• Created Date
  • 1915
  • Description
  • The election of a new governor in 1913, Governor Ernest Lister, halted construction on the other buildings included in the project. Lister, who had run his election campaign on a platform which emphasized prudent spending for state affairs, was convinced of the extravagance of the 1912 group plan and proposed his own group plan design. For the rest of the decade, the State Capitol Commission, the legislature, the state architects, and the pres... more
    The election of a new governor in 1913, Governor Ernest Lister, halted construction on the other buildings included in the project. Lister, who had run his election campaign on a platform which emphasized prudent spending for state affairs, was convinced of the extravagance of the 1912 group plan and proposed his own group plan design. For the rest of the decade, the State Capitol Commission, the legislature, the state architects, and the press grappled with this issue. However, the death of Lister in 1919 resulted in the election of a new governor, Louis F. Hart, and the commission decided to return to the Wilder and White 1912 revised plan. less
  • Format
  • Photograph
    image
    b&w
    silver gelatin
    7 x 7 in.
    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9800XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 6 and resized to 700x700 ppi. 2009