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James A. Murray Vietnam War letters home, added to Digital Horizons

A series of 49 Vietnam War letters have been digitized, transcribed, and added to the North Dakota Historic Documents collection on Digital Horizons.  The letters were written by James A. Murray to his family back home in North Dakota.  The letters range from his time in basic training to his time on the front lines.  One really gets a sense of a scrappy young man, who grows and matures as he witnesses the realities of war. 

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Burlington-Des Lacs High School Alumni Book added to collection

The 1981 Laker Review, a publication of the Des Lacs – Burlington High School Alumni Association has been added to the Institute for Regional Studies Archives book collection.  The Laker Review was produced as part of the school reunion held on July 3, 4, 5, 1981.  The book contains photographs of people and places related to the history of the towns of Burlington, and Des Lacs, North Dakota, and remembrances of stud

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New book "Pencil Shavings: Growing Up in a One-Room Country School" added to collection

The book Pencil Shavings: Growing Up in a One-Room Country School on the North Dakota Prairie, by Lela Atwood Peterson, has been added to the Institute for Regional Studies Archives book collection.  The book covers the author’s memories of attending the Grover #3 School, in Renville County, North Dakota.  The following description comes from the back cover:

 

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St. Patrick's Church, Dickinson, N.D. history book added

The St. Patrick’s Church, Dickinson, North Dakota, 75th Anniversary 1885-1960 church history has been added to the Institute for Regional Studies Archives book collection.  This 135 page booklet contains a parish history, a biography section on the church pastors, parish vocations, biography section for church members, organizations, parochial school activities, and church events.

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