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Martha Keys

This black and white photograph shows Martha Elizabeth Ludwig Keys. Keys was elected as a Democrat in 1974 to the U.S. House of Representatives from Kansas' second congressional district. She served two terms in Congress before being defeated for a third term in 1978. After her years as a congresswoman, Keys later served as a special adviser to the Secretary of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1979-1980, and assistant to the Secretary of Education, 1980. In 1985, she served as executive director for the Center of a New Democracy until 1987.

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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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President Jimmy Carter and Roy Menninger, M.D.

President of the United States Jimmy Carter is meeting with Roy Menninger, M.D., of the Menninger Foundation. The third generation of the Menninger family to enter psychiatry, Dr. Roy W. Menninger was president of the Menninger Foundation from 1967 to 1993. He joined the Foundation staff in 1961. Before his election as the Foundation's fourth president, he was director of the Department of Preventive Psychiatry. His special interests are in social and community psychiatry and mental health programs in schools.

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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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Nancy Landon Kassebaum with her children

A photograph of Nancy Landon Kassebaum with her children (l to r) John, Richard, Linda and Bill, taken on primary election night. Kassebaum was running as a Republican candidate for the United States Senate.

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Alfred Mossman Landon and Senator Hubert H. Humphrey

A photograph of former Kansas Governor Alfred Mossman Landon and Senator Hubert H. Humphrey at a luncheon honoring Landon hosted by Senator George David Aiken. Landon served as governor from January 9,1933 to January 11, 1937. In 1936, he was the unsuccessful Republican candidate for United States President losing to President Franklin Roosevelt.

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Larry Winn

This black and white photograph shows Edward Lawrence "Larry" Winn, Jr.. He began his political career when was successfully elected in 1966, to the U.S. House of Representatives from Kansas' third congressional district. During his tenure as a congressman, (1967-1985), Winn served on the Space Science and Applications sub-committee, the Foreign Relations Committee, and as a Congressional Ambassador to the United Nations. Larry Winn was the original sponsor of the bill for the Tall grass Prairie National Park in Kansas.

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Chester Louis Mize

Chester Louis Mize from Atchison, Kansas, owned and operated a cattle ranch in New Mexico and a farm in Atchison, Kansas. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1965-1971, and was chairman of the United States Tariff Commission.

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James Blackwood Pearson

This black and white photograph shows James Blackwood Pearson, (1920-2009). A World War II veteran and lawyer from Prairie Village he served as assistant county attorney of Johnson County, Kansas, from 1952-1954, and as a Kansas Senator from 1956-1960. Pearson was appointed, on January 31, 1962, to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy left by the death of Andrew F. Schoeppel. In a special election in November of 1967, he was re-elected and served in the U. S. Senate until 1978.

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Robert Blackwell Docking

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This black and white photograph shows Robert Blackwell Docking, (1925-1983) sitting at his desk. A World War II veteran and banker from Arkansas City, Kansas, Docking was elected the thirty-eighth governor of Kansas staying in office from 1966 to 1975. He served more terms than any governor before him. During his final term a constitutional amendment was enacted allowing a governor to only serve two-four year terms.

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