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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...
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...
Louis Connolly letters
Ranchers; Ranches; Hay; Cattle; Spouses; Correspondence;
Four letters from Louis Connolly to his wife Mary talking about farming and ranching in Dakota Territory.
August 24 1879 Page 1
79 Bismarck Aug 24Dear WifeYour Letter of the 20th is at Hand and found us wellDear Mary I know it is hard for you to leave your home but I had to leave Mine and go among strangers and battle With the...
Main Street, Overly, N.D.
Postcards; Confectioneries; Grain elevators; Cafes;
A confectionary is prominent at left in this view of Main Street in Overly, N.D. The Soo Cafe is visible further down the street, and a grain elevator stands in the distance.
Old German Kitchen used by Company M 59th Infantry, France
Kitchens; Stone buildings; Military uniforms; Soldiers;
A man in a military uniform stands in front of a stone buildng uses as a kitchen by both the German and American military.
Decoration Day parade, Devils Lake, N.D.
Automobiles; Parades & processions; Bands; Holidays; Banks; Horses; Horseback riding;
A man on horseback leads a band down Kelley Avenue in Devils Lake, N.D. as part of a Decoration Day parade. People watch from the sidewalk, and a man looks out the second floor window of the First National...
Frontier scout, volume 1, number 15
Newspapers; Military life; Soldiers; Forts & fortifications; Songs;
A newspaper published by the enlisted men of the 1st U.S. Volunteers at Fort Rice, Dakota Territory. Topics for this issue include a parting word as soldiers prepare to leave Fort Rice, the song of the...
J.W. Plunkett World War I scrapbook
Scrapbooks; Soldiers; Photographs; Newspapers; Propaganda; Money; Fighter planes;
A scrapbook made by J.W. Plunkett during his time overseas in World War I, and given to his mother. Includes photographs, newsclippings, propaganda leaflets, receipts, paper money, leave slips, and correspondence....
Battle of Whitestone Hill collection
Battlefields; War; Correspondence; Tribal chiefs; Treaties;
Includes a diary extract from James M. Thomson who fought at the battle of Whitestone Hill, a letter from Alfred Sully naming Fire Heart as a trusted ally, a letter from S.R. Curtis and Orrin Guernsey...
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...
July 14 1879 Page 3
I Stop with John Hilger when I am in town they are very kind and doing well he has a fine garden and sold a lot of potatoes and onions for 3 dollars a bushel yesterd the crops are Splendid here but there...
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...
Frederic Francis Gerard's letters to his daughters
Fur trade; Nuns; Correspondence; Fathers; Families; Insurance; Campaigns & battles; Boarding schools; Clergy;
A series of four letters written by Frederic Francis Gerard to his four daughters. Gerard talks about General Custer and the Battle of the Little Bighorn, admonishes them for their homesickness at boarding...
Crow Fly Mountain and town of Sanish, N.D.
Cityscape photographs; Railroads; Water towers; Grain elevators; Dirt roads; Streets; Utility poles; Wooden buildings; Photographic postcards;
Overview of town against backdrop of a steep hill. There are many buildings along a central street. In the distance a grain elevator, a train and a water tower are visible. There are several cars on the...
Don Lanes liberty pass
Pass granted by U.S. Receiving Station at San Diego granting Don Lanes permission to leave base on liberty. Pass is signed on back and contains fingerprints from Lanes' index fingers.
Christmas 1909 front page of The Globe-gazette
Christmas presents; Children; Infants; Beds; Sleeping; Newspapers;
Santa Claus prepares to leave Christmas gifts for two children asleep in bed. A baby sleeps in a cradle next to the bed.
Norsmen float, Golden Jubilee Pageant Parade, Mandan, N.D.
Parades & processions; Floats (Parades); Knitting; Spinning apparatus;
Women sit on the back of a float knitting and spinning in the Golden Jubilee Pageant parade in Mandan. A sign on the side of the float reads "Leave your orders with the Norsmen."
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