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George F. Shafer at groundbreaking for new North Dakota State Capitol, Bismarck, N.D.
George F. Shafer at groundbreaking for new North Dakota State Capitol, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleGeorge F. Shafer at groundbreaking for new North Dakota State Capitol, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Original1932-09-13
CreatorReid, Russell, 1900-1967
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionGovernor George F. Shafer makes a speech into a microphone during the groundbreaking ceremonies for the new North Dakota State Capitol building.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAwards and ceremonies
Politics & Government
People
Military
Subject (LCTGM)Ground breaking ceremonies
Capitols
Honor guards
Flags
Governors
Government officials
Crowds
Personal NameShafer, George F., 1888-1948
Organization NameNorth Dakota State Capitol (Bismarck, N.D.)
North Dakota. Governor (1929-1933 : Shafer)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
AddressBismarck (N.D.) - Boulevard Avenue E.
Decade1930-1939
Item Number00200-4x5-0223-01
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesTitle 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 CollectionRussell Reid Photograph Collection 00200
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00200-4x5-0223-01)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh002004x5022301
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