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22 Mandan Indian stories recorded, transcribed, and translated by Robert C. Hollow. The following stories are available: First Creator and Lone Man Argue; First Creator and Lone Man Make the Land; The...
These texts are from Box 5 of the Robert C. Hollow Material and are located in a black 3-ring binder in Box 5 of the Robert C. Hollow collection. These texts were originally collected by Edward Kennard...
Custer's camp and Pump Coulee trail
Trails & paths; Camps;
A view of the Pump Coulee trail and area where Custer and the 7th Cavalry camped.
U.S. Army Cantonment, Camp Dodge, Des Moines, Iowa
Barracks; Military facilities; Railroad cars; Railroad tracks; Railroad shops & yards;
A panoramic view of barracks and railyards at Camp Dodge in Des Moines, Iowa.
Regis de Trobriand diary excerpt
Forts & fortifications; Grasshoppers; Eating & drinking; Soldiers; Diseases; Cows; Milk; Meat; Pork; Fish; Onions; Garlic; Snow; Winter; Steamboats; Vinegar industry;
General Philippe Regis de Trobriand came to Fort Stevenson in 1867. His troops built the post, barely completing the necessary buildings before the extremely harsh and early winter began. Trobriand’s...
Excerpts from William B. Hazen article "The Great Middle Region of the United States"
Hay; Temperature; Railroads; Forts & fortifications; Rain; Weather; Summer; Winter; Storms; Horses; Immigrants; Farming;
A brief excerpt from an article written by William B. Hazen (commanding officer of Fort Buford) and a chart of the rainfall records from Fort Buford. Hazen’s comments were published shortly before the...
William L. Guy and Gerry Scherbenske with certificate of eligibility, Bismarck, N.D.
Governors; Veterans' benefits; Veterans; Certificates; Flags;
Governor William L. Guy presents Gerry Scherbenske with his certificate of eligibility for education because of his military service while an unidentified woman looks on.
Political map of the United States, Mexico and the British provinces
Maps; Cities & towns; Railroads; Canals;
As a political map it shows the state boundaries, capitals and major cities, and territorial boundaries. Because its purpose is to show political boundaries, it contains fewer topographical details such...
Snow geese, Devils Lake, N.D.
Geese; Lakes & ponds; Game & game birds;
A flock of snow geese rises up from the waters of Devils Lake. Hunters have been drawn to North Dakota's prairie potholes because of the huge flocks of ducks, geese, (and other non-game migratory birds)....
Civilian Conservation Corps documents and memoir
Forms (Documents); Assistance;
Includes a preliminary application form for Civilian Conservation Corps selection, a certificate of selection for the CCC, and a memoir written by Harold P. Leland of his time in the CCC in North Dakota...
J. Rush Holmes letter
Farming; Croplands; Harvesting; Oats; Summer; Correspondence;
A letter written by J. Rush Holmes to a friend back East detailing his new life at Amenia, North Dakota. He writes about high summer temperatures, the forthcoming harvest, crop prices, and his fellow workers....
High Dog's winter count
Calendars; Art; Translators; Hieroglyphics; Winter;
This collection includes a photograph of High Dog's winter count, and translations of sections of the winter count done by Aaron McGaffey Beede.
Newton Edmunds letter
Homicides; Prisoners; Death; Correspondence; Judges; Governors; Lawyers;
A letter from Dakota Territory Governor Newton Edmunds to Walter A. Burleigh, Dakota Territory delegate to the House of Representatives. Edmunds is writing about the prisoner Joseph Borrette and the inability...
Construction of first railroad in McKenzie County, Alexander, N.D.
Steam shovels; Railroad construction & maintenance; Men; Construction equipment;
A steam shovel works in an excavated area. A train of rubble carts is in front of the machine, with the first cart nearly full. A few heads can be seen watching the operation, at lower left.
Mark Kellogg diary
Reporters; Military life; Military tactics; Military officers; Troop movements; Campaigns & battles;
The diary is composed of 37 sheets of copy paper and documents Kellogg's time reporting on the Big Horn-Yellowstone Expedition of 1876 when he accompanied George Armstrong Custer and the 7th Cavalry during...
Willert General Store, N.D.
Carts & wagons; Photographic postcards; Men; General stores; Dirt roads;
A general store with two men standing on a horse-drawn cart at left and a group of men standing at the entrance. The unpaved street is in the foreground.
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