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E.H. Lindley to Governor Walter Huxman

E.H. Lindley to Governor Walter Huxman
Creator: Lindley, E.H.
Date: July 11, 1938
In this letter to Governor Huxman, University of Kansas Chancellor E.H. Lindley informs Huxman that a group of African Americans visited his office and complained that the university's medical school had never allowed an African American to graduate. Chancellor Lindley suggests to Huxman that the matter must be investigated because "our schools must be and remain open to all classes of citizens."


Emerald Moon to Governor Walter Huxman

Emerald Moon to Governor Walter Huxman
Creator: Moon, Emerald L.
Date: August 2, 1938
Kansas State School of Medicine student Emerald L. Moon thanks Governor Walter Huxman for "the attention and action he gave to the "unjust prejudice against members of my race." A complete transcription is available by clicking "Text Version" below.


Governor Harry H. Woodring, Correspondence Files, Box 16

Governor Harry H. Woodring, Correspondence Files, Box 16
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1931-1933 : Woodring)
Date: 1931
These folders contain correspondence state agency files and subject files from the Governor Woodring collection. Some subjects included are the American Legion, American Red Cross, American-War Mothers, Betsy Ross Corps, Boy Scouts, Child Welfare, and Coal.


Governor Walter A. Huxman, correspondence files, box 3

Governor Walter A. Huxman, correspondence files, box 3
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1937-1939 : Huxman)
Date: 1937-1939
These folders contain correspondence with Governor Huxman and are subdivided into appointment files, folders 1 - 15, and state agency files, folders 16 - 37. The state agency files contain routine correspondence to and from nearly all of the bureaus of the state government.


Governor Walter A. Huxman, correspondence files, box 4

Governor Walter A. Huxman, correspondence files, box 4
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1937-1939 : Huxman)
Date: 1937-1939
These folders contain correspondence with Governor Huxman and are subdivided into state agency files, folders 1 - 6, and subject files, folders 7 - 27. The state agency files contain routine correspondence to and from nearly all of the bureaus of the state government.


Governor Walter A. Huxman, correspondence files, box 5

Governor Walter A. Huxman, correspondence files, box 5
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1937-1939 : Huxman)
Date: 1937-1939
These folders contain correspondence subject files with Governor Huxman. Some subjects included are natural resources, race relations, gasoline taxation, tuberculosis, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Resettlement Administration, Farm Debt Adjustment, and the Works Progress Administration.


H.A. Kinney to Governor Walter Huxman

H.A. Kinney to Governor Walter Huxman
Creator: Emergency Dust Bowl Committee
Date: April 23, 1937
Secretary of the Emergency Dust Bowl Committee H. A. Kinney of Liberal (Seward County) sends Governor Walter Huxman of Topeka (Shawnee County) a copy of a telegram the committee sent President Franklin Roosevelt. The telegram appeals to the federal government for assistance in stopping the removal of top soil in the drought stricken areas of Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, and Kansas. The telegram advises that the present program of management by individual farmers is inadequate. H. A. Kinney was also Secretary of the Liberal Chamber of Commerce.


Mayme Moore and J.E. Farmer to Governor Walter Huxman

Mayme Moore and J.E. Farmer to Governor Walter Huxman
Creator: Moore, Mayme
Date: August 19, 1938
In this letter, Mayme Moore and J.E. Farmer of the Young Democrats Club of Sedgwick County--Colored Division, thank Governor Walter Huxman for his efforts to give African Americans "the advantages that have been heretofore denied us."


Reverand Justin Walz to Governor Walter Huxman

Reverand Justin Walz to Governor Walter Huxman
Creator: Walz, Reverend Justin
Date: December 11, 1937
This telegram, from Reverend Justin Walz to Governor Walter Huxman, protests the fact that federal funds to support hot lunches for children in need had ceased. Walz explains to Huxman that the lack of WPA "Hot Lunches" will leave the children of Ellis County "seriously in want of food."


Walter Augustus Huxman

Walter Augustus Huxman
Date: Between 1930 and 1940
This black and white photograph shows Walter Augustus Huxman, (1887-1972). He established his career as a public official by serving as Reno County's assistant attorney from 1915 to 1919, and later the city attorney of Hutchinson, Kansas from 1919 to 1921. Elected on November 3, 1936, as the twenty-seventh governor of Kansas, he served one term from 1937 to 1939. Failing to be reelected, Huxman was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth District. He held this position until stepping down in 1962.


Walter Augustus Huxman

Walter Augustus Huxman
Date: Between 1939 and 1949
This black and white photograph shows Walter Augustus Huxman, (1887-1972). He established his career as a public official by serving as Reno County's assistant attorney from 1915 to 1919, and later the city attorney of Hutchinson, Kansas from 1919 to 1921. Elected on November 3, 1936, as the twenty-seventh governor of Kansas, he served one term from 1937 to 1939. Failing to be reelected, Huxman was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth District. He held this position until stepping down in 1962.


Walter Augustus Huxman

Walter Augustus Huxman
Date: May 27, 1938
This black and white photograph shows Governor Walter Huxman and Virgil Patterson on horseback in Anthony, Kansas. Elected on November 3, 1936, as the twenty-seventh governor of Kansas, he served one term from 1937 to 1939. Failing to be reelected, Huxman was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth District. He held this position until stepping down in 1962.


Walter Augustus Huxman

Walter Augustus Huxman
Date: March 09, 1938
This black and white photograph shows governors gathered for a celebration in Amarillo, Texas. In the middle is Jas V. Allred of Texas with Erest W. Marland of Oklahom and Teller Ammons of Colorado to his left; and Clyde Tingley of New Mexico and Walter Huxman of Kansas on the right.


