Title: Clarence Norman Brunsdale Papers
Dates: ca. 1889-1976
Collection Number: MSS 11035
Quantity: 16 feet
Abstract: Papers consist of material of, and related to, Clarence Norman Brunsdale's
family, childhood, school years, personal life, and political career, including: correspondence, report cards, family histories, speeches, scrapbooks, a resolution, certificate, award, flyer, news clippings, broadside, programs, printed material, photographs, negatives, and slides.
Provenance: The donor of this collection is Margaret Brunsdale Larson, daughter of
Clarence Norman Brunsdale. Elizabeth Anderson, Margaret's niece, delivered the collection to the Archives in June 2009. Wendell Herman, head of the Brunsdale estate, is the executor of the gift agreement. Archives Specialist Emily E. Schultz prepared the inventory to the Clarence Norman Brunsdale Papers in August-September 2009. The biographical sketch was researched and written by Erlys Fardal. The finding aid was updated with additional information from Elizabeth Anderson in July 2010. Additional material was donated in September 2010 and added to the collection in November-December 2010.
Property rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.
Copyrights: Copyrights to materials in this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs. Researcher should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94‑553, Title 17 U.S. Code and an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements is needed.
Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Citation: Researchers are requested to cite the collection, title, collection number,
and the State Historical Society of North Dakota all bibliographic references.
Transfer: Two license plates were transferred to the Museums Division on December 31, 2009. Three artifacts, a miniature of the World's First Successful Steel Plow (presented to Brunsdale at the 47th Annual Governors' Conference, IL), a decorative pen holder/paper weight with miniature plow, and a name placard were returned to the donor January 7, 2009.
Clarence Norman Brunsdale was born at Sherbrooke, Steele County, ND, on July 9, 1891, the son of Knute H. and Margaret (Norgaard) Brunsdale. He was known by his middle name, Norman.
Knute was born in WI in about 1856 to Norwegian immigrant parents. The family name had been Brunsdalen in Norway, but Knute's father dropped the "n" when he came to the U.S.. On May 29, 1888, Knute married Margaret Norgaard. Born in Hurdal, Norway June 5, 1860, Margaret had emigrated with her parents Nels and Eline when she was seven months old. The family settled near Decorah, IA. In 1885, Margaret came to ND, and taught school west of Hatton for several years. Knute Brunsdale passed away on January 17, 1899, while attending a board of education meeting of Mayville Normal College. He was forty 44 years of age and left his widow with six young children, aged nine to unborn.
Two years after Knute Brunsdale's death, Margaret moved to Portland, ND. She possessed unusual business ability and took over where her husband had left off. Knute had left a sizeable estate and Margaret managed it. She added to the estate by purchasing grant lands in Trail, Steele, LaMoure and Stutsman Counties and by practicing good management. In 1920 the K. H. Brunsdale estate owned eleven sections of land in Traill County and fourteen sections in Steele County. Margaret Brunsdale died April 1, 1927. During her lifetime, she donated to colleges and church institutions, including Concordia College (Moorhead, MN), and St. Olaf College (Northfield, MN). She was an active member of the Bruflat Lutheran Church in Portland. The family remained interested in farming and would ride horses out to the farm. The heirs, including Norman, managed the estate.
Six children were born to Knute and Margaret Brunsdale. They were: Carl N. Brunsdale, born on about March 7, 1889, died August 23, 1889; George Elmer, born February 23, 1890, died March l, 1970, made his adult home in Mayville; Clarence Norman, born July 9, 1891, died January 27, 1978; Kristian Edward, born August 16, 1892, died July 15, 1984, lived in Minneapolis; Anna Elizabeth, born September 10, 1894, died October 2, 1991, married Joseph Kjos and lived in Mayville; Karl Henry, born October 30, 1896, died December 2, 1967, was a resident of Fargo, ND; William Rudolph, born May 10, 1899, four months after his father's death, and was killed in an automobile accident in 1908.
Norman attended the one-room school house in Beaver Creek Township. He finished his elementary and high school education at Portland and completed a business course at Bruflat Academy, a Lutheran boarding school in Portland. He continued his education at Luther College in Decorah, IA. Norman was elected president of his class as a freshman, sophomore, and junior. He played tennis and baseball and managed the basketball and gymnastics teams. He enjoyed debate, oratory, literary science, and worked on the college paper. In 1914 Norman graduated summa cum laude.
After graduation Norman taught business at Bruflat Academy. In 1915 Norman and his brother took over the family farms. Norman married Carrie Lajord and in 1926 they built their family home in Mayville. Norman and Carrie raised two daughters, Margaret Marie, and Helen Lucille. Margaret graduated from Wellesley College and worked at the University of Minnesota (U of M). She married Edson G. Larson on October 8, 1955 at the Governor's mansion in Bismarck. They resided in Mayville where Edson engaged in farming. Helen graduated from Vassar College, and held newspaper and other journalistic positions. Helen married Percy D. Williams on August 4, 1954, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bismarck. The couple made their home in Houston, TX, where Mr. Williams practiced law.
In 1926 Brunsdale was elected to the State Senate from Traill County, beginning a political career which would span the next 34 years. He was reelected in 1930, but was defeated in 1934 by the Non-Partisan League (NPL) candidate. In 1939 he was appointed to fill the unexpired senate term of Henry Leum, who had been killed in an automobile accident. Brunsdale was reelected in 1942 and 1946. He served as senate majority leader for three sessions and served as president pro tem in 1943.
In November 1950 Norman Brunsdale was elected Governor of ND. The Republican Organizing Committee had recognized his outstanding performance in the senate, which was the main reason for his selection as their candidate for governor. On January 3, 1951, Norman Brunsdale was sworn in as the twenty third Governor of ND. Brunsdale was reelected in 1952 and again in 1954. During his terms as governor, Norman was a supporter of water development, and promoted the Garrison Dam and Conservancy district. Brunsdale was also a champion of constructive legislation relating to agriculture, education, and mental illness. In 1950 the Highway Department was established, and under Brunsdale, major highway bills were passed.
Norman Brunsdale was appointed by Governor John Davis in the fall of 1959 to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by the death of William Langer. He served until June 1960, when a special election was held and Quentin Burdick was elected to fill the U.S. Senate Seat. Brunsdale and his wife returned to their home in Mayville and Norman resumed his farming until 1968. After retirement they spent winters in Arizona and California. Their last years were spent at the Luther Memorial Home in Mayville.
