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Title: Edwin James Taylor Family
Dates: 1880s-1972

Collection Number:  MSS 10064

Quantity: 12 feet

Abstract: Collection consists of the papers of Edwin James Taylor, his wife Charlotte (Sterrett), and sons Herndon and Edwin Jr., as well as the papers of Mrs. Hazel Paris Reid (sister of Edwin Taylor Jr.’s second wife Aldeen Paris [Welch] Taylor), and papers of Major James Hanley (whose daughter Lewista married Aldeen Paris’ brother Robert). 

E. J. Taylor Sr. was an educator and librarian. The Taylor papers include correspondence with Walter Stockwell, W. E. Hoover, Minnie J. Nielson, Beatrice Johnstone, and Jerry D. Bacon, among others, pertaining in part to educational affairs and politics. Contains personal correspondence with friends and relatives and some business papers and notes for speeches.

Provenance: Charlotte Taylor deposited several items with the SHSND via Margaret Rose in the 1950s-1960s. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Taylor Jr. donated material to the collection in August 1977. A gift agreement for the collection was signed by E. J. Taylor Jr. in October 1985. Material was added by E. J. Taylor Jr. in May 1986.

The James Hanley papers and photographs were donated by James’ daughter, Mrs. Robert Hanley Paris (Lewista Hanley), of Mandan, via Edwin Taylor Jr.  The scrapbooks of Mrs. Hazel Paris Reid were likely part of this donation.
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. Researchers 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 in all footnote and bibliographic references.       

Transfer: Photograph A2361 Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Hoskins, 1934, was donated by Charlotte Taylor, ca. 1950s. A variety of publications were transferred to the State Archives’ Publications in February 2013. Several artifacts were offered to the Museum Division of the State Historical Society of North Dakota in February 2013. Please see case file for more information.

Related publications/collections:
A Century of Masonry in Bismarck, 1876-1976, Edwin J. Taylor, Jr., 1975
A Kentucky Lady: a Short Biography of Catherine Herndon Sterrett, Including Her Connections with the Washington, Throckmorton, Herndon and Taylor Families, Edwin J. Taylor, Jr., 1966 (University of North Dakota Special Collections)
Edwin J. Taylor Diary, 1945-1946 (Montana Historical Society Library)

Bismarck Tribune, Friday 10 February 1956

Edwin James Taylor, 86, state Supreme Court reporter and law librarian for 32 years, died at 6:26 p.m. February 9th in a local hospital. He had been hospitalized since Dec. 2, 1955, after he had suffered a stroke while at work.

Mr. Taylor was born October 27, 1869, in New York. Taylor came to North Dakota in 1890 after receiving a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Lawrence College, Canton, NY, began a public service career that year which lasted for 65 years. He had announced retirement from his high court position in November, 1955, three weeks before he became ill.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p .m. Saturday from the First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. James P. Martin officiating. Cremation will be at Minneapolis, Minn.

Active pallbearers will be Walter Brant, Alex Burr, John Larson, I. M. Oseth, George Register and George Will, Jr.

Honorary pallbearers will be former Supreme Court Justice W. L. Nuessle, present Justices Thomas Burke, James Morris, Nels Johnson, G. Grimson and P. O. Sathre, and J. H. Newton, Supreme Court clerk.

Born at Waddington, NY, on October 22, 1869, he was the son of John and Isabella H. Taylor. He was brought up in St. Lawrence County and attended Waddington schools before entering St. Lawrence University in 1886.

Mr. Taylor came to Grand Forks in the spring of 1890 to teach a one-room school at Emerado. Among his pupils were men who grew up to be locally and nationally famous, they included W. L. Nuessle, who became chief justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court; John Hancock, New York banker; Thomas Cooper, who later became Kentucky Agricultural College president; Arthur Netcher, Fessenden and Fargo banker, and Roy Stewart, Red River Valley elevator superintendent.

Mr. Taylor became superintendent of schools of Grand Forks County in 1892 and was deputy superintendent of Public Instruction from 1902 through 1908. He accepted the position of Superintendent of Public Instruction in (1-3) 1910 which he held for six years. During and after World War I, he was employed in U. S. Army hospitals from 1918 to 1920.

