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Vice President Charles Curtis

Acme News Pictures, Inc

This black and white photograph shows Vice President Charles Curtis throwing out the first baseball to start the game between Democratic and Republican members of the House of Representatives, Washington D. C. Curtis, the 31st Vice President of the United States (1929-1933), was the first Native American to be elected to that office.

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Walter Augustus Huxman

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.

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Senator Arthur Capper with Senate committee

International News Photos, Inc

A portrait of Kansas Senator Arthur Capper, 1865-1951, with members of the U. S. Senate committee in Washington D.C. who were engaged in an investigation of bread and sugar prices. Capper, a native of Garnett, Kansas, served Kansas as Governor, 1915-1919, and as U. S. Senator, 1919-1949.

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Thomas Francis Doran and Clarence Seward Darrow

This black and white photograph shows attorneys Thomas Francis Doran, (1862-?) and Clarence Seward Darrow, (1857-1938). Doran a native of Council Grove, Kansas practiced law in Topeka, Kansas and was considered one of the leading corporate lawyers in Kansas. Some of the companies he represented included: The Seymore Packing Company and The Smith Automobile Company. Darrow a native of Ohio began his career as a corporate lawyer in Chicago, Illinois, before becoming a well know labor and criminal attorney. He is best remembered for the 1925 court case of the State of Tennessee v. John Scopes better know as the Scopes Monkey Trial.

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After twenty-one years: the success story of Dr. John R. Brinkley

Brinkley Hospitals

This booklet was published by the Brinkley Hospitals of Little Rock, Arkansas. Brinkley moved his hospital operations to Little Rock from Milford, Kansas, after his Kansas medical license was revoked. He changed the name of his radio station to XERA and it was located in Villa Acuna, Mexico, just across the border from Del Rio, Texas, where the Brinkley's had a home. The pamphlet is a revised version of an earlier Brinkley hospital publication titled Your Health (Kansas Memory item 210693). It includes illustrations to accompany the medical information.

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Georgia Neese Clark Gray

A formal portrait of Georgia Neese Clark Gray, 1900-1995, of Richland, Kansas. Gray was National Committeewoman for the Democratic Party, 1936-1964, and was appointed by President Harry S. Truman on June 9, 1949 as the first woman to serve as the U. S. Treasurer, 1949-1953.

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Arthur Capper with a committee on the farm credit bill

International News Photos, Inc

Arthur Capper, United States senator from Kansas, with United States Senators Murphy and Frasiner, and Governor Myers on the Committee on Farm Credit Bill, April 1, 1935, Washington D.C.

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Dr. Brinkley's doctor book

Brinkley Hospitals

This booklet was published by the Brinkley Hospitals of Little Rock, Arkansas. Brinkley moved his hospital operations to Little Rock from Milford, Kansas, after his Kansas medical license was revoked. The cover of the booklet indicated that the Brinkley Hospitals are "for the treatment of enlarged and infected prostate glands, rectal and colonic diseases, varicose veins, hernia, or rupture." He changed the name of his radio station to XERA and it was located in Villa Acuna, Coahuila, Mexico, just across the border from Del Rio, Texas, where the Brinkley's had a home. This volume claims that XERA is the most powerful radio station in the world. The pamphlet is a revised version of an earlier Brinkley hospital publication titled Your Health (Kansas Memory item 210693). It includes illustrations to accompany the medical information. There are some editing marks so this copy may have been used to plan a revision. It is an expansion of the information contained in "After Twenty One Years" (Kansas Memory item 213226).

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Dr. John R. Brinkley and family

This sepia colored photograph shows Dr. John R. Brinkley, wife Minnie and son Johnnie Boy at their home in Del Rio, Texas.

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John R. Brinkley

John R. Brinkley participating in a ground breaking ceremony at Del Rio, Texas for a future radio station. Mrs. Minnie (John R.) Brinkley and son, Johnny Boy, are standing beside him.

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