Much honor and recognition came to Norman Brunsdale because of his contributions to his state and community. In 1951, he received an Honorary Doctorate from Luther College in Decorah, IA where he was a trustee. He later received the Sioux award from UND for his support of higher education. He was named in Who's Who in North Dakota in 1955 and l958. Brunsdale also served as chairman and an organizer of the Republican Organizing Committee, served on the Board of Directors of Concordia College in Moorhead, was a Director of the Lutheran Welfare Society, first President of Mayville State Teachers College Foundation, member of the Church Council of the Evangelical Lutheran Church from 1932-1950, President of the Goose River State Bank in Mayville, director of the First and Farmers Bank of Portland, Vice President of the Russell Grader Manufacturing Company, member of Mayville Lutheran Church (serving on the church council and as Congregation president), associate member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Bismarck, organized and served as President of the ND Agricultural Business Council, headed the Heart Fund Campaign, and was a member of the Sons of Norway.
Norman Brunsdale died January 27, 1978. Funeral services were held at Mayville Lutheran Church where he had been member for many years. His burial was at Mayville Cemetery. Carrie Brunsdale passed away March 23, l982.
Norman Brunsdale was a man of the people, of the community, and of the state. He was dedicated to the betterment of the people of ND. His calm and self confidence, along with good judgment, experience, and a sense of fairness, made him an effective leader.
Brunsdale, Clarence Norman. Papers. State Historical Society of North Dakota, State Archives. Bismarck, ND.
"C. Norman Brunsdale Remembered," Traill County Tribune, 1 February 1978, 4.
"Former ND Governor Dies at Age 86," Fargo Forum, 28 January 1978, 1-2.
"Funeral Held for Former Governor C.N. Brunsdale," Traill County Tribune, 1 February 1978, 1.
Hatton Centennial, 1884-1984, published by Steele County Press (Finley, North Dakota), 1983, 193.
Sveen, Lloyd W, "He Does Everything Well, Friend Says of Brunsdale," Lloyd W. Sveen, Fargo Forum, 26 March 1950, 12.
Mayville Diamond 75th Jubilee: Mayville, North Dakota, July 2, 3 & 4, 1956, 1956: 7 and 55.
"Mrs. Margaret Brunsdale Laid to Rest Tuesday," Hatton Free Press, 7 April 1927, 1.
North Dakota Blue Book, 1942.
North Dakota Blue Book, 1954: 47.
Pillars of Time: A History of Pioneering on the Goose River Area of North Dakota from 1860 to the 1920's, Thea Burner and Merilla Brasel, 1980: 96-97.
A Saga of Two Cities, 1881-1981: A History of Mayville-Portland and the Area of the May-Port School District of Traill and Steele Counties, North Dakota, compiled by the Centennial Book Committee, 1981: 52-53, 124, and 143.
Steele County, 1893-1993: A Centennial Commemoration, Steele County Historical Society, published by Steele County Press (Finley, North Dakota), 1983: 301.
Who's Who in North Dakota, 1955: 1560.
Who's Who in North Dakota, 1958:
Yesteryears in Traill: Traill County, North Dakota, prepared by Leonard Beal, Beatrice O. Anderson, Clarence Anderson, published by the Traill County Historical Society: Red River Valley Historical Society, 1976: 45.
SCOPE AND CONTENT
The Clarence Norman Brunsdale Papers date from ca. 1889 to 1978 and occupy 16 cubic feet. The records are divided into seven Series: Proceedings, Correspondence, Reports, Literary Productions, Scrapbooks and Scrapbook Materials, Printed Material, and Photographic Material.
Series I, Proceedings, consists of a single resolution of the Grand Forks City Council, regarding a testimonial dinner for Brunsdale's retirement which was held in Devil's Lake, ND, December 13, 1956.
Series II, Correspondence, dates from 1907-1968, and includes several pieces of Carrie and Norman Brunsdale's personal correspondence, correspondence about the 1956 retirement testimonial dinner, and about Brunsdale Appreciation Night (held October 18, 1968). Correspondence about the 1956 dinner also includes testimonial letters. While documentation of the two events is fairly complete, the Brunsdales' personal correspondence has many gaps, dating only from the years 1907, 1931, and 1959. Some of the personal correspondence is undated.
Series III, Reports, 1909-1911, consists of two of Norman Brunsdale's report cards from Luther College, Decorah, IA, from the 1909 fall term, and the 1911 spring term.
Series IV, Literary Productions, dates from ca. 1907-1975, is divided into three Subseries: Manuscripts/Histories, Composition Book, and Speeches. The Manuscripts/Histories Subseries includes a "History of K. H. Brunsdale and Margaret Norgaard Brunsdale and Family" by Norman Brunsdale, as well as essays on Mrs. Maren and Mr. Thomas Lajord by Carrie Brunsdale (the Lajords were her parents). The history by Norman Brunsdale was written for inclusion in a book about the history of Steele County, ND, in about 1975, and the essays by Carrie Brunsdale are undated. The Composition Book Subseries consists of a school composition book belonging to William Brunsdale, Norman's brother, dating from about 1907. The Speeches Subseries contains two speeches by Carrie Brunsdale to members of the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) from the 1960s.
Series V, Scrapbooks and Scrapbook Materials, ca. 1914-1971, includes three scrapbooks and two handmade scrapbook covers. Two of the scrapbooks were compiled by Carrie Brunsdale about the Brunsdales, and items of interest (ca. 1950-1952 and 1959-1971), and the third scrapbook, whose creator is unknown, is about Abraham Lincoln (ca. 1914-1939). Box 1, folder 11, contains a copy of one of the scrapbooks compiled about the Brunsdales; the original scrapbook is located in a phase box with the collection.
Series VI, Printed Material, dates from 1889-1978, and is divided into seven Subseries: Certificates, Awards, Flyers, Clippings, Broadsides, Programs, and Miscellaneous. The Certificates Subseries consists of one lifetime membership certificate from the National Cowboy Hall of Fame and Museum, Oklahoma City, OK, 1962. The Awards Subseries includes Norman Brunsdale's certificate and citation of Honorary Doctor of Laws from Luther College, Decorah, IA. The Flyers Subseries includes an election leaflet for Mark Andrews and Margaret B. Larson, Norman Brunsdale's daughter, ca. 1975.
The Clippings Subseries includes a variety of newspaper clippings, mostly about Norman Brunsdale, but also about members of his family, 1899-1978. The Broadsides Subseries, located in Box 4 (separately from the rest of Series VI), includes a "Vote Republican" election broadside, 1965.
The Programs Subseries consists of Norman Brunsdale's commencement program from Bruflat Academy, Portland, ND, 1908; a program from the IA State Gymnastic Championship, 1912; concert program of Thomas Lajord (Carrie Brunsdale's father), 1939; 47th Annual Governor's Conference program, 1955; and the funeral program of Clara Lajord (Carrie Brunsdale's sister), 1974.
Finally, the Miscellaneous Subseries includes a memorial card for Carl Brunsdale (Norman's brother), ca. 1889; name tags from graduation portraits, ca. 1908-1914; photographic prints from a book, printed in 1913; a one million mark note from the Weimar Republic, Germany, 1923; inaugural book, 1953; Margaret Brunsdale name tag and ribbon, 1954; Norman Brunsdale U.S. Senator ID badge, ca. 1959-1960; the 1960 telephone directory of U.S, Senators; First Ladies of North Dakota by Dorothy Hager, 1967; material from the 1969 and 1973 Presidential inaugurations; a calendar; and greeting cards, n.d.
Series VII, Photographic Material, ca. 1888-1976, is by far the most complete and extensive Series. Series VII includes the following Subseries: Photographic Prints, Photographic Negatives, and Slides. An oversize portrait of Norman Brunsdale by Ivan Dmitri (Levon West) is also part of series two, although it is located separately from the collection in Map Case Drawer 241.
The Photographic Prints Subseries is comprised of two separate accessions. The June 2009 accession, boxes 4-5, is arranged chronologically, and most of the images have been researched, identified and described at the item or folder level. The December 2010 accession, boxes 6-68, is arranged topically, with date ranges given; the December accession is almost entirely identified at the box level, with the exception of the political photographs. Although there are photographs of the same event or topic in both accessions, the two accessions remain separate: similar subjects were not combined.
The Photographic Prints Subseries contains a variety of events involving Norman Brunsdale, including (but not limited to): a victory banquet for Brunsdale in 1950; the swearing-in of Brunsdale as Governor and as U.S. Senator; Brunsdale being awarded with a honorary Doctor of Laws from Luther College; visits to Moody Air Force Base (GA) and Camp Rucker (AL); the presentation of the key to the new Air Force hangar at Fargo (ND); Brunsdale speaking at various places and for several organizations; the dedication of North Dakota's biggest tree; testimonial dinner for Brunsdale's retirement from the position of Governor; Brunsdale receiving the State Soil Conservation Committee award, and several portraits and photographs of Carrie Brunsdale; Norman Brunsdale as a teenager, in college, and throughout his political career; and members of the immediate and extended Brunsdale family.
Notable individuals featured in the Photographic Prints Subseries include (but are not limited to): President Dwight D. Eisenhower and first lady Mamie Eisenhower; President Richard M. Nixon and First Lady Pat Nixon; Eleanor Roosevelt; various State Governors and U.S. Senators; Tom and Frances Leach; Gene Autry; the ND State Senate and Senators; and North Dakota sculptor Ida Prokop Lee.
Finally, the Photographic Prints Subseries encompasses many important subjects, including (but not limited to): the Garrison Dam; Chateau De Mores (Medora, ND); Air Force officers and events; reception for ND's first native-born ambassador Thomas E. Whelan; dedication of a Minnkota Power Cooperative power plant in Grand Forks; the 43rd, 44th and 45th National Governor's Association meetings (Gatlinburg, TN, Houston, TX, and Seattle, WA); dedication of the William Langer Jewel Bearing Plant (Rolla, ND); the Minot Daily News plant open-house dinner; Oil Discovery Day in Williston, ND; International Petroleum Exposition (Tulsa, OK); Missouri Basin Flood Commission meeting; 44th annual meeting of the American Oil Chemists' society; dedication of the monument commemorating oil discovery in ND; a Freedom Shrine Dedication; cornerstone laying for Kroeze Hall at Jamestown College (ND); the Hjalmer Nelson Memorial Highway Bridge opening (McKenzie County, ND); dedication of the Williston Recreation Center (Williston, ND); University of North Dakota (UND) Founders' Day Banquet (1960); the famed and prolonged 1960 southern filibuster against the civil-rights bill, and the 1960 Republican National Convention (Chicago, IL).
The Photographic Negatives Subseries, ca. 1920s, includes images of farm scenes, the Brunsdale home, travel, family, friends, Carrie and Norman Brunsdale. The negatives have not been identified at the item level, and are organized by the envelopes that they came in. The original order within each envelope has been maintained.
The Slides Subseries, 1949-1958, is organized by type of slide. Originally, all of the slides were located in three cases, and each case had three drawers. The original order of each drawer has been maintained, and each drawer represents a box (two of the drawers were empty). The first type of slide was the 2 x 2 inch slide, which are located in box 72. Boxes 73-78 contain stereo slides. Almost every slide has some sort of identification written by Carrie Brunsdale. Topics covered in the Slides Subseries include travel, the Brunsdale home, family, friends, groups at the Governor's Mansion, Norman and Carrie, and Governor's Conferences.
Series I. Proceedings, 1956, Box 1
Consists of a single resolution of the City Council of Grand Forks regarding the testimonial dinner for Norman Brunsdale's retirement, 1956.
Series II. Correspondence, 1907-1968, Box 1
Arranged chronologically, consists of the personal correspondence of Norman and Carrie Brunsdale, correspondence about and testimony for a testimonial dinner for Brunsdale's retirement as Governor, and correspondence about Brunsdale Appreciation Night.
Series III. Reports, 1909-1911, Box 1
Consists of two of Norman Brunsdale's report cards from Luther College, Decorah, IA, fall term 1909 and spring term 1911.
Series IV. Literary Productions, ca 1907-1975, Box 1
Consists of Norman, Carrie, and William Brunsdale's writings and speeches,
arranged topically into three Subseries: Manuscripts/Histories, Composition Book, and Speeches.
Series V. Scrapbooks and Scrapbook Materials, ca 1914-1971, Box 1
Consists of three scrapbooks, two about the Brunsdales, and one about Abraham Lincoln, as well as two handmade scrapbook covers.
Series VI. Printed Material, 1889-1978, Boxes 2-4
Consists of Printed Material collected by members of the Brunsdale family, arranged by type into seven Subseries: Certificates, Awards, Flyers, Clippings, Broadsides, Programs, and Miscellaneous. Each subseries is organized chronologically.
Series VII. Photographic Material, ca 1888-1976, Boxes 4-78
Consists of personal, family, and political photographs of Carrie and Norman Brunsdale and family, arranged into three Subseries: Photographic Prints, Photographic Negatives, and Slides. The Photographic prints are arranged by accession, the first accession was arranged chronologically, and the second accession was arranged topically.
BOX AND FOLDER LISTING
Series I. Proceedings
1 Resolution of City Council of Grand Forks regarding testimonial dinner for Brunsdale's retirement (held December 13, 1956 in Devil's Lake, ND), 1956
Series II. Correspondence
2 Correspondence, 1907, 1931, 1959 & n.d.
3 Correspondence regarding testimonial dinner for Brunsdale's retirement from the position of governor, sponsored by the Missouri-Souris Projects Association (also testimonial letters), 1956-1957
4 Correspondence regarding Brunsdale Appreciation Night (October 18, 1968), 1968
Series III. Reports
5 Report cards: Norman Brunsdale, Norwegian Luther College, Decorah, IA, fall
term, 1909; spring term, 1911
Series IV. Literary Productions
Subseries I. Manuscripts/Histories
6 "History of K. H. Brunsdale and Margaret Norgaard Brunsdale and Family" by Norman Brunsdale, ca. 1975
Essays on Mrs. Maren and Mr. Thomas Lajord (Carrie Brunsdale's mother and father) by Carrie Lajord Brunsdale, n.d.
Subseries II. Composition Book
7 School composition book, William Brunsdale, ca. 1907
Subseries III. Speeches
8 Carrie Brunsdale "P.E.O. Ideals" presentation (about living in Washington D.C.), 196-
Speech, Carrie Brunsdale to PEO, February 18, 1960
Series V. Scrapbooks and Scrapbook Materials
9 Scrapbook about Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1914-1939
10 Scrapbook about the Brunsdales and items of interest, compiled by Carrie Brunsdale, ca. 1950-1952
11 Scrapbook (copy) of newspaper clippings, 1959-1971 (the original is at the end of
the collection in a phase box)
12 "To the Governor" and "To the First Lady" scrapbook covers, 1950
Series VI. Printed Material
Subseries I. Certificates
1 National Cowboy Hall of Fame and Museum (Oklahoma City, OK) life membership certificate, 1962
Subseries II. Awards
2 Honorary Doctor of Laws, Luther College, certificate and citation, June 5, 1951
Subseries III. Flyers
3 Political leaflet, Mark Andrews, Margaret B. Larson, and Malcolm Tweten, ca. 1975
Subseries IV. Clippings
4 News clippings, 1899-1978
Subseries V. Broadsides
4 10 Broadside, "Vote Republican" Republican Legislators Ralph Diehl, Eldred Dornacker, Gilman Wastvedt, 1965 ND House of Representatives (Box 4 Folder 10) (11035_04_10)
Subseries VI. Programs
5 Commencement program - Bruflat Academy and Business Institute, Portland, ND, June 1, 1908
Program, IA State Gymnastic Championship, April 19, 1912
Concert Program, 40th Anniversary at Norway Hall (Thomas Lajord), June 10, 1939
47th Annual Governor's Conference program, Chicago, IL, August 1955
Clara Lajord (Carrie's sister) funeral program, ca. January 7, 1974
Subseries VII. Miscellaneous
6 Carl N. Brunsdale memorial card, ca. 1889
Name tags from graduation portraits (Luther College, Decorah, IA, or Bruflat Academy, Portland, ND), ca. 1908-1914
6 Photographic prints (from a book) of Panama and Ticonderoga, printed ca. 1913
One Million Mark note, Weimar Republic, Germany, July 25, 1923
44th Annual Governors' Conference book, Houston, TX, 1952
Official Inaugural Edition book, presented to Governor Norman Brunsdale by State Building and Construction Trades Council of California, 1953
Margaret Brunsdale name tag and ribbon, 46th Annual Governor's Conference, Lake George, NY, 1954
Norman Brunsdale U.S. Senator ID badge, ca 1959-1960
Telephone Directory of U.S. Senators, Eighty-sixth Congress, Second Session, 1960
First Ladies of North Dakota, by Dorothy Hager, Published by Glory Ann Dickinson, ND Secretarial Service, Minot, ND, 1967
Presidential Inauguration: ticket, souvenir order form, envelope, calendar, invitation, 1969
Souvenir invitation to the Inauguration of President Nixon (January 20, 1973) and order forms for inaugural souvenirs, 1973
"A Year in Norway" calendar, 1974
Greeting cards, n.d.
Christmas card from Brunsdales, n.d.
Series VII. Photographic Material
Subseries I. Photographic Prints
1 IA State Gymnastic Championship team, Norman Brunsdale coach, Reynolds
Studio, Decorah, IA (print of photograph), 1912 (11035_04_01)
2 ND State Senate portrait, Risem Studio, Bismarck, ND, 1941 (11035_04_02)
3 Portrait of Norman Brunsdale, Voss Studio, Fargo, ND, 1941? (11035_04_03)
4 Portrait of Carrie Brunsdale, Voss Studio, Fargo, ND, 1941? (11035_04_04)
5 Portrait of Governor Norman Brunsdale at desk, photographer unknown, 1951? (11035_04_05)
6 Portrait of Norman Brunsdale, Lee-Evanson Studio, Grand Forks, ND, 195- (11035_04_06)
7 Portrait of Norman Brunsdale, Lee-Evanson Studio, Grand Forks, ND, 195- (11035_04_07)
8 Portrait of Norman and Carrie Brunsdale outside US Capitol, photographer unknown, June 30, 1960 (11035_04_08)
9 Portrait of Senator Norman Brunsdale, Harris and Ewing (photographers), 1960 (11035_04_09)
10 Poster - "Vote Republican" Republican Legislators Ralph Diehl, Eldred Dornacker, Gilman Wastvedt, 1965 ND House of Representatives (11035_04_10)
1 Clarence Norman Brunsdale portraits, J. C. Jansrud Studio, Mayville, ND, 1904-1910 (3) (11035_05_01 - 11035_05_03)
2 The Gatun Lock, Panama, 191- (1) (11035_05_02)
3 Bruflat Academy baseball team portrait, Karl Brunsdale front row second from left, 1915? (1) (11035_05_03)
4 Bruflat Academy gymnastics team, Norman Brunsdale, manager, Mayville, ND, 1915? (1) (11035_05_04)
5 Luther College, Graduation portrait, Decorah, IA, 1914? (1) (11035_05_05)
6 Unidentified gathering at the Chateau de Mores, Medora, Russell Reid, Norman Brunsdale, Fred G. Aandahl and Harry Roberts present, 194- (1) (11035_05_06) 7 Gerkcerd and Alice Sonnesyn wedding portrait, Halmrast (photographer), Minneapolis, MN, 194- (1) (11035_05_07)
8 Garrison Dam planning and events, 1947-1953 (6) (11035_05_08_01 - 11035_05_08_06)
9 Brunsdale family photographs and portrait, 1950-1956 (5) (11035_05_09_01 - 1035_05_09_05)
10 Carrie Brunsdale at Governor's Mansion, Bismarck, ND, 1950-1956 (13) (11035_05_10_01 - 11035_05_10_13)
11 Norman Brunsdale portraits and photographs, 1950s-1960s (16) (11035_05_11_01 - 11035_05_11_15)
12 Mr. and Mrs. Brunsdale, 1950s-1960s (5) (11035_05_12_01 - 11035_05_11_05)
13 Senator Milton L. Rue portrait and group photographs (one with Governor John E. Davis), 1950-1961 (4) (11035_05_13_01 - 11035_05_13_04)
14 Norman Brunsdale signing bills, 1950s (2) (11035_05_14_01 - 11035_05_14_02)
15 Carrie Brunsdale photographs and portraits, 1950s (5) (11035_05_15_01 - 11035_05_15_05)
16 Norman Brunsdale at ND capitol (one with Tom Leach, one with daughter Helen, and one speaking on capitol steps), 1950s (3) (11035_05_16_01 - 11035_05_16_03)
