Basin Electric Power Cooperative records, 1963-1983.


Basin Electric Power Cooperative. Basin Electric Power Cooperative records, 1963-1983.

Basin Electric Power Cooperative records, 1963-1983.

Consists of twenty color slides, three films on DVD, and nineteen photographs dating from 1963-1983. The photographs and slides cover coal mining at the Glenharold Mine, the groundbreaking ceremonies for Basin Electric's Leland Olds Station Unit 1 (both of which are located near Stanton, North Dakota), and the Basin Electric 1980 annual meeting. The films are titled "Energy from the Plains," Power for the Plains, and a report on the Western States Water and Power Consumers Conference. Individuals and topics covered in this collection include: Kenneth Holum, Assistant Secretary of the Interior; Norman Clapp, REA Administrator; Quentin Burdick, North Dakota Senator; Art Jones, Basin Electric Board President; Governor William Guy, North Dakota; Leland Olds, former chairman of the Federal Power Commission under President Franklin D. Roosevelt and executive secretary of the New York Power Authority; Mrs. Leland Olds; John Olds; Hubert H. Humphrey, Vice President of the United States; George McGovern, South Dakota Senator; coal mining; Stanton, North Dakota; Glenharold Mine; Basin Electric Leland Olds Station Unit 1; Rural Electric Administration; Beulah; lignite mining; Westmoreland Corporation mine; rural electrification; Missouri River dams and hydroelectric power.

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