Mr. Taylor was a member of the North Dakota Bar, a member of the Presbyterian Church, the Beta Theta Pi college fraternity, the Masonic Lodge Scottish and York Rites and the Shrine.

He was married to Charlotte Mary Sterrett of Irvington, KY, on June 27, 1900, at Dakota. She survives him as do two sons, Edwin J., Jr., dean of the engineering school at Ohio University, and Herndon, contractor at Topeka, Kan.

From A Kentucky Lady, by Edwin J. Taylor, Jr. 1966

Charlotte Mary Sterrett was born on July 1, 1878, to Samuel Francis and Catherine “Kitty” (Herndon) Sterrett in Elk Grove, near Irvington, Kentucky. Charlotte had four siblings, Richard Samuel, Ellen Washington (Mrs. Fred A. Kelley), Katharine Herndon (Mrs. George F. Will) and Frank. On April 2, 1885, the Sterretts, along with Kitty’s brother David C. Herndon, moved to Mapes, Dakota Territory on April 2, 1885. In 1892 Samuel Sterrett was elected Register of Deeds of Nelson County so the family moved to Lakota. Charlotte assisted in bookkeeping. By age 18, she was ready to teach school. Charlotte married Edwin J. Taylor on June 27, 1900; they had met at a Teacher’s institute. They had two children, Edwin James (born April 7, 1901) and Herndon (born July 23, 1902). The family lived in Grand Forks and in Bismarck (ND) where Mrs. Taylor was very active in a wide variety of local organizations. Charlotte Taylor died in Bismarck on September 19, 1971.

Bismarck Tribune, July 19, 1990, p. 11A

Rear Adm. Edwin James Taylor Jr., 89, 929 N. First Street, died July 18, 1990, in Bismarck of natural causes….Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Bismarck…

Mr. Taylor was born April 7, 1901, in Grand Forks. He was raised and attended schools at Bismarck, graduating from Bismarck High School in 1919. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1924. While at the academy, he trained one summer aboard the battleship U. S. S. North Dakota. He earned a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Columbia University in 1932, and later graduated from Harvard University in the Executive Development Program. He married Ruth Elliott on June 28, 1933, at Philadelphia. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1924 to 1947, reaching the rank of rear admiral. During World War II he served as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Ponders. He retired from the Navy in 1947 to become dean of the College of Engineering and Technology at Ohio University. Mrs. Taylor died in 1963. He was named Dean Emeritus in 1965. He moved to Bismarck in 1965. He married Aldeen Paris Welsh on June 3, 1967 at Bismarck.

In 1972, Admiral Taylor was co-author with the late George Bird of the official centennial history of Bismarck.

He was a member of Masonic Lodge, Rotary Club, Sons of the American Revolution, American Legion and Professional Engineers Association. He was listed in Who’s Who in America for 15 years.

He is survived by his wife, four sons and daughters-in-law, Edwin III and Diana, St. Paul, MN; Richard and Margaret, Weston, CT; Dr. Franklin and Rosemary, Cincinnati, OH; and Stephen and Thea, Stillwater, MN; one brother, Herndon, Phoenix, AZ; and 11 grandchildren.

Mandan Pioneer, 1 February 1947

James M. Hanley, Sr., 70, veteran of the Spanish American War, and the Mexican border war and World War I, and for many years a prominent figure in the civic and legal circles in Mandan, passed away at his home here late Friday after a long illness which had become acute Thursday.

James Martin Hanley was born in Winona, MN, January 6, 1877. He graduated from the Kasson, MN, high school in 1893. He attended Carleton College, Northfield, MN, 1894-1895, studied law with Hon. Peter McGovern in Waseca, MN, and was admitted to the bar in 1899. He came to Mandan in 1903 and formed the law partnership of Voss and Hanley. Later he was associated in the law firm of Hanley and Sullivan, and later served as judge of the sixth judicial district.

Mr. Hanley was active in politics, served in the state legislature, and in 1911 served as speaker of the North Dakota House of Representatives. In 1926 he was a candidate for governor of North Dakota, being defeated by the late Gov. Sorlie. As judge, he held the first term of court ever held in Sioux county and also presided at the first term of court held in the newly organized Grant county.