17 Brunsdales with unidentified couple, could be Math Dahl and wife, 1950s (3) (11035_05_17_01 - 11035_05_17_03)
18 Tom and Frances Leach (or at the Leach home), 1950s (7) (11035_05_18_01 - 11035_05_18_07)
19 Governor Brunsdale at ND Air National Guard event, Hector Airport, Fargo, ND? 195- (9) (11035_05_19_01 - 11035_05_19_09)
20 Norman Brunsdale with Air Force Officers in the Governor's Office, 195- (2)
(11035_05_20_01 - 11035_05_20_02)
21 Norman Brunsdale with Mrs. K. P. Coghlan, 195- (1) (11035_05_21)
22 Norman Brunsdale in Governor's office with king and queen of military ball, Bismarck, ND, 195- (1) (11035_05_22)
23 Norman Brunsdale with Army personnel at recruitment or exhibit in the Bismarck High School gymnasium, ND, ca February 25, 1953 (1) (11035_05_23)
24 Norman Brunsdale with Boy Scouts in Governor's office, Bismarck, ND, 195- (1)
25 Norman and unidentified men with Mount Rushmore ties, 195- (1) (11035_05_25)
26 Norman and Carrie Brunsdale with unidentified people, 195- (1) (11035_05_26)
27 Norman Brunsdale shaking hands with unidentified woman, Bismarck, ND, 195- (1) (11035_05_27)
28 Norman Brunsdale speaking at unidentified event at Peace Gardens, 195- (1)
29 Brunsdales at livestock judging, Rugby?, ND, 195- (2) (11035_05_29_01 - 1035_05_29_02)
30 Carrie Brunsdale at Fortnightly Club, 195- (1) (11035_05_30)
31 Carrie Brunsdale with women at ND Capitol, Bismarck, ND, 195- (2) (11035_05_31_01 - 11035_05_31_02)
32 Driving to Bismarck from airport (Carrie Brunsdale) with Eleanor Roosevelt, 195- (1) (11035_05_32)
33 Carrie Brunsdale at Wednesday Study Club Old-Fashioned party, 195- (2) (11035_05_33_01 - 11035_05_33_02)
34 Groups outside "Eisenhower Prairie Headquarters," Bismarck?, ND 195- (3)
(11035_05_34_01 - 11035_05_34_03)
35 Unidentified army officer receiving medal, ND, 195- (1) (11035_05_35)
36 Unidentified choir concert (outdoors), 195-? (1) (11035_05_36)
37 Governor John Hugo and Rose Aronson (MT), 195- (1) (11035_05_37)
38 Kathryn and Fritz Coleman family (portraits of sons Frederic and Mark), 195- (2)
(11035_05_38_01 - 11035_05_38_02)
39 Governor Joe and June Foss (SD), 195- (2) (11035_05_39_01 - 11035_05_39_02)
40 Marialice S. Shivers portrait (wife of Governor Allan Shivers, member and chair, Board of Regents, Pan American University), 195- (1) (11035_05_40)
41 Shirley Stratton (wife of William G. Stratton, Governor of IL), 195- (1) (11035_05_41)
42 Unidentified power plant, location unknown, 195- (1) (11035_05_42)
43 Senator Steven and Mrs. Nelson portrait, 195- (1) (11035_05_43)
44 Group at Nygards, 195- (1) (11035_05_44)
45 Alma Kerr "with Arab refugees," 195-? (1) (11035_05_45)
46 Norman Brunsdale visits with constituents around Fort Rice, ND, June 1950 (13)
(11035_05_46_01 - 11035_05_46_13)
47 Victory banquet, Mayville Normal School, Mayville, ND, November 17, 1950 (12)
(11035_05_47_01 - 11035_05_47_12)
48 Norman Brunsdale sworn in as Governor of ND, December 1950 (3) (11035_05_48_01 - 11035_05_48_03)
49 Norman Brunsdale with Army officer (perhaps in a radio or television studio), location unknown, between 1951-1960 (1) (11035_05_49)
50 Norman Brunsdale with unidentified people, between 1951-1960 (7) (11035_05_50_01 - 11035_05_50_07)
51 Carrie Brunsdale with unidentified individuals, between 1951-1960 (3) (11035_05_51_01 - 11035_05_51_03)
52 Norman Brunsdale with CO State Patrol, 1951 (8) (11035_05_52_01 - 11035_05_52_08)
53 Reception for Thomas E. Whelan, ambassador to Nicaragua, Bismarck, ND, 1951 (2)
(11035_05_53_01 - 11035_05_53_02)
54 Norman Brunsdale shaking hands with Fred G. Aandahl outside U.S. Capitol, Washington D.C., October 12, 1951 (1) (11035_05_54)
55 Norman Brunsdale receives honorary Doctor of Laws from Luther College, Decorah, IA, June 5, 1951 (4) (11035_05_55_01 - 11035_05_55_04)
56 Governor Brunsdale visit to Moody Air Force Base, GA, and Camp Rucker, AL, August 4, 1951 (18) (11035_05_56_01 - 11035_05_56_18)
57 Minnkota Power Cooperative dedication of power plant, Grand Forks, ND, September 21, 1951 (2) (11035_05_57_01 - 11035_05_57_02)
58 43rd National Governor's Association meeting, Gatlinburg, TN, September 30- October 3, 1951 (5) (11035_05_58_01 - 11035_05_58_05)
59 Dedication of William Langer Jewel Bearing Plant, Rolla, ND (General Omar Nelson Bradley was in attendance), 1952 (4) (11035_05_59_01 - 11035_05_59_04)
60 Minot Daily News new plant open-house dinner, Clarence Parker Hotel, Minot, ND, March 15, 1952 (1) (11035_05_60)
61 Williston's Oil Discovery Day, Williston, ND, April 4, 1952 (5) (11035_05_61_01 - 11035_05_61_05)
62 American Legion Auxiliary Hospital Benefit Banquet, Hillsboro High School Auditorium, Hillsboro, ND, June 9, 1952 (1) (11035_05_62)
63 44th National Governor's Association meeting, Houston, TX, June 29-July 2, 1952 (3)
(11035_05_63_01 - 11035_05_63_03)
64 International Petroleum Exposition, Tulsa, OK, 1953 (1) (11035_05_64)
65 Gene Autry visit (also with Tom and Frances Leach), Bismarck, ND, 1953? (6)
(11035_05_65_01 - 11035_05_65_06)
66 Missouri Basin Flood Commission meeting, between 1953-1955 (1) (11035_05_66)
67 Vice-President Richard M. Nixon portrait, between 1953-1960 (1) 68 President Dwight D. Eisenhower (portrait, breakfast, State Reclamation meeting, Garrison Dam closure ceremony, at desk in White House), with letter accompanying photograph, 1953-1961 (19) (11035_05_68_01 - 11035_05_68_19)
69 44th Annual meeting of the American Oil Chemists' society, harbor tour on the yacht "Good Neighbor," New Orleans, Louisiana, May 5, 1953 (6) (11035_05_69_01 - 11035_05_69_06)
