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Albert Nielsen dipping out oil from first rail car leaving Westhope with oil, Westhope, N.D.
Albert Nielsen stands atop a tank car containing oil in Westhope, N.D. He is dipping oil out of the tank car with a bucket. A sign reading "4 cars first oil shipped from Westhope, N.D." is hung from the...
Mrs. Jerome Standing Soldier portrait
Mrs. Jerome Standing Soldier sits posed for a photograph. She wears a necklace and long hair ornaments.
Going forth to battle
Three men dressed in traditional Indian costume ride on horseback. In the background, people watch from wagons and cars.
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...
Celia wont be any trouble if you Bring her along She would have a good time I think Richard could do as well here as any place They paid from $26 to $50 a month all last winter and there is lots of wood...
Let Me know when you will Start dont Be in a hury as I am So busy We will have to live in town for Some time before I get a house builtYou better Stay in St Paul a while and get your clothes made Give...
June 28 1879 Page 1
Office of McLean & MacniderWHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS INGROCERIES AND STEAMBOAT SUPPLIESBismarck, D. T. June 28, 1879Dear WifeWe arrived here all right but I was disappointed in not getting a letter...
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any body and dont expect to find any owner Let me know how the crops are and all the newsHoping to hear from you Soon I Remain your Loving HusbandLouis ConnollyWrite to BismarckDacota Teritory
July 14 1879 Page 2
fifteen dollars on every one we sell and besides it is the best place for cattle we seen yet If I keep half of them till spring I can make 12 hundred dollars on the trip I am glad we didant stop at Jim...
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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...
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....
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...
Dakota Block, Bismarck, N.D.
A horse and carriage sit parked outside the Dakota Block building in Bismarck. The brick building houses a wholesale druggist, and a photographer, according to the signs on the front of the building.
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...
A.G. Burr election postcard
Judges; Political elections; Postcards; Mustaches;
Judge A.G. Burr poses for a portrait on the front of this postcard during his campaign for reelection for district judge in Rugby, N.D. A message urging the recipient to vote for Burr is visible on 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...
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...
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