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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,...
Interdenominational Sunday School Convention advertisement
City & Town Life; Religion;
This is an advertisement for the Interdenominational Sunday School Convention between Oliver and Mercer Counties in North Dakota. It lists the location, time, and several activities taking place at the...
Diary of William Cuningham
Agriculture; Rural views; Social Life & Customs;
A twenty-one page diary of William Cuningham's travels from Boston, MA to various locations in Pembina County during the summer and fall of 1914.
Theodore Roosevelt Contract
This document is a contract between Theodore Roosevelt and William Merrifield and Sylvanus Ferris. Roosevelt is selling his cattle to the other men.
Bill of Sale
Business & Industry; Agriculture;
This bill of sale is between Theodore Roosevelt and Sylvane Ferris. Roosevelt is selling his cattle and property to Ferris. The document is both handwritten and printed. Three symbols that represent brands...
Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Joseph Ferris
This letter was written by Theodore Roosevelt to Joe Ferris regarding a horse saddle. The message is typed on a page with a letterhead. The signature is handwritten.
Great Public Vendue advertisement
A large piece of paper with information about an auction, selling horses, sheep, cattle, grain, hogs, and machinery. There is a studio portrait of J. (James) A. Buchanan, one of the owners, reprinted in...
Broom Brigade, Jamestown, N.D.
Social Life & Customs; People; City & Town Life; Pioneer Era;
A view of a group of girls all wearing hats and carrying brooms leaning on their left shoulder. They are in a semi-circle standing in a turned off fountain in a park. There is a sign that says Co. H. One...
Bird’s Eye View of Tower City, N.D.
City & Town Life; Aerials;
This photograph shows a view of Tower City, N.D. Several residences and buildings are seen among the many trees. At top right, grain elevators can be seen by the viewer.
Street view of Hunter, N.D.
City & Town Life; Transportation;
This photograph shows a street in Hunter. Trees line the street and the sidewalks. An automobile is visible as well. The words “HUNTER, N.D.” can be seen at bottom left.
Farmer’s Day in Davenport, N.D.
People; Pioneer Era;
This photograph shows several individuals in the street on Farmer’s Day in Davenport, N.D. The banner reads “FARMERS DAY YOU ARE ALL WELCOME.” Two automobiles are seen at right and two men with horses...
First National Bank Building, Cavalier, N. D.
City & Town Life; Business & Industry
This photograph shows the First National Bank building in Cavalier, N.D. It is a large brick structure. The building contains several other businesses. Notice the electric lines. Also, the post office...
Thorvald Lunde registration certificate
This certificate contains information about Mr. Lunde’s registration in the Military. The information is both printed and handwritten. Additionally the document is very worn.
City Park, Cavalier, N.D.
City & Town Life; Parks and forests
This photograph shows the bridge in the city park of Cavalier, N.D. Everything is covered in snow and the water below the bridge is frozen. Automobile tracks are visible in the snow.
Red River Valley floods
Page 40 features information about the Red River Valley floods of 1975. Bottom-left: This photograph shows the parking lot of Skakeys Pizza. The flood waters have moved into the parking lot. In the center...
Clarion Larson builds a harpsichord article
Colleges and universities; Education; Entertainment;
An article in the Bismarck Junior College Mystician about retired teacher, Clarion Larson, building a harpsichord.
Picnic and baseball game, Wahpeton, N.D.
Sports & Recreation; City & Town Life; Weather; People;
This photograph features a baseball game in Island Park in Wahpeton. There is hardly any snow on the ground as the weather was unusually warm that day. In the background a crowd watches the game. Notice...
Northern Pacific Railroad Company Land Contract
Pioneer Era; Women;
This document explains that Emma Blanding has purchased a piece of land for $300.00. The land contract contains the details of the purchase printed or handwritten in red, black, or blue ink.
Document making Joseph Blanding the Notary Public in Richland County
This document declares that Joseph Blanding is now the Notary Public in Richland County, Dakota Territory. It includes the dates of Blanding’s term as Notary Public, and has a large green seal in the...
E. J. Henry’s Civil War letter
This letter was written by E. J. Henry to his wife while he served in the Civil War. The letter is handwritten on blue paper. He discusses the weather, his camp, his diet, and that he misses his family...
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