Robert S. Kerr
Photograph Collection
#1-250

1-3. Photograph of a painting of a log cabin, Robert Kerr's birthplace, then in Indian Territory, now near Ada, Oklahoma. 1938. Robert Pearson, Ada.

4-10. Restoration of Robert S. Kerr's birthplace, a log cabin, now near Ada, Oklahoma.

11. Baby portrait of Robert Samuel Kerr, son of Mr. and Mrs. Orie Kerr, born during Governor Robert S. Kerr's administration. Robert was born March 28, 1946. Hinton, Oklahoma. April 11, 1946. L. H. Williams, photographer.

12. Dean E. Terrill, friend of Robert S. Kerr.

13. Snapshot of G. Mennen Williams, Governor of Michigan, marching in Eisenhower parade, Detroit, Michigan, 1952. George S. Turner, photographer, Holdenville, Oklahoma. Autographed: "Your old boy friend 'soapy.'"

14. U. S. Army Corps of Engineer Lt. Gen. Lewis A. Pick, U. S. Army, September 27, 1951.

15. Everett Brightwell, of San Francisco, California. Kerr supporter. Color print.

16. Signed portrait of Wendell (Bauser). Inscription reads: "To Senator Bob Kerr-with thanks for many given me while administrator of SBA." Autographed.

17. Senator Ernest Gruening of Alaska shaking hands with 3-star Army officer.

18. Unidentified Kerr supporter wearing large Kansas sign.

19. Unidentified friend.

20. Unidentified friend and Kerr supporter.

21. Kerr staff member. Face endorsed "Best regards to Governor Bob Kerr-from the Proudest Colonels on his staff, Ripley 'Believe it or not!'" Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, c. 1945. Roy Christian, photographer.

22. Two unidentified, elderly women, friends of Kerr.

23. Senator Robert S. Kerr with Barbara Bivens, Oklahoma University student, who worked on staff the summer of 1962. Washington, D.C. August 18, 1962. Slightly different views.

24. Senator Robert S. Kerr with Chris Cohen, a student who worked on Kerr's staff the summer of 1962. Washington, D.C. August 1962.

25. Peggy McCormick, specialist in veteran's problems, a member of Kerr's Washington staff. Aerial photo of downtown Oklahoma City taken from northwest in the background. July 28, 1961. Slightly different views.

26. Don McBride, Robert S. Kerr, and unidentified man standing in front of the Kerr-McGee Skyway airplane tail. c. 1948.

27. Don McBride with Senator Robert S. Kerr, both holding a framed commission certificate signed by Governor Robert S. Kerr. May 31, 1962.

28. "Graveside services for Mr. Sam." Attending graveside funeral services for Sam Rayburn at Bonham, Texas, are, seated, left to right: former president Harry S. Truman; former president Dwight D. Eisenhower; President John F. Kennedy; Senator Carl Hayden (D-Arizona) and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson." Also present: Carl Albert, Robert S. Kerr, Michael J. Kirwan, John McCormack, Mike Mansfield. Bonham, Texas. Nov. 18, 1961. Associated Press Wirephoto.

29. Inauguration of Governor Robert S. Kerr. Kerr is walking beside his predecessor, Governor Leon C. Phillips on the steps of the capitol building. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. January 11, 1943.

30. Governor Robert S. Kerr being sworn into office at his inauguration. Leon C. Phillips (ex-governor) is seated behind. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Jan. 11, 1943. C. J. Kano, Oklahoma Publishing Company photographer.

31. Robert S. Kerr taking oath of office of Governor. Oklahoma Capitol in background. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. January 11, 1943.

32. Governor Robert S. Kerr giving inaugural address before a large crowd. Oklahoma Capitol and oil wells are in background. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Jan. 11, 1943.

33. Two-tone poster of Robert S. Kerr with stripes of flag in background. From his "Inauguration" folder. Photo is screened.

34-38. Robert S. Kerr, Democratic National Committeeman, seated in his office. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. June 11, 1940. Betty Baughman, Oklahoma Publishing Company photographer.

39. Governor Robert S. Kerr. c. 1945. Meek, photographer.

40. Governor Robert S. Kerr and Grayce B. Kerr, with others in receiving line at an outdoor function. May 3, 1943. Joe Miller, Oklahoma Publishing Company, photographer.

41. Portrait of Governor Robert S. Kerr. Summer, 1944.

42. Governor Robert S. Kerr. Note attached: "Keynoter prepares for National Convention. Governor Robert S. Kerr of Oklahoma sits with note pad in his hand in his hotel room Washington D.C. on July 3, in preparation for his keynote address before the Democratic National Convention to convene in Chicago on July 19. July 4, 1944." Wide World Photos.

43. Governor Robert S. Kerr. Note attached: "Keynoter prepares for National Convention. Governor Robert S. Kerr, of Oklahoma, stands with note pad in his hands before a mirror in his hotel room, Washington, D.C. on July 3, as he practices his speaking stance, in preparation for his keynote address before the Democratic National Convention to convene in Chicago on July 19. July 4, 1944." Wide World Photos.

44. Governor Robert S. Kerr with W. E. (Curley). Inscription across face "To Governor Robt. Kerr, From Buster Brown and Tige. W.E. (Curley), Hugo, Oklahoma, May 7, 1945. V.E. Day."

45. Governor Robert S. Kerr at White House. Attached note: "Oklahoma Governor calls at White House. Oklahoma's Gov. Robert S. Kerr arrives at the White House Sept. 20, when he discussed with President Truman Oklahoma's interest in an Arkansas Valley Flood Control-Power Development Project. Kerr estimated the total cost of the project at $400,000,000." Washington, D.C. September 20, 1945. Associated Press Photo.

