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Alphabetical agencies created under the Roosevelt New Deal Party

Alphabetical agencies created under the Roosevelt New Deal Party
Creator: Biggers, E.M.
Date: 1932
This item, printed and issued by Biggers Printing Company of Houston, Texas, lists the many different agencies created under President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal. In addition to well-known programs such as the WPA, the list contains many lesser-known agencies, providing an interesting glimpse into the expansion of the U.S. Government under the New Deal.


Arthur Capper

Arthur Capper
Date: Between 1890 and 1895
This is a portrait of Arthur Capper, 1865-1951, as a young man. Capper, a native of Garnett, Kansas, served Kansas as Governor, 1915-1919, and as U. S. Senator, 1919-1949.


Arthur Capper

Arthur Capper
Date: Between 1930s and 1940s
This black and white photograph shows U.S. Senator Arthur Capper holding the hand of a young girl with crutches and leg braces. As an advocate for children's welfare, in 1934 Capper used his resources to create the "Capper Foundation for Crippled Children" in Topeka, Kansas.


Arthur Capper

Arthur Capper
Date: 1945-1950
This photograph shows U.S. Senator Arthur Capper in front of a microphone with a script on the table near the end of his term as Senator which he held from 1919 to 1949 after being Kansas Governor from 1915 to 1919.


Arthur Capper

Arthur Capper
Date: 1920-1929
A portrait of Arthur Capper who owned several newspapers including Cappers Weekly and two radio stations. He was active in politics and served as Kansas Governor from 1915 to 1919 and United States Senator from 1919 to 1949. The portrait is autographed to his personal friend Art Schultz.


Arthur Capper

Arthur Capper
Date: February 23, 1917
An informal portrait of Kansas Governor Arthur Capper, 1865-1951, signing the "Bone Dry Law" passed by the Kansas Legislature. The law prohibited possession of liquor within the state and ended direct shipments of liquor to Kansas from out-of-state vendors. Capper, a native of Garnett, Kansas, served Kansas as Governor from 1915 to 1919, and as a U. S. Senator from 1919 to 1949.


Arthur Capper

Arthur Capper
Date: 1918
Portrait of Arthur Capper, 1865-1951, shown here at the age of fifty-three. Capper, a native of Garnett, Kansas, served Kansas as Governor from 1915 to 1919, and as U. S. Senator from 1919 to 1949.


Arthur Capper, Alfred Mossman Landon, and Henry A. Wallace

Arthur Capper, Alfred Mossman Landon, and Henry A. Wallace
Creator: Associated Press
Date: March 26, 1935
This photograph represents Kansas Governor Alfred Mossman Landon in the center with United State Senator Arthur Capper on the right and Henry A. Wallace on the left in the office of the Secretary of Agriculture. The meeting took place on March 26, 1935 to discuss their plan for controlling dust storms in the Mid-West.


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.


Arthur Capper, Bethesda, Maryland

Arthur Capper, Bethesda, Maryland
Date: May 15, 1929
This portrait shows McGrew, Sharp, Marmell, and Capper, at the Burning Tree Golf Club in Bethesda, Maryland from the script at the bottom of the photograph. The men are dressed to play golf and are standing in front of an automobile. Arthur Capper, 1865-1951, a native of Garnett, Kansas, served Kansas as Governor from 1915 to 1919, and as U. S. Senator from 1919 to 1949.


Arthur Capper, Charles Curtis, and John W. Thomas

Arthur Capper, Charles Curtis, and John W. Thomas
Creator: Henry Miller News Picture Service
Date: June 22, 1929
Arthur Capper, United States senator from Kansas, Charles Curtis, vice president of the United States, and John W. Thomas, United States senator from Idaho, in Washington, D. C., are photographed with 4-H Club members from Kansas. Capper, 1865-1951, a native of Garnett, Kansas, served Kansas as Governor from 1915 to 1919, and U. S. Senator from 1919 to 1949.


Arthur Capper, United States Senator from Kansas

Arthur Capper, United States Senator from Kansas
Creator: Henry Miller News Picture Service
Date: March 28, 1929
Arthur Capper, United States Senator from Kansas with Gilbert Hodges, Fred Howe, and H.H. Charles, members of the International Advertising Association, at the White House, Washington, D.C.


Arthur Capper and President Herbert Hoover

Arthur Capper and President Herbert Hoover
Creator: Henry Miller News Picture Service
Date: May 19, 1930
A view of Kansas Senator Arthur Capper (fourth from the left in the front row) with a large group of advertising men and women, who have gathered outside of the White House, with President Herbert Hoover. Capper, 1865-1951, a native of Garnett, Kansas, served Kansas as Governor, 1915-1919, and U. S. Senator, 1919-1949.


Arthur Capper and President Herbert Hoover with Kansas farmers

Arthur Capper and President Herbert Hoover with Kansas farmers
Creator: International News Photos, Inc
Date: December 12, 1929
This is a photograph of Senator Arthur Capper, shown standing with President Herbert Hoover in the center of the photograph, and a group of Kansas farmers in Washington, D.C. Arthur Capper, 1865-1951, a native of Garnett, Kansas, served as Kansas Governor from 1915 to 1919, and U. S. Senator from 1919 to 1949.


