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May, Samuel T., 1867-1...
Newland, G. A.
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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,...
Joseph E. Stephens portrait
People; Pioneer Era; Portraits;
Portrait of Joseph E. Stephens of Mercer County. He is dressed in a suit, with a bow tie and looks away from the camera. This photograph was taken in a studio.
Charles Cavileer portrait
Portraits; People; Pioneer Era;
Studio portrait of Charles Cavileer seated holding a cane. He is wearing a suit and a hat.
Son of the Stars personal story
People; Indians of North America;
This document relates details about a man who was Native American and a resident of Mercer County. The second and third pages appear to have information missing between them.
Document describing founding of Golden Valley, N.D.
City & Town Life
This document contains the details of the founding of Golden Valley, N.D. The year in which Golden Valley was founded, the man who started the town, the location, as well as some of the businesses there...
J. E. Stephens Ranch brochure for Corriedale sheep
This brochure features information and photographs regarding Corriedale sheep in Mercer County, N.D. The brochure contains information about how the sheep were bred, where they came from, and when the...
Ferry Lease and License for Missouri River
Page one of this item is a ferry lease and license for E.T. Olen to operate his ferry on the Missouri River in Mercer County for fifteen years. The item explains the cost of the license and the regulations...
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.
Grain elevator, Washburn, N.D.
The photograph features the first grain elevator in Washburn, N.D. At right, the words "NORTHERN PACIFIC 19073; AIR BREAK; FLOUR LINE" are painted on the rail car. At center stands the grain elevator with...
This document was written by Geronimo to Dr. A. H. De Camp. The letter contains information regarding the visit of De Camp to Fort Sill. Geronimo explains the current events of Fort Sill as well.
Ice Jam on flooded Missouri River, McLean County, N.D.
Large pieces of ice take the focus of the photograph caused by the flooding of the Missouri River near Washburn, N.D. To the left side, a man observes the pile of ice.
Nils Holm's farm, Kensal, N.D.
A view of farm buildings, including a barn, farmhouse, and windmill.
Anton Klaus sitting outside, Jamestown, N.D.
People; Pioneer Era;
A view of Anton Klaus sitting outside on a chair on a front porch with the street and other storefronts in the background. He is holding a paper and wearing a suit and hat.
Dana Wright portrait
Portraits; People; Military;
A portrait of Dana Wright seated at a table with a book in front of him. He is wearing a military uniform.
Farmers Home, Jamestown, N.D.
A view of the Farmers Home, a wooden two story building built by A.J. Smith who was in the hotel and livery business. There are three women standing near the doorway, and an older man in a buggy being...
Lucille Beyer and Ray Nibbe interview
City & Town Life; Social Life & Customs; Weather;
An interview with Lucille Beyer and Ray Nibbe for the KPOK Bowman Radio-Thon for the Pioneer Trails Regional Museum. Lucille and Ray talk about winters of years gone by, amenities that we have now that...
Norris Wahl interview
City & Town Life; Education; Museums and historical societies; People; Social Life & Customs;
An interview with Norris Wahl for the Pioneer Trails Regional Museum. Norris, 90 years old at the time of the interview, talks about growing up as one of fifteen children, speaking Norwegian at home, and...
Ray Nibbe, Charity Fries, and Bob Penfield interview
Business & Industry; People;
An interview with Ray Nibbe, Charity Fries, and Bob Penfield for the KPOK Bowman RadioThon for the Pioneer Trails Regional Museum. Ray and Charity share information on the Johnson Fuel Company Briquette...
Kevin Bucholz, Peg Njos, and Dean Pearson interview
Archeology; City & Town Life; Education; Historic sites; Museums and historical societies; People; Indians of North America;
An interview with Kevin Bucholz, Peg Njos, Dean Pearson for the KPOK Bowman RadioThon for the Pioneer Trails Regional Museum. Peg, Kevin, and Dean discuss the history of Fort Dilts, the community’s involvement...
Emma Peterson interview
City & Town Life; Education; Entertainment; Museums and historical societies; People; Sports & Recreation; Social welfare;
An interview with Emma Peterson for the Pioneer Trails Regional Museum. Emma, age 96 at the time of the interview, shares her family history; her family emigrated from Norway when she was 6. She also tells...
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