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Fulfilling a North Dakota dream: Longtime Texas history teacher moves ‘home’ to Dickinson

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dickinson may not smell as great as it once did. In years past, Brian Belden said, before intense urban and oil-industry growth, there was a strong country air that smelled like freshly mowed hay and grain.
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Archived moments: Museum creates online collection with 8,000 photos; thousands more yet to be processed

June 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

In the 1930s, when Dickinson’s college was literally out of town — separated from the city by open spaces and a now long-gone golf course — amateur and professional photographers were taking pictures of those and other sights.
Now, those thous…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Archived moments: Museum creates online collection with 8,000 photos; thousands more yet to be processed

June 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

In the 1930s, when Dickinson’s college was literally out of town — separated from the city by open spaces and a now long-gone golf course — amateur and professional photographers were taking pictures of those and other sights.
Now, those thous…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Photo memories: Dickinson Museum Center digitizes collection

November 3, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Pioneers stand beside a log house. Women operate a telephone switchboard. Farmers pick up lumber with horse-drawn wagons. All of these images create a collective view of the region’s past, but they were hidden in boxes of negatives until now. Continue Reading

Picking radishes

July 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Rasia Mackey, 9, left, and Matthew Hartl, right, 10, pick Red Globe radishes on Thursday morning in the Victory Garden growing on the grounds of the Dickinson Museum Center. Continue Reading

Music for an open house

December 3, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

The Dickinson String Ensemble plays at the Dickinson Museum Center on Saturday afternoon during its Continue Reading

Museum asks for more funding

September 6, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

The Dickinson History Museum Center asked the City Commission to increase its budget to almost $250,000 Tuesday night. The funds would go toward creating a strategic plan to get more tourists to the museum’s attractions, Museum Coordinator Dan Ingram said.
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