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Governor George Shafer speaking at cornerstone laying, North Dakota State Capitol, Bismarck, N.D.
Governor George Shafer speaking at cornerstone laying, North Dakota State Capitol, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleGovernor George Shafer speaking at cornerstone laying, North Dakota State Capitol, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Original1932-10-08
DescriptionGovernor George Shafer speaks at a podium during the ceremony for the cornerstone laying for the new North Dakota State Capitol in Bismarck. Two KFYR microphones are visible in front of him. Other dignitaries sit behind him on a stage.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAwards and ceremonies
People
Politics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Governors
Public speaking
Capitols
Cornerstones
Cornerstone laying
Personal NameShafer, George F., 1888-1948
Organization NameNorth Dakota. Governor (1929-1933 : Shafer)
North Dakota State Capitol (Bismarck, N.D.)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
Decade1930-1939
Item Number10121-65
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 (10121-65)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh1012165
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