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Manuscripts by Subject - Family / Local History - #11239

Title: North Dakota Newspaper Association Oral Histories

Dates: 2014

Collection Number: 11239                          

Quantity: .5 feet

Abstract: Consists of oral histories for the Inside Stories Oral Histories of North Dakota Journalists Project.  Initial accession contains three interviews featuring John Andrist, Bill Marcil Sr., and Marilyn Hagerty. These interviews were conducted by Teri Finneman and sponsored by the North Dakota Newspaper Association. For each of the interviews, there is a transcript, a DVD copy, and an audio copy. The collection also contains a highlight file of the interviews and newspaper clippings about the project.

Provenance: Steve Andrist, on behalf of the North Dakota Newspaper Association, presented the oral histories, with Teri Finneman, to the State Archives on September 29, 2014. 

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.


The North Dakota Newspaper Association was founded in 1885 and acts on behalf of all of North Dakota's 80 weekly and 10 daily newspapers.  NDNA represents its members and the public in legislative affairs -- protecting the public's right-to-know through open public meetings and open public records.

NDNA also works for its members to secure and process advertising; offers a service of distributing news releases, and operates a service to clip news stories for organizations and individuals.

NDNA is governed by a nine-member Board of Directors elected by member newspapers. The Board of Directors hires an executive director who oversees the association's operations.

North Dakota Newspaper Association.  Retrieved from

Box 1:
1 John Andrist transcript, 2014
2 John Andrist DVD and audio copies of interview, 2014
3 Marilyn Hagerty transcript, 2014
4 Marilyn Hagerty DVD and audio copies of interview, 2014
5 Bill Marcil Sr. transcript, 2014
6 Bill Marcil Sr. DVD and audio copies of interview, 2014
7 Interview highlight files, 2014
8 Newspaper clippings, 2014

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