70 Norman Brunsdale speaking at Rotary Club, Bismarck, ND, August 1953 (1)
71 45th National Governor's Association meeting, Seattle, WA, August 2-6, 1953 (3)
(11035_05_71_01 - 11035_05_71_03)
72 Dedication of oil discovery in ND monument, Tioga, ND, October 25, 1953 (3)
(11035_05_72_01 - 11035_05_72_03)
73 4-H Leadership Recognition, Brunsdale receives award of the Diamond Clover for twenty years of service, June 24, 1954 (2) (11035_05_73_01 - 11035_05_73_02)
74 Brunsdale with Governor's car with NY State plate dated, July 11-14, 1954 (1) (11035_05_74)
75 ND's biggest tree, dedicated by Governor Norman Brunsdale, September 24, 1954 (4) (11035_05_75_01 - 11035_05_75_04)
76 Norman Brunsdale with Easter Seals children, 1955 & 1957? (2) (11035_05_76_01 - 11035_05_76_02)
77 Maude B. Byrnes (wife of SC Governor James F. "Jimmy" Byrnes), 1955 (1) (11035_05_77)
78 Governor Charles Russell (NV) and family, 1955 (1) (11035_05_78)
79 ND Stockmen's Association "Beef for Father's Day," June 1955 (2) (11035_05_79_01 - 11035_05_79_02)
80 Unidentified family outside home in Casper, WY, June 1955 (1) (11035_05_80)
81 Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Weiser visit from Oslo, Norway, in home of Mrs. W. J. Fargart, Bismarck, ND, June 26, 1955 (1) (11035_05_81)
82 Norman Brunsdale receives key to new Air Force hangar at Fargo, ND, October 24, 1955 (2) (11035_05_82_01 - 11035_05_82_02)
83 ND Winter show, Valley City, ND, 1956 (2) (11035_05_83_01 - 11035_05_83_02)
84 Governor Brunsdale names the month of February Navy sign-up month, February 1956 (3) (see the Billings County Pioneer, 2/23/1956: 7) (11035_05_84_01 - 11035_05_84_03)
85 Freedom Shrine Dedication, Lt. General William H. Arnold visits Governor Norman Brunsdale's office, February 29, 1956 (1) (11035_05_85)
86 Brunsdales with Milton R. Young and others, March 1956 (1) (11035_05_86)
87 Jamestown College, cornerstone laying for Kroeze Hall, Jamestown, ND, June
1956 (3) (11035_05_87_01 - 11035_05_87_03)
88 Hjalmer Nelson Memorial Highway Bridge opening, McKenzie County, ND, July 1956 (1) (11035_05_88)
89 Testimonial Dinner for Brunsdale's retirement from the position of Governor, sponsored by the Missouri-Souris Projects Association, (Brunsdale received gavel), December 13, 1956 (1) (11035_05_89)
90 Packing for Mayville, ND, with mansion chauffeur Phil Fetch, 1957 or 1960? (1) (11035_05_90)
91 Governor Norman Brunsdale receives State Soil Conservation Committee Award, 1957? (4) (11035_05_91_01 - 11035_05_91_04)
92 Dedication of Williston Recreation Center, Old Armory, Williston, ND, 1957? (1) (11035_05_92)
93 Ethel Cooley portrait, 1957 (1) (11035_05_93)
94 ND picnic, Phoenix, AZ, 1958 (2) (11035_05_94_01 - 11035_05_94_02)
95 Strategy meeting/luncheon to elect John E. Davis to the U.S. Senate, Washington D.C., 1959 (2) (11035_05_95_01 - 11035_05_95_02)
96 Groups at Vice-President Nixon's desk, 1959-1960 (3) (11035_05_96_01 - 11035_05_96_03)
97 U.S. Senate wives Red Cross group, Washington, D.C., 1959 or 1960 (1) (11035_05_97)
98 Norman Brunsdale at unidentified café, ND, 196- (1) (11035_05_98)
99 Norman Brunsdale with Senator Everett McKinley Dirksen (IL), 1960? (1) (11035_05_99)
100 Norman Brunsdale with Taylors in US Senate dining room, 1960 (1) (11035_05_100)
101 Senator Carl T. Curtis (NE) portrait, 1960 (1) (11035_05_101)
102 Norman Brunsdale sworn in as U.S. Senator by Vice-President Richard Nixon, January
1960 (1) (11035_05_102)
103 UND Founders' Day Banquet, Washington, D.C., February 6, 1960 (3) (11035_05_103_01 - 11035_05_103_03)
104 Senators rest during filibuster against the civil-rights bill, March 1960 (1)(11035_05_104)
105 Norman Brunsdale with Audrey Hanssen, ND contestant for the General Mills "Search
for the American Homemaker of Tomorrow" American Table Dinner, Hotel Statler, Buffalo, NY, April 28, 1960 (1) (11035_05_105)
106 US Senate wives' luncheon, May 1960 (1) (11035_05_106)
107 Bon voyage breakfast for Mrs. Eisenhower by Congressional Wives Club, May 1960 (4)
(11035_05_107_01 - 11035_05_107_04)
108 Final luncheon for Maime Eisenhower, May 2, 1960 (1) (11035_05_108)
109 Republican National Convention, Chicago, IL, July 25-28, 1960 (10) (11035_05_109_01
110 Norman Brunsdale with Lynn Sperry at Dakota Territorial Centennial Celebration,
Bismarck, ND, July 4, 1961 (1) (11035_05_110)
111 Unidentified couple anniversary celebration, August 1960 (1) (11035_05_111)
112 Beckie Fauglid portrait (daughter of Roy and Beverly Fauglid), 1967 (1) (11035_05_112)
113 Portrait of Grace and Stella Hillebor (Mrs. D. D. Mann and Mrs. O. J. Sorlie), n.d. (1)
114 Ida Prokop Lee sculpting a bust of Representative L. L. Twitchell, n.d. (1) (11035_05_114)
115 Unidentified man portrait, n.d. (1) (11035_05_115)
Box 6: Political Photographs (5)
Norman Brunsdale with Don Short in Brunsdale's apartment, Mesa, AZ, spring
1971 (1) (11035_06_01)
Norman Brunsdale portrait with three unidentified men (post card), ca 1915 (1) (11035_06_02)
Norman Brunsdale portrait, ca. 1892-1893 (1) (11035_06_03)
Norman Brunsdale portraits while at Luther College, ca. 1914 (2) (11035_06_04, 11035_06_05)
Box 7: Political Photographs (11)
Norman and Carrie Brunsdale with Senator Milton R. Young and wife, Senator Quentin Burdick and wife Jocelyn, and unidentified, ca. 1960 (1) (11035_07_01)
Norman Brunsdale with four unidentified men, location unknown, ca 1956 (1) (11035_07_02)
