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Dignitaries on stage for arrival of first train in Dunn Center, N.D.
Dignitaries on stage for arrival of first train in Dunn Center, N.D.
TitleDignitaries on stage for arrival of first train in Dunn Center, N.D.
Date of Original1914-10-17
DescriptionGovernor L.B. Hanna stands on a stage in Dunn Center, N.D. with other men, during a speech on the occasion of the arrival of the first train in town. Women with gaily decorated hats stand and listen to the speakers.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Politics & Government
Transportation
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Public speaking
Governors
Politicians
Hats
Spectators
Stages (Platforms)
Personal NameHanna, Louis B. (Louis Benjamin), 1861-1948
Organization NameNorth Dakota. Governor (1913-1916 : Hanna)
LocationDunn Center (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item Number00032-DU-27-13
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryGovernor L.B. Hanna was among the state officials on the first train that arrived in Dunn Center, N.D. on October 17, 1914. A stage was erected and a program conducted to commemorate the event.
Louis B. Hanna was born in Pennsylvania and educated on the East Coast. Hanna and his brother Robert came to Dakota Territory in 1881 and farmed near Hope. He later moved to Page and opened several businesses, including the First National Bank of Page. He served in the state senate before becoming governor in 1913.
Bibliographic ReferenceDauntless Dunn : stories of some of its early settlers, 1970. p. 144.
External Resourcehttp://www.history.nd.gov/exhibits/governors/governors11.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionOral History Project Photograph Collection 00032
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00032-DU-27-13)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh00032DU2713
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