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This photographic print, dated November 1, 1946, depicts a church and a house on a dirt road. The church and house are inside a fenced area and are surrounded by many tall trees. The house has two stories and has a tall windmill next to it. In the foreground of the photo is a sign that reads, “No. 35.” The text under the photo reads, “Catholic Church & Mission—Elbowoods, North Dakota; Present Lands.”
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: 45640862; Local Identifier: 75-FB-196.
Digital file courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/45640862#.YhzeAJT4pQg.link
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, church, mission, house, two-story buildings, windmill, Elbowoods, before flood, present lands, 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
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United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs. Present Lands: Upland Pasture #44, Catholic Church and Mission in Elbowoods, ND, 1946, photograph, US Government Documents Related to Indigenous Nations, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, https://commons.und.edu/indigenous-gov-docs/90/.
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