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Four Bears Bridge Monument Elbowoods ND 06-17-1934 Photo by Leo D Harris

00239 Photograph Collection
ca. 1880-1950
Consists of many photographs of Four Bears Bridge dedication. Also includes the Government Indian School at Wahpeton; Elbowoods American Legion Post portrait; Standing Rock Indian Camp; and Elbowoods police chief. Settler photos and post cards depict wheat threshing; Caledonia Mill; Bismarck firemen; John Deere thresher; Ole Gilbertson farm, Brinsmade; Capital Aviation; U.S.S. North Dakota; Women’s Temperance march, Devils Lake; Constitutional Convention reunion; and Fort Rice State Park dedication. Includes buildings and scenes in Bismarck, Mandan, Mohall, Devils Lake, Linton, Hillsboro, Wilton, Jamestown, Minot, Valley City, Grand Forks, and Fargo. Photos of people include Ralf Ward, Floyd Jennings, Rep. Ingard Bjerkan, George Bell, Judge Carmady, Russell Reid, Davis Hanson, Louis Magin, James W. Foley, Russell L. Cooke, Andrew A. Bruce, Patricia Larson, B.F. MacCall, and William Jennings Bryan. There is a photographic copy of a picture of Teddy Roosevelt, ‘Ready for the Hunt.’ There are many unidentified Native Americans, but also images of Foolish Bear, Drags Wolf, and Slohan. (174 photographs)

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