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Arthur G. Sorlie campaigning for Governor, Dunn County, N.D.
Arthur G. Sorlie campaigning for Governor, Dunn County, N.D.
TitleArthur G. Sorlie campaigning for Governor, Dunn County, N.D.
Date of Original1924
DescriptionArthur G. Sorlie gives a campaign speech in Dunn County during his campaign for governor in 1924. He stands on several planks of wood that have been erected into a small stage area. People lean on vehicles parked behind the speaking area.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPolitics & Government
People
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Political campaigns
Political elections
Public speaking
Automobiles
Governors
Personal NameSorlie, Arthur, 1874-1928
Organization NameNorth Dakota. Governor (1925-1928 : Sorlie)
LocationDunn County (N.D.)
Decade1920-1929
Item Number00178-30
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Arthur G. Sorlie campaigning for Governor in 1924 at a political rally in Dunn County"--Typed underneath photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title 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.
Bibliographic ReferenceSeiland, Cynthia T. and Chandice Johnson. T.H.H. Thoresen: states attorney, tax commissioner, and lieutenant governor. Bismarck, N.D.: SHSND, 1986.
External Resourcehttp://history.nd.gov/exhibits/governors/governors14.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionCynthia Selland Photograph Collection 00178
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00178-30)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh0017830
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