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Parade, Morton County Fair, Mandan, N.D.
Parade, Morton County Fair, Mandan, N.D.
TitleParade, Morton County Fair, Mandan, N.D.
Date of Original1910
DescriptionNative Americans riding on horseback at center. Both sides of the route have onlookers crowded around them. Trees are in the distance.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectEntertainment
Indians of North America
Social Life & Customs
People
Subject (LCTGM)Parades & processions
Crowds
Horses
Horseback riding
Postcards
Celebrations
Subject (LCSH)Indians of North America - Clothing & dress
Indians of North America - Exhibitions
Indians of North America - History
Indians of North America - Social life
Organization NameMorton County Fair Association (Mandan, N.D.)
LocationMandan (N.D.)
Morton County (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item NumberA5251-04
Format of OriginalPostcards
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Relation[Is Part Of] North Dakota eighth grade curriculum
Biography/HistoryCounty fairs were very popular. This big crowd at the Morton County fair in 1910 is probably watching the fair parade. Men, women, children, American Indians, white people from cities and farms all came together at the fairgrounds.
The Mandan Rodeo predates the construction of the fairgrounds, being first held on July 4th, 1879. The Morton County Fair Association was formed in 1895 to raise funds for the construction of the fairgrounds, a portion of which can be seen above. The name returned to the Mandan Rodeo in 1941. Native American exhibits were a major attraction at the fair around the turn of the century, with as many as 1200 Native Americans participating in the festivities.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A5251-04)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA5251-04
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