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1. George Easton and mine workers, Mercer County, N.D. George Easton and mine workers, Mercer County, N.D. People; Work Life; Mining Three men sit on the cart that hauled workers into the Knife River Mine. At right is George Easton. Two other workers are situated at left. The cart runs on tracks. Notice the coal in the background.

2. Knife River Underground Mine, Mercer County, N.D. Knife River Underground Mine, Mercer County, N.D. People; Work Life; Mining Oran Abbey is pictured here with Old Babe, a mule. Abbey stands in front of a car filled with coal inside the mine. The mule pulls the car on a track that runs through the mine. Below more tracks are visible....

3. Knife River Station, Mercer County, N.D. Knife River Station, Mercer County, N.D. Business & Industry; This photograph features the Knife River Station in Mercer County, N.D. The building is still in construction as indicated by the building material located on the ground near the brick station. The station...

4. Northern Pacific Train in Knife River, Mercer County, N.D. Northern Pacific Train in Knife River, Mercer County, N.D. Transportation; Water; This photograph features a train in the Knife River. At center the locomotive can be seen half-submerged in the waters of the river. At left, another overturned rail car is visible. At right, a rail car...

5. Entry to Knife River Coal Mining Co., Mercer County, N.D. Entry to Knife River Coal Mining Co., Mercer County, N.D. People; Work Life; Mining This photograph features the entrance to the Knife River Coal Mine east of Beulah, N.D. Several men stand in front of the entrance. Two tracks run into each opening in the stone wall. Above reads "KNIFE...

6. Facts and Figures about Dakota Territory for those intending to settle Facts and Figures about Dakota Territory for those intending to settle Agriculture; Land surveys; Pioneer Era; Environment; Transportation; Weather; Business & Industry; A twenty page pocket volume that contains facts, figures, and also describes and answers questions about farming and homesteading in Dakota Territory in 1886. Also included is information for emigrants,...

7. Tongue River Sewing Circle, women quilting baby quilt, Cavalier, N.D. Tongue River Sewing Circle, women quilting baby quilt, Cavalier, N.D. Women; People; Social Life & Customs; View of six seated women quilting a baby quilt and sewing inside. Lace curtains hang around the windows.

8. Tongue River Sewing Circle women quilting, Cavalier, N.D. Tongue River Sewing Circle women quilting, Cavalier, N.D. Women; People; Social Life & Customs; View of four women seated quilting inside. Two women stand behind them, and a doorway leads into the kitchen, the refrigerator is visible through the door frame.

9. Son of the Stars personal story Son of the Stars personal story People; Indians of North America; This document relates details about a man who was Native American and a resident of Mercer County. The second and third pages appear to have information missing between them.

10. Solider William Olson on crutches by the Mississippi River Solider William Olson on crutches by the Mississippi River People; Military; William Olson standing on one leg with his crutches wearing a military uniform. Standing along the Mississippi River banks. He was wounded at Argonne-Muese Sept. 29th, 1918 and lost his right leg from...

11. Albert Schulz family, Crystal, N.D. Albert Schulz family, Crystal, N.D. People; Portraits; Studio portrait of the Albert Schulz family. The father and mother sit in the middle surrounded by ten children. They are all dressed in nice clothes, the older children and parents in suits and dresses....

12. Red River ferry, Pembina, N.D. Red River ferry, Pembina, N.D. Water; Transportation; View of the Red River with a wooden ferry going across it carrying four men. There is a small shack on the left side of the ferry, and a little boat tied to the back left corner. The shoreline on the other...

13. J. E. Stephens Ranch brochure for Corriedale sheep J. E. Stephens Ranch brochure for Corriedale sheep This brochure features information and photographs regarding Corriedale sheep in Mercer County, N.D. The brochure contains information about how the sheep were bred, where they came from, and when the...

14. Ferry Lease and License for Missouri River Ferry Lease and License for Missouri River Transportation; Water; Page one of this item is a ferry lease and license for E.T. Olen to operate his ferry on the Missouri River in Mercer County for fifteen years. The item explains the cost of the license and the regulations...

15. Car on flooded highway 8, east of Elbowoods, N.D. Car on flooded highway 8, east of Elbowoods, N.D. Water; Transportation; A car is parked in the center of highway 8. It is unable to go further because of the water from the Missouri River. Grass and trees are still visible.

16. Highway 8 flooded, east of Elbowoods, N.D. Highway 8 flooded, east of Elbowoods, N.D. Water; This photograph features highway 8 flooded by the waters of the Missouri River in 1954. The area that used to be the road is visible but now covered in water. The tops of the trees can be seen as well....

17. View of Missouri River and Elbowoods, N.D. View of Missouri River and Elbowoods, N.D. Water; Environment; The focus of this picture is the Missouri River. On the opposite bank of the river (looking North) is the town of Elbowoods, N.D. The water tower of the town is visible. Trees, ice and grass can be seen...

18. Four Bears Bridge, New Town, N.D. Four Bears Bridge, New Town, N.D. Water; Transportation; The Four Bears Bridge featured in this photograph stretches across the Missouri River (Lake Sakakawea). The bridge has large concrete structures at its base for support. In the distance the opposite bank...

19. Diary of William Cuningham Diary of William Cuningham Agriculture; Rural views; Social Life & Customs; A twenty-one page diary of William Cuningham's travels from Boston, MA to various locations in Pembina County during the summer and fall of 1914.

20. Protesting the Construction of Garrison Dam, North Dakota, By the Fort Berthold Indians Protesting the Construction of Garrison Dam, North Dakota, By the Fort Berthold Indians Arikara, Hidatsa, Mandan homes; Environment; Indians of North America; Water; This hearing contains the discussion between representatives of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation and members of the United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs....
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