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Gay Cat Day participants assembling in front of Old Main prior to start of the parade to downtown Fargo, North Dakota Agricultural College
Gay Cat Day participants assembling in front of Old Main prior to start of the parade to downtown Fargo, North Dakota Agricultural College
TitleGay Cat Day participants assembling in front of Old Main prior to start of the parade to downtown Fargo, North Dakota Agricultural College
Date of Original1921-05-05
DescriptionStudent assembling in front of Old Main in preparation for the start of the Gay Cat Day parade which would leave from campus and go through downtown Fargo and end up back at Old Main.
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General SubjectColleges & Universities
Social Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Buildings
Automobiles
Students
Cobblestone streets
Parades & processions
Subject (LCSH)Student activities
Organization NameOld Main (Fargo, N.D.)
Ladd Hall (Fargo, N.D.)
North Dakota State University
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1920-1929
Negative Number2537a
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 Day Parade, Start"
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 2537a)
Rights ManagementCopyright held by the University Archives.
Languageeng
Digital IDua000200
Original Sourceglass negative
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