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William Langer presenting pen to Milton Bradford after signing theater bill, Bismarck, N.D.
William Langer presenting pen to Milton Bradford after signing theater bill, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleWilliam Langer presenting pen to Milton Bradford after signing theater bill, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Original1937
DescriptionGovernor William Langer presents the pen he used to sign the theater bill to Milton Bradford. The bill prohibited motion picture theaters being operated by producers or distributors of films in which they had an interest. A portrait of Mrs. Langer is visible on the governor's desk.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPolitics & Government
Entertainment
People
Subject (LCTGM)Governors
Legislation
Document signings
Flags
Pens
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 NumberC0641-2
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 (C0641-2)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshC06412
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