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This black and white photograph shows U.S. Vice-President Charles Curtis casting his ballot during a possible tie breaking vote in the United States Senate. Curtis, the thirty-first vice-president of the United States (1929-1933), was the first Native American to be elected to public office in the United States.
Item Number: 217243
Call Number: B Curtis, Charles *15
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 217243
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Politicians
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1920s - 1929
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Vice Presidents - Curtis, Charles, 1860-1936
Government and Politics - Political Parties - Republican
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - American Indians - Tribes - Kansa
People - Notable Kansans - Curtis, Charles, 1860-1936
Places - Other States - District of Columbia -- Washington
Thematic Time Period - The Twenties, 1920-1929
Type of Material - Photographs