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Williston Coyotes girls basketball championship game, Jamestown, N.D.
Williston Coyotes girls basketball championship game, Jamestown, N.D.
TitleWilliston Coyotes girls basketball championship game, Jamestown, N.D.
Date of Original1974
CreatorShemorry, Bill, 1914-2004
Creator RolePhotographer;
DescriptionAction shot during the Williston Coyotes versus the Jamestown Blue Jays girls basketball game at the state tournament. Williston player Janet Graser shooting the basketball while Jamestown players try to block her.
General SubjectSports & recreation
Women
People
Subject (LCTGM)Women
Sports
Basketballs
Basketball players
Basketball
Sport clothes
Gymnasiums
Athletes
Athletic shoes
Students
Personal NameGraser, Janet
Organization NameWilliston High School (Williston, N.D.)
Jamestown High School (Jamestown, N.D.)
LocationJamestown (N.D.)
Stutsman County (N.D.)
Decade1970-1979
Item Number1-176-2-9
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original18 x 11 cm.
Transcription"8, 74 Coyotes" - Handwritten on back of photograph.
CUTLINE NO. 8 Janet Graser takes a shot during the championship game. - Printed on Cutlines sheet with photographs.
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 (1-176-2-9)
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 IDws117629
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