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C. Norman Brunsdale dedicating plaque at North Dakota's biggest tree near Mayville, N.D.
C. Norman Brunsdale dedicating plaque at North Dakota's biggest tree near Mayville, N.D.
TitleC. Norman Brunsdale dedicating plaque at North Dakota's biggest tree near Mayville, N.D.
Date of Original1954-09-24
DescriptionGovernor C. Norman Brunsdale stands next to a sign dedicating North Dakota's biggest tree, four miles southeast of Mayville. The sign reads: "North Dakota's Biggest Tree Cottonwood height 108.2 ft. circum. at 4 1/2 ft. 23 ft. Average crown spread 63.7 ft. Dedicated 9-24-54 by Gov. Norman Brunsdale. Big tree contest conducted by G.N.D.A."
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectLandmarks
People
Politics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Curiosities & wonders
Trees
Governors
Contests
Signs (Notices)
Personal NameBrunsdale, C. Norman (Clarence Norman), 1891-1978
Organization NameGreater North Dakota Association
North Dakota. Governor (1951-1956 : Brunsdale)
LocationMayville (N.D.)
Decade1950-1959
Item Number11035-05-75-01
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 (11035-05-75-01)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh11035057501
OCLC number441970774
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