Today in History: North Dakota

In the forest - North Dakota

Today in History–November 2–the Library of Congress features North Dakota, which entered the Union as the 39th state on this day in 1889. Visit the Today in History section to learn about the history and culture of the “Peace Garden” state, then follow the links below to access more primary source treasures.

North Dakota primary source set with teacher’s guide

North Dakota resource guide

North Dakota images

TR at Fargo, N.D., during Progressive campaign 1912

North Dakota maps

North Dakota books, reports & other texts

North Dakota historical newspapers

North Dakota audio recordings songs & oral histories

Storytelling and music from North Dakota webcast

Contemporary legislation related to North Dakota

North Dakota Guide to Law Online

North Dakota stories from America’s Library

More U.S. state primary source collections