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Get Your Beads Out for Thursday's Opening
I love theme exhibits and I love searching to find some kind of exhibit themed garment to wear to the exhibit opening. Thursday's opening ofDancing Dazzling Beads will be a fun challenge. We invite ...
3/5/14 at 12:29 PM A Shout Out to Kuchen Makers 11/6/13 at 4:40 PM
Upcoming Season of Exhibits 10/11/13 at 10:51 AM
The Land of Chief Joseph
The story of this painting, Land of Chief Joseph, by Steve Henderson of Steve Henderson Fine Art: Among the Nez Perce Indians of the Pacific Northwest, there were two Chief Josephs: "Old Chief Josep...
2/17/14 at 4:45 PM The Problem with U.S. History 1/23/14 at 2:39 PM
Is the Bible Boring? 8/21/13 at 2:28 PM
The first Social Security payment
Last week I noted that the first monthly recurring Social Security retirement check was issued to Ida May Fuller of Ludlow, Vermont, on January 31, 1940. Ms. Fuller received the first monthly Social ...
2/5/14 at 11:14 AM The first Social Security retirement payment 1/31/14 at 10:25 AM
January 17,1935: Proposal for Social Security sent to Congress 1/17/14 at 10:04 AM
Before the music died in 1959, it lived in Duluth
A copy of the poster for the Winter Dance Party concert that was held on Jan. 31, 1959, from an ad in the Duluth News Tribune at the time. (News Tribune file image) Before it died, the music lived ...
1/31/14 at 10:04 AM Chinese Lantern fire was 20 years ago 1/16/14 at 8:45 PM
Remembering the Spalding Hotel 12/13/13 at 6:35 AM
Mystery Bridge Nr. 36: The Ravenna Aqueduct in Italy
The next mystery bridge article is in connection with a project the author is doing for a university in eastern Germany- namely one involving a rather antique bridge type known as the aqueduct. As y...
1/25/14 at 3:24 PM Newsflyer 13 September 2013 9/13/13 at 10:42 AM
Iowa Transportation Heritage Quiz I: The Answers 9/2/13 at 12:28 AM
SAFE SCHOOLS, SAFE KIDS: Sobriety Monitoring Program
By School Resource Officer Wes Libner, Soputh HighSchool Wes.Libner@fargo.k12.nd.us Recently, I attended a meeting at Juvenile Court, where I became aware of an alternative sentencing program associat...
12/11/13 at 9:30 AM 55 years ago and today...the Davies legacy 9/19/12 at 11:39 AM
Judge Davies curriculum project receives Phase II funding 5/31/12 at 11:49 AM
The Donner Party
Did you learn this story in your American History class? My job as a substitute in Minneapolis puts me in all sorts of places to see and learn about the varied conditions within which the youth of Mi...
11/14/13 at 11:33 AM Education Is Bigger Than Schools 10/28/13 at 8:34 AM
China: Bone-Breaking Pressure 8/11/11 at 11:11 AM
Wistful Wednesday : 1932
In 1932 Far Guys Dad graduated from High School. That is his Dad Marvin in the third row. Down a row and toward the middle is Gene, that is the guy that Far Guy is named forI will just let you guess ...
8/21/13 at 8:23 AM Wistful Wednesday : 1924 or thereabouts 8/3/11 at 6:26 AM
Wistful Wednesday : 1953 6/15/11 at 6:13 AM
History provides its own lessons
When was the last time you read a history book, or an article pertaining to a certain aspect of history? What was subject and what lessons did you learn from reading it? As many of you have read s...
7/23/13 at 8:34 AM S for Stadium Lights 7/22/13 at 6:02 AM
What Should a Princess Look Like?
I had the best princess role model when I was a child. Although she had beautiful dresses and ornate, stylish hairdos just like the Disney lineup of princesses, she also carried a blaster, didn't ta...
7/12/13 at 10:51 PM Dungeons and Dragons Lovers Need to Visit Jamestown 6/18/13 at 2:37 PM
Historical Snowstorms and Blizzards 1/13/13 at 7:20 PM
Artifact history of disability in America now offered online
Check out a new national online exhibit -- EveryBody: An Artifact History of Disability in America (http://everybody.si.edu/) -- from the Smithsonian's Natural Museum of American History. Many storie...
7/12/13 at 11:59 AM
Diabetes: are you at risk
Do you have a family history of diabetes or do you have any of following symptoms? urinating often being more thirsty than usual being hungry more often than usual unusual weight loss tired more...
7/7/13 at 6:25 AM Your DNA Could Be Good or Bad 10/23/12 at 2:13 PM
Historical Video by Wendy Grethen 5/14/11 at 6:00 AM
Hathaway’s historical research wins Merrifield Competition at UND
Sonja N. Hathaway, a Ph.D. student in the University of North Dakota Department of History, has won the 2012-13 Merrifield Competition for her research paper on North Dakota history. Her paper, Aaron...
5/29/13 at 8:49 AM Black History Month under way at UND 2/6/13 at 3:06 PM
UND historian to lead public presenation on Teddy Roosevelt May 9 5/5/11 at 10:39 AM
Orthodox Easter and Church History
Sunday was Pascha ("Easter") for Orthodox Christians across the globe. For us, it meant the conclusion to a long Holy Week and a wonderful celebration of the resurrection of Christ in the very earlies...
5/7/13 at 9:56 AM Archaeology, History, Tourism, and Ideology 2/18/13 at 12:56 PM
The First Byzantine World History to be Published Online 11/21/12 at 11:55 PM
A Lesson in Family History (Part 3)
continuation of A Lesson in Family History Lead cups were used to drink ale or whiskey. The combination would sometimes knock the imbibers out for a couple of days. Someone walking along the road wou...
4/3/13 at 9:32 AM A Lesson in Family History (Part 2) 3/31/13 at 10:22 AM
A Lesson in Family History 3/28/13 at 10:51 AM