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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...
Greeting cards; Valentines; Holidays; Love; Hearts; Circuses & shows; Circus performers; Circus animals; Lions; Tigers; Balls (Sporting goods);
A female animal tamer gestures to a tiger balancing on a ball at a circus marked with the word "Valentine." A winking lion and tiger watch from the background.
Wild buffalo with Jim Wade, central S.D. roundup
Buffaloes; Cowboys; Crowds; Herding; Fences; Automobiles;
Jim Wade rides a bucking buffalo calf at a roundup in central South Dakota while a crowd look on from behind a barbed wire fence. At least one woman and two children are in the crowd, and several vehicles...
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...
Elmer Helper on a wild critter, Cheyenne River rodeo
Cowboys; Bulls; Rodeos; Indian reservations; Horses; Crowds; Fences; Automobiles;
Elmer Helper rides a bucking bull at the Cheyenne River annual rodeo while a crowd watches. Another man on horseback is visible to the left of the action, and many people watch from within their vehicles...
Mrs. Cecelia Bullhead portrait
Turnips; Vegetables; Foraging;
Mrs. Cecelia Bullhead stands in a field, digging for tipsina, or wild turnips. She wears a long dress and her head is wrapped in a scarf.
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...
Frontier scout volume 1, number 2 excerpt on sanitary conditions at Fort Rice, Dakota Territory
Potatoes; Steamboats; Forts & fortifications; Diseases; Military facilities; Hospitals;
An article written by 'Medicus' detailing the improvement of the health of troops at Fort Rice. The decrease in scurvy cases is specifically mentioned. The author pleads for fresh vegetables to arrive...
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)...
Woman with woven string of prairie turnips
Turnips; Food drying;
This woman holds a string of prairie turnips (Psoralea esculenta). Indian women and children gathered wild vegetables and fruits from the prairies. If not eaten fresh, the vegetables and fruits were dried...
Buffalo in the wild in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, N.D.
A close-up view of a buffalo in Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
Civilian Conservation Corps postcard sent by Martin F. Stasney
Postcards; Seed trade;
This postcard features two men dressed in Civilian Conservation Corps uniforms asking a seed store clerk if he sells wild oats. The seed store clerk is shown to faint. This postcard was sent by Martin...
Remains of barn on Joe and Eva Ziegler farm near Beulah, N.D.
Farms; Abandoned buildings; Abandoned farms; Barns;
Wood is rotten and paint is peeling from the remains of a barn on the Joe and Eva Ziegler farm near Beulah. Grass and weeds grow wild in the yard.
German school on the Wild Rice River, N.D.
Schools; Students; Teachers; Boys; Girls;
Students and a teacher at a German school on the Wild Rice River stand outside the schoolhouse for a group picture. The people are identified as follows: Adella Jasmer, Alma Witt, Theo Krause, Emma Teigs,...
Girls in kitchen of Wild Rice District School, Cass County, N.D.
Kitchens; Schools; Cupboards;
Two girls work to prepare a meal in the kitchen of the Wild Rice District School in Cass County. A cupboard featuring bowls and spices is visible behind them, as is a large water cooler.
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...
Sitting Bull portrait
Sitting Bull poses for a half-length portrait while touring with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He has his hair in braids with fur wrapped around their ends, embroidered sash across his chest.
Steamboat Nellie Peck at Fort Benton, Montana
Steamboats; Rivers; Stereographs;
The steamboat Nellie Peck is moored alongside a loading dock at Fort Benton, Montana. Several people are visible on board the boat. Various goods are visible on the loading dock.
Bunch of wild cowboys, sitting in the sun, central S.D. roundup
Cowboys; Fences; Group portraits; Herding;
A large group of cowboys have gathered for a group portrait near the location of the central South Dakota roundup.
Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill Cody portrait
Headdresses; Rifles; Cowboy hats; Mustaches; Wild west shows; Portrait photographs;
Sitting Bull is dressed in traditional regalia including a resplendent headdress and stands with Buffalo Bill Cody, wearing western wear in this full length portrait. Both man rest their hands on a rifle....
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