by Cally Peterson
Arthur C., A.C., Townley addresses a group of Nonpartisan League (NPL) members. Townley is credited with conceiving the NPL, which began as a discontented agrarian movement. The league was one of the early advocates for a state-owned bank.
The Bank of North Dakota: A Bold Social Experiment
One hundred years ago, a bold social experiment began on the prairie, settling into its first form at the corner of Seventh and Main streets in Bismarck. The succeeding century would not come without its share of hurdles, but the will of North Dakota’s people would reign.