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Agnes Moe portrait
Agnes Moe portrait
TitleAgnes Moe portrait
Date of Original194-
CreatorShemorry, Bill, 1914-2004
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionMiss Moe taught Latin, American Problems and Modern History at Williston High School, and was a resident of Williston for 38 years.
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Teachers
Women
Personal NameMoe, Agnes
Organization NameWilliston High School (Williston, N.D.)
LocationWilliston (N.D.)
Decade1940-1949
Item Number1-18-15-16
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original2 x 3 in.
Publisher of OriginalShemorry, William E. (Bill)
Place of PublicationWilliston, N.D.
Transcription"Agnes Moe"--Handwritten on front of print
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.
Bibliographic ReferencePhotograph appears in Shemorry's book: Best of the Best Little Stories of the Twentieth Century, p. 60.
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 (1-18-15-16)
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 IDws1181516
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