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Hoit, W. C.
Olson, W. O.
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Row of binders on Adams Farm, rural Wahpeton, N.D.
Pioneer Era; People; Agriculture;
A long line of binders is pictured here. Each binder is pulled by three horses, and a farm laborer rides with each. Part of the field has been cut already, and the top half is uncut.
Mr. French's home, Wahpeton, N.D.
A man identified as Mr. French is sitting in a horse-drawn carriage is positioned at center. Behind him, his home is visible. Bare trees can be seen in the background indicating the season.
Harness Races, Richland County Fair, Wahpeton, N.D.
People; Entertainment; Sports & Recreation
A race track is seen here. Two horses pull buggies and compete with each other. Dust is shown behind the racers. Wooden buildings are visible in the distance.
Threshing scene, Richland County, N.D.
Agriculture; People; Work Life
A threshing outfit is seen here. At left, the steam engine is running. A long belt extends from the steam engine to the thresher. Farm laborers pose for the photograph and a large pile of hay can be seen...
Methodist Church, Wyndmere, N.D.
A wooden church is shown here. It has several windows and a steeple. The top the steeple has a cross on it.
Main Street, Wahpeton, N.D.
City & Town Life; Business & Industry
Four businesses are shown here. All are constructed from brick and the two center buildings have awnings. The signs read “DIETZ & MURRAY GROCERIES”; “DENTIST”; “DIETZ & MURRAY RICHELIEU BRAND...
Mooreton State Bank, Mooreton, N.D.
People; Business & Industry
Jacob J. Lawrence poses in front of the Mooreton State Bank. It is a small structure with three windows visible to the viewer. The sign reads “MOORETON STATE BANK”. Notice the detail of the siding...
Oscar and Hans Langseth home, Barney, N.D.
People; Rural views;
Oscar and Hans Langseth stand in front of their house and pose for the photograph. Their house is a two story wooden structure with a front porch. Notice the chair on the porch. In the background a barn,...
German Day, Wahpeton, N.D.
Ethnic; City & Town Life;
Several horse drawn wagons and carriages are shown here coming down Dakota Avenue. Buildings can be seen in the background. Notice the unpaved street.
Herman Friske Farm, Colfax, N.D.
People; Women; Pioneer Era;
Several individuals pose on their farm for this photograph. At center, two women sit in rocking chairs in front of the house. At left, children play in the grass. Men and horse drawn wagons are visible...
Wahpeton Baseball Team, Wahpeton, N.D.
People; Sports & Recreation;
Several young men pose for this photograph. Most wear athletic uniforms. Some hold baseball equipment. At center, two men are dressed in suits and wear hats. Behind them, the front steps of a building...
Red River of the North
Shown here is the Red River of the North. The river is calm and trees line both banks. Notice the reflection in the water.
Congregational Church, Wahpeton, N.D.
City & Town Life; Religion; Transportation;
The Congregational Church of Wahpeton is shown here. It is a large structure with a steeple. At left, automobiles can be seen. Many trees are also visible.
Richland County Fair Association Certificate
Agriculture; Business & Industry
The inside of the certificate shows information about buying shares from the Richland County Fair Association. The buyers name, amount, location, date, and seal are all visible. At center an image of a...
Dry Goods and Ladies Store, Wahpeton, N.D.
People; City & Town Life; Women;
The interior of the Dry Goods and Ladies Store in Wahpeton, N.D. is shown here. At left, several different types of materials sit on shelves or hang from the ceiling. The store attendants can be seen as...
Interior of Opera House, Wahpeton, N.D.
City & Town Life; Entertainment;
The interior of the Opera House in Wahpeton, N.D. is visible here. The large stage is shown at center. A center aisle can be seen in the audience section. Notice the intricate detail of the walls.
Purdon General Store, Wahpeton, N.D.
City & Town Life; People; Women;
The interior of the Purdon Grocery Department of the General Store can be seen here. Many shelves and counters are stocked with different products for sale. Five people pose for this photograph at left...
Dakota Avenue in Wahpeton, N.D.
City & Town Life; Business & Industry; People; Weather;
The James Purdon & Co. General Merchandise store, W. H. Willarot Meat Market, furniture store, cloaks store, and Harness Shop can be seen here. Several other businesses and buildings continue down the...
Methodist Church, Wahpeton, N.D.
Pioneer Era; City & Town Life;
The wooden structure pictured here served as the early Methodist Church in Wahpeton, N.D. The front entrance is visible. Notice the electrical pole and wooden sidewalk.
Excerpts from Ole Johnson’s Diary
This diary includes an Almanac for 1853, a calendar, time table, list of Sundays, population of the United States, as well as Ole Johnson’s entries. In his daily entries, Johnson discusses the weather,...
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