Backstage Pass to North Dakota History

This blog takes you behind the scenes of the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Get a glimpse at a day-in-the-life of the staff, volunteers, and partners who make it all possible. Discover what it takes to preserve North Dakota's natural and cultural history.

Joy Pitts hails from Nacogdoches, Texas, and moved to North Dakota in June 2019. Before joining the North Dakota State Archives, she worked at the East Texas Research Center in various positions for 10 years.