Arthur Capper and young girl with crutches

Arthur Capper and young girl with crutches
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
This black and white photograph shows U. S. Senator Arthur Capper standing beside a young girl with crutches. As an advocate for children's welfare, in 1934 Capper used his resources to create the "Capper Foundation for Crippled Children" in Topeka, Kansas.


Arthur Capper at a Republican meeting, Emporia, Kansas

Arthur Capper at a Republican meeting, Emporia, Kansas
Date: September 21, 1935
An annotated portrait of Arthur Capper, 1865-1951, U. S. Senator from Kansas, with a group of men at a Republican meeting in Emporia, Kansas.


Arthur Capper broadcasting over Columbia Broadcasting System

Arthur Capper broadcasting over Columbia Broadcasting System
Creator: Harris & Ewing
Date: December 13, 1930
An informal portrait of Kansas Senator Arthur Capper, 1865-1951, broadcasting over Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) radio during a Grid Iron Dinner at the Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C. Capper, a native of Garnett, Kansas, served Kansas as Governor, 1915-1919, and as U. S. Senator, 1919-1949.


Arthur Capper delivering an address on tuberculosis

Arthur Capper delivering an address on tuberculosis
Creator: Underwood & Underwood
Date: June 24, 1930
View of Kansas Senator Arthur Capper at a WMAL Radio microphone delivering an opening address in the world-wide campaign to stamp out tuberculosis. Doris Mead Gasque is standing behind him dressed in a white robe with red cross. Capper, 1865-1951, a native of Garnett, Kansas, served Kansas as Governor, 1915-1919, and U. S. Senator, 1919-1949.


Arthur Capper displaying his banners and pennants

Arthur Capper displaying his banners and pennants
Date: November 11, 1930
An informal portrait of Kansas Senator Arthur Capper, 1865-1951, displaying his Capper Clubs banners and county booster pennants in his office in Topeka, Kansas. Capper, a native of Garnett, Kansas, served Kansas as Governor, 1915-1919, and as U. S. Senator, 1919-1949.


Arthur Capper in his new 1934 Chevrolet

Arthur Capper in his new 1934 Chevrolet
Date: January 21, 1934
Arthur Capper, 1865-1951, U. S. Senator from Kansas, seated in his new 1934 Chevrolet parked at the base of the steps at the United States Capitol in Washington D.C. Capper, a Garnett, Kansas, native, served Kansas as Governor, 1915-1919, and as U. S. Senator, 1919-1949.


Arthur Capper nameplate

Arthur Capper nameplate
Date: between 1919 and 1949
Copper nameplate from the desk of U.S. Senator Arthur Capper. Originally from Garnett, Kansas, Capper established a large publishing enterprise in Topeka. In 1915 he was elected Governor and later served 30 years in the U.S. Senate. This nameplate adorned Capper's desk in the Senate chamber in Washington, D.C. It was later given to the Capper Foundation for Crippled Children, a treatment center for disabled children founded by Arthur and Florence Capper in Topeka in 1920.


Arthur Capper to Daniel C. Hall

Arthur Capper to Daniel C. Hall
Creator: Capper, Arthur, 1865-1951
Date: July 01, 1943
In this letter, Senator Capper responds to the letter sent to him by civilian detainee Daniel Hall of Topeka, Kansas, who was being held in a Japanese camp in Shanghai, China. Capper explains to Hall that he is actively working with the U.S. Department of State in an attempt to secure his release.


Arthur Capper to John N. Johnson

Arthur Capper to John N. Johnson
Creator: Capper, Arthur, 1865-1951
Date: September 13, 1947
In this letter to John H. Johnson, editor of the Negro Digest, Senator Arthur Capper of Kansas addresses the fact that African Americans living in Washington D.C. had "no voice in the Federal Government." According to Capper, African Americans in D.C. were "deprived of this right simply because a certain element is prejudiced against them, and does not want them to enjoy the rights that are given whites and colored in other states."


Arthur Capper to Major General Clarence Danielson

Arthur Capper to Major General Clarence Danielson
Creator: Capper, Arthur, 1865-1951
Date: June 02, 1944
Arthur Capper's telegram to General Danielson relays the concerns of Kansas farmers who fear that their supply of POW labor is about to run out.


Arthur Capper to Milton Tabor

Arthur Capper to Milton Tabor
Creator: Capper, Arthur, 1865-1951
Date: February 22, 1947
In this letter, Senator Capper responds to an earlier letter sent to him by Milton Tabor, the managing editor of The Topeka Daily Capital. In response to Tabor's comments regarding the rising racial tensions in Topeka, Capper argues that "we must protect these groups who are quite often discriminated against." Furthermore, Capper explains that Washington D.C. had many similar problems because "there is a strong prejudice among the whites here against the Negroes." He also mentions prohibition efforts and the American Red Cross.


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