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Object Name Program
Title Days of '76 Program, 1927, President Coolidge Day
Catalog Number 2014.020.003
Collection Days of '76 Museum Collection
Date August 4, 1927
Scope & Content Rodeo program for the Days of '76, President Coolidge Day on Thursday, August 4, 1927 at the Franklin Cafe. The program includes the museum opening, band concert in front of the Franklin Hotel, the Grand Historical Parade (beginning at the Amusement Park, up Main Street to the Masonic Temple, Pine street to Court House, Sherman and Charles streets to Hospital), Placer mining exhibit and demonstration during day in front of the Franklin Hotel.

In the afternoon at the Amusement Park--band concert by Watertown Band, arrival of President and Mrs. Coolidge, grand entry and introduction of participants, various races, cavalry drill, Ceremony of adoption of President Coolidge into the Oglala Sioux Indian tribe, contests, reproductions.

For the evening, the Deadwood Auditorium on Sherman Street was made over into a reproduction of an early day Gambling Den, Saloon, and Dance Hall. Dancing held there and at the open air pavilion in the Amusement Park.

On the last page is an advertisement for the Deadwood Theatre, for "The Rough Riders", a Paramount Pictures film.
People Coolidge, Calvin
Coolidge, Grace
Yellow Robe, Chauncey
Yellow Robe, Rosebud
Standing Bear
Search Terms 1920s
Days of '76 Parade
Days of '76
Deadwood Theatre
Native Americans
Franklin Hotel
Amusement Park
Deadwood Auditorium