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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...
1879Bismarck Aug 12Dear Wife,Yours of the 2 at hand Was glad to hear you are well as this leaves us at present. If you can live on Hay you must have enough of it I have 125 tons made and will make 100...
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...
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...
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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...
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...
Molly's Service Station, Bismarck, N.D.
Automobile service stations; Postcards; Flags; Automobiles; Garages;
A postcard view of Molly's Service Station at the corner of 4th Street and Thayer Avenue in Bismarck. Several cars are parked at the gas pumps or in the garage. A flag flies from the top of the building....
Families in touring automobiles in front of State Bank, Cooperstown, N.D.
Automobiles; Banks; Streets; Tourists; Automobile driving;
Families in touring automobiles pause at a street corner in front of the State Bank in Cooperstown. All are dressed warmly for a road trip in the open cars.
Balloon ascension 6000 feet from the earth, Interstate Fair, Beach, N.D.
Balloons (Aircraft); Fairs; Crowds;
A hot air balloon rises into the air over the fairgrounds of the Interstate Fair in Beach, N.D. Many people gather on the fairgrounds below to watch.
U.S. Army Cantonment, Camp Dodge, Des Moines, Iowa
Barracks; Military facilities; Railroad cars; Railroad tracks; Railroad shops & yards;
A panoramic view of barracks and railyards at Camp Dodge in Des Moines, Iowa.
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