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Houston, Bonner H.
Larson, John W.
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Tornado damage to grain elevator, Northwood, N.D.
Tornadoes; Grain elevators; Hoisting machinery; Demolition; Traffic signs & signals; Disasters;
A crane works to demolish part of a grain elevator at Northwood, N.D. after a tornado. In the foreground, houses and buildings have boarded up windows, and tarpaulins on the roof. The photograph was taken...
Burial of Indian Police killed in Sitting Bull fight, Fort Yates, N.D.
Funeral rites & ceremonies; Cemeteries; Crowds; Clergy; Crosses; Indian reservation police;
A crowd gathers at the Fort Yates cemetery for the burial of the Indian policemen killed during the arrest of Sitting Bull. Catholic priests lead the service. Mounds of dirt indicate the location of the...
Citizens waiting for the stage and the mail, Mott, N.D.
Men; Women; Horses; Business enterprises; Wooden buildings; Privies; Postal service; Stagecoaches;
A group of people are waiting for the stagecoach and mail in Mott, N.D. The dresses the women are wearing indicate the photo was taken sometime during the late 1890s and early 1900s. In the background...
Group of people on porch, N.D.
Portraits; Group portraits; Men; Clothing & dress; People; Women; Porches; Dogs;
A group of people pose for a photograph on the front steps of a porch somewhere in North Dakota. A dog lies on the steps in front of the group. The ladies clothing indicate the photo was probably taken...
A group of people, N.D.
Crowds; Men; Umbrellas; Children; Barns; Carts & wagons; Horses; Group portraits;
A group of people pose for a photograph somewhere in North Dakota. Some ladies in the group are holding umbrellas and the style of the women's clothing indicate the photo was taken some time in the early...
Trail, Cross Ranch State Park, N.D.
Trees; Trails & paths; State parks & reserves;
A set of wheel tracks indicate the location of a trail through tall trees at Cross Ranch State Park.
Main Street looking east, Carrington, N.D.
Postcards; Carts & wagons; Clothing stores;
A view of Main Street in Carrington, looking east. A clothing store is visible, and signs hanging from buildings indicate other businesses. A cart is parked at the side of the street.
Aerial view of Liberty Memorial Building, Bismarck, N.D.
Snow; Winter; Smoke; Government facilities;
An aerial view of the Liberty Memorial Building and Capitol Grounds, likely taken from the top of the Capitol Building. Snow covers the ground, and plumes of smoke from houses indicate cold weather.
Sylvanus Marriage octagonal barn, interior view, New Rockford, N.D. vicinity
Barns; Floors; Hay; Light;
An interior view of the Sylvanus Marriage octagonal barn highlights the 4x6 mow floor posts which separate the space into a central circle and a circular outer alley. Light pours in from above, and the...
Sketch of rectangular earthlodge, Huff Indian Village site
Archeological examinations of Huff indicate that a typical long-rectangular earth lodge would have been built in this fashion. The house floor was dug out to about 1 foot below the surface. The side poles...
Eighth grade graduates from Hettinger County rural schools, Mott, N.D.
Alumni & alumnae; Students; Girls; Boys; Graduation ceremonies; Group portraits;
Boys and girls graduating from the eighth grade from all over Hettinger County gather in Mott at the Mott School auditorium for a group photos. The girls wear white dresses, and the boys wear dark suits....
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...
Beaver at work, Pipestone, Minn.
Gnawed tree branches indicate a beaver has been in this area near Pipestone, Minn.
Tom and Sheri Southam farm, Lansford, N.D.
Farms; Fences; Horseshoes; Harnesses; Snow; Winter;
Harnesses, horseshoes, and shovel handles hang from a wooden fence on the Tom and Sheri Southam farm near Lansford, N.D. Wheel tracks in the snow indicate a vehicle has recently passed this way.
Aerial view of Double Ditch Indian Village site
Holes; Mounds (Landforms);
In this aerial view, ditches 1 and 2 can be seen. The depressions indicate storage pits or the foundations of earthlodges. The elevated mounds were made of both earth and trash to strengthen the defensive...
St. Mary's School, Bismarck, N.D.
Schools; Trees; Religious education;
Large trees grow around St. Mary's School in Bismarck. Ladders and other building items alongside the school indicate where the new addition to the building has been built.
Louis, Duke de Vallombrosa
Suits (Clothing); Mustaches; Gardens;
Louis, Duke de Vallombrosa, stands outside a stately home for a portrait. He wears a lightweight suit, and the trees and gardens in full bloom indicate summer time.
Emergency operations center, Grand Forks, N.D.
Floods; Rivers; Disasters; Safety; Telephones;
Many people work on telephones at an emergency operations center set up during the Grand Forks flood of 1997. Signs hanging from the ceiling indicate the different tasks performed by the people, such as...
Ladies of the Maccabees, Sheyenne, N.D.
Clubs; Fraternal organizations; Group portraits;
Members of the Sheyenne, N.D. Ladies of the Maccabees pose for a group portrait. The ladies all wear sashes to indicate their membership.
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