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Letter certifying A.G. Sorlie not a member of the Ku Klux Klan
Letter certifying A.G. Sorlie not a member of the Ku Klux Klan
TitleLetter certifying A.G. Sorlie not a member of the Ku Klux Klan
Date of Original1924?
DescriptionA letter from F. Halsey Ambrose, stating that A.G. Sorlie is not a member of the Ku Klux Klan.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPolitics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Correspondence
Governors
Political elections
Personal NameSorlie, Arthur, 1874-1928
Ambrose, F. Halsey
Organization NameKu Klux Klan (1915- )
North Dakota. Governor (1925-1928 : Sorlie)
LocationGrand Forks (N.D.)
Decade1920-1929
Item Number10206-19-13
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Dated at Grand Forks, N.D. Send reply to F. Halsey Ambrose To whom it may concern: This is to certify that A.G. Sorlie, candidate for Governor of the State of North Dakota, on the Republican ticket, is not a member of the Ku Klux Klan. Signed J. Halsey Ambrose, E.C., Signed Jno. [illegible], Sect."
NotesTitle 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.
External Resourcehttp://history.nd.gov/exhibits/governors/governors14.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionHenry G. Dralle Papers Mss 10206
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (10206-19-13)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh102061913
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