An informal portrait of Kansas governor Alfred "Alf" Mossman Landon, campaigning for President of the United States from a rail car in Canton, Ohio. Landon lost the 1936 presidential election to Franklin D. Roosevelt, and carried only Maine and Vermont for a total of 8 electoral votes to Roosevelt's 523.
This photograph can be used to discuss Alf Landon's run for president. His platform and the political issues of the day can be discussed.
Item Number: 210953
Call Number: B Landon, Alfred *83
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210953
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Politicians
Collections - Photograph - Landon, Alfred Mossman
Curriculum - 4th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - Individuals and developments (Benchmark 1) - Notable Kansans (Indicator 1)
Date - 1930s - 1936
Government and Politics - Political Parties - Republican
Government and Politics - State Government - Governors - Landon, Alfred Mossman
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Notable Kansans - Landon, Alfred M (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987
Places - Other States - Ohio
Thematic Time Period - Great Depression and Dust Bowl, 1929 - 1941
Type of Material - Photographs