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Media Images

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These images may be used free of charge by media (click image to download). Please credit “State Historical Society of North Dakota." For additional images and urgent requests, contact Angela Johnson, New Media Specialist Supervisor, at or 701.328.2033.

Taking Photos and Video
Media representatives are welcome to take photographs and videos in all state historic sites and museums. Please call ahead at the specific location, and we will be happy to assist with your request.

Media Contact

Please contact Kim Jondahl, Audience Engagement & Museum Division director, for all media requests for information, images, and interview opportunities.

Phone: 701.328.1476 or 701.328.2666


The Audience Engagement & Museum Division is located at the ND Heritage Center & State Museum at 612 East Boulevard Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58505.

Events Calendar

Learn about events and programs at the State Museum and our state historic sites.

Social Media

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Backstage Pass to North Dakota History
This blog takes you behind the scenes of the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Get a glimpse at a day-in-the-life of the staff, volunteers, and partners who make it all possible. Discover what it takes to preserve North Dakota’s natural and cultural history. We encourage dialogue, questions, and comments!


Learn more about our publications, including North Dakota History: Journal of the Northern Plains, newsletters, and books.

Digital Horizons

Browse collections from organizations across the state, including those of the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Digital Horizons is an online resource containing thousands of images, documents, video, and oral histories depicting life on the Northern Plains from the late 1800s to today.

Chronicling America

Search North Dakota newspapers on the Library of Congress website Chronicling America.