Creator

Acme Studio

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Date of Work

May 28-29, 1914

Description

The Departure of Verendrye, a scene from the Pageant of the Northwest, held at the Bankside Theatre in 1914. This scene includes several student and Native American performers in costume and canoes on the English Coulee. 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

Rights

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

Keywords

Bankside Theatre, Pageant of the Northwest, English Coulee, Costumes, Canoes, Native Americans, Play, Plays, Canoes and canoeing, Costume, Coulees, Indians of North America, Theaters - Stage-setting and scenery, College students

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