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NORTH DAKOTA AMERICAN REVOLUTION BICENTENNIAL COMMISSION

In 1971 the North Dakota Legislature approved a concurrent resolution supporting the establishment of the North Dakota American Revolution Bicentennial Commission (S. L. 1971, HCR 3018). An act formally creating the North Dakota American Revolution Bicentennial Commission passed in 1973 (S. L. 1973, Ch. 440). The Commission consisted of twenty-five members appointed by the Governor. The responsibilities of the Commission included planning, financing, and promotion of the celebration of the American Revolution Bicentennial in North Dakota through local and statewide projects and programs. The Commission terminated on June 30, 1977.

CHRONOLOGY

1971 State Legislature approves support for establishing the North Dakota American Revolution Bicentennial Commission.

1973 State Legislature creates the North Dakota American Revolution Bicentennial Commission consisting of twenty-five gubernatorial appointees.

1977 Commission terminates on June 30, 1977.

SERIES

31052 Commission Files
31053 Executive Director’s Files
31054 Subject Files
31055 Grant Files
31056 Organization Files
31057 Advertising Files
31058 Bicentennial Communities Files
31059 Correspondence with State Bicentennial Commission
31060 Bicentennial School Files
31061 Newspaper clippings and scrapbooks
31062 Audio-Visual Materials
31219 Personnel Files

SOURCE

Gray, David P. Guide to the North Dakota State Archives, 1985.

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