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Gay Cat Day parade marching on North Broadway, Fargo, North Dakota Agricultural College
Gay Cat Day parade marching on North Broadway, Fargo, North Dakota Agricultural College
TitleGay Cat Day parade marching on North Broadway, Fargo, North Dakota Agricultural College
Date of Original1921-05-05
DescriptionGay Cat Day parade going down North Broadway to downtown Fargo. Students are dressed in costumes and some are walking and other riding automobiles.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectColleges & Universities
Social Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Parades & processions
Costumes
Fire hydrants
Cobblestone streets
Utility poles
Houses
Trees
Automobiles
Subject (LCSH)Student activities
Organization NameNorth Dakota State University
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - Broadway - 1000 block
Fargo (N.D.) - Broadway - 1100 block
Decade1920-1929
Negative Number2538a
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"Gay Cat Parade, No. Bwdy."
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe first Gay Cat Day was held in May of 1920 and the event lasted until May of 1927. "The traditional Gay Cat Day is an annual feature of the closing days of the school year. Usually the last Friday in May is set aside for this day of hilarity and sport." (1926 Bison Yearbook)
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, University Archives
Repository CollectionNDSU University Archives Glass Negative Collection
Credit LineUniversity Archives, NDSU, Fargo (GPN 2538a)
Rights ManagementCopyright held by the University Archives.
Languageeng
Digital IDua000210
Original Sourceglass negative
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