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Homecoming Float, North Dakota Agricultural College
Homecoming Float, North Dakota Agricultural College
TitleHomecoming Float, North Dakota Agricultural College
Date of Original1926-11-06
DescriptionThe Delta Kappa Sigma fraternity float, was one of 35 floats in the 1926 Homecoming Parade prior to the Homecoming game against the University of North Dakota. The float is pulled by two horses. A student wearing what appears to be a tuxedo is standing in front of a rendition of what appears to be a front door of a house. A rendition of a knotted lamppost is behind the student. The word Homecoming is written on the side of the float, and the Alba Bales House is visible in the background.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectColleges & Universities
Social Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Floats (Parades)
Buildings
Trees
Horses
Clothing & dress
Fraternities & sororities
Organization NameNorth Dakota State University - Homecoming
Alba Bales House (Fargo, N.D.)
Delta Kappa Sigma (North Dakota State University)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - University Drive North
Fargo (N.D.) - University Drive North - 1300 block
Decade1920-1929
Negative NumberGPN7757
Format of OriginalGlass negatives
Dimensions of Original13 x 18 cm.
Publisher of OriginalNorth Dakota Agricultural College (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"Homecoming Float #17 (Delta Sig)"
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe 1926 Homecoming football contest pitted the Bison against the Nodaks of the University of North Dakota. The University of North Dakota won the contest with a 7-6 victory.
The first two football games ever played by the North Dakota Agricultural College were in 1894 and both against the University of North Dakota. North Dakota Agricultural College won both games, with scores of 24 to 6 and 20 to 4. In 1895 each school won a game.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, University Archives
Repository CollectionNDSU University Archives Glass Negative Collection
Credit LineUniversity Archives, NDSU, Fargo (GPN 7757)
Rights ManagementCopyright held by the University Archives.
Languageeng
Digital IDua000338
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