March 3, 1903, he was married to Miss Irma Lewis at Waseca, MN. To this union, was born a son and three daughters. Atty. James M. Hanley, Jr., resides in Bismarck; Mrs. Emmet McCormick (Josephine), Great Falls, MT; Mrs. Juel Lium (Irma Jane), Minot; Mrs. Robert Paris (Lewista), Willmar, MN. Also surviving are a sister, Mrs. Maude McGregor, Reno, NV; a brother, Jasper Hanley, Minneapolis. Mrs. Hanley died in September 1929. October 27, 1943, he was married to Mrs. Nona Smith, Mandan, who also survives him.

Major Hanley was intensely interested in military affairs, and in the spring of 1898 enlisted in Co. K of the 12th Minnesota regiment and sent south with his regiment when the Spanish American war broke out. He mustered out in 1899, serving in the United States only.

In 1906 he helped in the organizing of Co. F of the North Dakota National Guard and Nov. 28, was commissioned as captain. He was promoted to major March 31, 1915. June 19, 1916, he was called into federal service for the Mexican border patrol duty and served as commanding officer, third battalion, NDNG.

He resigned at Mercedes, TX, on July 18, 1916, to take up his duties as judge of the district court. He was again called into federal service on July 15, 1917, when the First World War broke out and was assigned to the Second Inf., NDNG. He was later assigned to the 148th machine gun battalion, 1st division. He served overseas from Jan. 10, 1918 to Feb. 23, 1919 and was engaged in the battles of St. Mihiel, St. Die and Lucy (Lorraine).

He was then discharged at Camp Dodge, Iowa, March 7, 1919 as a major. When World War II broke out, he again offered his services to the government, but was not called. He has practiced law in Mandan since that time but has not been active in recent years.

Hanley was the first president of the Mandan Rotary club, having been one of the organizers, in 1921, and served as president for 2 years. He was a member of the Elks, the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the United Spanish American Veterans. He took a prominent part, both nationally and locally in organizing the Legion. He was a member of the Presbyterian church.

One of Hanley’s first public assignments after he came to Mandan was to act as “orator of the day” at the first Fourth of July celebration held at Flasher. He recalled that it took two days to make the trip by horse and buggy, one going, one returning, and that there were but two houses on the trail between Mandan and Flasher.

Hanley was well known over the entire state, and particularly in the western section and had countless friends and acquaintances.


Edwin J. Taylor Sr. Correspondence
Box 1:
1 Attorney series, 1900-1902
2 A, 1925-1947
3 B, 1910-1954
4 Bacon, Jerry D., 1917-1933
5 Bell, J. Leonard, 1930-1949
6 Birdzell, Luther, 1933
7 C, 1899-1955
8 Cryne, G. S. (Sakakwea poem), ca. 1914
9 D, 1901-1941
10 Devine, J. M., 1909
11 Dryburgh, William, 1901-1938
12 E, 1925-1954
13 Eyres, R. S., 1910-1925
14 F, 1914-1955
15 Feetham, E. D., 1924-1949
16 G, 1912-1937
17 Gunderson, J. G., 1922-1924
18 H, 1909-1954
19 Halland, J. G., 1911-1923
20 Hanna, L. B., 1911-1941
21 Hardie, George R., 1923-1931
22 Hodge, Schuyler C., 1924-1949
23 Hood, Lee, 1933-1954
24 Hoover, W. E., 1910-1923
25 I, 1914-1948
26 J, 1910-1951
27 Johnstone, M. Beatrice, 1915-1945
28 K, 1910-1937
29 Kennedy, Joseph, 1902-1935
30 L, 1916-1955
31 Libby, Rose, 1912-1932                            
32 Mc, 1911-1941
33 MacDonald, Neil C., 1911-1912
34 McFarland, George, 1914-1938
35 M, 1907-1955
36 Manley, Atwood, 1937-1939
37 Manley, Williston, 1926-1947
38 Murphy, E. J., 1923-1949
39 N, 1911-1949
40 Nielson, Minnie J., 1915-1951
41 O, 1923-1955               
42 P, 1909-1949
43 Parsons, W. E., 1910-1938
44 R, 1910-1951
45 S, 1910-1953
46 Skulason, Bardi G., 1910-1918
47 Stockwell, Walter L., 1901-1949
48 T, 1911-1943
49 Taylor, A. W. (cousin), 1937
50 Taylor, D. M. (cousin), 1902-1928

