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Edwin White in executive parlor, Governor's Mansion, Bismarck, N.D.
Edwin White in executive parlor, Governor's Mansion, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleEdwin White in executive parlor, Governor's Mansion, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1901 and 1904
DescriptionEdwin White sits in a chair in front of a window in the executive parlor in the Governor's Mansion in Bismarck. Lace curtains cover the window and paintings and photographs are visible on the walls. A side table holds a vase of flowers and several books.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPolitics & Government
People
Subject (LCTGM)Children
Boys
Chairs
Vases
Flowers
Draperies
Personal NameWhite, Frank, 1856-1940
White, Edwin Lee
Organization NameNorth Dakota. Governor (1901-1904 : White)
Old Governor's Mansion (Bismarck, N.D.)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
AddressBismarck (N.D.) - Avenue A
Bismarck (N.D.) - 4th Street
Decade1900-1909
Item Number00113-2-19a
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Edwin in executive parlor"--Handwritten under photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryFrank White was born in Illinois and came to North Dakota in 1882. He began farming in the Valley City area, and joined the National Guard. He saw action in the Spanish American War, and resigned his state senate seat to fight in the Philippines. White was active in insurance, real estate, farming, and politics after his return. After serving two terms as Governor, White reentered active military service during World War I. He was named U.S. Treasurer in 1921.
Edwin White was born in 1898 and later became an early experimenter in radio communications and technical adviser to the FCC.
External Resourcehttp://history.nd.gov/exhibits/governors/governors8.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionFrank White Photograph Collection 00113
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00113-2-19a)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh00113219a
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