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Action of Other Cities on the 'Exodus' Question

Action of Other Cities on the 'Exodus' Question
Creator: Wyandotte Gazette
Date: April 25, 1879
This article includes information about Exoduster relief efforts in both Topeka and Lawrence. In Topeka, the Kansas Freedmen's Aid Association had appealed to other counties, asking them to form local aid societies to assist refugees in their respective areas. Lawrence citizens held a meeting in Fraser Hall to discuss the Exodus; the attendees recognized the legitimacy of the Exodus and were willing to provide aid and support for the emigrants.


Alexander Baldwin Mitchell

Alexander Baldwin Mitchell
Date: Between 1943 and 1947
This is a photograph of Alexander Baldwin Mitchell who served as Kansas Attorney General from January 11, 1943 to January 13, 1947.


Archibald Llewellyn Williams

Archibald Llewellyn Williams
Creator: Snyder, C. J.
Date: Between 1882 and 1885
This is a cabinet card showing Archibald Llewellyn Williams who served as Kansas Attorney General from January 9, 1871 to January 11, 1875.


Aretas Allen Godard

Aretas Allen Godard
Creator: Snyder, C. J.
Date: Between 1899 and 1903
This is a photograph of Aretas Allen Godard, a lawyer from Clay Center, Kansas. He served as Kansas Attorney General from January 9, 1899 to January 12, 1903.


Asa Maxson Fitz Randolph

Asa Maxson Fitz Randolph
Creator: Knight, J. Lee
Date: 1875
This is a carte de visite showing Asa Maxson Fitz Randolph who served as Kansas Attorney General from January 11, 1875 to January 8, 1877.


Attorney General

Attorney General
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: 1915
This file includes correspondence relating to the Attorney General. Topics included, but not limited to, in the correspondence is legislature expenditures, liquor laws, and absentee voting information. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


Attorney General Bob Stephan, he's still the one

Attorney General Bob Stephan, he's still the one
Date: 1986
A 1986 campaign brochure that promotes the re-election of Kansas Attorney General Bob Stephan. The brochure features images of Stephan as the Republican candidate for Attornery General with brief statements about the legal and social issues he advocated for during his first and second term. Stephan went on to defeat Democratic challenger Dennis Moore in the November general election.


Benjamin Franklin Simpson

Benjamin Franklin Simpson
Date: Between 1887 and 1893
This is a photograph of Benjamin Franklin Simpson who served as Kansas Attorney General from December 6, 1859 to February to July 1861 when he resigned the position to enlist in the army. Simpson served as captain of Co. C, 15th Kansas Cavalry, throughout the Civil War and was promoted to major on June 7, 1865. He was active in the Republican Party and elected to several terms in the state legislature (both the house and the senate), serving as speaker of the house for the 1871 session. He was appointed United States marshal for the District of Kansas in 1878 and served until 1886. Later, he was appointed supreme court commissioner and served from March 5, 1887, to March 1, 1893. He died in Paola on August 10, 1916.


Breweries versus C.W. Trickett, Assistant Attorney General

Breweries versus C.W. Trickett, Assistant Attorney General
Date: 1908
An account of how the brewers and saloon keepers caused the arrest of Assistant Attorney General C.W. Trickett, charging him with having "received a fee before it was due," and the subsequent clearing of these charges after an investigation was conducted by the Attorney General of Kansas.


Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka: The case of the century

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka: The case of the century
Creator: Kansas Bar Association
Date: 2004
Produced by the Kansas Bar Association, this 70-minute video features a reenactment of the 1952 and 1953 oral arguments presented to the United States Supreme Court in the landmark school segregation case Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.


Charles Benjamin Griffith

Charles Benjamin Griffith
Date: Between 1923 and 1927
This is a photograph showing Charles Benjamin Griffith who served as Kansas Attorney General from January 8, 1923 to January 10, 1927.


Charles Chadwick

Charles Chadwick
Creator: Mettner's Studio, Lawrence, Kansas
Date: 1861
This is a cabinet card photograph of Charles Chadwick, who was Kansas Attorney General from July 30, 1861 to December, 1861. Chadwick was born in Tompkins County, New York on March 8, 1820. He was an attorney in New York before moving to Quindaro, Kansas Territory, in 1857. When Attorney General Benjamin Franklin Simpson resigned to enlist in the Army in July of 1861, Governor Robinson appointed Chadwick as the second Attorney General for the State of Kansas. He started a law practice in Lawrence, Kansas, in 1863. He served as Paymaster General, with the rank of Major, during the administration of Governor Thomas Carney. In 1865, he was elected Justice of the Peace for the city of Lawrence, and was elected Police Judge in 1881. He died in Lawrence in 1900.


