Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

-

Log In

Username:

Password:

After login, go to:

Register
Forgot Username?
Forgot Password?

Browse Users
Contact us

-

Martha Farnsworth

-

Podcast Archive

Governor Mike Hayden Interview
Details
Listen Now
Subscribe - iTunesSubscribe - RSS

More podcasts

-

Popular Item

Winter 1977, Volume 43, Number 4

-

Random Item

Wesley J. Welchel, World War I soldier Wesley J. Welchel, World War I soldier

-

Site Statistics

Total images: 626,655
Bookbag items: 37,101
Registered users: 11,222

-

About

Kansas Memory has been created by the Kansas State Historical Society to share its historical collections via the Internet. Read more.

-

Syndication

Matching items: 42

Category Filters

Government and Politics - State Government - Governors - Docking, Robert Blackwell

Search within these results


       

Search Tips

Start Over | RSS Feed RSS Feed

View: Image Only | Title Only | Detailed
Sort by: TitleSort by Title, Ascending | Date | Creator | Newest

Showing 1 - 25 of 42 (results per page: 10 | 25 | 50)
Next Page >


Anti-war rally, Topeka, Kansas

Anti-war rally, Topeka, Kansas
Date: May 13, 1970
This black and white photograph shows a crowd of people at an anti-war rally on the grounds of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. The peaceful demonstration attended by about 1,200 college students, was held to protest the United States involvement in Cambodia and to ask Kansas Governor Robert Docking to call a special session of the legislature to consider an anti-war proposal. The proposed legislation would make it unlawful for Kansas citizens to fight outside the United States without a declaration of war by Congress. Governor Docking met with students and accepted their petitions for the special session, but no further action was taken toward the request.


Anti-war rally,Topeka, Kansas

Anti-war rally,Topeka, Kansas
Date: May 13, 1970
This black and white photograph shows an anti-war rally on the steps of the state capitol in Topeka, Kansas. In the background, a banner reads "Pleading Kansas". The peaceful demonstration lead by university students was held protesting the United States' involvement in Cambodia asking Kansas Governor Robert Docking to call a special session of the legislature to consider an anti-war proposal. The proposed legislation would make it unlawful for Kansas citizens to fight outside the United States without a declaration of war by Congress. Governor Robert Docking met with students and accepted their petitions for the special session, but no further action was taken toward the request.


Anti-war rally, Topeka, Kansas

Anti-war rally, Topeka, Kansas
Date: May 13, 1970
This black and white photograph shows a crowd of people at the anti-war rally on the grounds of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. The peaceful demonstration attended by about 1,200 college students, was held to protest the United States involvement in Cambodia and to ask Kansas Governor Robert Docking to call a special session of the legislature to consider an anti-war proposal. The proposed legislation would make it unlawful for Kansas citizens to fight outside the United States without a declaration of war by Congress. Governor Docking met with students and accepted their petitions for the special session, but no further action was taken toward the request.


Anti-war rally, Topeka, Kansas

Anti-war rally, Topeka, Kansas
Date: May 13, 1970
This black and white photograph shows students at an anti-war rally on the grounds of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. The peaceful demonstration was attended by about 1,200 college students in protest to the United States involvement in Cambodia asking Kansas Governor Robert Docking to call a special session of the legislature to consider an anti-war proposal. The proposed legislation would make it unlawful for Kansas citizens to fight outside the United States without a declaration of war by Congress. Governor Docking met with students and accepted their petitions for the special session, but no further action was taken toward the request.


Anti-war rally, Topeka, Kansas

Anti-war rally, Topeka, Kansas
Date: May 13, 1970
This black and white photograph shows students at an anti-war rally on the grounds of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. The peaceful demonstration was attended by about 1,200 college students in protest to the United States involvement in Cambodia asking Kansas Governor Robert Docking to call a special session of the legislature to consider an anti-war proposal. The proposed legislation would make it unlawful for Kansas citizens to fight outside the United States without a declaration of war by Congress. Governor Docking met with students and accepted their petitions for the special session, but no further action was taken toward the request.


Anti-war rally, Topeka, Kansas

Anti-war rally, Topeka, Kansas
Date: May 13, 1970
This black and white photograph shows a crowd of people at an anti-war rally on the steps of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. The peaceful demonstration attended by about 1,200 college students, was held to protest the United States involvement in Cambodia and to ask Kansas Governor Robert Docking to call a special session of the legislature to consider an anti-war proposal. The proposed legislation would make it unlawful for Kansas citizens to fight outside the United States without a declaration of war by Congress. Governor Docking met with students and accepted their petitions for the special session, but no further action was taken toward the request.


