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This photographic print, dated 1952, depicts three buildings on trailers sitting on a road as if waiting to be moved. The buildings appear to be houses. The road in the photo cuts through grass and disappears over some distant hills. There are no other buildings, signage, or signs of town in the photo. The National Archives record notes, “Alice Young Bear’s house and shed on the road.”
Original print housed at the National Archives Catalogue in Kansas City, Missouri in the “Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs” group. The Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation are noted as “subjects represented” in the collection. National Archives identifier number:285353; NAIL Control Number: NRE-75-FB(PHO)-497.
Digital file courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/285353#.YgFzXdBM_R0.link
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Bureau of Indian Affairs, US Department of the Interior
Alice Young Bear
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United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs. Buildings Being Moved to New Site After Flood, 1952, photograph, US Government Documents Related to Indigenous Nations, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, https://commons.und.edu/indigenous-gov-docs/29/.
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