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Alf Landon's campaign truck, Junction City, Kansas

Alf Landon's campaign truck, Junction City, Kansas
Creator: Smith, Guy E.
Date: Between 1932 and 1934
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.


Alfred "Alf" Mossman Landon

Alfred "Alf" Mossman Landon
Date: 1936
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.


Alfred Mossman Landon

Alfred Mossman Landon
Date: Between 1941 and 1945
This black and white photograph shows Kansas Governor Alfred "Alf" Mossman Landon purchasing war stamps in the shoe department of a department store in support of the United States efforts during World War II.


Alfred Mossman Landon

Alfred Mossman Landon
Date: 1918
This is an image of First Lieutenant Alfred Mossman Landon, 1887-1987, dressed in military uniform. He served in the United States Army Chemical Warfare Service.


Alfred Mossman Landon, Kansas Governor

Alfred Mossman Landon, Kansas Governor
Date: Between 1906 and 1907
This portrait represents Kansas Governor, Alfred Mossman Landon when he was a student at the University of Kansas. He was governor from 1933 to 1937 and ran an unsuccessful campaign for the Republican Presidential nomination in 1936 against President Franklin Roosevelt.


Alfred Mossman Landon and family

Alfred Mossman Landon and family
Creator: International News Photos, Inc
Date: 1935
This photograph portrays Kansas Governor Alfred Mossman Landon with his family at the governor's mansion in Topeka, Kansas. The photograph may have been taken during his unsuccessful run as Republican nominee in the 1936 President race against President Franklin Roosevelt.


Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart
Date: June 7, 1935
This is an informal photograph of Amelia Earhart, 1897-1937. She is seated between two women on a parade float in Atchison, Kansas. The two women may be Barbara and Lorraine Hellener, daughters of the City Manager, Earl Hellener. Also visible are the float's driver, spectators, and parked automobiles along the city street. A native of Atchison, Earhart spoke at Memorial Hall to a crowd of 3,500 people during her visit. The parade was June 7, 1935.


Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart
Creator: Phyfe, Hal, 1892-1968
Date: Between 1932 and 1937
This is a portrait of George P. Putnam and Amelia Earhart. Putnam was Earhart's husband.


Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart
Date: 1921
This is an informal photograph of pilot Amelia Earhart after her first solo flight in 1921. The image was copied from "Soaring Wings," which was written by her husband, George P. Putnam, and published in 1939 by Harcourt, Brace & Co. after her presumed death.


Amelia Earhart as a nurses' aid

Amelia Earhart as a nurses' aid
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This is a photograph of Amelia Earhart as a nurses' aid in Canada.


Arthur Capper, Ben Paulin, Charles Curtis, and Carl R. Gray at Pawnee Capitol, Pawnee, Kansas

Arthur Capper, Ben Paulin, Charles Curtis, and Carl R. Gray at Pawnee Capitol, Pawnee, Kansas
Date: August 1, 1928
This photograph shows Senator Arthur Capper, Kansas Governor Ben Paulin, Vice President Charles Curtis, and Carl R. Gray standing from left to right while visiting the Pawnee Capitol in Pawnee, Kansas on August 1, 1928. The men visited the Pawnee Capitol, commonly referred to as the First Territorial Capitol at Fort Riley, when Senator Capper was visiting Kansas. The First Territorial Capitol was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.


Carry Amelia Nation

Carry Amelia Nation
Creator: London News Agency
Date: 1909
A photograph showing Carrie Nation standing on a street with her hatchet.


Carry Amelia Nation

Carry Amelia Nation
Creator: Nichols and Davidson
Date: 1901
Portrait of Carry A. Nation holding a hatchet and Bible.


Carry Amelia Nation

Carry Amelia Nation
Creator: Harden, Alden Wakefield, 1838-1927
Date: Between 1904 and 1905
A portrait of temperance leader Carry Amelia Nation, 1846-1911, shown with her bible kneeling in prayer by a chair in a jail cell at an unknown location.


Charles Curtis

Charles Curtis
Date: 1928
Charles Curtis in 1928 during his political campaign to become United States Vice President, under soon to be elected, President Herbert Hoover.


Clyde Cessna

Clyde Cessna
Date: 1917
This photograph shows a group of men including Clyde Cessna (4th from left) posing with the first plane built in Wichita. The image includes a description that reads "a part of the Beaver Boosters, Okla [Oklahoma]."


Clyde Cessna

Clyde Cessna
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
A photograph of Clyde Vernon Cessna, 1879-1954, inside a Comet airplane. Cessna was an aviation pioneer and founder of the Cessna Aircraft Company in Wichita, Kansas.


Dewey Theatre, New York, New York,  with signs promoting an appearance by Carry Nation

Dewey Theatre, New York, New York, with signs promoting an appearance by Carry Nation
Date: 1901
View of the Dewey Theatre, New York, N. Y., with signs promoting an appearance by Carry Nation.


Dodge City Peace Commission

Dodge City Peace Commission
Date: 1883
Dodge City Peace Commission, 1883, members are identified as - back row (left to right) William H. Harris, Luke Short, William Bat Masterson, W.F. Petillon; front row (left to right) Charles E. Bassett, Wyatt Earp, Frank McLain, Neil Brown.


Dwight David Eisenhower

Dwight David Eisenhower
Date: January 18, 1944
This is a portrait of General Dwight David Eisenhower, 1890-1969, who served as the Commander-in-Chief, Supreme headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Forces during World War II. He grew up in Abilene, Kansas.


Dwight David Eisenhower, President of the United States

Dwight David Eisenhower, President of the United States
Date: Between 1953 and 1961
This portrait of Dwight David Eisenhower, President of the United States, shows him sitting at a desk with a flag and book cases in the background. He brought to the presidency his prestige as commanding general of the victorious forces in Europe during World War II. Eisenhower obtained a truce in Korea and worked incessantly during his two terms to ease the tensions of the cold war. He pursued the moderate policies of "Modern Republicanism," pointing out as he left office, "America is today the strongest, most influential, and most productive nation in the world." He grew up in Abilene, Kansas.


Dwight David Eisenhower, as a senior at Abilene High School

Dwight David Eisenhower, as a senior at Abilene High School
Date: 1909
Dwight David Eisenhower appears in this photo as a senior at Abilene High School. The photo was copied from The Helianthus yearbook.


Dwight David Eisenhower to Joseph Little Bristow, United States Senator

Dwight David Eisenhower to Joseph Little Bristow, United States Senator
Creator: Eisenhower, Dwight David, 1890-1969
Date: March 25, 1911
This letter was written by Dwight David Eisenhower, 1890-1969, to Joseph Little Bristow, 1861-1944, United States Senator, thanking him for the West Point appointment. Eisenhower mentions that he passed the entrance exams and will report to West Point on June 14, 1911. The complete set of correspondence related to Eisenhower's appointment to a military academy is available in Kansas Memory item 208267.


General Dwight David Eisenhower

General Dwight David Eisenhower
Date: June 21, 1945
This photograph shows General Dwight D. Eisenhower making the double V for Victory sign as he rides in a homecoming procession in Kansas City, Missouri. He grew up in Abilene, Kansas.


George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver
Date: between 1930 and 1940
Portrait of George Washington Carver.


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