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Buying drinks on the frontier

Sunday, May 3, 2020

Francis Jameson Rowbotham wasn’t cut out to be a homesteader. Still he made a claim on a quarter section south of Windsor, in what is now North Dakota,...

Things in the news in 1901

Monday, April 27, 2020

I was working through the North Dakota newspapers from 1901 recently. It would seem there were any number of incidents that at least some of the editors...

The Gov goes flying

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Gov. Lynn Frazier held office from 1917 to 1921. He goes down in history as the first governor to ever be removed from office by a recall although he’d...

I didn't know North Dakota had a bird day

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Evidently this is a real thing, acccording to a posting by the Secretary of State’s office. Every April 21 is to be celebrated as bird day in North Dakota.

This will cure anything

Thursday, April 16, 2020

This is an ad from a 1922 edition of the Jamestown Alert I stumbled across recently. It is for some over-the-counter medicines available from White Drug...

Good Day, Random Thoughts from Keith Norman

Monday, April 13, 2020

I suppose I’ve set out to create a blog a half dozen times in my life.
It can be difficult to maintain the consistent output necessary for the project....