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Little Missouri Boat Trip
Little Missouri Boat Trip
TitleLittle Missouri Boat Trip
Date of Original1925-06
CreatorReid, Russell, 1900-1967
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionThis photograph shows the "Hugh Glass" that George F. Will, Russel Reid, and Clell G. Gannon used to navigate the Little Missouri and Missouri rivers. In the background the opposite bank of the river is visible. Buttes can also be seen.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
Subject (LCTGM)Rivers
Waterfronts
Buttes
Boats
Waterways
LocationLittle Missouri River (Wyo.-N.D.)
Badlands (N.D.)
Decade1920-1929
Item Number10190-76-01-01
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original16.5 x 21.5 cm
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryGeorge Francis Will, Sr. was born on November 8, 1884. He was the son of Oscar H. Will, owner of the Oscar H. Will & Company. In June of 1925 George Will, Russell Reid, and Clell G. Gannon took a rowboat down the Little Missouri River from Medora to Elbowoods. They completed their journey by navigating down the Missouri River to Bismarck. The trip was meant to be a vacation while camping at and photographing various locations along the way.
Bibliographic ReferenceGannon, Clell G. "A Short Account of A Rowboat Journey From Medora To Bismarck." North Dakota Historical Quarterly 1, No. 1 (1926): 16-22.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionWill Family Collection MSS 10190
Collection Finding AidConsult http://history.nd.gov/archives/manuscripts/inventory/10190.html
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (10190-76-01-01)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh10190-76-01-01
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