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De Mores Medora to Deadwood Stagecoach in parade, Mandan, N.D.
De Mores Medora to Deadwood Stagecoach in parade, Mandan, N.D.
TitleDe Mores Medora to Deadwood Stagecoach in parade, Mandan, N.D.
Date of Original1924-07-02
CreatorChristenson, John
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionSeveral men on top of a stagecoach are being pulled by horses in a parade. The street is decorated with flags. Buildings including a cafe and billiard parlor are partially visible in the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectCity & Town Life
People
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Stagecoaches
Men
Horses
Flags
Billiard parlors
Cafes
Streets
Parades & processions
Dedications
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Organization NameMedora Stage and Forwarding Company (Medora, N.D.)
New Palace Cafe (Mandan, N.D.)
LocationMandan (N.D.)
AddressMandan (N.D.) - Main Street
Decade1920-1929
Item NumberB0643
Negative Number976
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"De Mores Deadwood stage coach, used in parade to dedicate T. Roosevelt statue, July 2, 1924. Photo by John Christenson. Main street of Medora, N.D."--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Medora Stage and Forwarding Company was owned by the Marquis de Mores. It operated between Medora, N.D. and Deadwood, S.D. The company used four coaches for daily trips, which took about 36 hours. The stagecoach was at the Mandan Rodeo in 1924 to dedicate the Theodore Roosevelt statue.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0643)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0643
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