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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,...
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.
Tractor flipped over, McLean County, N.D.
People; Weather; Transportation
A tractor is flipped over after trying to pull a car out. The front of the tractor rests on top of the front of the car. At left a man observes the damage. View the depth of the snow, making it hard for...
First furrows in LaMoure Co. with Edward Payson Wells at the plow
Agriculture; Pioneer Era;
A view of a field with Edward Payson Wells behind the plow, being pulled by a team of two ox, making the first furrows in LaMoure County, North Dakota. There are many people watching, and a cart with people...
Slope County Fair video
Bands, clubs and societies; Education; Entertainment; People; Social Life & Customs; Sports & Recreation; Women;
A parade celebrating the Slope County Fair. Included are men, women, and children riding on horseback, flag bearers, floats of water skiiers, homestead shacks, churning butter, the Statue of Liberty and...
Quilting group at church in Underwood, N.D.
People; Women; Fine arts, folk arts
Several women sit around a frame making a quilt. Other women stand in the back and observe the process. A building can be viewed behind the women. Off to the right, a carriage can be seen.
Olaf Lee with his chair and basket
People; Portraits; Fine arts, folk arts
Olaf Lee poses for the photograph sitting on the wooden chair he carved and holding the basket he constructed. In the background a painting of a woman can be viewed.
Maye Steig interview
City & Town Life; Education; People; Social Life & Customs;
An interview with Maye Steig for the Pioneer Trails Regional Museum. Maye shares information on the Ranger Post Office where she and her husband used to deliver mail, and the mail routes that they ran....
Methodist Church, Tower City, N.D.
This photograph shows the Methodist Church in Tower City, N.D. It is a large wooden structure with a bell tower. Two stairways are seen along with many windows. Notice the wooden sidewalks.
Coffee shop on Broadway, Fargo, N.D.
Business & Industry;
An interior view of a coffee shop on Broadway. On the right is a counter with stools, there are two men customers sitting at the end, and two waitresses standing behind the counter. There is a display...
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.
Bismarck State College Logos article
Colleges and universities; Education;
An article from the Bismarck State College newspaper describing the process of changing the school logo.
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...
Ernestine Gergen's report card, Towner County, N.D.
This report card lists information about Ernestine Gergen, a student of Towner County. The document contains the teacher’s name, and parents name along with the date and grade.
Behind the Dial with WDAY
Thirty three page booklet advertising WDAY radio, Fargo, N.D.
John Pennington, Governor certificate, Dakota Territory
Politics & Government;
View of a certificate singed by the Governor of Dakota Territory, John Pennington, in 1874 making Frank P. Wright the Commissioner for Burbank County in Dakota Territory.
Chateau de Mores, Medora, N.D.
This photograph features the Chateau de Mores in Medora, N.D. Three windows on the second floor can be seen. A few bushes grow in front of the porch. Long pieces of material hang from the roof of the porch...
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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