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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,...
Car on flooded highway 8, east of Elbowoods, N.D.
A car is parked in the center of highway 8. It is unable to go further because of the water from the Missouri River. Grass and trees are still visible.
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.
Roads garage moved to White Shield, N.D.
At center, the garage is being moved from one location to another. The building is wooden and has three windows. At right, an electric pole as well as building are visable. At left, two automobiles and...
The Carnival of Drills in the Opera House, Jamestown, N.D.
A view looking at the stage of the Opera House in Jamestown, N.D. during the Carnival of Drills. On stage in a semi circle are 21 girls in dresses as fairies, and four boys are in front as brownies. The...
Harlan Long interview
City & Town Life; People; Social Life & Customs; Pioneer era; Archeology
An interview with Harlan Long for the KPOK Bowman for the Pioneer Trails Regional Museum. Harlan talks about his life, his family history, his memories of Rhame, the history of Rhame, farming, and ranching....
Richard J. Strand memorial, St. Thomas, N.D.
Cemeteries and graves; Statues and monuments
This photograph shows the tombstone of Richard J. Strand, who went missing in WWII. The tombstone is made from granite and has several words carved into it. It reads ”IN MEMORIAM, RICHARD J. STRAND T/SGT....
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...
Community Bowl as an Athletic Facility
Colleges and universities; Sports & Recreation;
A two-page document explaining the need for an athletic field in Bismarck, North Dakota and the uses of it once it is built. The document relates the overuse of the current athletic field in Bismarck and...
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.
A. J. Heal Store advertisement
Business & Industry;
This advertisement displays the prices and dates for a large sale on groceries at the A. J. Heal Store. It also has small images of food and bright colors to draw in the audience.
Behind the Dial with WDAY
Thirty three page booklet advertising WDAY radio, Fargo, N.D.
School House, Hastings, N.D.
Education; Art & Architecture;
View of the front of the Hastings school house in Hastings, N.D. A bell tower is above the main doorway. There is a fence around the front, and small trees around the building.
The Commerce, Manufactures, and Progress of Valley City, Dakota
Business & Industry; Pioneer Era; People; City & Town Life; Communication;
Fifty two page booklet on the commerce, manufactures, and progress of Valley City, Dakota Territory.
Old Settlers Association Ledger, Mercer County, N.D.
People; Landmarks; Indians of North America; Agriculture; City & Town Life; Politics & Government; Pioneer Era
This ledger includes obituaries of the old settlers of Mercer County as well as minutes of meetings. Information about homesteaders of Mercer County and details of the first old settlers picnic can be...
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