North Dakota did not have an official building, the commission decided to pool their 50,000 dollar appropriation for exhibits at the Palaces of Mines and Metallurgy (lignite and Portland cement), Education, Agriculture (their principal display), Horticulture and Forestry, Fish and Game.
North Dakota did have a very popular exhibit at the Palace of Agriculture,- the display of the `Roosevelt Cabin.' From 1883 to 1886, President Roosevelt, a cattle owner in western North Dakota at the time, occupied this two-roomed log cabin. Inside, there was furniture, Roosevelt's clothes, wall-mounted animals and such that decorated the cabin. Also, exhibits of every variety of grain and species of grass grown in the state, gathered from the very best samples obtained from the crop of 1903, were shown.
The Mines Palace housed the states display of coal, clays, cement, building stones, etc.
Lee Gaskins' AT THE FAIR The 1904 St. Louis World's Fair
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