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Men [and women] of Kansas

Topeka Capital

This volume is a collection of portraits of Kansas business owners, professionals, public officials, and politicians in 1905. Despite its title, this volume does include women also. The women included are physicians, osteopaths, and educators. The professions covered include: educators, clergy, lawyers, bankers, real estate, life insurance, lodge officials, architects, postmasters, physicians, dentists, artists, telephones, utilities, merchants, manufacturers, osteopathy, U.S. marshals, government officials, editors and publishers, railroads, military, and photographers. A name index begins on page 633 and it is also reproduced under Text Version below.

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Edmund Burke Whitman to Franklin B. Sanborn

Whitman, E. B. (Edmund Burke), 1812-1883

After returning to Lawrence from a trip east, Whitman wrote Franklin B. Sanborn a mostly personal letter regarding the preparations for the winter and need to extend the loan owed to Sanborn--he had crops enough for subsistence but little cash. Near the end, Whitman commented briefly on the political situation, which was "quiet" at present, but "the difficulties in Linn & Bourbon Counties are renewed" and "J. B. is on the ground and engaged in 'Regulating.'"

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Twenty-two Club

Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)

This file includes correspondence from Carey J. Wilson, Superintendent of Insurance, and replies from Governor Capper's office regarding the Twenty-Two Club. The Twenty-Two Club was an insurance scheme where customers purchased fake health insurance benefits. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.

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Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, insurance

Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)

This file includes subject correspondence relating to insurance. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.

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Insurance Commissioner Selection

Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)

This file includes a resolution into the investigation to the insurance lobby in Topeka, Kansas. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.

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Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, insurance rates

Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)

This file includes subject correspondence relating to reduced insurance rates in Kansas. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.

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Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Blue Sky Department applications

Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)

This file includes subject correspondence relating to applications of employment at the Blue Sky Department. The Blue Sky Department was formed during the Progressive Movement to regulate businesses and prevent monopolies of industries in the State of Kansas. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.

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Regulation of Insurance Companies Investments Opposed

Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)

This letter from Charles H. Kirshner of Kansas City, Missouri addresses a proposed bill requiring insurance companies to invest portions of their reserve for policies written in that state. Kirshner finds this bill to be unfair to Kansas. Because more policies are written in other states than Kansas; Kansas will receive less money. Insurance companies will need to send more of their investments to states where more policies have been written. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.

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Insurance Business Not State Business

Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)

This correspondence between H.H. Hackney and Governor Capper discusses a bill where Kansas would become part of the Insurance business. Both writers agree that the State should not become part of Insurance business; but the business needs regulation. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.

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