|Title||A.J. Thompson, T.H.H. Thoresen and others after Dunn County rabbit hunt |
|Date of Original||1923-08-12 |
|Description||A.J. Thompson, T.H.H. Thoresen and other unidentified men stand behind a pile of rabbits recently hunted in Dunn County, N.D. Some of the men hold rifles. The Ebeltoft Garage is visible to the left of the men, and a livery stable behind them. Advertisements for tires hang on the garage. |
|Ordering Information||http://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html |
|General Subject||Sports & Recreation|
|Personal Name||Thoresen, T. H. H. (Thorstein Hartvig Haugen), 1885-1956|
Thompson, A. J.
|Organization Name||Ebeltoft Garage (Dunn County, N.D.)|
|Location||Dunn County (N.D.)|
|Item Number||00178-24 |
|Format of Original||Photographic prints|
|Transcription||"8-12-23"--Handwritten on front of photograph.|
"Dunn County's rabbit hunt in August 1923. T.H.H. Thoresen is the second on the right, on his left is A.J. Thompson, a farmer and well digger. The picture is taken in front of the Ebeltoft Garage which is next to the livery stable."--Typed on label affixed to front of photograph.
Title created by staff.
|Biography/History||T.H.H. Thoresen was elected as Dunn County States Attorney in 1918 and 1920 as a Nonpartisan League candidate. He ran unsuccessfully for attorney general in 1924 and governor in 1928. Governor Arthur Sorlie appointed him Tax Commissioner in 1925, a position he held until 1929. Despite being a part of the anti-Langer faction of the Nonpartisan League, he was elected Lieutenant Governor and served alongside Governor William Langer from 1937-1938. After another unsuccessful run for the governorship, he sought and won election as Grand Forks mayor from 1940-1944. In 1950, he ran unsuccessfully against Milton R. Young for the United States Senate. |
|Bibliographic Reference||Seiland, Cynthia T. and Chandice Johnson. T.H.H. Thoresen: states attorney, tax commissioner, and lieutenant governor. Bismarck, N.D.: SHSND, 1986. |
|Repository Institution||State Historical Society of North Dakota|
|Repository Collection||Cynthia Selland Photograph Collection 00178|
|Credit Line||State Historical Society of North Dakota (00178-24) |
|Rights Management||Copyright status unknown. |
|Digital ID||sh0017824 |