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Band Day parade 1961, Williston Beginners band, Williston, N.D.
Band Day parade 1961, Williston Beginners band, Williston, N.D.
TitleBand Day parade 1961, Williston Beginners band, Williston, N.D.
Date of Original1961
CreatorShemorry, Bill, 1914-2004
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionMembers of the Williston Beginners Band march past spectators in the 1961 Band Day parade in Williston.
General SubjectCity & town life
Subject (LCTGM)Parades & processions
Crowds
Spectators
People
Business districts
Bands
Marching bands
Students
Band uniforms
Musicians
Musical instruments
Balloons (Novelties)
Theaters
Drugstores
Gift shops
Clothing stores
Hotels
Cafes
Newspaper vendors
Banks
Public utility companies
Organization NameWilliston Beginners Band (Williston, N.D.)
Irgen's Drugstore (Williston, N.D.)
New Grand (Williston, N.D.)
Treasure Island Gifts (Williston, N.D.)
Model Mens Wear (Williston, N.D.)
Great Northern Hotel (Williston, N.D.)
Luzon Cafe (Williston, N.D.)
Schneider's News (Williston, N.D.)
First National Bank (Williston, N.D.)
Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.
Woolworths
Snyder Theatre (Williston, N.D.)
Plainsman Hotel (Williston, N.D.)
LocationWilliston (N.D.)
AddressWilliston (N.D.) - Main Street
Williston (N.D.) - 2nd Street East
Decade1960-1969
Item Number1-31B-6-2
Negative Number1-31B-6-2
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
Dimensions of Original4 x 5 in.
Transcription"Band Day Mid 50s choir & band in old H.S. Ray Band Williston Municipal (marching) Color Guard - parade Carpio Trenton Alamo Williston Beginners Majorettes w/trophies Williston Grade at Central School Williston Junior Epping Regina Bagpipe Trenton Pic of Parade from Plainsman Hotel"--Handwritten on envelope containing negatives
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryWilliam E. "Bill" Shemorry was a native of Williston, N.D. who began work in the newspaper industry as a newsboy selling the Williston Herald and the Williams County Farmers Press. In 1953, he started to publish the Williston Plains Reporter, which he operated for 25 years before selling to the Williston Herald. Shemorry then began to concentrate on his own writing and photography. In addition to writing many books on the history of Williams County, he also collected photographs of early North Dakota photographers. Shemorry was an active member of the Williston Fire Department, was Civil Defense Chief of Williams County for three years in the 1950's, and was a combat photographer in World War II. Shemorry's photograph of the discovery of oil in North Dakota on April 4, 1951 at the Clarence Iverson No. 1 is one of the most famous oil photographs ever taken, and was published in many national publications.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionWilliam E. (Bill) Shemorry Photograph Collection Mss 10958
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota, William E. (Bill) Shemorry Photograph Collection (1-31B-6-2)
Rights ManagementPermission to reproduce this image must be requested from the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Ordering InformationTo order a reproduction, inquire about the collection, or provide information about an image, please email Emily E. Schultz at eschultz@nd.gov
Digital IDws131B62
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