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North Dakota's biggest tree, near Mayville, N.D.
North Dakota's biggest tree, near Mayville, N.D.
TitleNorth Dakota's biggest tree, near Mayville, N.D.
Date of Original1954-09-24
DescriptionPeople gather around the base of North Dakota's biggest tree, near Mayville, N.D. after a ceremony with Governor C. Norman Brunsdale recognizing the tree. The tree measured 108.2 feet high, and had a circumference of 23 feet.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectLandmarks
People
Subject (LCTGM)Curiosities & wonders
Trees
Contests
Personal NameBrunsdale, C. Norman (Clarence Norman), 1891-1978
Organization NameNorth Dakota. Governor (1951-1956 : Brunsdale)
LocationMayville (N.D.)
Decade1950-1959
Item Number11035-05-75-03
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryC. Norman Brunsdale was educated in Portland N.D. before going to university at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. He then returned to the family farm in the Portland area. He was a supporter of water projects, and saw the Garrison Dam and Conservancy District established during his term. After leaving the governor's office, he was appointed to the Senate after the death of William Langer.
External Resourcehttp://history.nd.gov/exhibits/governors/governors24.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionC. Norman Brunsdale Papers Mss 11035
Collection Finding AidConsult http://history.nd.gov/archives/manuscripts/inventory/11035.html
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (11035-05-75-03)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh11035057503
OCLC number441970774
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