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Young women and men outside home, Epping, N.D.
Young women and men outside home, Epping, N.D.
TitleYoung women and men outside home, Epping, N.D.
Date of Original191-
DescriptionA group of seven young women, and eight young men pose for a photograph outside a house. The men are seated on the grass, and the women are standing behind him. The women are all wearing dresses, and the woman on the right side of the photograph is on crutches. Some of the men are wearing hats, and some are wearing suits and neckties. Several hats can be seen on the ground.
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Women
Men
Teenagers
Dresses
Suits (Clothing)
Hats
Neckties
Houses
Lawns
LocationEpping (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item Number1-78A-13A
Negative Number1-78A-13A
Format of OriginalGlass negatives
Dimensions of Original5 x 7 in.
Transcription"Epping"--Handwritten on original box
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryWilliam E. "Bill" Shemorry was a native of Williston, N.D. who began work in the newspaper industry as a newsboy selling the Williston Herald and the Williams County Farmers Press. In 1953, he started to publish the Williston Plains Reporter, which he operated for 25 years before selling to the Williston Herald. Shemorry then began to concentrate on his own writing and photography. In addition to writing many books on the history of Williams County, he also collected photographs of early North Dakota photographers. Shemorry was an active member of the Williston Fire Department, was Civil Defense Chief of Williams County for three years in the 1950's, and was a combat photographer in World War II. Shemorry's photograph of the discovery of oil in North Dakota on April 4, 1951 at the Clarence Iverson No. 1 is one of the most famous oil photographs ever taken, and was published in many national publications.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionWilliam E. (Bill) Shemorry Photograph Collection Mss 10958
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota, William E. (Bill) Shemorry Photograph Collection (1-78A-13A)
Rights ManagementPermission to reproduce this image must be requested from the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Ordering InformationTo order a reproduction, inquire about the collection, or provide information about an image, please email Emily E. Schultz at eschultz@nd.gov
Digital IDws178A13A
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