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Manuscripts by Subject - Family / Local History - #10799

Title: Warren D. Kress

Dates: 1970s-1980s

Collection Number: Mss 10799

Quantity: 3 feet

Abstract: Includes color photo slides are of Bismarck, Mandan, Fargo to McClusky, and Portal to Williston.

Provenance: The State Historical Society of North Dakota acquired the Warren Kress collection from his son Donald C. Kress in January 2001.

Property Rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.

Copyrights: Copyrights to this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs.  Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U.S. Code or an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements is needed.

Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.

Citation: Researchers are requested to cite the collection title, collection number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.


Biographical Sketch

Warren Donald Kress was born to Adolph and Anna Kress April 15, 1921 in St. Paul, Minnesota. He graduated from St. Paul Central High School in 1939. In 1943 he enlisted in the Army and served in New York City, Fort Custer, Michigan and in France and Germany in WWII. He returned to St. Paul in 1946 and earned a degree in Geography from the University of Minnesota where he also taught. He taught at St. Cloud State University before going to teach at North Dakota State University from 1957 to 1991. He married Norma L. Carter in 1960 and they had a son, Donald. Norma died in 1982 and Warren died August 23, 2001 in Fargo.

Box / Folder Inventory

Box 1: Bismarck, Mandan

Box 2: Fargo-McClusky; Portal-Williston; Bismarck

Box 3: North Dakota

Box 4: North Dakota

Box 5: Fargo

Box 6: Fargo

Box 7: Fargo, Pembina

Box 8: West Fargo, Rural Cass County, Richland County

Box 9: Fargo-S

Box 10: Bismarck, Devils Lake, Minot

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