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National Guard in camp at Fort Lincoln, Bismarck, N.D. video
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TitleNational Guard in camp at Fort Lincoln, Bismarck, N.D. video
Date of Original1916-07
CreatorHolmboe, Frithjof
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionMembers of the North Dakota National Guard march and drill at Fort Lincoln, near Bismarck, after being called to federal duty in connection with hostilities on the Mexican border. Also shown are a review of the troops by Gov. L.B. Hanna, troops getting haircuts, boxing, raising tents, and departing on a train.
Ordering Information
General SubjectMilitary
Subject (LCTGM)Soldiers
Military camps
Military maneuvers
Subject (LCSH)United States. Army - History - Punitive Expedition into Mexico, 1916
Personal NameHanna, Louis B. (Louis Benjamin), 1861-1948
Organization NameNorth Dakota. National Guard
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
Fort Lincoln (Burleigh County, N.D.)
Item Number10269-4-3473
Format of Original16 mm film prints
Relation[Is Part Of] Frithjof Holmboe Papers, State Historical Society of North Dakota, MSS 10269
Biography/HistoryFrithjof Holmboe was born in Oslo, Norway in 1879, and immigrated to the United States with his family in 1882, settling in Minneapolis. He was a photographer for Northern Pacific before opening his first photographic studio in New Salem, N.D. in 1907. In 1909, he moved to Bismarck, setting up a studio across from the McKenzie (now Patterson) Hotel. He became interested in motion pictures in 1913, and formed the Publicity Film Company soon after. He contracted with the North Dakota Dept. of Immigration and various counties to produce promotional films to encourage relocation to North Dakota. He also contracted with businesses and produced commercial films about products agricultural and artistic. He left North Dakota in 1921 and died in California in 1967.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionFrithjof Holmboe Motion Picture Film Collection 10269
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (10269-4-3473)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh1026943473
Media StandardWindows Media
Frame Size352x240 (MPEG-1 NTSC)
Aspect Ratio4:3
Frame Rate30 fps (60 fields/sec)
Audio Trackssilent
Data Rate368 kilobits/sec
OCLC number17799116
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