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An Ancestral Farm

This is a family page.  Pictured above would be my mother’s parents, her grandfather, and an aunt and uncle.  The pictures were taken in the summer of 1907 (see NOTE at end of this post).  Ferd and Rosa had been in LaMoure County ND, Henrietta Township, for two years, having moved west from Hazel Green […]

#614 – Dick Bernard: The Summer of 1920

Several photos are at the end of this post. Click on any to enlarge them. A conversation, a letter, and a visit to three ladies this summer brought to the surface some long ago memories, worth sharing. Best I know, 1920 in North Dakota was a pretty ordinary year for farmers on the prairie. The […]

#471 – Dick Bernard: Armistice (Veterans) Day 2011

UPDATE: A reader sends along this Eyewitness to History link from the actual day/place in 1918. Today is a unique date: 11-11-11 (November 11, 2011). It is also Armistice Day, commemorating the end of World War I, when at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, a moment was […]