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The Explorers
The Explorers
TitleThe Explorers
Date of Original1925-06
DescriptionGeorge Will, Sr., Clell Gannon, and Russell Reid sit near the Missouri River in the photograph. Their boat can be seen in the background.
Ordering Information
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Explorers
Personal NameWill, George F. (George Francis), 1884-1955
Gannon, Clell Goebel, 1900-1962
Reid, Russell, 1900-1967
LocationMissouri River
Item Number10190-76-01-93
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original10 x 13 cm
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
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
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (10190-76-01-93)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh10190-76-01-93
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