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Date of Work

May 28-29, 1914

Description

The Oxcart Parade, a part of the 1914 Pageant of the Northwest, moves along the banks of the English Coulee. The parade features fur traders on horseback and walking along side oxcarts and Native Americans with the travoises. The smokestack of Chandler Hall can be seen in the top of the picture. The Pageant of the Northwest was written by eighteen students under the supervision of Orin G. Libby and Fredrick Koch. The pageant employed several students and a few Native American extras to portray the four successive stages of the exploration of the Northwest.

Subject

Universities & colleges -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks; Buildings -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks; Students -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks; North Dakota--English Coulee (N.D.); North Dakota

Organizations Depicted

University of North Dakota; Chandler Hall (Grand Forks, N.D.); Bankside Theatre (Grand Forks, N.D.); Pageant of North-West (1914)

Rights

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota

Keywords

Pageant of the Northwest, Fur Traders, Native Americans, Oxcarts, Travois, English Coulee, Chandler Hall, Oxcart, Explorers, Play, Bankside Theatre, Fur traders, Indians of North America, Oxen, Carriages and carts, Parades, Plays, Explorers

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