Chiles Crittendon Coleman

Chiles Crittendon Coleman
Date: Between 1903 and 1907
This is a photograph of Chiles Crittendon Coleman, Kansas Attorney General from January 12, 1903 to January 14, 1907. Chiles was a Republican from Clay Center, Kansas.


Clarence Victor Beck

Clarence Victor Beck
Date: Between 1935 and 1939
This is a photograph of Clarence Victor Beck who was Kansas Attorney General from January14, 1935 to January 9, 1939. Clarence was a Republican from Emporia, Kansas.


Curt T. Schneider

Curt T. Schneider
Date: Between 1974 and 1978
This black and white photograph shows Curt Schneider. A lawyer from Coffeyville, Kansas, he began his political career as the assistant attorney general to Vern Miller. When Miller announced his candidacy, in 1974, for Kansas Governor, Schneider became the Democratic candidate for attorney general. His win in the November general election made Schneider only the third Democrat to be elected to the office since Kansas became a state. Schneider served only one term and was defeated in the 1978 general election by Republican candidate Bob Stephen. With the loss, Schneider closed out his political career and returned to private life.


Edward Ferdinand Arn

Edward Ferdinand Arn
Creator: Kansas. Dept. of Economic Development
Date: Between 1951 and 1955
This black and white photograph shows Edward Ferdinand Arn (1906-1998). A lawyer and World War II veteran, Arn began his career in politics when he was elected as Attorney General of Kansas from 1947 to 1949. The following year, 1950, he was appointed justice of the Kansas State Supreme Court, (1949-1950). That same year in November, Arn was elected the thirty-second Governor of Kansas and served two terms from 1951 to 1955. During his administration several government agencies were established including the Kansas Turnpike Authority, the State Grain Commission, and the Kansas Veteran's Commission.


Edward Ferdinand Arn

Edward Ferdinand Arn
Creator: Kansas Division of Economic Development
Date: Between 1951 and 1955
This is a black and white photograph of Edward Ferdinand Arn (1906-1998). A lawyer and World War II veteran, Arn began his career in politics when he was elected Attorney General of Kansas from 1947 to 1949. The following year he was appointed justice of the Kansas State Supreme Court from 1949 to 1950. In November of 1950, Arn was elected the thirty-second Governor of Kansas and served two terms from 1951to 1955. During his administration several government agencies were established including the Kansas Turnpike Authority, the State Grain Commission, and the Kansas Veteran's Commission.


Edward Ferdinand Arn

Edward Ferdinand Arn
Date: Between 1951 and 1955
This black and white photograph shows Edward Ferdinand Arn (1906-1998). A lawyer and World War II veteran, Arn began his career in politics when he was elected Attorney General of Kansas from 1949 to 1950. In November 1950, Arn was elected the thirty-second Governor of Kansas and served two term from 1951 to 1955. During his administration several government agencies were established including the Kansas Turnpike Association, the State Grain Commission, and the Kansas Veteran's Commission.


Fernando Brenton Dawes

Fernando Brenton Dawes
Date: Between 1895 and 1897
This is a photograph of Fernando Brenton Dawes who served as Kansas Attorney General from January 14, 1895 to January 11, 1897. Fernando was a Republican from Clay Center, Kansas.


Fred Schuyler Jackson

Fred Schuyler Jackson
Date: Between 1907 and 1911
This is a photograph showing Fred Schuyler Jackson who served as Kansas Attorney General from January 14, 1907 to January 9, 1911.


George Henry Hoyt

George Henry Hoyt
Date: Between 1865 and 1869
A portrait of George Henry Hoyt, a resident of Leavenworth, Kansas. He served as Kansas Attorney General from 1867 to 1869. During the Civil War, he was Captain of Company K, Seventh Kansas Volunteer Cavalry and promoted to Lieutenant Colonel of the Fifteenth Kansas Volunteer Cavalry.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Attorney General

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Attorney General
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1930
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the Attorney General, which is part of a bigger collection of the Governor's correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Jay House inquisition

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Jay House inquisition
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the Jay House inquisition, which is part of a bigger collection of the Governor's correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, billboard advertising

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, billboard advertising
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1930
This file includes subject correspondence relating to billboard advertising which is part of a bigger collection of the Governor's correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, billboard advertising

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, billboard advertising
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1930
This file includes subject correspondence relating to billboard advertising which is part of a bigger collection of the Governor's correspondence.


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