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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 first place winning float for Homecoming 1926 was created by the members of Theta Chi fraternity. The float is pulled by two horses and four members of Theta Chi are on the float dressed as cavemen. On the side of the float is printed: "Homecoming 3000 B.C."
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectColleges & Universities
Social Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Floats (Parades)
Fraternities & sororities
Cave dwellers
Organization NameNorth Dakota State University - Homecoming
Alba Bales House (Fargo, N.D.)
Theta Chi. Phi Chapter (North Dakota State University)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - University Drive North
Negative NumberGPN7754
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 1st prize float (Theta Chi)"
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 7754)
Rights ManagementCopyright held by the University Archives.
Digital IDua000340
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