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Kansas Highway Patrol, Topeka, Kansas

This colored transparency shows Kansas Highway Patrol trooper Dan Baily standing beside his car in front of the state offices, which was the headquarters of the Kansas Highway Patrol, in Topeka, Kansas.

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Vern Miller

A photograph showing Vern Miller, Kansas Attorney General. A native of Wichita, Kansas, he was hired as a Sedgwick County Deputy Sheriff and served from 1949-1954. In 1958, Miller was elected Sedgwick County Marshal and served two terms. He was elected Sedgwick County Sheriff in 1964 and re-elected twice. At the beginning of his second term, he graduated from Oklahoma City University Law School. In 1970, Miller was elected Kansas State Attorney General and served two terms. After an unsuccessful bid for governor, he started a private practice in Wichita, Kansas. From 1976-1980, he served as Sedgwick County Prosecuting Attorney.

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Hugh A. Cook

Mounted tintype portrait of Hugh A. Cook taken during the Civil War. He was the second Sheriff of Franklin County, Kansas.

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Hugh A. Cook

A cased daguerreotype of Hugh A. Cook, 1827 -1901, sheriff of Franklin County, Kansas.

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Vern Miller

A photograph of Vern Miller, Sedgwick County Sheriff, seated at his desk. He served as Sheriff from 1964 to 1970.

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Vern Miller

A photograph showing Vern Miller, Sedgwick County Sheriff, seated on a motorcycle. He served as Sheriff from1964 to 1970.

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Samuel D. Lecompte's oath of office

This is a photograph of record of the oath taken by Samuel D. Lecompte as Chief Justice of the Kansas Territory. He was sworn in by Territorial Governor Andrew Reeder. The page also contain an oath for T. W. Hays as constable for the Third District. It was sworn before Daniel Woodson, secretary, on December 6, 1854.

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James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok to Polly Butler Hickok

Hickok, Wild Bill, 1837-1876

Letter written by James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok, from someplace in Kansas, to Polly Butler Hickok, Troy Grove, Illinois. He complains that he has received few letters from her. Hickok will not tell his mother what he is doing in Kansas, but he offers to tell her later. He writes that the "excitement" is pretty much over, and he has seen some sights that would make one sick.

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Vern Miller

A photograph showing Vern Miller, Sedgwick County Marshal, looking at marijuana plants.

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James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok to Lydia Hickok

Hickok, Wild Bill, 1837-1876

James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok, [Monticello?, Kansas Territory] to his sister Lydia Hickok, Troy Grove, Illinois. He is disappointed to have not received many letters upon his arrival. Hickok has written to many acquaintances but received few letters. He gives regards to friends, especially certain women; wishes he had a photograph of Hannah Edwards. He tells of having seen [James A.] Harvey, a captain of "abolition trators" [sic].

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