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Larson, John W.
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Perry, L. Martin
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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...
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...
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.
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....
Letter from Estella to DeFrantie Kingsley
Religious services; Sunday schools; Animals; Plants; Carts & wagons; Guests; Correspondence;
A letter from Estella S. to DeFrantie Kingsley talking about her life in Eckelson, Dakota Territory. She talks about church services, Sunday School, visits from friends and family from the East, riding...
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...
Ida Kellogg letter
Snow; Sheep; Cattle; Farms; Blizzards; Correspondence; Winter;
A letter from Ida Kellogg to Harriet Scholz in Minneapolis describing the effects of a blizzard on their farm and livestock.
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...
Wilmot P. Sanford diary extracts
Eating & drinking; Soldiers; Vegetables; Cookery; Potatoes; Cabbage; Pork; Military rations; Cattle; Forts & fortifications; Eggs; Apples; Gardens; Gardening;
By the time of Sanford’s service, the Army was providing more nutritious food for soldiers. His notes about meals indicate that vegetables (usually potatoes and onions) and fruits (plum duff and apples)...
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...
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...
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...
Aerial view of Menoken Indian Village site
Aerial photographs; Excavation; Cliffs;
This aerial view of Menoken Village shows the outline of the palisade and ditch with the four bastions. The location of the village on the banks of Apple Creek was strategically smart. Modern day farmers...
Salute to Governor Guy Day
Airplanes; Governors; Legislators; Public speaking;
Hubert H. Humphrey speaks into a microphone while Quentin Burdick, Governor William L. Guy and others listen, likely at an airport, owing to the airplane visible in the background.
Lunch and auction crowd, market day, Sanish, N.D.
Auctions; Markets; Automobiles; Crowds;
Many people gather in a Sanish street for an auction and to shop on market day. Cars, trucks, and various farm implements are located in the area.
Eleanor Roosevelt and Carrie Brunsdale in car, Bismarck, N.D.
Automobiles; Bouquets; Presidents' spouses;
Eleanor Roosevelt, Carrie Brunsdale, and an unidentified woman sit in the back seat of a car on the way from Bismarck Airport. Mrs. Roosevelt was in town to address a Poppy Day gathering.
One Bull, nephew of Sitting Bull, at dinner field day, Fort Yates, N.D.
One Bull stands in profile in the foreground whilte other people sit on the grass in the background. Several automobiles are also visible in the background.
Vandenover hunting expedition, Minot, N.D.
Automobiles; Ducks; Game bird hunting; Rifles; Houses; Trees;
Men stand in an open car with many ducks from that day's hunt strung up. The men are identified left to right as follows: Clarence Vandenover, Frank Marrs, unknown, unknown, and Pete Vandenover.
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...
Juvenile Band, Play Day Parade, Hettinger, N.D.
Bands; Children; Musicians; Musical instruments; Parades & processions;
Members of the Juvenile Band play their instruments and march down a Hettinger street for the Play Day Parade. Many people watch from the sidewalk.
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