Date of Work
"Feb, 1956 - Congressman Burdick visits with farmers representing 8 counties in North Dakota. They came by bus caravan to bring the plight of family type farmers to the attention of Congress." (from back of photograph)
Usher Burdick had a long career in North Dakota politics and served in the North Dakota House of Representatives (1909-1911), as Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota (1911-1913), and in the United States House of Representatives (1935-1945 and 1949-1959).
United States Capitol, Washington, DC
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota