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Joseph M. Devine speaking at Peace Monument dedication ceremony, Cannonball, N.D.
Joseph M. Devine speaking at Peace Monument dedication ceremony, Cannonball, N.D.
TitleJoseph M. Devine speaking at Peace Monument dedication ceremony, Cannonball, N.D.
Date of Original1932-09-03
DescriptionFormer Governor Joseph M. Devine speaks into a microphone on a raised platform at a ceremony dedicating a peace monument commemorating 50 years of peace in the Sioux Nation. Other men sit on the raised platform, and a car is parked nearby.
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General SubjectIndians of North America
Politics & Government
Statues and monuments
Subject (LCTGM)Public speaking
Governors
Stages (Platforms)
Automobiles
Peace
Personal NameDevine, Joseph M., 1861-1938
Organization NameNorth Dakota. Governor (1898-1899 : Devine)
LocationCannon Ball (N.D.)
Decade1930-1939
Item Number00145-02
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"9/3/32 Loud speaker rostrum was used by [illegible] Baker an invited speaker at dedication of 50 years peace of Sioux Nation. The monument built of stone, surmounted by large cannonball of stone from Cannon Ball River N.D. The ceremony was in presence of many thousands of Indians and Whites. The Cannonball monument was unveiled by Alma Two Bears (granddaughter of Old Two Bears), Grace Brown (granddaughter of Sitting Bull) & Miss. The Standing Rock monument consisting of stone column surmounted by a stone looking like "Squaw's Head" (thereby hangs Indian myth) presented in 1882 by Sitting Bull & accepted by Maj. Jas. McLaughlin as emblem of peace. Francis Red Tomahawk acted as [illegible] speaker. Indian committee consisted of Basil Two Bears chairman, Robt. High Eagle, Ben [illegible] et al."--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryJoseph M. Devine finished governor Frank Briggs' term after Briggs died in office. Devine had been lieutenant governor at the time. Devine is best known for his work in the field of education.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionE.L Waldo Photograph Collection 00145
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00145-02)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh0014502
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