Box 2:
1 Taylor, Daisy D. (cousin), 1901
2 Taylor, Edwin J., Jr. (son), 1922-1949
3 Taylor, Geo. W. (cousin), 1916
4 Taylor, Herndon (son), 1922-1951
5 Taylor, J. D. (cousin), 1900-1923
6 Taylor, Jack and Jennie (sister), 1915-1947
7 Taylor, Jim (grandson), ca. 1947
8 Taylor, Lottie (Charlotte), 1914
9 Taylor, Norman (brother), 1923-1937
10 Taylor, ? (Edwin’s mother), 1914
11 U, 1910-1918
12 V, 1917-1936
13 Veitch, Elmer E., 1923-1947
14 W, 1902-1940
15 Ward, Lyman, 1927-1932
16 Wineman, J. B., 1928-1935
17 Y, 1917-1934
18 Miscellaneous and undated, 1932-1952 and n.d.

Edwin J. Taylor Sr. Miscellaneous Files
19 Research for history of early educational work, ca. 1922-1923
20 Notes on Supreme Court Judges, miscellaneous biographies, lists of people who have died, printed material, miscellaneous notes, n.d.
(loose)  Book with death dates and miscellaneous information about politicians, attorneys, judges, and North Dakota residents, compiled ca. 1935-1953 (loose in box)
21 Speeches, 1910, 1914 and n.d.
22 “Origins of the Constitution” notes, n.d.
23  Journal, July 1931-December 1934
24 Political news clippings scrapbook, ca. 1908-1911 (not sure if it was compiled by E. J. or someone else)
25 School notebooks, 1880s
26 Resolution of ND Supreme Court on resignation of E. J. Taylor, 1955
27 Memoirs of “King” John Satterlund (as printed in the Washburn Leader in 1930), ca. 1930
28 William L. Nuessle biography, n.d.
29 Progressive party platform, 1936-1937
30 E. J. Taylor printed material, ca. 1916-1920s
31 Certificates, 1892, 1894
32 Check that burned in the Capitol fire?
33 “Portraits of five former State Superintendents unveiled” (including Taylor), n.d.
34 Palmer v. Bjorlie for State Superintendent, ca. 1920s

Charlotte (Lottie) M. (Sterrett) Taylor
35 Correspondence, ca. 1880s-1938
36 Helen Burton correspondence and miscellaneous, 1937-1971
37 Transcript of interview of Charlotte Taylor by Edwin Jr., 1969
38 Drawings by Lottie Sterrett, between 1885-1892
39 Scrapbook, ca. 1880s-1911
40 Sketchbooks and art notebooks, ca. 1899

Edwin J. Taylor Jr.
Box 3:
1 “History of the City of Bismarck, North Dakota: The First 100 Years” manuscript, ca. 1972
2 Research and manuscripts for book, ca. 1972
3 Research and manuscripts for book (continued), ca. 1972
4 “A Kentucky Lady: A Short Biography of Catherine Herndon Sterrett, including her connections with the Washington, Throckmorton, Herndon and Taylor Families,” Edwin J. Taylor Jr., 1966

