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Unidentified fire, Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, N.D.
Unidentified fire, Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, N.D.
TitleUnidentified fire, Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, N.D.
Date of Original195-?
DescriptionA fire is burning in this photograph. It looks like it may be an oil fire. Dark smoke rises into the air and to the left of the fire. Grass and dirt are also visible.
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Fire
Smoke
Accidents
Oil spills
Petroleum industry
Grasses
LocationFort Berthold Indian Reservation (N.D.)
Decade1950-1959
Item NumberTM-36
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original9 x 9 cm.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryRalph Shane and his family moved to Elbowoods at the time that the Garrison Dam was going to be built. Ralph Shane and his family relocated to New Town after the Dam was built. He served as the Superintendent of the Fort Berthold Agency until August of 1955. He also bought and ran the New Town News for two years.
Repository InstitutionThree Affiliated Tribes Museum
Repository CollectionRalph Shane Collection
Credit LineThree Affiliated Tribes Museum (TM-36)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Ordering InformationThree Affiliated Tribes Museum Attn: Marilyn Hudson, Administrator P.O. Box 147 302 Frontage Road New Town, ND 58763 (701) 627-4477 tatmuseum@restel.net
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmTM36
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