US Government Documents related to Indigenous Nations

Missouri River Before Dammed for Garrison Dam


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This undated photographic print depicts the Missouri River and some of the area that will be flooded by the Garrison Dam in North Dakota. Photo shows hilly landscape in the foreground with the Missouri cutting through heavily wooded area. There is snow on the ground.

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: 4561575; Local Identifier: 75-FB-613.

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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Missouri River, Garrison Dam, timberland, photograph, photo, picture

Organizations Referenced

US Bureau of Indian Affairs


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Using 1949 for date based on National Archives collection metadata; this individual photograph is undated

Recommended Citation

United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs. Missouri River Before Dammed for Garrison Dam, n.d., photograph, US Government Documents Related to Indigenous Nations, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks,

Missouri River Before Dammed for Garrison Dam



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