Taylor family printed and/or organizational material
5 American Association of University Women, after 1943
6 Bismarck City schools directories, 1916-1917
7 Bismarck Commercial Club, 1917?
8 Bismarck Diamond Jubilee, 1947
9 Bismarck Evangelical Hospital, Training School Committee, 1932-1949
10 Bismarck Garden Club, 1931-1956
11 Bismarck High School, 1917-1963
12 Boy Scouts, ca. 1928
13 Burleigh County 4-H Club, 1930
14 Burleigh County Pioneers Association (and Pioneer Association of Burleigh County), 1916, n.d.
15 Commencements (miscellaneous),
16 Cosmos Club, Bismarck, 1928-1968
17 Daughters of American Revolution and genealogical information, 1955-1968
18 Federation of Women’s Clubs, ca. 1905-1910-1941
19 First Presbyterian Church (Bismarck), 1928-1933
20 Fortnightly Club (Bismarck), 1907-1913
21 Jamestown College, ca. 1931
22 Kiwanis Club, 1931
23  Masons (Shriners, Scottish Rite, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, Freemasons, Knights Templar, Rose Croix, National Sojourners, York Rite), 1912-1951
24 Military, 1918-1933
25 Minot State Teachers’ College, 1931, n.d.
26 Monday Night Club (Grafton, ND), 1908-1909
27 Mother’s Club, 1910-1911
28 National-American Woman Suffrage Association, 1902
29 National Society of Arts and Letters (North Dakota Chapter), 1945
30 Navy Day, 1927-1937
31 North Dakota Agricultural College, 1953
32 North Dakota Bar Association, 1932-1935
33 North Dakota Education Association, 1930
34 North Dakota Library Association (and North Dakota Library Commission), 1928-1944
35 North Dakota Sons of the American Revolution, 1932
36 Pioneer Daughter Club (Bismarck), 1952-1967
37 Pioneer Days Festival (Bismarck), 1936
38 Political printed material, ca. 1911-1940
39 Rotary Club, 1928-1970
40 State Fair, 1925-1955
41 Teachers’ Insurance and Retirement Fund, 1929
42 University of North Dakota, ca. 1910-1964
43 Women’s Clubs of the Sixth District (Fortnightly Club, Monday Club, Current Events Club), 1908
44 Women’s Community Council of Bismarck, 1948
45  Woman’s Study Club of Turtle Lake, ND, 1911-1912
46 Miscellaneous programs, ca. 1901-1965
47 Miscellaneous printed material, 1947, n.d.
48 Major J. M Hanley – military (World War I) correspondence, memoranda, reports, maps, 1917
49 Hazel Paris Reid scrapbook, 1909-1960s
(loose)  Hazel Paris Reid scrapbook, 1911-1946

Box 4:    Oversize material
Mother’s Day Proclamation by John Burke, 1911
Edwin J. Taylor Teacher’s certificate, 1894
Edwin J. Taylor Jr. School work, ca. 1909-1918
Herndon Taylor School work, ca. 1908-1918

Box 5 – 9 Photograph album – 26 photographs from World War I, the collection of Major J. M. Hanley, North Dakota National Guard (Edwin Taylor Jr. thought the photos might be at camp in North Carolina prior to Hanley’s unit being shipped overseas in 1917)

Box 5:    Photographs
10064-001            J. M. Hanley on horseback, officer of the day, last day in camp, P. E. Hatch photographer (Baldwin, ND), ca. 1917
10064-002            North Dakota National Guard group in uniform, Hanley identified, ca. 1917
10064-003            North Dakota National Guard group in uniform on rocks, ca. 1917
10064-004            North Dakota National Guard group in uniform on rocks, ca. 1917
10064-005            North Dakota National Guard group in uniform on rocks, ca. 1917
10064-006            North Dakota National Guard group eating at camp, ca. 1917
10064-007            Scenic view, might be of camp, ca. 1917

Box 6:    Photographs
10064-008            North Dakota National Guard member on rock pile, ca. 1917
10064-009            Scenic view near camp, ca. 1917
10064-010            Scenic view near camp, ca. 1917
10064-011            Scenic view near camp, ca. 1917
10064-012            Scenic view near camp, ca. 1917
10064-013            View of North Dakota National Guard camp, ca. 1917
10064-014            North Dakota National Guard soldiers at camp, ca. 1917

Box 7:    Photographs
10064-015            North Dakota National Guard soldiers at camp, ca. 1917
10064-016            Bismarck baseball team portrait, 1905
10064-017            Bismarck baseball team, Holmboe portrait, ca. 1905
10064-018            Group in costume, probably for play, ca. 1905
10064-019            “Going out for drill,” North Dakota National Guard group outside tent at camp, ca. 1917
10064-020            North Dakota National Guard soldiers at camp, ca. 1917
10064-021            North Dakota National Guard in line for drill, ca. 1917

Box 8:    Photographs
10064-022            North Dakota National Guard bathing, ca. 1917
10064-023            North Dakota National Guard soldiers’ camp, ca. 1917
10064-024            North Dakota National Guard in line for drill, ca. 1917
10064-025            North Dakota National Guard soldiers’ camp, ca. 1917
10064-026            North Dakota National Guard soldiers’ camp, ca. 1917