Anti-war rally, Topeka, Kansas

Anti-war rally, Topeka, Kansas
Date: May 13, 1970
This black and white photograph shows a crowd of people at an anti-war rally on the grounds of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. The peaceful demonstration attended by about 1,200 college students, was held to protest the United States involvement in Cambodia and to ask Kansas Governor Robert Docking to call a special session of the legislature to consider an anti-war proposal. The proposed legislation would make it unlawful for Kansas citizens to fight outside the United States without a declaration of war by Congress. Governor Docking met with students and accepted their petitions for the special session, but no further action was taken toward the request.


Capitol Christmas tree, Topeka, Kansas

Capitol Christmas tree, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1966 and 1969
This black and white photograph shows Governor Robert Docking standing with a crowd of people around a lighted Christmas tree on the grounds of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas.


Docking: the man  who knows Kansas

Docking: the man who knows Kansas
Date: 1972
A 1972 campaign brochure with Dockings's name printed on the cover in the design of a color wheel with a center that has the printed slogan "The man" in blue lettering. Inside the brochure, the political slogan is finshed with "who knows Kansas?" In this last and final re-election for governor, Docking reminds voters of the accomplishment he has achieved through the practice of fiscal responsibility and fairness for all Kansans.


Elect Robert Docking for Governor

Elect Robert Docking for Governor
Date: 1966
A 1966 campaign brochure that promotes Robert Docking as the Democratic candidate for governor who has an eye on the future of Kansas. Docking and the entire Democratic team of candidates have pledged to serve the voters for a vigourous two-party government in Kansas!


Governor Robert B. Docking

Governor Robert B. Docking
Date: Between 1967 and 1969
This color photograph was given to people visiting the governor's office. It shows Governor Robert B. Docking and the Kansas Capitol. Docking, a Democrat from Arkansas City, Kansas, served as governor from January 9, 1967 to January 13, 1975.


Governor Robert Blackwell Docking

Governor Robert Blackwell Docking
Creator: Stauffer Publications
Date: November 3, 1970
This black and white photograph shows Kansas Governor Robert Blackwell Docking celebrating his re-election as governor. Docking, a World War II veteran and banker from Arkansas City, Kansas, was elected the thirty-eighth governor of Kansas in 1966. He successfully won re-election in 1968, 1970, and 1972. He served more terms than any Kansas Governor, but a constitutional amendment approved during Docking's tenure allowed a governor to serve only two four year terms.


Governor Robert Blackwell Docking

Governor Robert Blackwell Docking
Creator: Stauffer Publications
Date: January 9, 1967
This black and white photograph shows Robert Blackwell Docking being sworn in as the thirty-eighth governor of Kansas. Docking, a World War II veteran and banker from Arkansas City, Kansas, was elected the thirty-eighth governor of Kansas in 1966. He successfully won re-election in 1968, 1970, and 1972. He served more terms than any Kansas Governor. A constitutional amendment approved during Docking's tenure, allowed a governor to serve only two four year terms.


Governor Robert Docking

Governor Robert Docking
Date: May 13, 1970
This black and white photograph shows Kansas Governor Robert Docking accepting petitions from college students during an anti-war rally on the steps of the state capitol in Topeka, Kansas. The peaceful demonstration lead by university students was held to protest the United States involvement in Cambodia and to ask that the governor call a special session of the legislature to consider an anti-war proposal. The proposed legislation would make it unlawful for Kansas citizens to fight outside the United States without a declaration of war by Congress. After the governor accepted the petitions for the special session, no further action was taken toward the request.


Governor Robert Docking

Governor Robert Docking
Date: May 13, 1970
This black and white photographs shows Kansas Governor Robert Docking with a man during an anti-war rally on the steps of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. The governor spoke before a crowd of about 1,200 college students who were peacefully demonstrating against the United States' involvement in Cambodia. During the rally, the students asked that the Governor call for a special session of the legislature to consider an anti-war proposal. The proposed legislation would make it unlawful for Kansas citizens to fight outside the United States without a declaration of war by Congress. Governor Docking met with students and accepted their petitions for the special session, but no further action was taken toward the request.


Governor Robert Docking

Governor Robert Docking
Date: May 13, 1970
This black and white photographs shows Kansas Governor Robert Docking during an anti-war rally on the steps of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. The governor spoke before a crowd of about 1,200 college students who were peacefully demonstrating against the United States' involvement in Cambodia. During the rally, students asked that the governor call for a special session of the legislature to consider an anti-war proposal. The proposed legislation would make it unlawful for Kansas citizens to fight outside the United States without a declaration of war by Congress. Governor Docking met with students and accepted their petitions for the special session, but no further action was taken toward the request.


Governor Robert Docking

Governor Robert Docking
Date: May 13, 1970
This black and white photograph shows Kansas Governor Robert Docking accepting petitions during an anti-war rally on the steps of the state capitol in Topeka, Kansas. The peaceful demonstration lead by university students was held to protest the United States' involvement in Cambodia and to ask that the governor call a special session of the legislature to consider an anti-war proposal. The proposed legislation would make it unlawful for Kansas citizens to fight outside the United States without a declaration of war by Congress. After the governor accepted the petitions for the special session, no further action was taken toward the request.