Carrie Brunsdale on chair lift, location unknown, ca. 1955 (1) (11035_07_03)
Norman Brunsdale on chair lift, location unknown, ca. 1955 (1) (11035_07_04)
Norman and Carrie Brunsdale with unidentified tour group in front of "seeing Portland" bus, location unknown, ca 1955 (1) (11035_07_05)
Norman Brunsdale with members of US Congress, with US Capitol in the background, Washington, D.C. (post card), ca. 1959-1960 (1) (11035_07_06)
Congressman Mark Andrews' family portrait (post card), 1969 (1) (11035_07_07)
Group visiting the Garrison Dam, October 25, 1951 (1) (11035_07_08)
Group of legislators and families visiting the Garrison Dam, February 4, 1951 (1)
Norman Brunsdale with General A.M. Gruenthar and Floyd Boutrous probably at Garrison Dam, ca. 1951 (1) (11035_07_10)
Standing in the "break through section" of Tunnel No. 3 as it was completed is (left to right): Norman Brunsdale; Colonel F. M. Albrecht, Garrison District Engineer; and S. A. Healy, President of S. A. Healy Company, ca 1951 (1) (11035_07_11)
Box 8: Political Photographs (11)
Governor Brunsdale's visit to Moody Air Force Base, GA, and Camp Rucker, AL, August 4, 1951
(11035_08_01 - 11035_08_11)
Box 9: Political Photographs (10)
Five governors and others discuss oil conservation at breakfast table confab at the summer meeting of the Interstate Oil Compact Commission, Billings, MT. Left to right around the table: Governor Johnston Murray (OK); Earl Foster, executive secretary of the commission; Governor Edward F. Arn, KS, commission chairman; Governor Hugo Aronson, MT; Governor Dan Thronton, CO; Governor Edwin L. Mechem, NM; Fred Martin, Aronson's secretary; and Wesley Castles, a member of Aronson's staff, August 31, 1953 (1) (11035_09_01)
"Governors see conservation display," six governors, attending the summer meeting of the Interstate Oil Compact Commission, Billings, MT, August 31-September 1, inspect a Carter Oil Company model for demonstrating oil recovery mechanisms. Left to right: Johnston Murray, OK; Norman Brunsdale, ND; Dan Thornton, CO; Edward F. Arn, KS; commission chairman, Hugo Aronson, MT; and Edwin L. Mechem, NM, August 31, 1953 (1) (11035_09_02)
Norman Brunsdale with Army personnel at recruitment or exhibit in the Bismarck High School gymnasium, ND, ca. February 25, 1953 (2) (11035_09_03, 11035_09_04)
45th Annual Governors' Conference and Seattle, WA 1953 Seafair, ca. August 4, 1953 (3)
(11035_09_05 - 11035_09_07)
Norman Brunsdale with Group at Vice-President Nixon's desk, ca. 1959-1960 (1)
Norman Brunsdale speaking at ND Motor Carrier's Annual Convention, ca. 1957 (1)
Norman Brunsdale giving or receiving tree to/from Boy Scouts, probably Bismarck,
ND, 195- (1) (11035_09_10)
Box 10: Political Photographs (10)
Norman Brunsdale unidentified political photographs, 1950s (10) (11035_10_01 - 11035_10_10)
Box 11: Political Photographs (8)
Norman Brunsdale in Governor's office with king and queen of military ball, Bismarck, ND, 195- (1) (11035_11_01)
Dedication of William Langer Jewel Bearing Plant, Rolla, ND (General Omar Nelson Bradley was in attendance), 1952 (1) (11035_11_02)
Norman Brunsdale and Dwight D. Eisenhower at Podium, ND, June 1953 (1) (11035_11_03)
Otto Krueger portrait, ca 1954 (1) (11035_11_04)
Joel Brixton portrait, 1952 (1) (11035_11_05)
Unidentified group portrait (members of U.S. Senate)? ca. 1959-1960 (1) (11035_11_06)
Norman Brunsdale with group, portrait at Oil Discovery Day, Williston, ND, April 4, 1952 (1)
ND Lieutenant Governor C. P. Dahl portrait, ca 1953-1957 (1) (11035_11_08)
Luther College, Decorah, IA, ca. 1911-1976 (6) (11035_12_01 - 11035_12_06)
Luther College portraits, Decorah, IA, ca. 1914 (8) (11035_13_01 - 11035_13_08)
Luther College portraits, Decorah, IA, ca. 1914 (10) (11035_14_01 - 11035_14_10)
Luther College portraits and reunion photograph, Decorah, IA, ca. 1914-1963 (10) (11035_15_01 - 11035_15_10)
Luther College portraits and building dedication, Decorah, IA, ca. 1914-1950s (11) (11035_16_01 - 11035_16_11)
Luther College portraits, Decorah, IA, ca. 1914 (10) (11035_17_01 - 11035_17_10)
Luther College portraits, Decorah, IA, ca. 1913 (10) (11035_18_01 - 11035_18_10)
Luther College portraits, Decorah, IA, ca. 1913 (9) (11035_19_01 - 11035_19_09)
Luther College, Decorah, IA, ca. 1913 (5) (11035_20_01 - 11035_20_05)
Luther College portraits, Decorah, IA, ca. 1913 (8) (11035_21_01 - 11035_21_08)
Luther College portraits, Decorah, IA, ca. 1913 (8) (11035_22_01 - 11035_22_08)
Norman and Carrie Brunsdale family and home, Mayville, ND, ca. 1920s- 1951 (13) (11035_23_01 - 11035_23_13)
Carrie Brunsdale portraits and photographs, 1955-1958 (14) (11035_24_01 - 11035_24_14)
Margaret (Larson) and Helen (Williams) Brunsdale photographs, ca. 1930- 1954 (7) (11035_25_01 - 11035_25_07)
Norman and Carrie Brunsdale photographs and portraits, ca. 1920s-1971 (15)
(11035_26_01 - 11035_26_15)
Margaret (Norgaard) and Knute H. Brunsdale portraits and photographs, ca. 1888-1910s (6) (11035_27_01 - 11035_27_06)
Margaret (Norgaard) and Knute H. Brunsdale family portraits and photographs, ca. 1894-1965 (14) (11035_28_01 - 11035_28_14)
Elmer Brunsdale portraits and photographs, ca. 1913-1973 (13) (11035_29_01 - 11035_29_13)
Edward, Karl, and William Brunsdale portraits and photographs, ca. 1897-1914 (6) (11035_30_01 - 11035_30_06)
Anna (Brunsdale) Kjos (and family) portraits and photographs, ca. 1906- 1950s (9) (11035_31_01 - 11035_31_09)
Unidentified Brunsdale family members portraits, n.d. (3) (11035_32_01 - 11035_32_03)
