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Photo, Print, Drawing Crow Fair, Crow Agency, Montana: processions and regalia

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  • Crow Fair, Crow Agency, Montana: processions and regalia


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

Created / Published

  • Crow Agency, Montana, August 17, 1979


  • -  Parades
  • -  Dance costume
  • -  Crow Fair Celebration
  • -  Crow Indians
  • -  Crow beadwork
  • -  Horse processions
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  United States -- Montana -- Crow Agency


  • Photographs
  • Ethnography


  • -  Index data: Image numbers, descriptions: at Crow Fair, Crow Agency MT: 1-6, early morning procession of traditionally dressed Crow Indians at the Fair, in another log sheet, the photographer states that this is an event "in which the outfits are judged and awards are made"; 7, pickup bedecked with shawls, buckskin, and beadwork; 8-9, drummers/singers ("the drum") providing music after the parade; 10, dancing in between the prizes presented to those who won awards for traditional dress in the morning parade; 11, young Crow Indian girl in traditional elkstooth dress after the parade; 12, youthful Crow Indian dancer looking at a Polaroid photo of himself; 13-20 Luanna White beading the buckskin chaps that her nephew, Steven John (asleep on ground) will wear for his first Crow Fair parade, while another nephew, Todd, is in a playpen.


  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1981/005: MT9-MC23

Source Collection

  • Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005)


  • American Folklife Center

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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, and Michael Crummett. Crow Fair, Crow Agency, Montana: processions and regalia. United States Montana Crow Agency, 1979. Crow Agency, Montana. Photograph.

APA citation style:

Stanton, G. W., Johnson, P. J., Young, K., Toelken, B. & Crummett, M. (1979) Crow Fair, Crow Agency, Montana: processions and regalia. 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: processions and regalia. Crow Agency, Montana. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.