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National Guard marching at Arthur Sorlie's funeral, Bismarck, N.D.
National Guard marching at Arthur Sorlie's funeral, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleNational Guard marching at Arthur Sorlie's funeral, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Original1928-08-30
CreatorReid, Russell, 1900-1967
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionMembers of the North Dakota National Guard march on the capitol grounds as part of Governor Arthur Sorlie's state funeral. Several children walk along by the soldiers. The Liberty Memorial Building and the original state capitol building are visible in the distance.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPolitics & Government
People
Military
Subject (LCTGM)Funeral rites & ceremonies
Lying in state
Capitols
Personal NameSorlie, Arthur, 1874-1928
Organization NameNorth Dakota. Governor (1925-1928 : Sorlie)
North Dakota State Capitol (Bismarck, N.D.)
North Dakota. National Guard
Liberty Memorial Building (Bismarck, N.D.)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
AddressBismarck (N.D.) - Boulevard Avenue E.
Decade1920-1929
Item Number00200-5x7-0107
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
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://www.history.nd.gov/exhibits/governors/governors14.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionRussell Reid Photograph Collection 00200
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00200-5x7-0107)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh002005x70107
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