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This photographic print, dated 1952, depicts the tops of buildings sticking out of a flooded area. There are 2-3 buildings visible in the water. More buildings to the right of the photo, unsubmerged, are visible. There are thick woods in the background. National Archives notes that these photos were taken during a spring flood.
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: 285352; NAIL Control Number: NRE-75-FB(PHO)-493.
Digital file courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/285352#.YgGTz87MG1g.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
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United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs. Tops of Buildings Show Above Spring Floodwaters, 1952, photograph, US Government Documents Related to Indigenous Nations, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, https://commons.und.edu/indigenous-gov-docs/30/
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