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Catalog Number RG2062.PH
Object Name Collection, Photograph
Collection Name RG2062 Black Hills Feature Film Company (Chadron, Neb.)
Title Black Hills Feature Film Company (Chadron, Neb.)
Description This collection consists of material related to a film production company, the Black Hills Feature Film Company of Chadron, Nebraska, in Dawes County. The material in this collection relates to what is believed to be the earliest known feature film made in Nebraska by Nebraskans, _In the Days of '75 and '76_. The film, made in 1915, is an epic western that recounts the story of James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok and Martha "Calamity Jane" Canary.

This collection includes twenty-four photographs and production stills relating to the 1915 film _In the Days of '75 and '76_. Also included are newspaper clippings about to the film.
Date 1915-1916
Date Range from 1915
Date Range to 1916
Place USA: Nebraska (Dawes), Chadron
People Scott, Walter
Hartzell, Mary
Hickok, James Butler "Wild Bill", 1837-1876
Canary, Martha Jane "Calamity Jane"
Subjects Hartman Brothers Film Manufacturers of Omaha (Omaha, Neb.)
Adams Memorial Museum (Deadwood, S.D.)
Motion pictures
Indians of North America