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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...
Railroad depot, Dickinson, N.D.
Railroad stations; Railroad locomotives; Churches; Railroad tracks; Postcards;
People and trains stand at the ready outside the railroad depot in Dickinson. A locomotive is steaming into the station. Businesses and a church are visible in the background.
K.A. Ersland, first secretary of Farmers Mutual Insurance Company of Driscoll, N.D.
Offices; Safes; Writing; Eyeglasses; Calendars;
K.A. Ersland makes notes in a large ledger in an office. A large safe is open behind him. A calendar on the wall identifies the month as September 1914.
St. Mary's Academy, Devils Lake, N.D.
A view of St. Mary's Academy, also known as St. Mary's High School, in Devils Lake, N.D.
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...
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)...
Excerpts from Fort Buford post returns
Forts & fortifications; Gardening; Vegetables; Gardens; Grasshoppers; Potatoes; Lettuce; Radishes;
Excerpts from Fort Buford post returns detailing disease at the Fort, gardening, and the quality of vegetables and soldier health at the Fort.
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...
Dorry Shaw diary
Hunting; Basketball; Boys; Fighting; Motion pictures; Radios;
Dorry Shaw kept this diary as part of an English class assignment, so it coincides with the last part of the school year. Nevertheless, he wrote a detailed account of one month of his daily life, revealing...
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...
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....
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 2
I think I shall go to St Paul and meet you if I can if not I will Let you know at St. PaulWe will be done Haying to Morrow times are good for working men now Wages from 30 to 50 dollars a month Get My...
July 14 1879 Page 1
Bismarck July 14 1879Dear WifeYour welcome letter is at hand was glad to hear from you hoping to find you all well as this leaves us at present I am sory to hear that you are so lonesome but as it is you...
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...
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...
Main Street, Minot, N.D.
Hotels; Drugstores; Carts & wagons; Storefronts; Business districts; Utility poles; Streets; Sidewalks; Dirt roads; Drugstores; Clothing stores; Postcards;
A view of Minot's business district. The first building on the left is the Leland Parker Hotel. There are storefronts on both sides of the street. Many wagons are parked on both sides of the street. People...
Campus, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, N.D.
An overview of the campus grounds. Old Main is at right. Another large building is to the left. There is a large lawn between the two structures. Trees surround the central quadrangle.
Main Street, Langdon, N.D.
Railroad tracks; Postcards; Wooden buildings; Streets; Utility poles; Dirt roads;
View looking down Main Street from beyond the railroad tracks. There are buildings crowded against each other on both sides of the street. The street is unpaved. There is a large brick building on the...
V-mail to parents from Don Lanes
Don Lanes writes a letter home to his parents in Grafton, N.D. updating them on how he is doing, and a forthcoming raise and promotion he hopes to get.
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