These thirteen members of the "first team" quarterbacked the creation and passage of the first GI Bill. Front row left to right: Lyon W. Brandon (Miss.); Roane Waring (Tenn.); Rep. John Gibson (Ga.); Harry W Colmery (Kan.); Pat Kelley (Ga.); Frank Reilly (Mass.). Back row: Frank Sullivan (D.C.); John Stlle (Ill.); Divid Camelon (NY); Sam Rorex (Ark.); Jack Cejnar (Ind.); and T. O. Kraabel (N.Dak.). Copied from The American Legion Magazine, January, 1969, Volume 86, Number 1, page 27.
Date: between 1943 and 1944
Item Number: 207977
Call Number: B Colmery, Harry W *5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 207977
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Lawyers
Collections - Manuscript - Colmery, Harry W.
Date - 1940s - 1943
Date - 1940s - 1944
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Federal agencies and programs - Policies and programs - Veterans - G. I. Bill of Rights
Military - Veterans - Benefits - G. I. Bill of Rights
Military - Veterans - Organizations - American Legion
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Magazine - Illustrations
People - Notable Kansans - Colmery, Harry W, 1890-1979
Thematic Time Period - World War II, 1939 - 1945
Type of Material - Printed materials - Magazines - Illustrations