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George F. Shafer receiving first poppy from Myrtle Paris Hanson
George F. Shafer receiving first poppy from Myrtle Paris Hanson
TitleGeorge F. Shafer receiving first poppy from Myrtle Paris Hanson
Date of Original1929
DescriptionGovernor George F. Shafer accepts a paper poppy from Myrtle Paris Hanson at the capitol in Bismarck. Hanson wears a badge that reads American Legion Poppy, and carries a basket filled with more poppies.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPolitics & Government
Military
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Governors
Poppies
Baskets
Personal NameShafer, George F., 1888-1948
Hanson, Myrtle Paris
Organization NameAmerican Legion
North Dakota. Governor (1929-1933 : Shafer)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
Decade1920-1929
Item Number00689-1
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryGeorge Shafer was born in Mandan, and was governor of North Dakota during the Great Depression. He also oversaw the building of the new capitol building after the original building was lost to fire in 1930.
External Resourcehttp://www.history.nd.gov/exhibits/governors/governors16.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionGovernor George F. Shafer Photograph Collection 00689
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00689-1)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh006891
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