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Photo, Print, Drawing Crow Fair, Crow Agency, Montana: teepees, morning parade

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  • Crow Fair, Crow Agency, Montana: teepees, morning parade


  • Stanton, Gary Ward, 1946- (Collector)
  • Johnson, Paula J., 1954- (Collector)
  • Young, Kay, 1931- (Collector)
  • Toelken, Barre, 1935- (Collector)
  • Jabbour, Alan (Collector)
  • Crummett, Michael, 1948- (Photographer)

Created / Published

  • Crow Agency, Montana, August 17, 1979


  • -  Indians of North America
  • -  Parades
  • -  Crow Fair Celebration
  • -  Crow Indians
  • -  Tipis
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  United States -- Montana -- Crow Agency


  • Photographs
  • Ethnography


  • -  Note: Online digital image numbers may be offset by 1 or 2 digits from the film negative frame numbers.
  • -  Index data: Film negative frame numbers, descriptions: at Crow Fair: 2-16, teepees of various sizes and from several camps at sunrise in Crow Agency; 17-18, truck decoration; 19-21, horses are held in temporary corrals as well as tied to trees, and a set of teepee poles stands ready; 22-27, decorated teepee at sunrise, with deer and buffalo tracks around base; 28, beginning of the morning parade marked by Crow and American flags and camp criers; 29, Bill Big Day of Pryor MT was Crow Fair Treasurer for 1979; 30, Carrie Fitzpatrick was Crow Fair Princess for 1979; 31, parade of beads, buckskin, blankets, shawls, elktooth dresses, feathers; 32-33, little ones ride with mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers; if they want to ride in the parade, someone is there to take them; 34, colts (foals, fillies) join the parade; 35, parade float; 36, war bonnet procession; 37 [36a], Billy Big Day. Initial frame numbers as typed in photographer's log sheets; frame numbers in square brackets as assigned at time of scanning.


  • 35 mm black-and-white film negatives

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1981/005: 83328

Source Collection

  • Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005)


  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

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Credit line: Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Stanton, Gary Ward, Paula J Johnson, Kay Young, Barre Toelken, Alan Jabbour, and Michael Crummett. Crow Fair, Crow Agency, Montana: teepees, morning parade. United States Montana Crow Agency, 1979. Crow Agency, Montana. Photograph.

APA citation style:

Stanton, G. W., Johnson, P. J., Young, K., Toelken, B., Jabbour, A. & Crummett, M. (1979) Crow Fair, Crow Agency, Montana: teepees, morning parade. United States Montana Crow Agency, 1979. Crow Agency, Montana. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Stanton, Gary Ward, et al. Crow Fair, Crow Agency, Montana: teepees, morning parade. Crow Agency, Montana. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.