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Arthur A. Link threshing at Carson Diamond Jubilee, Carson, N.D.
Arthur A. Link threshing at Carson Diamond Jubilee, Carson, N.D.
TitleArthur A. Link threshing at Carson Diamond Jubilee, Carson, N.D.
Date of Original1985-08-17
CreatorLord, Mike
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionArthur A. Link throws grain into a threshing machine at the Carson Diamond Jubilee. He wears overalls, a red hankerchief around his neck, and a cap. People watch from the sidelines.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPolitics & Government
Agriculture
Work Life
People
Subject (LCTGM)Threshing
Threshing machines
Harvesting
Anniversaries
Governors
Personal NameLink, Arthur A.
LocationCarson (N.D.)
Decade1980-1989
Item Number10943-74
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryArthur A. Link was born in Alexander, N.D. in 1914, and attended schools in McKenzie County. Later, he studied farm husbandry at the North Dakota Agricultural College. Link served in the North Dakota House of Representatives from 1946 to 1970, including 14 years as minority floor leader, and as Speaker of the House in 1965. He was also active in township and county affairs, serving as a member of the Randolph Township Board, McKenzie County Welfare Board, and Randolph School Board. Link also served on the county and state Farm Security Administration committees. Link was elected to the 92nd Congress, and served from 1971-1972 as the representative for North Dakota's Second (West) District. This office was eliminated by reapportionment in 1972. In 1972, Link received the Democratic nomination for governor of North Dakota, and held the state's chief executive position until 1981.
External Resourcehttp://history.nd.gov/exhibits/governors/governors27.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionArthur and Grace Link Collection Mss 10943
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (10943-74)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh1094374
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