August 31, 2021

Primary Source Spotlight: Charles Curtis

Politician Charles Curtis of Kansas was, as he liked to tell audiences, "one-eighth Kaw Indian and a one-hundred per cent Republican".  He was a member of both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, serving as Senate majority leader from 1924 until his inauguration as the 31st vice president in 1929. Representative Curtis historical newspaper coverage through 1907 Curtis Act: H.R. 8581 An Act for the protection of the people of Indian Territory June 23, 1898 Curtis Act … [Read more...]

Presidential Spotlight: Chester A. Arthur

Chester Alan Arthur Papers The death of President Garfield--Judge Brady administering the Presidential oath to Vice-President Arthur Chester A. Arthur images & political cartoons Chester Arthur Papers webcast Chester A. Arthur books & other texts Topics in Chronicling America - Presidential Administrations: Chester A. Arthur (1881-1886) More historical newspaper coverage for President Arthur "Chester Alan Arthur" The Bay State Monthly Volume 1, Issue 5, May, … [Read more...]