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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....
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,...
Louis F. Temme's office, Beulah, N.D.
People; Work Life; Business & Industry
This photograph features Louis F. Temme's office. Mr. Temme sits at his desk while his stenographer, Frances Moore, poses at left. Many documents and books are visible on both the front and back desk of...
Louis Temme's office, Beulah, N.D.
People; Work Life
This photograph features Louis F. Temme's office in Beulah, N.D. Temme is seated behind the desk and appears to be writing something. Behind him, another desk is visible which is covered with papers and...
First brick schoolhouse, Beulah, N.D.
City & Town Life; Education;
At right, the first brick schoolhouse is visible in this photograph. It is up on a hill and snow covers the ground. The school house has a brick chimney, many windows, and a stairwell on the right side...
First electric light plant, Golden Valley, N.D.
People; City & Town Life;
This photograph features the first electric light plant in Golden Valley, N.D. It is a wooden building with stairs leading to the porch on the second level. The building has windows and a brick chimney....
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.
Document describing founding of Golden Valley, N.D.
City & Town Life
This document contains the details of the founding of Golden Valley, N.D. The year in which Golden Valley was founded, the man who started the town, the location, as well as some of the businesses there...
Ferry Lease and License for Missouri River
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...
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....
Sven and Sofie Erfjord wedding portrait
A studio wedding portrait of Sven and Sofie Erfjord, probably taken in Norway. Sven is sitting in a chair wearing a suit, while Sofie stands next to him on the right, with her hand on his shoulder. She...
Car of poultry shipped from Jamestown, N.D.
A railroad freight car that is loaded with poultry from Jamestown, N.D. There is a door in the center of the railroad car, and open air traveling compartments on either side for the poultry. There are...
Nils Holm's farm, Kensal, N.D.
A view of farm buildings, including a barn, farmhouse, and windmill.
Threshing rig owned by Martin Joos and managed by M.D. Williams
A view of threshing machinery with a threshing crew working. There are five carts, one of which is hooked up to one horse. On the right is a carriage with a man in it being pulled by a team of two horses....
Great Public Vendue advertisement
A large piece of paper with information about an auction, selling horses, sheep, cattle, grain, hogs, and machinery. There is a studio portrait of J. (James) A. Buchanan, one of the owners, reprinted in...
Stutsman County Memorial Museum, Jamestown, N.D.
Museums and historical societies;
A view of the three story brick building that was built in 1907 as a home and became the Stutsman County Memorial Museum in 1965. There are trees and bushes as well as a flag out front. A sign says "Stutsman...
Dana Wright portrait
Portraits; People; Military;
A portrait of Dana Wright seated at a table with a book in front of him. He is wearing a military uniform.
Farmers Home, Jamestown, N.D.
A view of the Farmers Home, a wooden two story building built by A.J. Smith who was in the hotel and livery business. There are three women standing near the doorway, and an older man in a buggy being...
Forbes Drug Store, Washburn, N.D.
This photograph shows the Forbes Drug Store on the right. The store has large windows in the front on the ground level. The window displays are able to be seen through the windows and a man stands in the...
Sharon Rice interview
People; Religion; Social Life & Customs;
An interview with Sharon Rice for the KPOK Bowman RadioThon for the Pioneer Trails Regional Museum. Sharon talks about the history of the Cedar Lutheran Church which started in 1910 closed in 1980. Sharon...
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