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Wagons on the plain, N.D.
Carts & wagons; Horses; Dirt roads; Houses;
A group of people in three wagons are sitting on the plains somewhere in North Dakota. In the background various houses are visible.
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...
Oscar H. Will & Company seed catalog, 1913
Trees; Vegetables; Fruit; Flowers; Seeds; Seed trade; Gardening; Mail-order businesses; Catalogs;
The 1913 edition of the Oscar H. Will & Company seed catalog features ordering instructions, premiums, and details on a variety of vegetables, fruits, flowers, and grains hardy enough to be grown on the...
Oscar H. Will & Company seed catalog, 1932
Seeds; Seed trade; Gardening; Mail-order businesses; Catalogs; Corn; Covered wagons; Horses; Ox teams;
The front page of the Oscar H. Will & Company seed catalog for 1932 features a family in a covered wagon driving across the plains. Two corn varieties are also featured: Falconer and Gehu.
General map of North America drawn from the best surveys
Maps; Rivers; Discovery & exploration;
Some details of the Northern Plains begin to be filled in with this map from 1795.
Map of the territory of Ossiniboia with the adjacent countries exhibiting the communications with Canada, the Mississippi, and Hudson's Bay
Maps; Lakes & ponds; Rivers; Trails & paths;
The Map of the Territory of Ossiniboia shows the Canadian perspective on the northern Great Plains. While its central focus is the area which is today known as Manitoba and Saskatchewan, geographic features...
1994 North Dakota railroad map
Maps; Railroads; Railroad companies; Grain elevators;
This map shows how the major economic changes of the 20th century affected the state's railroads. Many lines have been abandoned and removed and others, tracks still in place, are no longer in use. Some...
Jolly Boy, a horse that Theodore Roosevelt rode, Lisbon, N.D.
Horses; Presidents; Politicians; Flags;
A pale horse named Jolly Boy poses wearing flags and other patriotic memorabilia. He also wears a sign reading "Jolly Boy rode by President Roosevelt on the plains of North Dak." A Lisbon business is visible...
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...
Margaret Primeau and Genevieve Forte Froelich portrait
Cowgirls; Cowboy hats; Chaps; Firearms; Saddles; Cigarette papers; Cigarettes; Portrait photographs; Girls;
Margaret Primeau and Genevieve Forte Froelich dress as cowgirls for this portrait. Both wear neckerchiefs, hats, chaps and gunbelts. Saddles and other equipment is on the floor. Both appear to be rolling...
Sheet music for the song North Dakota with lyrics by Paul Cunningham and music by Leonard Whitcup.
Buffalo hunt, Sioux Indians
Hunting; Buffaloes; Horses;
Three Sioux Indians on horseback pursue buffalo across the plains. Buttes and trees are visible in the background.
Welcome to North Dakota Mountain Removal Project Completed sign
Humorous pictures; Billboards; Signs (Notices);
A humorous sign welcomes visitors to the plains of North Dakota by proclaming that the mountain removal project has been completed.
Herd of bison near Lake Jessie
Bison; Buffaloes; Lithographs; Lakes & ponds;
A large herd of bison roams the plains near Lake Jessie.
Bison grazing in long grass
Bison; Buffaloes; Grazing;
Five bison graze in long grass on the open plains, likely in North Dakota.
Agricultural Research Center, Mandan, N.D.
Farms; Automobiles; Postcards; Hills;
A long, winding road leads up to the buildings of the Agricultural Research Center in Mandan, now known as the Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory. A car is parked on the road in the foreground.
Missouri River Valley looking towards Fort Yates, N.D.
Plains; Meadows; Indian reservations;
A view showing the course of the Missouri River with Fort Yates in the background. The broad floodplain is visible in the foreground.
Gjesvold Family sod house, Nome, Barnes County, N.D.
Sod buildings; Family; Frontier & pioneer life; Pioneers;
A pioneer era sod house on the plains, with entryway, chimney and shed visible. The family stands in front of the house.
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