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Date of Work

May 28-29, 1914

Description

Hundreds of spectators gathered to view the Pageant of the Northwest in 1914. Three Native Americans on horseback with travoises parade in front of crowd. The Carnegie Library Building is in the background. 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

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

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks; North Dakota

Organizations Depicted

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

People Depicted

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

Rights

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

Keywords

Pageant of the Northwest, Native Americans, Horses, Spectators, Carnegie Library Building, Travois, Play, Indians of North America - Clothing, Spectators, Horses, Clothing and dress, Headgear, Dakota Indians, College students

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