The Northern Great Plains, 1880-1920: Photographs from the Fred Hulstrand and F.A. Pazandak Photograph Collections
The Northern Great Plains, comprised of the Hultstrand and Pazandak collections, contains 900 photographs of rural and small town life at the turn of the century. Highlights include images of sod homes and the people who built them; images of farms and the machinery that made them prosper; and images of one-room schools and the children that were educated in them.
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These online exhibits provide context and additional information about this collection.
- Implements Used on the Farm
- North Dakota Historical Overview
- Hultstrand: Schooling, Women, Sod Homes, Immigrants
- Pazandak: Steam Engines and Tractors, Hired Hands, Golden Age of Agriculture
These historical era(s) are best represented in the collection, although they may not be all-encompassing.
- Development of the Industrial United States, 1876-1915
- Emergence of Modern America, 1890-1930
Related Collections and Exhibits
These collections and exhibits contain thematically-related primary and secondary sources. Browse the Collection Finder for more related material on the American Memory Web site.
- Evolution of the Conservation Movement, 1850-1920
- Panoramic Maps, 1847-1929
- Pioneering the Upper Midwest, ca. 1820-1910
- Taking the Long View, 1851-1991
Recommended additional sources of information.
Specific guidance for searching this collection
For help with search words, go to The Northern Great Plains, 1880-1920 Subject Index. A total of nine Special Presentations for the collection as a whole and for each of its two parts also suggest search terms
For help with general search strategies, see Finding Items in American Memory.