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Fargo Downtown Oral History Project Mounted

The NDSU Archives have mounted 17 audio interviews produced as part of an oral history project entitled, A Collection of Oral Histories: Downtown Fargo From 1900-1950, conducted between January and May 2002.  The purpose of the project was to document the changes to the downtown community, identifying historic buildings, and tying these buildings to events that affected people’s lives.  The project was sponsored by the Far

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Verendrye Electric Cooperative history added to book collection

The book Building a Dream Together, published in 2014 by Verendrye Electric Cooperative to commemorate the 75-year history of the cooperative, has been added to the Institute for Regional Studies Archives book collection.  The 146 page publication features color photographs and stories from the company’s origins in Verendrye, North Dakota in 1939, forward.

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Wanzek family history book added to collection

A published family history book entitled, Wanzek: The History and Genealogy of the Wanzek Family, by Andrew Nielsen, has been added to the Institute for Regional Studies Archives book collection.  Commissioned by Jon Wanzek to document his family history. It traces the descendants of Simon and Mary (Kozitza) Wanzek who emigrated with their family from Silesia, Poland in 1887 coming to Wells, Minnesota.

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Sts. Anne & Jochim Catholic Church parish directory added to collection

The 2010 parish directory for the Sts. Anne & Jochim Catholic Church, Fargo, N.D., has been added to the Institute for Regional Studies Archives book collection.  The book features photographs and information on the construction and dedication of their new church building in Fargo, N.D., as well as information on various church groups, and photographs of members.

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