Text of the speech delivered by Clinton DeGroat, a member of the first graduating class, at the first UND Commencement on June 13, 1889. DeGroat entitled his remarks: "North Dakota." (Text reprinted from the Grand Forks Daily Herald (evening edition), June 13, 1889.)
Clinton S. DeGroat. ""North Dakota" by Clinton DeGroat, First UND Commencement: June 13, 1889" (1889). UND Commencement Programs. 384.