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James McLaughlin at patent ceremony, McLaughlin, S.D.
James McLaughlin at patent ceremony, McLaughlin, S.D.
TitleJames McLaughlin at patent ceremony, McLaughlin, S.D.
Date of Original192-
DescriptionMajor James McLaughlin issues patents to Indians. Shooting of arrow denotes departure from Indian way of life, while the plow denotes acceptance of White man's way of life.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectIndians of North America
Politics & Government
People
Women
Awards and ceremonies
Subject (LCTGM)Plows
Patents
Crowds
Flags
Indian agents
Subject (LCSH)Indians of North America - Government relations
Personal NameMcLaughlin, James, 1842-1923
LocationMcLaughlin (S.D.)
Decade1920-1929
Item Number00036-003
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Relation[Is Part Of] North Dakota eighth grade curriculum
Biography/HistoryAnother citizenship ceremony included the same symbols of the bow and arrow as well as a band. Non-Indian visitors observe the ceremony.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionJames McLaughlin Photograph Collection 00036
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00036-03)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh0003603
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