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Prairie dog hunting, Billings County, N.D.
Prairie dog hunting, Billings County, N.D.
TitlePrairie dog hunting, Billings County, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1939-11-01 and 1940-11-01
DescriptionFour men lay in the grass holding their rifles. They wait to hunt prairie dogs. At left, an automobile is visible. In the background, small hills can be seen.
General SubjectPeople
Environment
Subject (LCTGM)Hunting
Men
Rifles
Automobiles
Hills
LocationBillings County (N.D.)
Decade1930-1939
1940-1949
Item NumberBI-24
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original7.5 x 12 cm.
Transcription"This method is slower and more costly than using poison oats but the participants say its more fun. It works good for exterminating dogs which usually remain after a "town" has been poisoned"--Printed on page above photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Repository InstitutionBillings County Historical Society
Credit LineBillings County Historical Society (BI-24)
Rights ManagementCourtesy of Billings County Extension Agent and Billings County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationBillings County Historical Society Museum c/o Leona Odermann P. O. Box 364 Medora, ND 58645 701-623-4829 bcm@midstate.net
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmBI24
Original SourceANNUAL REPORT FOR VERNON THOMPSON
COUNTY EXTENSION AGENT
BILLINGS COUNTY NORTH DAKOTA
November 1, 1939 to November 1, 1940
P. 47.
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