Skip to content home : browse : advanced search : preferences : my favorites : about : help  login  
add to favorites : reference url back to results : previous : next
 
Zoom in Zoom out Pan left Pan right Pan up Pan down Maximum resolution Fit in window Fit to width Rotate left Rotate right Hide/show thumbnail
Arthur A. Link on horseback at North Dakota Winter Show, Valley City, N.D.
Arthur A. Link on horseback at North Dakota Winter Show, Valley City, N.D.
TitleArthur A. Link on horseback at North Dakota Winter Show, Valley City, N.D.
Date of Original1972
CreatorSkogberg, Johnny
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionArthur A. Link wears a cowboy hat and western garb while riding on horseback at the North Dakota Winter Show in Valley City. Other people on horseback are partially visible.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPolitics & Government
Animals
People
Subject (LCTGM)Horseback riding
Cowboy hats
Horses
Legislators
Fairs
Personal NameLink, Arthur A.
Organization NameNorth Dakota Winter Show (Valley City, N.D.)
United States. Congress. House
LocationValley City (N.D.)
Decade1970-1979
Item Number10943-26
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryArthur A. Link was born in Alexander, N.D. in 1914, and attended schools in McKenzie County. Later, he studied farm husbandry at the North Dakota Agricultural College. Link served in the North Dakota House of Representatives from 1946 to 1970, including 14 years as minority floor leader, and as Speaker of the House in 1965. He was also active in township and county affairs, serving as a member of the Randolph Township Board, McKenzie County Welfare Board, and Randolph School Board. Link also served on the county and state Farm Security Administration committees. Link was elected to the 92nd Congress, and served from 1971-1972 as the representative for North Dakota's Second (West) District. This office was eliminated by reapportionment in 1972. In 1972, Link received the Democratic nomination for governor of North Dakota, and held the state's chief executive position until 1981.
External Resourcehttp://history.nd.gov/exhibits/governors/governors27.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionArthur and Grace Link Collection Mss 10943
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (10943-26)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh1094326
add to favorites : reference url back to results : previous : next
powered by CONTENTdm ® | contact us  ^ to top ^