Missouri River steamboat photos added to South Dakota’s Digital Archives

In addition to my love of seeking out records related to railroad employees, I love to learn more about the workers on and about the steamboats that plied U.S. rivers. Newspapers, county histories, photographs, manuscript collections, and other records tell about the voyages, the workers, and much more. That’s why this press release about 138 […]

Washington County, Minnesota photos travel to North Dakota and back. Thankfully.

Where have your ancestral family photos ended up? With a relative, friend, several states away in a historical society, or in a box somewhere that was thankfully saved? From today’s Pioneer Press: “When a plastic Rubbermaid garbage can and a cardboard box full of unidentified black-and-white photos were dropped off at the Barnes County Historical […]