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Newberry family homesteading in Griggs County, N.D.
Agriculture; Pioneer Era; People; Rural views;
A view of a homestead. On the left is a seated behind a team of two mules and an ox, next to them a boy sits ontop of a mule. Two small girls wash dishes and another girl sweeps the door step of a one...
Circular letter of directors
Farming; Ranches; Ranchers; Homesteading; Pamphlets;
A pamphlet advertising the New England Colony plan and the natural advantages for settlers homesteading in Dakota Territory.
A letter on Oliver County settlement, central N.Dak.
Homesteading; Farming; Coal mining; Pamphlets;
A pamphlet describing the natural advantages and land available for homesteading in Oliver County, N.D.
Farmers Pioneer Sod Shack and replacement home
Postcards; Sod buildings; Barns; Farms; Homesteading;
A collapsed sod shack, used by farmers during the homesteading is visible in the foreground, while the wooden barn and other buildings of the modern farm stand in the background.
Rosa Kateley Olstad with her bicycle
Bicycles & tricycles; Women; Homesteading; Rock formations;
Rosa Kateley standing with her bicyle in front of rock formation.
Henry and Mary Budke home, Hamerly Township, Renville County, N.D.
Sod buildings; Homesteading; Families;
Group of men and women standing in front of sod house with sod roof.
Tioga Farm Festival 1967, tribute to the pioneers float in parade, N.D.
Festivals; Exhibitions; Parades & processions; Floats (Parades); Children; Pioneers; Homesteading; Flags; Churns; Laundresses; Trucks; Automobiles; Spectators; Business districts; Stores & shops; Streets; Electric lines;
At the Tioga Farm Festival, a float drives by spectators who are standing on the street. The float is a tribute to the pioneers. Children on the float are reenacting homesteading days by churning butter...
Homestead scene, Williams County, N.D.
Homesteading; Frontier & pioneer life; Pioneers; Men; Women; Girls; Cats; Shovels; Gardens; Plants; Flowers; Gardens; Hats; Dresses;
A homesteading man, woman, and girl stand outside their homestead shack. The man is holding a shovel, and the woman is holding a cat. Potted and wild plants can be seen outside the home.
Homesteading women in front of Jane Fairweather's house at her party, Howard, N.D.
Homesteading; Women; Houses; Dresses; Hats;
Four women homesteaders, Cynthia Evans, Olive Mehus, Agnes Card and Jane Fairweather, dressed for Jane's party, pose for a photograph in front of Jane's house, the day before the cyclone, Howard, N.D.....
Oral History Interview with Josephine Thedin Bostrom, 1984
Homesteading; Women; Baking; Fear;
This interview was conducted in August 1984, by Warren Bostrom with his mother Josephine Thedin Bostrom at the Christian Nursing Home in Willmar, Minnesota. The interview concerns several stories relayed...
Facts and Figures about Dakota Territory for those intending to settle
Agriculture; Land surveys; Pioneer Era; Environment; Transportation; Weather; Business & Industry;
A twenty page pocket volume that contains facts, figures, and also describes and answers questions about farming and homesteading in Dakota Territory in 1886. Also included is information for emigrants,...
Old Settlers Reunion program
Reunions; Programs; Homesteading;
Program for the Red River Valley Old Settlers Reunion, held July 28, 1915 at the State Fair Grounds in Fargo. Speakers included Governor L.B. Hanna, Mayor H.F. Emery, former Governors Joseph Devine and...
Nora Rust, Marie Johnson, and Knute Severson at Rust's homestead shack, Alkabo, N.D.
Homesteading; Huts; Chairs;
Knute Severson sits in a chair while Nora Rust and Marie Johnson sit on the arms of the chair in front of Nora's homestead shack near Alkabo, N.D. The shack is covered in tarpaper.
Charles A. Peterson on homestead 8 miles north of Fullerton, N.D.
Ox teams; Homesteading;
Charles A. Peterson stands on his homestead near Fullerton, N.D. His claim shack and team of oxen are visible in the background.
Otto Schade and family with sod house on homestead, Bowman County, N.D.
Homesteading; Sod buildings; Families; Boys; Girls; Spouses; Dogs;
Otto Schade stands with his wife Emma and their children next to his sod house on his homestead in Bowman County, N.D. People also look out from one of the windows of the house. A dog also stands with...
Bringing home vacant homestead shack for blacksmith shop, northwest of Fryburg, N.D.
Blacksmithing; Forge shops; Horses; Homesteading;
Lloyd Rue drives a team of horses transporting a vacant homestead shack to be used as a blacksmith shop on Harry Rue's land near Fryburg, N.D.
Early trees on John Lund homestead 5 miles southwest of Powers Lake, N.D.
Trees; Homesteading; Farms; Horses; Windmills;
Young trees grow on the John Lund homestead near Powers Lake. Some of the Lund girls show off some of the family horses in the foreground.
Oscar Ekern's homestead 30 miles north of Belfield, N.D.
Homesteading; Horses; Chickens; Hay; Children; Families;
The Ekern family stands on Oscar Ekern's homestead near Belfield, N.D. Horses and chickens are visible in the yard. A house and another building, covered with hay are visible behind the family.
Dr. Koch salesman John Broughton calling at Celar's homestead shack
Horses; Sales personnel; Homesteading; Carriages & coaches;
John Broughton, a salesman for Dr. Koch Vegetable Tea Company, stops to take an order at the Celar family's homestead shack. A tin of stock dip is visible on the ground, and a wooden box full of the salesman's...
Neal Van Berkom homestead, Garnes Township, 5 miles northeast of Powers Lake, N.D.
Homesteading; Farms; Horses; Barns;
A house and two other buildings are visible on the Neal Van Berkom homestead in Garnes Township, near Powers Lake, N.D. Two horses are visible in the yard.
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