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Dunn Center Band, Dunn Center, N.D.
Dunn Center Band, Dunn Center, N.D.
TitleDunn Center Band, Dunn Center, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1916 and 1925
DescriptionMembers of the Dunn Center, N.D. band pose for a photograph with their instruments. Music stands are visible in front of the musicians. They are sitting in an area backed by trees.
Ordering Information
General SubjectBands, clubs and societies
Subject (LCTGM)Bands
Musical instruments
Personal NameThoresen, T. H. H. (Thorstein Hartvig Haugen), 1885-1956
Berdahl, J. A.
LocationDunn Center (N.D.)
Item Number00178-23
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Dunn Center Band, Dunn Center, No. Dak"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
"1916-1925, directed by J.A. Berdahl, railroad ticket agent. T.H.H. Thoresen is on the left in a dark suit, sixth in line playing a slide trombone"--Typed on label affixed to front of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryT.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 ReferenceSeiland, Cynthia T. and Chandice Johnson. T.H.H. Thoresen: states attorney, tax commissioner, and lieutenant governor. Bismarck, N.D.: SHSND, 1986.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionCynthia Selland Photograph Collection 00178
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00178-23)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh0017823
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