Albert White Hat, who was instrumental in teaching the endangered American Indian language to new generations for nearly four decades, died last week at a hospital in South Dakota, according to language preservationists and fellow members of his Rosebud Sioux Tribe. He was 74.
A member of W.C. Alden’s outfit is pictured using a “pull-out” on the group’s automobile after getting stuck while crossing the Frenchmen River near the International Boundary between Saskatchewan, Canada and Montana, United States. Photograph taken on July 9, 1920.
About 3 PM on the afternoon of June 7, 1893, the worst fire in the history of Fargo began in downtown and spread from wood building to wood building, destroying city hall, the business district and the homes of most of Fargo’s 6,000 residents. The Fargo Forum in a special edition the day of the fire, reported that the fire began when someone threw ashes from the rear of the Little Gem Restaurant on Front Street and started a fire in the rear of Herzman’s Dry Goods Store at 512 Front Street.