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Arthur Sorlie funeral services, North Dakota State Capitol, Bismarck, N.D.
Arthur Sorlie funeral services, North Dakota State Capitol, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleArthur Sorlie funeral services, North Dakota State Capitol, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Original1928-08-30
CreatorReid, Russell, 1900-1967
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionMany flower arrangements are visible in the House Chamber of the North Dakota State Capitol building during the funeral of Governor Arthur Sorlie, who died in office. The flag draped casket is visible at center. An honor guard stands watch while people sit in the house member seats to watch the service.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPolitics & Government
People
Subject (LCTGM)Funeral rites & ceremonies
Lying in state
Capitols
Coffins
Flags
Flowers
Personal NameSorlie, Arthur, 1874-1928
Organization NameNorth Dakota. Governor (1925-1928 : Sorlie)
North Dakota State Capitol (Bismarck, N.D.)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
AddressBismarck (N.D.) - Boulevard Avenue E.
Decade1920-1929
Item Number00200-5x7-0104
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryArthur Sorlie was a conservative businessman who defeated R.A. Nestos in the 1924 race for governor. Sorlie was backed by the Nonpartisan League, but did not have the confidence of all of the League's membership. Sorlie died in office in 1928.
External Resourcehttp://www.history.nd.gov/exhibits/governors/governors14.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionRussell Reid Photograph Collection 00200
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00200-5x7-0104)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh002005x70104
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