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Lewis & Adaline Goodroad Collection

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2011-004

Content Description

The collection consists of a 105 page pdf document created by Terry Kukuk of Lewis and Adaline Goodroad and their immigration to Dakota Territory in the 1870s. The document is also a family history of the Goodroad’s and their children. The manuscript is an excellent, and well researched, example of the homesteading process in Dakota Territory. The file includes scanned photographs, letters, and news clippings. Chapter titles include: It all began in France, the Aurora (IL) years, Dakota Homesteading, Moving the Dakota Territory, Lewis & Adaline—Farm Owners, the Grasshoppers years, What was it like to be a Pioneer?, Selling the Homestead, the Madison years, Adaline’s Jamestown (ND) years, Obituaries Death Certificates and Tombstones.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • Event: ca. 1870s-1930s


1 cds

9 Megabytes

0.1 Cubic Feet