Liv Bjorlie Papers, 1956-1974
Primary Creator: Bjorlie, Liv (1932-)
Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet
Date Acquired: 00/00/1975
Liv Bjorlie was born December 30, 1932, to Frederick T. and Anna (Samuelson) Lundeby near Tolna, Nelson County, North Dakota. After attending Valley City State Teachers College from 1950 to 1951, Bjorlie taught school. She married Elmer Peder Bjorlie on April 4, 1952. The couple had five children, Peter, Anna, John, Paul, and Laura. She returned to Valley City State College and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education in 1972.
In 1964, Bjorlie became the nation's youngest Democratic National Committeewoman at age 31. She has served the Democratic Party in several additional capacities: President, North Dakota Democratic-NPL Women; Treasurer. Midwest Democratic Conference; President, Barnes County Democratic Women; Barnes County Campaign Manager, 1960; member, National Democratic Youth Advisory Council; and one of ten members of the 1968 Democratic Convention Site Committee.
Bjorlie was also active in the American Association of University Women, the National Youth Advisory Council, the Peace Corps, Farmers Union, and the International Platform Association.
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Acquisition Source: Liv Bjorlie, Billings, Montana
Acquisition Method: Donation
Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Liv Bjorlie Papers. OGLMC 314, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.
Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid added to Archon in October 2013.
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- Box 1
- Folder 1: Advertising, billboards, posters, etc., 1964
- Folder 2: Advertising materials: Burdick for U. S. Senate, 1964
- Folder 3: Advertising materials: Democratic - NPL slate newspaper campaign, 1964
- Folder 4: Advertising materials: Democratic correspondence, 1964
- Folder 5: Advertising materials: Democratic - NPL and Candidates Campaign Radio/TV/Newspapers, 1964
- Folder 6: Advertising materials: Guy for Governor, 1964
- Folder 7: Advertising materials: Hystad Campaign, 1964
- Folder 8: Advertising materials: newspaper campaign, 1964
- Folder 9: Advertising materials: Omdahl Campaign, 1964
- Folder 10: Advertising materials: Radio Contracts, Democratic campaign, 1954
- Folder 11: Advertising materials: Radio/TV Contracts, 1964
- Folder 12: Advertising materials: Redlin Campaign, 1964
- Folder 13: Advertising materials: George Sinner for Congress, 1964
- Folder 14: Advertising materials: Vendsel for Congress, 1959-1961
- Folder 15: Bjorlie Appointment Schedule
- Folder 16: Bjorlie Newspaper Clippings, 1964-1968
- Folder 17: Committee for 4-year Term (N. D.), 1964
- Folder 18: Correspondence, February 21, 1968-May 4, 1974
- Folder 19: Correspondence, October 16, 1958-December 23, 1967
- Folder 20: Democratic Campaign Material (National), 1960
- Folder 21: Democratic Campaign Brochures (ND), 1964
- Folder 22: Democratic National Committee, Miscellaneous materials, 1966-1972
- Folder 23: Democratic National Conventions - Miscellaneous materials, 1960, l964, 1968, 1972
- Folder 24: Democratic National Convention, Newspaper Clippings, 1964
- Folder 25: Democratic National Convention Site Committee, 1968
- Folder 26: Democratic National Convention Site Committee, 1968
- Folder 27: Democratic-NPL Fund-raisers, Programs, Appreciation Dinners, 1960-1961
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