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Date of Work

May 28-29, 1914

Description

The Spirit of Prophecy, played by Cecil McKay, stands in front of a canoe on the bank of the English Coulee, which is in the background, for the 1914 Pageant of the Northwest. 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--Grand Forks; North Dakota; North Dakota--English Coulee (N.D.)

Organizations Depicted

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

People Depicted

Libby, Orin Grant, 1864-1952; McKay, Cecil

Rights

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

Keywords

Bankside Theatre, Pageant of the Northwest, Cecil McKay, The Spirit of Prophecy, Canoe, English Coulee, Play, College students, Canoes and canoeing, Coulees, Plays, Trees, Cloaks, Entertainers

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