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View of Fort Totten, Dakota Territory
View of Fort Totten, Dakota Territory
TitleView of Fort Totten, Dakota Territory
Date of Original1878
DescriptionApproximately half of the fort is visible. There is a fence around the perimeter. The buildings are grouped into orderly rows around a parade ground. The flagpole and flag are visible at the extreme right. The buildings are all whitewashed. There is grass in the foreground.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectHistoric sites
Military
Pioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Forts & fortifications
Military facilities
Barracks
Fences
Grasses
Flagpoles
Flags
Organization NameUnited States. Army
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Fort Totten Agency
LocationFort Totten Indian Reservation (N.D.)
Fort Totten (Fort Totten, N.D.)
Dakota Territory
Decade1870-1879
Item NumberB0037
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Bratlee and Berg Photographers, Views of Devil's Lake and Vicinity a speciality. Negatives preserved for future orders. Devil's Lake, D.T."--Stamped on back of photograph.
NotesPhotograph by Bratlee and Berg.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryFort Totten was established in 1867 and closed in 1890. At that point the buildings were handed over to the Department of the Interior and used as an Indian school.
Bibliographic ReferenceWick, Douglas A. North Dakota Place Names. Sweetgrass Communications, Bismarck, ND: 1989. 69.
External Resourcehttp://history.nd.gov/historicsites/totten/index.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0037)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0037
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