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A.C. Townley addressing Nonpartisan League meeting, Glencoe, Minn.
A.C. Townley addressing Nonpartisan League meeting,  Glencoe, Minn.
TitleA.C. Townley addressing Nonpartisan League meeting, Glencoe, Minn.
Date of Original1917-08
DescriptionA.C. Townley addresses a Nonpartisan League meeting crowd from a raised position, likely in Glencoe, Minn. An American flag hangs from the back of the building behind him, and cars and other buildings are visible beyond the crowd.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPolitics & Government
People
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Public speaking
Suits (Clothing)
Flags
Barns
Automobiles
Crowds
Personal NameTownley, A. C. (Arthur Charles), 1880-1959
Organization NameNational Nonpartisan League
LocationGlencoe (Minn.)
Decade1910-1919
Item NumberB0921
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Relation[Is Part Of] North Dakota History textbook materials
Biography/HistoryA.C. Townley was the founder of the Non-partisan League in 1914. This party was socialistically minded, and focused on the needs of small farmers. The party was successful in producing a governor, Lynn Frazier, in 1916. Frazier was recalled, and the party dwindled throughout the 1920s.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0921)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0921
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