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Jonathan McMillan Davis

Photograph of Jonathan McMillan Davis, governor of Kansas, sitting at his desk signing a bill for eight months minimum school term.

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Arthur Capper, Bethesda, Maryland

This portrait shows McGrew, Sharp, Marmell, and Capper, at the Burning Tree Golf Club in Bethesda, Maryland from the script at the bottom of the photograph. The men are dressed to play golf and are standing in front of an automobile. Arthur Capper, 1865-1951, a native of Garnett, Kansas, served Kansas as Governor from 1915 to 1919, and as U. S. Senator from 1919 to 1949.

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Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas.

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Arthur Capper

A portrait of Arthur Capper who owned several newspapers including Cappers Weekly and two radio stations. He was active in politics and served as Kansas Governor from 1915 to 1919 and United States Senator from 1919 to 1949. The portrait is autographed to his personal friend Art Schultz.

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Nellie Cline

Nellie Cline, a native of Larned, Pawnee County, served in the Kansas House of Representatives from 1921 to 1924. She is also credited with being the first female lawyer to argue a case before the United States Supreme Court.

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Minnie Johnson Grinstead

This is a portrait of Mineola "Minnie" Tamar Johnson Grinstead, 1869-1925, who was the first woman elected to the Kansas House of Representatives. Grinstead served from 1919 to 1923 as the representative from Liberal in Seward County, Kansas.

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Ida M. Walker

Here are two photographs of Ida M. Walker who represented Norton County, District 101 in the Kansas House of Representatives from 1921 through 1923. In 1920, just after the 19th Amendment was ratified, Ida M. Walker was one of only 33 women nationwide elected to a state legislature. That year Kansas boasted four woman legislators, the second highest in the country. The three other legislators were Minnie L. Grinstead, Nellie Cline, and Minnie J. Minnich. Born in a sod house in Jewell County, Walker attended public schools before becoming a teacher herself. Walker took advantage of the few leadership roles available to women, serving as State President of both the Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) and the Federation of Women's Clubs, the State Chairman of the Belgian Relief Fund women's section, and as Sunday School Superintendent in the Methodist Church.

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Arthur Capper, Charles Curtis, and John W. Thomas

Henry Miller News Picture Service

Arthur Capper, United States senator from Kansas, Charles Curtis, vice president of the United States, and John W. Thomas, United States senator from Idaho, in Washington, D. C., are photographed with 4-H Club members from Kansas. Capper, 1865-1951, a native of Garnett, Kansas, served Kansas as Governor from 1915 to 1919, and U. S. Senator from 1919 to 1949.

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