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This photographic print dated, November 1, 1946, depicts the town of Elbowoods, North Dakota. There are several buildings, some of which appear to be homes, lining a dirt road. Several power lines run along the street and there are two additional buildings in the background to the right of the photo. There are two trucks in the photo, one of which appears to be parked near a gas pump. There is a large water tower on the right side of the photo. In the foreground, to the right of the photo, is a sign that reads, “No. 39.” The text under the photo reads, “Public Utilities—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: 45640866; Local Identifier: 75-FB-198.
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Elbowoods, town, houses, buildings, water tower, utilities, power lines, truck, gas pump, 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
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: Public Utilities #39, Elbowoods, ND, 1946, photograph, US Government Documents Related to Indigenous Nations, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, https://commons.und.edu/indigenous-gov-docs/91/
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