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Senator Arthur Capper (standing, fourth from the left) with members of the Senate Agricultural Committee: seated - Legge, chairman of the Farm board, Senators: Henry Hatfirld; Charles McNary; Joseph Ransdell; Hyde, Secretary of Agriculture; standing -Frederick Walcott; Arthur Gould; John Thomas; Arthur Capper; Thomas Heflin; and Elmer Thomas. Members of the Senate Agricultural Committee during the executive session when Hyde, Secretary of Agricultural, and Legge, chairman of the Farm Board, appeared before the committee and testified that improvement in the farming situation was in sight and that prices for agricultural commodities were becoming stabilized. Secretary Hyde and chairman Legge were asked by the committee to submit an opinion on reports that a world wide attempt was being made to depress prices in an effort to demoralize the new American Farm Relief Program. Capper, 1865-1951, a native of Garnett, Kansas, served Kansas as Governor, 1915-1919, and U. S. Senator, 1919-1949.

Creator: International News Photos, Inc
Date: March 7, 1930

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Item Number: 208990
Call Number: B Capper, Arthur *86
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 208990

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