Governor Robert Docking and Robert Kennedy

Governor Robert Docking and Robert Kennedy
Date: 1968
A black and white photo of Governor Robert Docking and Robert Kennedy at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. The image shows Robert Kennedy preparing for a speech since announcing his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Presidency. During March of 1968, Kennedy traveled to Topeka, Manhattan, and Lawrence, Kansas, to campaign for the presidential bid. To the left of Kennedy, Robert Docking the thirty-eighth Governor of Kansas, looks on.


Governor Robert Docking proclamation

Governor Robert Docking proclamation
Creator: Docking, Robert Blackwell, 1925-1983
Date: April 5, 1974
Governor Robert B. Docking of Topeka, Kansas, issued this proclamation declaring April, 1974, the Legal Rights for Retarded Citizens Month. The proclamation affirms the legal rights of retarded persons to be the same as of other human beings, and outlines the manner in which such rights may be restricted, if necessary. Requests from the President's Committee on Mental Retardation of Washington, D.C. and Rainbows United, Inc. of Wichita, Kansas, prompted the proclamation. The disability rights movement became increasingly more visible in the 1970s as an extension of the civil rights movement of the 1960s. By 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act sought to extend to disabled persons the same legal protections against discrimination available to other minorities under the 1964 Civil Rights Act.


Governor Robert Docking standing by a Christmas tree on the capitol grounds

Governor Robert Docking standing by a Christmas tree on the capitol grounds
Date: Between 1965 and 1969
This is a photograph showing Governor Robert Docking and a group of women standing by a Christmas tree on the capitol grounds in Topeka, Kansas.


I-70 across Kansas

I-70 across Kansas
Creator: Kansas Highway Commission
Date: 1970
This is a foldout pamphlet and map of Interstate 70 across Kansas. A history of the Kansas interstate system, brief town descriptions, and photographs are included.


Kansas State Office Building, Topeka

Kansas State Office Building, Topeka
Date: 1965
This black and white photograph shows the Kansas State Office Building in Topeka, Kansas. Construction on the twelve-story building, located at the corner of Tenth Street and Topeka Boulevard, began on October 26, 1954 when Governor Edward Arn in a public ceremony broke ground for the future office site. The steel frame structure with its 1,986 tinted glass windows was completed at a cost of 9 million dollars in March of 1957. For a number of years, the building was known as the Kansas State Office Building until January 9, 1987 when Governor John Carlin renamed the facility to honor the memory of former Kansas Governor Robert B. Docking. In May of 2014 a bill passed in the legislature for the authorization to raze the building.


Kansas State Office Building, Topeka, Kansas

Kansas State Office Building, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: King, Orin C.
Date: February 3, 1957
These two photographs show a night view of the Kansas State Office Building in Topeka, Kansas. Construction on the twelve-story building, located at the corner of Tenth Street and Topeka Boulevard, began on October 26, 1954 when Governor Edward Arn in a public ceremony broke ground for the future office site. The steel frame structure with its 1,986 tinted glass windows was completed at a cost of 9 million dollars in March of 1957. For a number of years, the building was known as the Kansas State Office Building until January 9, 1987 when Governor John Carlin renamed the facility to honor the memory of former Kansas Governor Robert B. Docking. In May of 2014 a bill passed in the legislature for the authorization to raze the building.


Kansas State Office Building, Topeka, Kansas

Kansas State Office Building, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1956
These seven black and white photographs show the Kansas State Office Building in Topeka, Kansas. Construction on the twelve-story building, located at the corner of Tenth Street and Topeka Boulevard, began on October 26, 1954, when Governor Edward Arn broke ground for the future office site in a public ceremony. The steel frame structure with its 1,986 tinted glass windows was completed at a cost of 9 million dollars in March of 1957. For a number of years the building was known as the Kansas State Office Building until January 9, 1987, when Governor John Carlin renamed the facility to honor the memory of former Kansas Governor Robert B. Docking. In May of 2014 a bill passed in the legislature for the authorization to raze the building.


Kansas State Office Building, Topeka, Kansas

Kansas State Office Building, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1960
These six colored transparencies show the Kansas State Office Building in Topeka, Kansas. Construction on the twelve-story building, located at the corner of Tenth Street and Topeka Boulevard, began on October 26, 1954, when Governor Edward Arn in a public ceremony broke ground for the future office site. The steel frame structure with its 1,986 tinted glass windows was completed at a cost of 9 million dollars in March of 1957. For a number of years the building was known as the Kansas State Office Building until January 9, 1987, when Governor John Carlin renamed the facility to honor the memory of former Kansas Governor Robert B. Docking. In May of 2014 a bill passed in the legislature for the authorization to raze the building.


Showing 1 - 25
Next Page >

Copyright © 2007-2019 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.