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Four Bears Bridge dedication, Elbowoods, N.D.
Four Bears Bridge dedication, Elbowoods, N.D.
TitleFour Bears Bridge dedication, Elbowoods, N.D.
Date of Original1934-06-17
CreatorHarris, Leo D.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionNative American men in traditional dress ride on horseback during festivities at the dedication of the Four Bears Bridge at Elbowoods. Cars are parked along the side of the road.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAwards and ceremonies
Indians of North America
People
Animals
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Bridges
Dedications
Feathers
Headdresses
Horses
Automobiles
Horseback riding
Subject (LCSH)Indians of North America - Clothing & dress
Indians of North America - Men
LocationElbowoods (N.D.)
Decade1930-1939
Item Number00239-045
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Four Bears Bridge was originally constructed in 1934. The bridge replaced Verendrye Bridge, and spans the Missouri River on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. The bridge was moved in 1955 due to the construction of the Garrison Dam and subsequent creation of Lake Sakakawea. A new Four Bears Bridge was constructed in 2005.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionMiscellaneous Photograph Collection 00239
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00239-045)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh00239045
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