Archival Anecdotes: Comforts of Home
September 28, 2020
Comforts of Home
The mid- to late-1800s was a booming time for North Dakota, as settlers arrived from nearby states such as Minnesota, Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa. Toward the turn of the century, foreign immigrants made their way to the prairie from countries such as Norway, Sweden, Finland, Ireland, England, Scotland, Germany and more.
Often immigrants would have to travel via boat and train...