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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.


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.


Governor Clyde Martin Reed to railroad executives

Governor Clyde Martin Reed to railroad executives
Creator: Reed, Clyde Martin, 1871-1949
Date: November 20, 1930
Governor Clyde Reed of Topeka, Kansas, writes to executives of railroad companies operating in Kansas to discourage them from using foreign labor, especially Mexicans, during a period of high unemployment. The Governor quotes a representative from the Hoover administration who requests that preference be given to American labor in all cases and that the companies return all Mexican labor to Mexico. The six railroad companies include the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific; the Missouri Pacific; the Missouri, Kansas & Texas; the St. Louis, San Francisco; and the Union Pacific.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Reed and President Herbert Hoover

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Reed and President Herbert Hoover
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence between Governor Clyde M. Reed and President Herbert Hoover. Topics in the correspondence cover but is not limited to unemployment, economic depression in agricultural sectors and cost of State improvements. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


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.


J.F. Lucey to Governor Clyde Martin Reed

J.F. Lucey to Governor Clyde Martin Reed
Creator: Lucey, J. F.
Date: November 18, 1930
The Southwest Regional Director of President Herbert Hoover's Employment Commission, J. F. Lucey, writes Governor Clyde Reed of Topeka (Shawnee County) to request cooperation with the commission's mission. Lucey requests that employers retain as many employees as possible and that cities establish central employment and transient labor offices. The letter further requests that railroad companies operating in Kansas return all transient Mexican laborers to Mexico and give preference to American laborers. Lucey suggests the Governor contact the railroad companies directly about this issue. See Governor Clyde Reed to railroad executives, November 20, 1930. See W. B. Storey, Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad, to Governor Clyde Reed, November 22, 1930.


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.


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