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At Valley City Chautauqua, Valley City, N.D.
At Valley City Chautauqua, Valley City, N.D.
TitleAt Valley City Chautauqua, Valley City, N.D.
Date of Originalcirca 1916
DescriptionFive women stand on a bridge over the Sheyenne River at Chautauqua Park in Valley City. The Highline Bridge and many trees are visible in the background.
General SubjectParks and forests
Water
People
Subject (LCTGM)Women
Bridges
Rivers
Clothing & dress
Parks
Chautauquas
Trees
LocationValley City (N.D.)
Sheyenne River (N.D.)
Chautauqua Park (Valley City, N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item NumberBC-5-51-2
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original17 x 13 cm.
Transcription"At Valley City Chautauqua"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
NotesTitle written on front of photograph.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryValley City entered the Chautauqua circuit in the summer of 1911. The Chautauqua movement was an educational movement dedicated to bringing education, entertainment, and moral guidance to the common man and woman. Between 1911 and 1932, Valley City hosted nationally famous orchestras, choruses, soloists, lecturers, stage productions, and various speakers on religion, politics, world travel, and social issues of the day. The Chautauqua Pavilion in Valley City housed a large circular auditorium with a stage, dressing room and a seating capacity of 1,200.
Repository InstitutionBarnes County Historical Society
Repository CollectionBarnes County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LineBarnes County Historical Society (BC-5-51-2)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Barnes County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationBarnes County Historical Society address:
315 Central Ave. N.
Valley City, ND 58072
Phone number: 701-845-0966
Fax: 701-845-4282
Email: bchistoricalsociety@hotmail.com
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmBC5512
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