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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.


Charles Curtis

Charles Curtis
Date: 1928
These three sepia colored photographs show U.S. Senator Charles Curtis campaigning for the vice-presidency of the United States. Curtis and presidential running mate Herbert Clark Hoover, were elected in 1928 by defeating Democratic candidate Al Smith and running mate Joseph Taylor Robinson. The Hoover-Curtis ticket sought re-election in 1932, but the overwhelming economic problems facing the country cost them the election to Democratic candidate Franklin D. Roosevelt and his running mate John Nance Garner.


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.


Charles Curtis

Charles Curtis
Date: 1929
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.


Charles Curtis, Vice President of the United States

Charles Curtis, Vice President of the United States
Date: Between 1928 and 1933
Vice President of the United States, Charles Curtis, 1860-1936, standing on the steps of the United States Capitol, Washington, D.C.


Charles Curtis, Vice President of the United States

Charles Curtis, Vice President of the United States
Date: Between 1920 and 1933
Portrait of Charles Curtis, 1860-1936, United States Congressman, 1893-1907, U. S. Senator, 1907-1913 and 1915-1929, and Vice President of the United States, 1929-1933.


Charles Curtis and Herbert Clark Hoover

Charles Curtis and Herbert Clark Hoover
Creator: Underwood & Underwood
Date: Between 1928 and 1933
This black and white photograph shows Charles Curtis and Herbert Clark Hoover. The gentlemen were respectively elected in 1928, as the thirty-first Vice-President and President of the United States. The Hoover-Curtis ticket would seek re-election in 1932, but the overwhelming economic problems facing the country cost them the election to Democratic candidate Franklin D. Roosevelt and running mate John Nance Garner.


Henry J. Allen, Charles Curtis, and Arthur Capper

Henry J. Allen, Charles Curtis, and Arthur Capper
Date: July 11, 1929
An informal portrait of U. S. Senator Henry J. Allen (left of the child in the center), Vice President Charles Curtis, and U. S. Senator Arthur Capper, standing with fellow celebrants at the 75th Anniversary celebration of Atchison, Kansas. Capper (1865-1951) a native of Garnett, Kansas, served as Kansas Governor from 1915 to 1919 and then as U. S. Senator from 1919 to 1949.


Herbert Clark Hoover and Charles Curtis

Herbert Clark Hoover and Charles Curtis
Date: Between 1928 and 1933
This black and white photograph shows the thirty-first President of the United States Herbert Clark Hoover and his Vice President, Kansas native Charles Curtis, (1929-1933). The gentleman were elected in 1928 by defeating Democratic candidate Al Smith and running mate Joseph Taylor Robinson. The Hoover-Curtis ticket would seek re-election in 1932, but the overwhelming economic problems facing the country eventually cost them the election, losing to Democratic candidate Franklin D. Roosevelt and his running mate John Nance Garner.


Herbert Hoover and Charles Curtis

Herbert Hoover and Charles Curtis
Date: 1928
This photograph shows a campaign poster promoting Republican nominees for U.S. President and Vice President, Herbert Hoover and Charles Curtis. The two were elected in 1928 in a landslide victory over Democratic candidate Al Smith and running mate Joseph Taylor Robinson.


Members of the Topeka, Kansas Bar Association

Members of the Topeka, Kansas Bar Association
Date: 1931
This black and white photograph panel shows members from the Topeka Bar Association, the Kansas Supreme Court and the District Judges of Kansas. In the center of the panel images have been inserted of U.S. Vice-President Charles Curtis, U.S. Circuit Judge Geo. T. McDermott, and U.S. District Judge Richard J. Hopkins. In the lower portion of the panel, on the left-hand side, are seven African American lawyers. One of them is Elisha Scott who prosecuted the civil rights case of Brown vs. Topeka Board of Education.


Political vehicle tag

Political vehicle tag
Creator: Kansas State Industrial Reformatory School
Date: 1928
Yellow and black vehicle tag promoting the 1928 presidential campaign of Herbert Hoover and Charles Curtis. The tag was a souvenir of the Republican National Convention held in Kansas City, Missouri, where Hoover and Curtis were selected as the party's presidential and vice presidential nominees. Born in Topeka, Kansas, Curtis served in the United States Congress and was later elected to Vice President. He was the first individual of American Indian ancestry to reach that high office. The tag was made by inmates at the Kansas State Industrial Reformatory in Hutchinson, Kansas.


Vada Watson presenting President Calvin Coolidge with a bag of wheat

Vada Watson presenting President Calvin Coolidge with a bag of wheat
Date: January 29, 1929
This is a photograph showing Vada Watson Hoskinson, Miss Kansas Wheat Girl, presenting President Calvin Coolidge with a small bag of wheat in observance of Kansas' sixty-fourth anniversary of statehood. The presentation took place on the steps of the White House. To the right of President Coolidge is Kansas U.S. Senator Charles Curtis and to Vada's left is Kansas U.S. Senator Arthur Capper. Vada, a native of Turon, Kansas was selected in 1925 as the state's first wheat girl through a contest sponsored by Kansas State University. During her reign, she traveled throughout the United States promoting the wholesome goodness of Kansas wheat.


Vice President Charles Curtis

Vice President Charles Curtis
Creator: Acme News Pictures, Inc
Date: June 4, 1932
This black and white photograph shows Vice President Charles Curtis throwing out the first baseball to start the game between Democratic and Republican members of the House of Representatives, Washington D. C. Curtis, the 31st Vice President of the United States (1929-1933), was the first Native American to be elected to that office.


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