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Date of Work

May 28-29, 1914

Description

A scene from the Pageant of the Northwest in 1914. The back of the photo reads: "Radisson presenting his plan for the organization of the Hudson Bay Company." The English Coulee runs around the back of the performers. Joseph Koucky is seated in the middle of the platform. An old car can be seen at left on top of the hill. 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

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

Places Depicted

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

Organizations Depicted

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

People Depicted

Libby, Orin Grant, 1864-1952; Koch, Fredrick; Koucky, Joseph

Rights

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

Keywords

Bankside Theatre, Pageant of the Northwest, Costumes, English Coulee, Automobile, Joseph Koucky, Play, Theaters, Costume, Coulees, Automobiles, Plays, Entertainers, College students

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