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Children on the sidewalk with mini parade floats, N.D.
Children on the sidewalk with mini parade floats, N.D.
TitleChildren on the sidewalk with mini parade floats, N.D.
Date of Original195-?
CreatorShemorry, Bill, 1914-2004
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionNine children form a line with various decorated toy vehicles and tricycles down a sidewalk in a front yard. The children are playing with their decorated toys as if they were mini floats in a parade. There are two women helping the children. At the right is a house, and on the left are trees and bushes.
General SubjectSports & recreation
Subject (LCTGM)Children
Childhood & youth
Parades & processions
Sidewalks
Yards
Houses
Trees
Boys
Girls
People
Women
Bicycles & tricycles
LocationNorth Dakota
Decade1950-1959
Item Number1-48-4-36
Negative Number1-48-4-36
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
Dimensions of Original10 x 13 cm.
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 (1-48-4-36)
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 IDws148436
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