Lajord family members, ca. 1890-1930s (11) (11035_33_01 - 11035_33_11)
Portraits (larger than 11x14"), ca. 1895-1913 (5) Anna Brunsdale with Bruflat Academy graduating girls' class portrait, ca. 1911 (11035_34_01)
Carrie Lajord (Brunsdale's) U of M class of 1913 graduates portrait (Carrie is left center with handbag), 1913 (11035_34_02)
Bruflat Academy band portrait, Karl Brunsdale seated, fourth from left, ca. 1911-1912
Norman and Elmer Brunsdale with Bruflat Academy graduating class portrait, (Norman - center top; Elmer seated left), ca. 1908 (11035_34_04)
Knute H. Brunsdale portrait, ca. 1895 (11035_34_05)
Lee family photograph and portrait (Norman's grandfather and relatives), ca. 1915 (2) (11035_35_01 - 11035_35_02)
Andrew Pederson family portraits (Norman's uncle, aunt and cousins), ca. 1910 (5)
(11035_36_01 - 11035_36_05)
Norgaard (and Norgard) family portraits, homes, 1890s-1946 (6) (11035_37_01 - 11035_37_06)
Norgaard (and Nordgard) family portraits, homes, ca. 1890s-1946 (6) (11035_38_01 - 11035_38_06)
Brunsdales' early travels, ca. 1920s (15) (11035_39_01 - 11035_39_15)
Brunsdales' early travels, ca. 1920s (15) (11035_40_01 - 11035_40_15)
Brunsdales' early travels, ca. 1920s (15) (11035_41_01 - 11035_41_15)
Brunsdales' travel to Germany, ca. 1920s (5) (11035_42_01 - 11035_42_05)
Carrie Lajord (Brunsdale) travel to China, ca. 1920s (7) (11035_43_01 - 11035_43_07)
Travels, Europe, friends in China and CA, family, etc., ca. 1920s-1930s (15) (11035_44_01 - 11035_44_15)
Travels, Europe, friends in China and CA, family, etc., ca. 1920s (15) (11035_45_01 - 11035_45_15)
Travels, Europe, friends in China and CA, family, etc., ca. 1920s (15) (11035_46_01 - 11035_46_15)
Travels, Europe, friends in China and CA, family, etc., ca. 1920s (10) (11035_47_01 - 11035_47_10)
Travels, Europe, friends in China and CA, family, etc., ca. 1920s (12) (11035_48_01 - 11035_48_12)
Travels, Europe, friends in China and CA, family, etc., ca. 1920s (12) (11035_49_01 - 11035_49_12)
Travels to Europe, ca. 1920s (12) (11035_50_01 - 11035_50_12)
Travels to Europe, ca. 1920s (12) (11035_51_01 - 11035_51_12)
Travels to Europe, ca. 1920s (11) (11035_52_01 - 11035_52_11)
Carrie Lajord, Norman Brunsdale, college, travel to China, misc., ca. 1915- 1916 (15) (11035_53_01 - 11035_53_15)
Carrie Lajord, Norman Brunsdale, college, travel to China, misc., ca. 1915- 1916 (15) (11035_54_01 - 11035_54_15)
Carrie Lajord, Norman Brunsdale, college, travel to China, misc., ca. 1915-1916 (15)
(11035_55_01 - 11035_55_15)
Carrie Lajord, Norman Brunsdale, college, travel to China, misc., ca. 1915- 1916 (15)
(11035_56_01 - 11035_56_15)
Carrie Lajord, Norman Brunsdale, college, travel to China, misc., ca. 1915- 1916 (15) (11035_57_01 - 11035_57_15)
Carrie Lajord, Norman Brunsdale, college, travel to China, misc., ca. 1915-
1916 (15) (11035_58_01 - 11035_58_15)
Carrie Lajord, Norman Brunsdale, college, travel to China, misc., ca. 1915-
1916 (10) (11035_59_01 - 11035_59_10)
Carrie Lajord, Norman Brunsdale, college, travel to China, misc., ca. 1915- 1916 (11) (11035_60_01 - 11035_60_11)
Unidentified portraits, taken in ND (Fargo-Larimore), ca. 1890s-1920s (9)
(11035_61_01 - 11035_61_09)
Unidentified portraits, taken in ND (Mayville), ca. 1890s-1940s (11)
(11035_62_01 - 11035_62_11)
Unidentified portraits, taken in ND (Mayville), ca. 1890s-1920s (7) (11035_63_01 - 11035_63_07)
Unidentified portraits, taken in ND (Portland), ca. 1890s-1920s (11) (11035_64_01 - 11035_64_11)
Unidentified portraits, location unknown, ca. 1900s-1940s (6) (11035_65_01 - 11035_65_06)
Unidentified portraits, taken in other states, ca. 1900s-1920s (11) (11035_66_01 - 11035_66_11)
Unidentified portraits, location unknown, ca. 1900s-1920s (8) (11035_67_01 - 11035_67_08)
Miscellaneous photographs, n.d. (11) (11035_68_01 - 11035_68_11)
Subseries II. Photographic Negatives
Farm scenes, home, travel, family, friends, ca. 1920s (50) (11035_69_01 - 11035_69_50)
Farm scenes, home, travel, family, friends, ca. 1920s (27) (11035_70_01 - 11035_70_27)
Travel, Europe, ca. 1920s (18) (11035_70_28 - 11035_70_45)
Travel, Europe, ca. 1920s (45) (11035_71_01 - 11035_71_45)
Subseries III. Slides
Travel, home and family, ca. 1949-1955 (123) (11035_72_01 - 11035_72_123)
Family, friends, travel, groups at Governor's Mansion, Brunsdale home in
Mayville, Norman and Carrie, 1949-1958 (104) (11035_73_01 - 11035_73_104)
Family, friends, travel, groups at Governor's Mansion, Brunsdale home in
Mayville, Norman and Carrie, 1953-1958 (85) (11035_74_01 - 11035_74_85)
Family, friends, Norman and Carrie, travel, Governor's Conference, 1949-1954 (75)
(11035_75_01 - 11035_75_75)
Family, friends, Norman and Carrie, travel, Governor's Conference, 1949-1955 (130) (11035_76_01 - 11035_76_130)
Family, friends, Norman and Carrie, travel, Governor's Conference, 1951-1952 (86) (11035_77_01 - 11035_77_86)
Norman and Carrie Brunsdale Silver Wedding anniversary, family, friends, President Eisenhower visit, home in Mayville, Governor's Mansion, travel, Governor's Conferences, 1949-1957 (154) (11035_78_01 - 11035_78_154)
OVERSIZE - PHASE BOX
Original scrapbook of newspaper clippings compiled by Carrie Brunsdale, 1959-1971
OVERSIZE - MAP CASE DRAWER
Portrait of Norman Brunsdale by Ivan Dmitri (Levon West), inscribed on frame "Best Wishes, Levon (Ivan Dmitri)." The portrait shows Governor Brunsdale seated at his desk in the Governor's Office at the ND State Capitol in Bismarck, 195-
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