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Actors dancing, Fort Abraham Lincoln
Actors dancing, Fort Abraham Lincoln
TitleActors dancing, Fort Abraham Lincoln
Date of Originalbetween 1961 and 1966
DescriptionActors and actresses portraying members of the 7th Cavalry and their wives perform a dance as part of a theatrical production at the Custer Memorial Amphitheater. Actors portraying George Custer and his wife Elizabeth look on from a raised platform.
Ordering Information
General SubjectEntertainment
Historic sites
Subject (LCTGM)Historical dramas
Dance parties
Open-air theaters
Open-air theatrical productions
Personal NameCuster, Elizabeth Bacon, 1842-1933
Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876
Organization NameUnited States. Army. Cavalry, 7th.
Mandan Historical Development Association (N.D.)
Custer Memorial Amphitheater (Mandan, N.D.)
LocationFort Abraham Lincoln (N.D.)
Item Number00053-11
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryA dramatic telling of the story of Custer, the 7th Cavalry, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn has been staged during the summer at Fort Abraham Lincoln since 1958. The original production, called Trail West was written by W.T. Chichester and Frederick G. Walsh. Later productions, called The Custer Drama were written by Bert Pettey.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionCuster Drama Photograph Collection 00053
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00053-11)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh0005311
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