Box 9:    Photograph album covers

Box 10: Photographs
10064-027            Masonic Hall, Grafton (ND) postcard, ca. 1960s
10064-028            Addition to the Bismarck power plant postcard (commercial postcard), 1940
10064-029            US Soldiers on the Mexican Border, W. H. Horne Co., El Paso, TX postcard (with correspondence to E. J. Taylor from Frank Hanley)
10064-030            W. L. Stockwell, ca. 1907 postcard
10064-031            Norge Nordkap, Norway, postcard
10064-032            Dacotah Hotel, Grand Forks (ND) postcard, 1949
10064-033            Ed O’Hare portrait, DeMolay Past Master Councilor 1929-1930
10064-034            Ed O’Hare portrait, DeMolay Past Master Councilor 1929-1930
10064-035            Simon Miller portrait, DeMolay Past Master Councilor 1928-1929
10064-036            John Moses portrait, DeMolay Past Master Councilor 1925-1926
10064-037            George Schafer portrait, DeMolay Past Master Councilor 1936-1937
10064-038            John Conrad portrait, DeMolay Past Master Councilor 1939-1940
10064-039            Leonard Crawford portrait, DeMolay Past Master Councilor 1934-1935
10064-040            Harry Lobach portrait, DeMolay Past Master Councilor 1926-1927
10064-041            John Cameron portrait, DeMolay Past Master Councilor 1935-1936
10064-042            Dean Klick portrait, DeMolay Past Master Councilor 1953-1954
10064-043            Gordon Landers portrait, DeMolay Past Master Councilor 1928-1929
10064-044            Warren Kraft portrait, DeMolay Past Master Councilor 1938-1939
10064-045            Dick Hughes, DeMolay Past Master Councilor 1955-1956
10064-046            Harold Lait portrait, DeMolay Past Master Councilor 1930-1931
10064-047            Jim Caswell portrait, DeMolay Past Master Councilor 1954-1955
10064-048            Bob Bowman portrait, DeMolay Past Master Councilor 1937-1938            
10064-049            Mr. and Mrs. (Della Rogers) Lynn Sperry, Feb. 12, 1964
10064-050            Mrs. Adams, Russell Reed, President Eisenhower, Governor Brunsdale, Bismarck (ND), June 11, 1953

Box 11: Photographs
10064-051-054 Scenic views near Medora (ND), ca. Sept. 15, 1923
10064-055            View of Roosevelt Cabin and gate on Capitol Grounds, ca. 1930 
10064-056            Lester Collis, George F. Will Jr. Harold Perry Jr. in uniform, Oct. 3, 1944
10064-057            Residence of Mr. Metcalf, editor and publisher of the Nelson County Observer, Lakota (ND), ca. 1897
10064-058            Helen Burton, Honolulu, Dec. 1940
10064-059            Postcard with image of Peking, China with correspondence on back from Jack Burke, before Nov. 1942
10064-060            Group in front of Bismarck auditorium, 1917
10064-061            Blizzard on Pingree-Wilton line, Bismarck (ND) prior to World War I postcard
10064-062            Aerial view of Bismarck, Finney photo, ca. 1920
10064-063            Governor Shafer receiving first 1929 poppy from Mrs. Henry Hanson (Myrtle Paris), poppy chairman, Bismarck American Legion Auxiliary
10064-064            View of flooding at the foot of 3rd Street, Bismarck (ND), ca. 1917 postcard
10064-065            Political meeting, Bismarck (ND), ca. 1920 postcard
10064-066            Entrance to Roosevelt National Park designed by Einar Olstad postcard
10064-067            Chateau of the Marquis de Mores, Medora (ND), ca. 1923
10064-068            Knife River near Killdeer (ND) postcard
10064-069            Medicine Hole on top of Killdeer Mountain postcard
10064-070            A group of Bismarck “Campfire Girls” at Lake Isabel with Mrs. Vera K. Will (Mrs. George F.) as leader, ca. 1920s
10064-071            Butte on Bullhead Trail near Fort Yates, Frank B. Fiske photo postcard
10064-072            View of Bismarck looking to the south east from “Artesian Hill,” by Mabel M. Will (later Mrs. R. W. Lumry), before 1910. “Artesian Hill” was about where the water tank now stands on Mandan Avenue just south of Boulevard
10064-073            Bismarck High School Class of 1919 reunion, June 20, 1970. Left to right, Caroline Yegen Schultz, Naomi Hagstrom Frasch, Mr. R. Frasch, Hazel Pierce, Edwin Taylor, Vivian Dolan Buzzelle, Mr. L. E. Heaton, Ethel McKee Heaton, Mrs. George Register, George Register
10064-074            Major General Thomas L. Rosser portrait, confederate states army, chief engineer in construction of the Northern Pacific Railroad, photographer unknown, reproduction by Rikki studio
10064-075            Copy of a photo of Fannie Dunn (Mrs. C. P. Quain) at age 18 months, 1867
10064-076            Edith and Alex Steinbach’s house, Jamestown (ND), before World War II
10064-077            An overseas regiment of Marines, World War I
10064-078            Interior of an unidentified auditorium postcard
10064-079            Ward scene with soldiers being treated, WWI postcard
10064-080            5th Avenue looking south, Jamestown (ND) postcard
10064-081            “A Spill” in the Auto Polo Match of the Grand Forks Fair, July 25-29, 1916, compliments of the Grand Forks Herald postcard
10064-082            The three bridges, Red River, Grand Forks (ND), before 1914 postcard
10064-083            Main Street E, Omemee (ND), before 1919 postcard
10064-084            North Dakota State Building, Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco (CA), 1915 postcard
10064-085            Leroy (ND) consolidated schools
10064-086            “Ye Ole Style of Christmas Greeting with its Merry Thoughts and Good Cheer” postcard, before 1914
10064-087            Curtiss #30, June 26 [year unknown] postcard
10064-088            World War I era celebration, US Navy C-style blimp (C-3), before 1921
10064-089            World War I era celebration, Troops marching, before 1921
10064-090            World War I era celebration, US Navy C-style blimp (C-3), before 1921

