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"Hearing on damages to highways resulting from the erection by the government of atomic energy plant. (Hartford atomic energy project)" (from back of photograph)
Representative Usher Burdick (first row left) examines a map with several other individuals. 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).
The other individuals are identified on the back of the photograph as "Lane" and "Magnuson" (front row) and "Willis" and Walter Lee (back row). Lee was a Legislative Assistant on the House Judiciary Committee.
Usher Burdick, Walter Lee
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota