This letter from Joseph Little Bristow, 1861-1944, United States Senator, to Dwight David Eisenhower, 1890-1969, informs him of his nomination to West Point Military Academy. The complete set of correspondence related to Eisenhower's appointment to a military academy is available in Kansas Memory item 208267.
Creator: Bristow, Joseph L. (Joseph Little), 1861-1944
Date: October 24, 1910
This letter shows how Eisenhower's military career began. It can be used as a jumping off point to discuss Eisenhower's many accomplishments.
Item Number: 208270
Call Number: Joseph Little Bristow Coll. #6 Box 32 Folder 5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 208270
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Military
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Politicians
Collections - Manuscript - Bristow, Joseph Little #6
Curriculum - 4th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - Individuals and developments (Benchmark 1) - Notable Kansans (Indicator 1)
Date - 1910s - 1910
Education - Higher education - Students
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Congress - Senate - Bristow, Joseph Little, 1861-1944
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Presidents - Eisenhower, Dwight D.
Military - Service - Army
Military - Wars - World War II
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Letter
People - Notable Kansans - Bristow, Joseph Little, 1861-1944
People - Notable Kansans - Eisenhower, Dwight David, 1890-1969
Places - Cities and towns - Salina
Places - Counties - Saline
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Letters