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Browsing items in: North Dakota Blue Books (SHSND)

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    • Chapter 2 - North Dakota Almanac: Jim Davis, Head of Reference, State Historical Society of North Dakota; Ashlee Doan, Safety Public Information Specialist, North Dakota Department of Transportation; Stephanie Baltzer Kom, Digital Initiatives...
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    • Chapter 5 - Executive Branch: Kim Shaw, Executive Assistant, North Dakota Secretary of State; Annie Bennett, Communication Specialist, Clearwater Communications; Kylie Blanchard, Communication Specialist, Clearwater Communications Photo Credits:...
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    • Photo Credits: page 487, Brian R. Austin, courtesy of the SHSND; page 489, National Sunflower Association; page 492, North Dakota Department of Agriculture; page 498, Northern Pulse Growers Association; page 502, The Midwest Dairy Association; page...
    • 00014_Table of Contents

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    • Table of Contents Chapter One: Recording North Dakota's Past................................................1 Artifacts, Documents, and Landmarks: The First 125 Years.................................2 Ladies Historical Society:...
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    • North Dakota Peace Officers Memorial...........................................................143 North Dakota Statistical Information..............................................................145 North Dakota Tourism...
    • 00016_Table of Contents

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    • Chapter Six: Legislative Branch..........................................................336 Members of the 64th Legislative Assembly......................................................338 How a Bill Becomes a Law...
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    • Chapter Ten: Agriculture....................................................................487 Specialty Crops................................................................................................488 North Dakota's 68th State Dairy...
    • 0006_Governors Letter

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    • 600 E Boulevard Ave. � Bismarck. ND 58505-0001 � Phone: 701.328.2200 � Pax: 701.328.2205 � www.novernor.ncl.gov State of � North Dakota Office of the Governor Jack Dalrymple Governor Greetings from the Office of the Governor! North Dakota has a...
    • 0009_Origin of the Term Blue Book