Box 12:                 Photographs
10064-091            World War I era celebration, President (probably Woodrow Wilson) carrying flag in parade, before 1921
10064-092            World War I era celebration, Rainbow Division (or part of it) marching in parade, before 1921
10064-093            World War I era celebration, truck in parade, before 1921 (Taylor Jr. said “there were probably 50 or 60 trucks with repair units of some kind on them. I noticed several machine shops on trucks. I also saw a complete pontoon bridge unit” – handwritten on back of photograph)
10064-094            World War I era celebration, US Navy C-style blimp (C-3), before 1921 (“this was taken from right under the dirigible”)
10064-095            Arial view of capitol grounds, between 1924 and 1930
10064-096            Villa Militare, Fort Buford (ND), J. E. Pasonault photo (Williston, ND), ca. 1930s
10064-097            First permanent home in Griggs County (ND) built by Omond Nelson Opheim, Washburn Township, 1879 (cabin now on courthouse grounds, Cooperstown [ND])
10064-098            Home of Dr. W. J. Hutchinson, Lakota (ND), ca. 1897
10064-099            Nelson County Courthouse, Lakota (ND), ca. 1897
10064-100            First meeting of the State Board of Education, Bismarck (ND), July 1, 1913. Seated, left to right: Richard Heyward, Thomas A. Hillyer, John H. Worst, E. J. Taylor, Mamie Sorenson, Frank L. McVey, Lewis F. Crawford. Standing, left to right: Fred E. Smith, W. E. Parsons, N. C. McDonald.
10064-101            Partial image of an unidentified construction project, n.d.
10064-102            W. E. Hoover, Whitmore Lake, MI, June 1932 (at one time was Superintendent of Schools in Fargo)
10064-103            William Dryburgh, formerly of Grand Forks County (ND), Long Beach (CA), Dec. 23, 1936
10064-104            Buell Quain (son of Dr. and Mrs. E. P. Quain of Bismarck) crossing the Cannon Ball River on Piatt Dunn’s ranch, ca. 1925
10064-105            Maxine Burnside portrait, Slorby Studio, Bismarck, ca. 1930         
10064-106            Lorine Pye portrait (Mrs. Manley), Bismarck (ND) resident, ca. 1900
10064-107            Mrs. A. L. Woods portrait, Grand Forks (ND), ca. 1900
10064-108            Bessie Williams portrait, Bismarck (ND), ca. 1903
10064-109            Deedie (Ella) Mapes portrait, Mapes (ND) ca. 1900 (her father became rich as an early promoter of the cream of wheat cr.)

