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Enterprise Equipment at Work

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Enterprise Equipment at Work

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Description

This photographic print, dated 1952, depicts some construction equipment in a muddy area that’s crisscrossed with tire tracks. A truck sits in the center of the photo, a distance from the muddy area. The photo is taken from above. The landscape is treeless with rolling hills. The text at the bottom of the photo reads, “Enterprise Equipment at work; This is the first job of the Tribal SMC Enterprise. It is a stock dam being built by Martin Cross, Chairman of the Tribal Council. A number is written at the bottom of the photo: 341-52-67.

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: 45641507; local identifier: 75-FB-579.

Publication Date

1952

Source

Digital file courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/45641507#.YgG6PC9NT7U.link

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, SMC Enterprise, stock, dam, construction, equipment, photograph, photo, picture

Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Bureau of Indian Affairs, SMC Enterprise, US Department of the Interior

People Referenced

Martin Cross

Disciplines

American Politics | Indigenous, Indian, and Aboriginal Law | Indigenous Studies | Law and Politics | Native American Studies | United States History

Recommended Citation

United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs. Enterprise Equipment at Work, 1952, photograph, US Government Documents Related to Indigenous Nations, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, https://commons.und.edu/indigenous-gov-docs/35/

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