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John Burke portrait
John Burke portrait
TitleJohn Burke portrait
Date of Original1908-11
DescriptionFormal studio bust portrait of John Burke in suit and tie.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPeople
Politics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Governors
Portrait photographs
Personal NameBurke, John, 1859-1937
Organization NameNorth Dakota. Governor (1907-1912 : Burke)
LocationNorth Dakota
United States
Item NumberMss 631.1.6
Negative Number120mm-42.2 copy neg.
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Copy photographic prints
Dimensions of Original18 x 13 cm.
Place of PublicationBoston (Mass.)
Transcription"Gov John Burke. Photo by Boston photographer at the time of the launching of the battleship North Dakota, Nov. 1908. Information from Marian Burke. Photo copied from one which hangs in Law Library in North Dakota State Capitol." - handwritten on back of print.
"My personal friend, John Burke, the only three term Governor of North Dakota, then U.S. Treasurer under Woodrow Wilson, and finally member of the North Dakota Supreme Court until his death in 1937. Photo taken at the time of the launching of the battleship "North Dakota" in 1908. Theo. G. Nelson, Apr. 4-1959, 1351 Rugs St., Salem, Ore." -typed and handwritten on paper attached to back of print.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Bibliographic ReferenceImages featured in Elwyn B. Robinson. History of North Dakota. 2009. Institute for Regional Studies, Fargo, N.D.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionTheodore G. Nelson Photograph Collection Mss 631
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (Mss 631.1.6)
Digital IDrs005097
Original SourceNegative
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