1. Enter a subject or term in the “Search” box.
2. Select a search type:
Within your search results, the “DETAILS” button provides additional information about an item, as well as the following options:
Click on image to expand/zoom the image view.
“Browse” button delivers a page of random images each time it is selected.
“Featured Collections” button showcases new and/or popular collections and the digitized images within those collections.
Information on how to order copies is located here.
The collections preserved in the North Dakota State Archives include over a million images. Only a small percentage of these images have been digitized. This photo gallery provides a preview of the images that have been digitized.
For more information on the non-digitized images, please refer to the finding aids found on our website at history.nd.gov, or ask a member of our reference staff for assistance.
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