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William Howard Taft campaigning for President, Newton, Kansas

This sepia colored photograph shows William Howard Taft, the Republican candidate for the U.S. Presidency, speaking to the crowd at the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Newton, Kansas. Standing to the left of Taft is the U.S. Senator from Kansas Charles Curtis. Taft won the November election by defeating the Democratic candidate William Jennings Bryan to become the twenty-seventh President of the United States.

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President Gerald Ford, Topeka, Kansas

These four black and white photographs show the thirty-eighth President of the United States Gerald R. Ford speaking to an estimated crowd of 12,500 people on the east steps of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. Prior to this address, he spoke to a joint session of the Kansas legislature about his economic and energy programs. Later in the day, the president met with ten Midwest governors at Cedar Crest for a working luncheon to discuss proposals for strengthening the nation's economy and reducing America's dependency on Middle-East oil.

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Frederick Douglass

Portrait of Frederick Douglass, 1818-1895, who was an African-American leader in the abolitionist movement, a speaker, and an author.

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Governor Robert Docking and Robert Kennedy

A black and white photo of Governor Robert Docking and Robert Kennedy at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. The image shows Robert Kennedy preparing for a speech since announcing his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Presidency. During March of 1968, Kennedy traveled to Topeka, Manhattan, and Lawrence, Kansas, to campaign for the presidential bid. To the left of Kennedy, Robert Docking the thirty-eighth Governor of Kansas, looks on.

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Nancy Landon Kassebaum and Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy

United States Senate

A photograph of Nancy Landon Kassebaum, United States Senator from Kansas, and Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy, United States Senator from Massachusetts, testifying before the Senate Rules Committee, Washington, D. C.

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Colby, Kansas

Mardock

This black and white photograph shows Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Presidency, during a whistle stop campaign in Colby, Kansas. Roosevelt went on to win the election by defeating President Herbert Clark Hoover to become the thirty-second President of the United States.

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Abraham Lincoln

A portrait of Abraham Lincoln. In December 1859, Lincoln traveled to the Kansas Territory and spoke at Elwood, Troy, Doniphan, Atchison, and Leavenworth. His speeches covered several issues including preventing the expansion of slavery, the theory of popular sovereignty, and the evils of states seceding from the Union. In 1860, Lincoln received the Republican party's nomination for president. Although Kansans liked him the delegation from the territory did not support his nomination. He won the election, and on February 22, 1861, at Independence Hall, Philadelphia, PA, Lincoln raised the United States flag bearing a 34th star, honoring Kansas as the newest state.

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Nancy Landon Kassebaum and United States President George H. W. Bush

White House (Washington, D.C.)

A photograph of Nancy Landon Kassebaum, United States Senator from Kansas, at a meeting with United States President George Herbert Walker Bush in the White House, Washington, D. C.

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Robert Francis and Ethel Kennedy at a fund raiser in Topeka, Kansas

Lykins, Dan

A photograph showing Robert Francis and Ethel Kennedy at a presidential campaign fund raiser in Topeka, Kansas. It was held at the Ramada Inn.

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Robert Francis Kennedy speaking at Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas

Lykins, Dan

This is a photograph showing Robert Francis Kennedy speaking at a Landon Lecture Series, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas.

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