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Walhalla, N.D. community history books added to collection

The 2011 book Walhalla, North Dakota - A Community History, by Diana Yeado, and an accompanying Walhalla, North Dakota In Pictures, 1850-1950, have been added to the Institute for Regional Studies Archives book collection.  The book is a 705 page compilation of all of the events affecting Walhalla, North Dakota taken from local newspapers, microfilm, and other records.  The ph

New memoir "Growing Up In The Valley: A Nodak Babyboomer" added

Recently added to the Institute for Regional Studies Archives book collection is the publication, Growing Up In The Valley: A Nodak Babyboomer. This 202 page softcover book is a childhood memoir of Nancy Borgeson Hvinden.  It recounts her early years growing up on a Walsh County farm, and her grade school years in Grand Forks between 1952-1964.

1940 courtship letters donated to Archives

A recent treasure trove of courtship letters written in 1940, between couple Art and Sally (Eide) Knold, have been donated to the NDSU Archives by their family.  The letters were spun into a three volume set of books, entitled Hotel Fargoan.  The books have also been added to the Institute for Regional Studies Archives book collection.  The following book description comes from Amazon:

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