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This photograph shows Charles Curtis, 1860-1936, standing on the steps of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.As a Kansas politician he serves in the United States Congress from 1893-1907. He also serves two terms as a United States Senator, 1907-1913 and 1915-1929. In 1928 Curtis is elected as the thirty-first vice-president of the United States, 1929-1933, and is the first Native American to be elected to public office in the United States.

Date: Between 1928 and 1933

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Item Number: 205
Call Number: B Curtis, Charles *13
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 205

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