Walter Augustus Huxman

Walter Augustus Huxman
Date: January 1937
This black and white photograph shows C. M. Fritzwilliam beside Governor Walter Huxman with U. S. Senator George McGill, Lynn R. Brodric and Harry Castor on the right. Elected on November 3, 1936, as the twenty-seventh governor of Kansas, he served one term from 1937 to 1939. Failing to be reelected, Huxman was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth District. He held this position until stepping down in 1962.


Walter Augustus Huxman

Walter Augustus Huxman
Creator: Goldberg Studios
Date: Between 1937 and 1939
This sepia colored photograph shows Walter Augustus Huxman (1887-1972). He established his career as a public official by serving as Reno County's assistant attorney from 1915 to 1919, and later the city attorney of Hutchinson, Kansas from 1919 to 1921. Elected on November 3, 1936, as the twenty-seventh governor of Kansas, he served one term from 1937 to 1939. Failing to be reelected, Huxman was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth District. He held this position until stepping down in 1962.


Walter Augustus Huxman

Walter Augustus Huxman
Date: Between 1937 and 1947
These three sepia colored photographs show Walter Augustus Huxman, (1887-1972). Elected on November 3, 1936, as the twenty-seventh governor of Kansas, he served one term from 1937 to 1939. Failing to be reelected, Huxman was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth District. He held this position until stepping down in 1962.


Walter Augustus Huxman

Walter Augustus Huxman
Date: March 18, 1938
This black and white photograph shows Walter Augustus Huxman, (1887-1972) possibly standing in the bucket of a large mine or quarrying shovel. He established his career as a public official by serving as Reno County's assistant attorney from 1915 to 1919, and later as the city attorney of Hutchinson, Kansas from 1919 to 1921. He was elected on November 3, 1936, as the twenty-seventh governor of Kansas. Failing to be reelected in 1939, Huxman was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth District. He held this position until stepping down in 1962.


Walter Augustus Huxman

Walter Augustus Huxman
Date: Between 1937 and 1939
This black and white photograph shows Walter Augustus Huxman, (1887-1972). Elected on November 3, 1936, as the twenty-seventh governor of Kansas, he served one term from 1937 to 1939. Failing to be reelected, Huxman was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth District. He held this position until stepping down in 1962.


Walter Augustus Huxman

Walter Augustus Huxman
Date: Between 1939 and 1959
This photograph shows U. S. Circuit Judges: Orie L. Phillips is in the center with Walter A. Huxman at his right and Sam Bratton on his left. After holding governor's office from 1937 to 1939, Huxman was appointed to the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth District in Topeka, Kansas by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1939. One of his notable rulings while serving on the bench was on June 25, 1951, during the Brown vs. Board case in Topeka, Kansas, where the court found "no willful intentional or substantial discrimination".


Walter Augustus Huxman

Walter Augustus Huxman
Date: 1938
This black and white photograph shows Walter A. Huxman with a group of women from the Kansas Democratic Party. He established his career as a public official by serving as Reno County's assistant attorney from 1915 to 1919, and later as the city attorney of Hutchinson, Kansas from 1919 to 1921. In 1936, Huxman was nominated and elected as the Democratic governor of Kansas. Failing to be re-elected for a second term, he left office on January 9, 1939. On April 24, 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated Huxman to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth District. He held this position until stepping down in 1962.


Walter Augustus Huxman

Walter Augustus Huxman
Date: January 1937
This black and white photograph shows Governor Walter Huxman during his inaugural parade along Sixth & Kansas in Topeka, Kansas. Huxman, a Democrat, was elected on November 3, 1936, as the twenty-seventh governor of Kansas, from 1937 to 1930. Failing to be reelected in 1939, Huxman was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth District. He held this position until stepping down in 1962.


Walter Augustus Huxman

Walter Augustus Huxman
Date: January 11, 1937
This black and white photograph shows Walter Augustus Huxman (1887-1972), being sworn in as Kansas governor. He established his career as a public official serving as Reno County's assistant attorney from 1915 to 1919, and later the city attorney of Hutchinson, Kansas from 1919 to 1921. In 1936, Huxman was nominated and elected as a Democratic governor of Kansas. Failing to be re-elected, Huxman left the governor's office and was nominated by President Franklin Roosevelt to the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth District in Topeka, Kansas. Huxman held this position until stepping down in 1962.


Walter Augustus Huxman

Walter Augustus Huxman
Date: March 1937
This black and white photograph shows Kansas Governor Walter Augustus Huxman, (1937-1939), signing a bill to legalize the sale of 3.2 beer. People in the photograph are (left to right): Milt Tabor, Topeka Capitol reporter; Samuel Terbovich, Huxman's pardon attorney; unidentified man; Lew Larkin, Kansas City Journal-Post reporter; Gil Mayo, Associated Press; and Max (last name unknown).


Walter Augustus Huxman

Walter Augustus Huxman
Date: 1936
This black and white photograph shows Governor Walter Huxman (in the center) sitting on bales of straw with a group of men. Elected on November 3, 1936, as the twenty-seventh governor of Kansas, he served one term from 1937 to 1939. Failing to be reelected, Huxman was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth District. He held this position until stepping down in 1962.


Walter Augustus Huxman Signing House Bill 309 relating to women in political parties

Walter Augustus Huxman Signing House Bill 309 relating to women in political parties
Date: March 30, 1937
This black and white photograph shows the twenty-seventh Governor of Kansas Walter A. Huxman signing House Bill No. 309 giving women equal voice with men in political party organizations. The bill also provided for the election of Precinct Committee women instead of their appointment. Those in the photograph have been identified from left to right as follows: Mrs. Willard Greene, Mrs. Katheryn Graham, Stella B. Haines, Governor Huxman; Mrs. Ben L. Mickel, Mrs. W.C. Harris, and Ann Laughlin.


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