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Upper Missouri Valley Fair 1983, Happy Hustlers 4-H Club, float, Williston, N.D.
Upper Missouri Valley Fair 1983, Happy Hustlers 4-H Club, float, Williston, N.D.
TitleUpper Missouri Valley Fair 1983, Happy Hustlers 4-H Club, float, Williston, N.D.
Date of Original1983-06
CreatorShemorry, Bill, 1914-2004
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA four wheeler with a sign that reads "Happy Hustlers" is towing a float, on which sit half a dozen boys and girls. On the float is a sign with Garfield that says "I love lasagna..." the other words cannot be made out.
General SubjectCity & town life
Subject (LCTGM)Parades & processions
Business districts
Floats (Parades)
Decorations
Balloons (Aircraft)
Children
Boys
Girls
Teenagers
Women
Fictitious characters
Cats
Organization NameHappy Hustlers 4-H Club (Williston, N.D.)
LocationWilliston (N.D.)
Decade1980-1989
Item Number1-26-185-6
Negative Number1-26-185-6
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
Dimensions of Original35mm film
Transcription"1983 UMV Fair parade (Dillard Pic)"--Handwritten on envelope containing negatives
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 (1-26-185-6)
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 IDws1261856
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