from about 1910. The two Harley Davidson motorcycles on the outside are equipped with carbide headlights. The middle motorcycle...

19. Homesteaders inside a Chuck Wagon (cook car), Squires, N.D. Homesteaders inside a Chuck Wagon (cook car), Squires, N.D. Homesteading; Chuck wagons; Women; Men; Barrels; Lumber; Pails; Grasses; Houses; Croplands; Tableware; Hats; Dresses; Pauline Vaselenko, ? Zapara, and P.N. Zapara take a break from manning the Chuck Wagon (cook car) to pose for a photograph in the doorway of the car. Outside the car are barrels, lumber and a pail, Squires,...

20. Men and seesaw, Squires, N.D. Men and seesaw, Squires, N.D. Homesteading; Men; Seesaws; Rocks; Ladders; Lumber; Trees; Snow; Grasses; Hats; Coats; A makeshift seesaw supports one man on each end, and one in the middle. The man in the middle is standing and pointing his finger in the air, while the other two men are sitting, facing the camera. Rocks...
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