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Bison, Central Plains

Shipshee, Louis

Oil painting of bison by Louis ShipShee, a Potawatomi Indian chief and artist. ShipShee was born August 11, 1896, on the Potawatomi Reservation near Mayetta, Jackson County, Kansas. He was a self-taught artist, know throughout the United States and Europe. He was an instructor at Haskell Indian College from 1932 to 1938, and lived in Topeka from 1952 until his death on June 17, 1975. Provenance of the painting suggests that it was given to Alf Landon by the artist.

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Indian Attack near Russell, Kansas

Gogolin, Jakob

Adolph Roenigk, of Lincoln, Kansas, commissioned Jakob Gogolin to complete this painting in 1930. Roenigk wanted to reproduce the image for a book he was writing entitled, "Pioneer History of Kansas." This painting, along with two others, documents a Cheyenne Indian attack experienced by Roenigk while he was working for the Union Pacific Railroad near Russell, Kansas. Gogolin was a German-born artist living in Denver, Colorado. The set is believed to have originally consisted of six paintings.

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Herbert Clark Hoover and Charles Curtis

This black and white photograph shows the thirty-first President of the United States Herbert Clark Hoover and his Vice President, Kansas native Charles Curtis, (1929-1933). The gentleman were elected in 1928 by defeating Democratic candidate Al Smith and running mate Joseph Taylor Robinson. The Hoover-Curtis ticket would seek re-election in 1932, but the overwhelming economic problems facing the country eventually cost them the election, losing to Democratic candidate Franklin D. Roosevelt and his running mate John Nance Garner.

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Charles Curtis and Herbert Clark Hoover

Underwood & Underwood

This black and white photograph shows Charles Curtis and Herbert Clark Hoover. The gentlemen were respectively elected in 1928, as the thirty-first Vice-President and President of the United States. The Hoover-Curtis ticket would seek re-election in 1932, but the overwhelming economic problems facing the country cost them the election to Democratic candidate Franklin D. Roosevelt and running mate John Nance Garner.

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