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    • A Brief Word About the Origin of the Term 'Blue Book' The Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary offers four contemporary definitions of "blue book:" 1. a register especially of socially prominent persons 2. a book of specialized information often...
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    • Bertin C. Gamble (1898-1986) Selected: September 13, 1972 Award Presented: October 20, 1972, Grand Forks Governor William Guy Portrait Artist: Vern Skaug With partner Phil Skogmo, Bertin Gamble developed nearly 4,200 merchandising outlets in 38...
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    • Harold Schafer (1912-2001) Selected: November 18, 1974 Award Presented: July 4, 1975, Medora Governor Art Link Portrait Artist: Vern Skaug Creator and Chairman of the Board of Gold Seal Company, Harold Schafer was the founder of North Dakota's...
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    • Dr. Leon Orris Jacobson (1911-1992) Selected: April 12, 1976 Award Presented: October 1, 1976, Jamestown Governor Art Link Portrait Artist: Vern Skaug Dr. Leon Jacobson held clinical, teaching, and research positions in the field of medical science...
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    • Cliff Purpur (1912-2001) Selected: September 15, 1980 Award Presented: May 16, 1981, Grand Forks Governor Allen Olson Portrait Artist: Vern Skaug Cliff "Fido" Purpur was the first North Dakota native to become a National Hockey League player. He...
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    • General David C. Jones (1921-2013) Selected: January 20, 1982 Award Presented: May 21, 1982, Bismarck Governor Allen Olson Portrait Artist: Vern Skaug Appointed Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in 1978, General David C. Jones was re-appointed...
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    • Phil Jackson (1945- ) Selected: June 1992 Award Presented: July 30, 1992, Williston Governor George Sinner Portrait Artist: Vern Skaug Phil Jackson grew up in Williston, North Dakota, where he was a standout basketball player at Williston High...
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    • Angie Dickinson (1931- ) Selected: June 1992 Award Presented: December 2, 1992, Bismarck Governor George Sinner Portrait Artist: Vern Skaug Angie Dickinson was born Angeline Brown in the small farming community of Kulm, North Dakota. She was one of...
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    • Brynhild Haugland (1905-1998) Selected: October 1994 Award Presented: March 20, 1995, Bismarck Governor Ed Schafer Portrait Artist: Ann Linton Hodge At her retirement in 1990, Brynhild Haugland was the longest serving incumbent state legislator in...
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    • Carl Ben Eielson (1897-1929) Award Presented: August 26, 1997, Hatton Governor Ed Schafer Portrait Artist: Ann Linton Hodge Pioneer aviator Carl Ben Eielson was born and raised in Hatton, North Dakota. After studying at the University of North...
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    • Bobby Vee (1943- ) Selected: February 3, 1999 Award Presented: June 20, 1999, Bismarck Governor Ed Schafer Portrait Artist: Ann Linton Hodge Bobby Vee's rise to national prominence in the "rock and roll" industry began as the result of tragedy. The...
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    • WPA and CCC: 1930s and 1940s With the advent of the Great Depression, the Northern Plains were hit hard with drought, and jobs were hard to find. The State Historical Society saw its funding slashed to half of its previous budget, and most...
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    • Thomas J. Clifford (1921-2009) Selected: February 26, 2002 Award Presented: November 23, 2002, Grand Forks Governor John Hoeven Portrait Artist: Ann Linton Hodge Thomas J. Clifford, a native of Langdon, North Dakota, is recognized as one of the...
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    • Harry J. Pearce (1942- ) Award Presented: August 11, 2004, Bismarck Governor John Hoeven Portrait Artist: Vern Skaug Harry J. Pearce is recognized statewide and nationally as an inspirational business leader and philanthropist. A native of...
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    • Master Sgt. Woodrow W. Keeble (1917-1982) Award presented: July 23, 2008 Portrait Artist: Vern Skaug Master Sergeant Woodrow "Woody" Wilson Keeble is one of North Dakota's most highly decorated soldiers. A veteran of World War II and the Korean...
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    • Ronald OffUtt (1942- ) Award presented: September 15, 2011 Portrait Artist: Vern Skaug Ron Offutt is one of North Dakota's and the nation's premiere agribusiness leaders and philanthropists. As the nation's largest producer of potatoes and as owner...
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    • Herman Stern (1887-1980) Award Presented: March 13, 2014 Portrait Artist: Vern Skaug Businessman and visionary leader Herman Stern was born in Oberbrechen, Germany, in 1887. He came to America at the age of 16 to work at the Straus Clothing Store...
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    • a milestone, helping its 300th farm family in the Northern Plains. And grain elevators in the fall struggled to get the train cars they needed to move harvested crops to market, due to delays caused by increased shipments of oil and other...
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    • North Dakota's Official Poets The following persons have received recognition as official poets in North Dakota. Formal recognition of an individual as Poet Laureate has been made by resolution of the Legislative Assembly. Such recognition is...
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    • North Dakota Kids Count Rankings The Kids Count Data Book annually ranks child health and the well-being of children in the country. Indicators reflect the educational, social, economic, and physical well-being of children. It is produced by the...
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    • Miss North Dakota 1949 Kitty Gates Page, Fargo 1950 Joan Teets, Minot 1951 Marilyn Walker, Minot 1952 Margaret Winnifred Aandahl, Bismarck 1953 Marilyn Joy Wentz, Napoleon 1954 Dolores Ann Paulsen, Bismarck 1955 Mary Ann Gibbs, Crosby 1956 Janet...
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    • State Historical Society staff participated in salvage archaeology at many prehistoric village sites prior to the creation of Garrison Dam and Lake Sakakawea. Dakota. While still working at the Will Seed Company, Will actively researched and...
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    • v See 2013-2015 North Dakota Blue Book for information about the North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame. v See 2013-2015 North Dakota Blue Book for information about the North Dakota Country Woman of the Year. Rodeos continue to attract fans across the...
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    • North Dakota Peace Officers Memorial Police Officers Killed in the Line of Duty Name Location of Duty Date Fred D. Alderman Fargo PD 1882 Evan Paulson Mayville PD 1890 James Rauland Northern Pacific RR 1899 H. M. Personius Valley City...
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    • Statistical Information Highest geographical point: White Butte, Slope County, 3,506 feet Highest elevation for a city: Rhame, Slope County, 3,194 feet Mean elevation: 1,900 feet Lowest elevation: Pembina County, where the Red River enters Canada,...
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    • In 2014: � The most international inquiries about North Dakota came from the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Australia/New Zealand, the Nordics, and France. � There were 1,153 group travel buses and 30,881 guests from Canada alone. � Every county...
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    • Landscape shown at the International Peace Garden. The International Peace Garden (Garden) straddles the North Dakota (United States) - Manitoba (Canada) border in the Turtle Mountains. Situated about 30 miles north of the geographical center of...
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    • North Dakota Issues New License Plate In 2015-2016, North Dakota issued a new license plate featuring the state's legendary Badlands and buffalo. Below are some of the key dates in the history of North Dakota's license plates: � 1911 - Issued first...
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    • North Dakota Record Fish Caught While Recreational Fishing Game Fish Weicilit Lenath Lake County/Location Date Name Address Bluegill 2 lbs 12 oz. Strawberry Lake McLean October 17,1963 Budd Hystad Velva, ND Brown Trout 31 lbs 11 oz. 36 11 Missouri...
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    • Brayden Selzler of Velva, N.D., holds the most recent North Dakota non-game fish record with a Goldeye with a weight of 4 pounds, 3 ounces and a length of 21 inches. He caught the fish at Three Mile Corn on Lake Audubon on July 25,2014. North...
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    • Chapter Three Federal-State Relationships Many exhibits were dismantled and artifacts returned to storage during construction of the North Dakota Heritage Center expansion. USS North...
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    • The second North Dakota, like the first, is powered by steam turbine engines, but the steam is generated by nuclear fuel and not coal, like the first North Dakota. The second North Dakota is the 11th Virginia-class submarine, but also the first of...
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    • the North Dakota Historical Quarterly, which began in 1926. Wright's enthusiasm for military-related sites helped to greatly expand the park system of the State Historical Society when the Sibley and Sully trail sites were added. He tracked down...
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    • North Dakota's commissioning was held at Pier 17 on the U.S. Naval Base in Groton on October 25, 2014. The Navy was in charge of the commissioning ceremony, but the USS North Dakota Committee was in charge of and responsible for all of the events...
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    • Medal of Honor Memorial Recognizes State Veterans A memorial honoring North Dakota's Medal of Honor recipients was dedicated at Roosevelt Park in Minot on July 4, 2007. The park is named after President Theodore Roosevelt, who was a Medal of Honor...
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    • Grand Forks Air Force Base was activated February 8, 1957. Additional information about the base can be found on its website: www.grandforks.af.mil. Cavalier Air Force Station Te 10th Space Warning Squadron, Cavalier Air Force Station, keeps watch...

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