Box 13:                 Photographs
10064-110            Dr. and Mrs. E. J. (Betty) Hutchinson portrait, Lakota (ND), ca. 1898
10064-111            Mrs. A. J. Alexander portrait, a Dakota pioneer who settle in Mapes, DT before 1885. She was the daughter of Colonel (Henry) Washington of Breckinridge County (KY)        
10064-112            E. C. Olsgaard portrait, Nelson County Superintendent, ca. 1898
10064-113            W. C. Daniels portrait, Lakota, DT, 1885 (friend of A. C. Herndon)
10064-114            E. J. Taylor portrait, Superintendent of Public Instruction, 1910-1916
10064-115            Henry Hutchinson portrait, Lakota (ND)
10064-116            A. J. Alexander portrait, Dakota pioneer who settled in Mapes (DT) before 1885
10064-117            Walter L. Stockwell portrait
10064-118            Unidentified man portrait, J. Berg’s Art Gallery, Grand Forks (DT), before 1889

Box 14:                 Photographs
10064-119-123 Soldiers drilling for Spanish American War, taken at Minneapolis (MN) by Charlotte M. Sterrett, 1898

Box 15:                 Photographs
10064-124            Bismarck Commercial Club group portrait, ca. 1922
10064-125            E. J. Taylor and Andrew Veitch in County Superintendent’s office in Grand Forks, ca. late 1890s
10064-126            W. L. Stockwell, Superintendent of Public Instruction, portrait, ca. 1902
10064-127            Andrew Veitch and Mrs. Veitch portraits, pioneer residents of Emerado (ND), member ND House of Representatives, 1920s?
10064-128            Dr. John Taylor portrait, Minot (ND)
10064-129            Jake Thal portrait, ca. 1905
10064-130            W. L. Nuessle portrait, ca. 1930s

Box 16:                 Photographs
10064-131            David E. Morgan portrait, before 1912 (Judge of the Supreme Court of ND, 1901-1911)
10064-132            Jack Hutchinson with hunted geese, Nelson County, before 1900
10064-133            Dean Joseph Kennedy, University of North Dakota, 1892-1937
10064-134            Dr. E. P. Quain portrait in uniform (Lieutenant Colonel in World War I), ca. 1917
10064-135            North Dakota Supreme Court, in chamber shortly before moving into new state capitol: John Burke, William L. Nuessle, L. E. Birdzell (Chief Justice), A. M. Christianson, A. G. Burr, J. H. Newton (clerk) and E. J. Taylor (Reporter), 1933
10064-136            Florence ? portrait, 1901
10064-137            Mrs. W. L. Stockwell portrait, ca. 1900
10064-138            Mrs. Willis A. Joy (Hattie or Mary) portrait, Grand Forks, ca. 1900
10064-151            Students in classroom at Oscar H. Will School, Bismarck (ND), ca. 1910
10064-152            Colonel C. B. Little portrait, ca. 1890s

Box 17:                 Photographs
10064-139            Bismarck High School football team portrait, 1917
10064-140            L. B. Hanna portrait, ca. 1916
10064-141            Mrs. E. B. Goss portrait, ca. 1917
10064-142            W. L. Stockwell portrait in cap and gown, dressed to confer degrees, ca. 1943
10064-143            Judge Nuessle portrait, 1940s-1950s
10064-144            E. B. Goss portrait, ca. 1917
10064-145            John Burke portrait, ca. 1910
10064-146            Mrs. Elizabeth J. Hutchinson portrait, ca. June 1905

Box 18:                 Photographs
10064-153            USS North Dakota, ca. 1923 (negative)
10064-154            USS North Dakota, ca. 1923 (negative)
10064-155            President Eisenhower at Roosevelt Cabin, Bismarck (ND), ca. June 1953 (negative)
10064-156            John Miller marker (slide)

Oversize (map case drawer)
10064-147            North Dakota Educational Association group portrait, Bismarck (ND), 1914
10064-148            State Convention of County School Superintendents, group outside Elks Building, Dickinson (ND), May 3-4, 1916
10064-149            Minot (ND), 1916
10064-150            Dedication ceremonies, Grand Forks (ND) County Courthouse, May 20, 1915

Box 19:                 Cassette Tapes (4) oral interviews with Charlotte M. Taylor by Edwin Taylor Jr., ca. 1966

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