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Rev. Ellis Jackson leading prayer, North Dakota State Capitol cornerstone laying, Bismarck, N.D.
Rev. Ellis Jackson leading prayer, North Dakota State Capitol cornerstone laying, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleRev. Ellis Jackson leading prayer, North Dakota State Capitol cornerstone laying, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Original1932-10-08
DescriptionRev. Ellis Jackson leads the crowd in prayer during the cornerstone laying ceremony for the new North Dakota State Capitol building in Bismarck. Behind him, Vice President Charles Curtis and Governor George Shafer are visible.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAwards and ceremonies
People
Politics & Government
Religion
Subject (LCTGM)Governors
Legislators
Clergy
Prayer
Public speaking
Flags
Cornerstones
Cornerstone laying
Personal NameJackson, Ellis
Shafer, George F., 1888-1948
Curtis, Charles, 1860-1936
Organization NameUnited States. Office of the Vice President
North Dakota. Governor (1929-1933 : Shafer)
North Dakota State Capitol (Bismarck, N.D.)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
Decade1930-1939
Item Number10121-64
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryGeorge Shafer was born in Mandan, and was governor of North Dakota during the Great Depression. He also oversaw the building of the new capitol building after the original building was lost to fire in 1930.
External Resourcehttp://www.history.nd.gov/exhibits/governors/governors16.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionAlexander G. Burr Papers Mss 10121
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (10121-64)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh1012164
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