Sioux City, Iowa
by 1904 Land Rush to Rosebud Sioux Reservation
Sioux City, Iowa : Sioux City Tent & Awning Co. No Date, circa 1904. Advertising card for Sioux City Tent & Awning Co. measuring 3 1/4" x 6", the front side features a black and white photograph of Camp Security, the verso reads "If You are Going to BONESTEEL Stop at CAMP SECURITY. Because - There are accomodations for about 1000 persons; the tents are all furnished with from two to four cots, new bedclothes and camp furniture; it is enclosed in a 6-ft. tight wire fence and is carefully guarded day and night; meals are served on camp grounds; everything will be run in strictly first-class order. Sleeping accomodations can be reserved any time at our Sioux City office. SIOUX CITY TENT & AWNING CO. 412 Jackson Street." In 1904 the Rosebud Sioux Reservation was opened to homesteaders, resulting in a land rush causing 100,000 people to come to North Dakota, about 30,000 of which came through Bonesteel, N.D. RARE. Worldcat does not locate any copies. . Cardstock. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 3 1/4" x 6".
(Inventory #: 007169)