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Box 45

1 26 prints of people, Fort Buford, individual and group portraits, Bill Shemorry, and actors onstage wearing costumes
2 11 prints of World War II, especially China, and the American Legion (119-24-2 crop and edit of 45-2-6; Print 45-2-11 matches 23G-39)
3 33 prints and 1 postcard of Old Time Pix, early Williston, N.D. including businesses, Peter Peterson’s farm, Great Northern Hotel, Odd Fellows group portrait, Wildrose Roses 1938-1939 men’s basketball team, group portraits, CCC Camp at Williston, N.D. July 1936, Union Block, bird’s eye view of Williston, W.H. “Bill” Petty, Ray, N.D., Sidewalk construction, steam plow breaking new sod, circus, Main Street, early homes, I.O.O.F. convention June 4th and 5th 1912, Williston, Missouri River boat, men playing poker, Fort Buford, Steven Roach tombstone and miners (31A-28 copy film negative of postcard 45-3-8; print 45-3-32 matches print 1-33-4)
4 16 prints and 1 screened negative of parades, Main Street, Williston, N.D., local businesses, oil well with Santa and Merry Christmas, construction, road block, aerial view of a town, Bruegger Mercantile co. certificate from 1912, Harley-Davidson motorcycle poster showing 1915 models and prices, and musical instrument display
5 Scenics, Lost bridge near killdeer, 9/1972, Patterson in dried mud, abandoned log home behind trees - 7 negatives
6 5 prints from Kunming, China, 7/7/1945; Nora & Benette Yuan, 1944 and 1945, Chinese friends of Bill Shemorry. Bennett was a staff member of the Chinese Ministry of Information in Kunming. Late years be was arrested by Commies and disappeared – they probably killed him. Don’t know what happened to Nora and her sister Sopha. Newspaper clipping titled Jap-Occupies Hankow blockaded and dying – article on the sister of Shemorry’s friends.
7 Paper work, notes, correspondence to Bill and Glo Shemorry from Gay Williamson, pack of negative film probably not chemically processed sent from Mary C. Shemorry to Pvt. W.E. Shemorry in 1945, and drafts of book covers and advertising artist sketch images
8 Copy of newspaper article, Correspondence from Cap. Kenneth G. Hickel to Shemorry about Okinawa and the 24th Army Corps, and maps of Okinawa
9 1 print of four men playing cards in an early bar, with a bar man and a man playing a violin in the background
10 Women’s Home Companion magazine from February 1941
11 Rotogravure Section of the Sunday News, New York’s Picture Newspaper from February 28, 1932, with front page images of Shanghai and the Japanese
12 Old Time Williston Pix, Proofs from Cuts, newspaper prints of images
13 Stories that have been run: Best Little Stories drafts of Company L, Turkey Story, and 5 big men; newspaper from Nov. 13, 1976, of the Jamestown Sun article on the Williston girls Basketball team
14 Correspondence with Jocelyn Canfield Kelemen and Shemorry about Dorotha and Ed Canfield; newspaper clippings; Williston Herald newspaper articles from June 26, 1998, on History Soars into Williston, and April 2, 1998, on Arnegard School; copy of article on Dorothy Johnson from May 9, 192-; and 2 prints (143-5-5 crop of print 45-14-1)
15 Western Art Work – Wasted Salt – cowboys in bar; McCormick Bruegger Mercantile Co. artist sketch of a man plowing with two horses; Square Nags – two cowboys looking at a Championship Contest poster; other artists sketches of Cowboy working on a fence, Cowboys with horses, and pulling a loaded wagon; and Prince Maximilian / Karl Bodmer Expedition of 1833-1834 brochure.
16 Western Art Work – Ranch Scenes; 19 prints including chuck wagon on roundup, tallying calves, horse pulling stone boat, line rider on the range, two cowboys with horses, man and dogs, calf roping, rodeo, bull riding, Culbertson Trail Ride, Great Northern Livery Feed & Sale Stable, and 1 postcard of a Cattle punching on a jack rabbit. Calf bellowing image on the front cover Co-operative shipper Vol. 50, No.11, November 1970. (Print 45-16-11 matches negative 31B-103-5)

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