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Williston Coyotes accept 1975 Class A trophy, North Dakota
Williston Coyotes accept 1975 Class A trophy, North Dakota
TitleWilliston Coyotes accept 1975 Class A trophy, North Dakota
Date of Original1975
CreatorShemorry, Bill, 1914-2004
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionJim Fee accepts the 1975 Class A first place trophy after the Coyotes victory in Fargo. Gene Johnson, Bruce Beaudry, and Brad Meyer look on. The cheering crowd can be seen behind the awards ceremony.
General SubjectSports & recreation
Subject (LCTGM)Basketball
Basketball players
Personal NameConlin, Tom
Fee, Jim
Spooner, Kevin
Meyer, Brad
Fee, Eric
Johnson, Harlan
Whisenand, Fritz
Skadeland, Don
Winkjer, Jon
Boeck, Duane
Johnson, Gene
Beaudry, Bruce
Organization NameWilliston High School (Williston, N.D.)
LocationNorth Dakota
Item Number1-23D-5
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original5 x 7 in.
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 (1-23D-5)
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
Digital IDws123D5
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