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Tioga Farm Festival 1967, truck in parade, Tioga, N.D.
Tioga Farm Festival 1967, truck in parade, Tioga, N.D.
TitleTioga Farm Festival 1967, truck in parade, Tioga, N.D.
Date of Original1967
CreatorShemorry, Bill, 1914-2004
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionAt the Tioga Farm Festival, a 1922 International truck drives down the street past spectators gathered on the sidewalks along the business district. The truck bears a sign that reads "international trucks last longer." Several women and chidlren on horses follow the truck, and an antique automobile follows the horses, Tioga, N.D.
General SubjectAwards & ceremonies
City & town life
Social life & customs
Entertainment
Subject (LCTGM)Festivals
Exhibitions
Parades & processions
Floats (Parades)
Automobiles
Spectators
Streets
Flags
Business districts
Stores & shops
Children
Banners
Trucks
Horses
LocationTioga (N.D.)
Decade1960-1969
Item Number1-55-13-3
Negative Number1-55-13-3
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
Dimensions of Original120 film
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 (1-55-13-3)
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 IDws155133
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