This black and white photograph shows Alf Landon's campaign truck in Junction City, Kansas. Landon was elected in 1932 as the twenty-sixth governor of Kansas and was re-elected in 1934.
Creator: Smith, Guy E.
Date: Between 1932 and 1934
This image can be used to discuss both Alf Landon's run for governor, and advertising techniques of the 1930s. Students could also discuss the social and economic climate of the time, inferring what voters would want from a candidate.
Item Number: 219668
Call Number: FK2.G2 J.56 . 1935c *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 219668
Collections - Photograph
Curriculum - 4th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - Individuals and developments (Benchmark 1) - Notable Kansans (Indicator 1)
Date - 1930s
Government and Politics - Political Parties - Republican
Government and Politics - State Government - Governors - Landon, Alfred Mossman
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
Places - Cities and towns - Junction City
Places - Counties - Geary
Thematic Time Period - Great Depression and Dust Bowl, 1929 - 1941
Transportation - Trucks
Type of Material - Photographs