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William Langer signing the theater bill, Bismarck, N.D.
William Langer signing the theater bill, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleWilliam Langer signing the theater bill, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Original1937
DescriptionWilliam Langer signs a bill prohibiting motion picture theaters being operated by producers or distributors of films in which they have an interest while other men look on. The man with his hand on the back of the governor's chair is Milton Bradford. A picture of Mrs. Langer is visible on Governor Langer's desk.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPolitics & Government
Entertainment
People
Subject (LCTGM)Governors
Legislation
Document signings
Flags
Personal NameLanger, Lydia Cady
Langer, William, 1886-1959
Bradford, Milton
Organization NameNorth Dakota. Governor (1937-1938 : Langer)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
AddressBismarck (N.D.) - Boulevard Avenue E.
Decade1930-1939
Item NumberC0641-1
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryWilliam Langer was a lawyer before being elected governor in 1933. He was removed from office in 1934 after a federal court found him guilty of fraud and conspiracy; a charge that was later overturned. He was elected as governor again in 1937, and later served in the United States Senate.
External Resourcehttp://www.history.nd.gov/exhibits/governors/governors17.html
http://www.history.nd.gov/exhibits/governors/governors21.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection C
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (C0641-1)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshC06411
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