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Photographic print dated, November 1, 1946, depicts the town of Elbowoods, North Dakota from an aerial view. The Missouri river can be seen to the right of the photograph with the town on the left, surrounded by farmland. The area pictured here was flooded upon completion of the Garrison Dam.
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: 45640829; Local Identifier: 75-FB-180.
Digital file courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/45640829#.Yh5zyukcdhU.link
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish. Elbowoods, Garrison Dam, Garrison Diversion, Garrison Reservoir, Missouri River, aerial view, flood, photograph, photo, picture
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US Bureau of Indian Affairs, US Department of the Interior
American Politics | Indigenous, Indian, and Aboriginal Law | Indigenous Studies | Law and Politics | Native American Studies | United States History
United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs. Present Lands: Elbowoods, ND, 1946, photograph, US Government Documents Related to Indigenous Nations, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, https://commons.und.edu/indigenous-gov-docs/47/
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