46. Governor Robert S. Kerr carving a Wilson ham. Copy 1 inscribed "--Sasakwa--F.F.A. Stag 1945." Copy 2 inscribed: "Many thanks Gov. 'Bob'. Merry Christmas. Bill Martin." December 1945.

47. Governor Robert S. Kerr with Irene Johnson. Face inscribed: "To Robt. S. Kerr. Oklahoma's Favorite Governor. Irene Johnson." Taken at Wynnewood, Oklahoma. September 29, 1947.

48. Gubernatorial mansion, snow covered, while Robert S. Kerr was Governor. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. c. 1943-1947.

49. Governor Robert S. Kerr with Jim Griffin. Face inscribed: "I join with all Oklahomans in honoring you our wonderful Governor for your invaluable participation in our 1943 Red Cross War Fund Drive. Jim Griffin. 3-17-43." Autographed. Roy Christian, photographer.

50. Portrait of Governor Robert S. Kerr. Profiled in white ink. Summer, 1944.

51. Governor Robert S. Kerr giving award to Oklahoma Highway Patrolman, badge no. 55, at a banquet. c. 1943-1947.

52. Governor Robert S. Kerr in his office autographing what appears to be an issue of Coronet magazine, with two men looking on. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Meyers Photo Shop. c. 1943-1947.

53. Governor Robert S. Kerr with four men, Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce. Note attached: "Copy for Governor Bob with our compliments. Roy." Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. c. 1943-1947. Roy Christian, photographer.

54. Governor Robert S. Kerr with two men in his office. c. 1943-1947.

55. Governor Robert S. Kerr with one unidentified man in his office. c. 1943-1947.

56. Governor Robert S. Kerr, portrait. Profile outlined in white ink. c. 1943-1947. Blank and Stoller, photographers.

57-58. Portrait of Governor Robert S. Kerr. c. 1943-1947.

59-60. Governor Robert S. Kerr, seated. c. 1943-1947.

61. Governor Robert S. Kerr, signing a bill. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. c. 1943-1947.

62. Governor Robert S. Kerr, seated, holding a letter. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. c. 1943-1947.

63. Governor Robert S. Kerr shaking hands with Mac Q. Williamson and Randall S. Cobb. Note on back: "Governor Robt. S. Kerr (left) Mac T. Williamson (in uniform) Randall S. Cobb (right). Picture taken as Williamson resigned as Attorney General and Governor Kerr appointed Randall S. Cobb his successor-date September 15, 1943." Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

64. J. Wilson Swan and Bill Gill, Sr. standing before a billboard advertising Kerr's 1948 campaign for U. S. Senate. Note on face: "Six months before election to U. S. Senate." May 1948.

65. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr visiting local ranch. Seated at a table with two women in a kitchen. March 22, 1952. Carl Iwasaki of Life, photographer.

66. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr "handshaking in hotel lobby after free breakfast." March 22, 1952. Carl Iwasaki of Life, photographer.

67-68. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr "handshaking in hotel lobby after free breakfast." March 22, 1952. Carl Iwasaki of Life, photographer.

69. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr posing with four high school girls while a 5th takes picture, in high school gym. Carl Iwasaki of Life, photographer.

70. Three gentlemen, perhaps campaign managers, conferring at desk. Carl Iwasaki of Life, photographer.

71. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr speaking at breakfast in (Loup) City. March 18, 1952. Carl Iwasaki of Life, photographer.

72-73. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr speaking at Lions Club. Note on back: "Luncheon, second engagement, at Clarke Hotel, Hasting." March 18, 1952. Carl Iwasaki of Life, photographer.

74. Photo of "Kerr for President" sign drawn on dusty window pane "At Boyle's H.Q." March 18, 1952. Carl Iwasaki of Life, photographer.

75. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr speaking to "Atlades Republicans." March 18, 1952. Carl Iwasaki of Life, photographer.

76-77. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr "handshaking after speech." March 18, 1952. Carl Iwasaki of Life, photographer.

78. Robert S. Kerr signing autographs after speech. March 18, 1952. Carl Iwasaki of Life, photographer.

79. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr, in drug store, "buying ice cream for 29 kids." March 18, 1952. Carl Iwasaki of Life, photographer.

80. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr "talking to crowd from wagon." View of store-fronts in small, rural town in Nebraska. Child holds "We Welcome You" sign. March 18, 1952. Carl Iwasaki of Life, photographer.

81. Crowd listening to Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr. Note on back: "Local beekeeper and honey salesman listens to Kerr." Rural town. March 18, 1952. Carl Iwasaki of Life, photographer.

82. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr with crowd, Nebraska. March 18, 1952. Carl Iwasaki of Life, photographer.

83a. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr addresses classroom at "St. Paul High School." St. Paul, Minnesota. March 18, 1952. Carl Iwasaki of Life, photographer.

83b. Presidential Candidate Senator Robert S. Kerr talking to St. Paul High School students. St. Paul, Minnesota. March 18, 1952. Carl Iwasaki of Life, photographer.

84. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr "with head of St. Paul High School." March 18, 1952. Carl Iwasaki of Life, photographer.

85. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr standing by door reading "HDQ's Kerr for President, Democrat." Note on back: "Kerr HQ, main office. March 18, 1952. Carl Iwasaki of Life, photographer.

86. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr giving speech in auditorium. (Belongs to #76-79 sequence). March 18, 1952. Carl Iwasaki of Life, photographer.

87. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr at Elk's Club Luncheon, Broken Bow. Broken Bow, Oklahoma. March 18, 1952. Carl Iwasaki of Life, photographer.

88. Robert S. Kerr poster on trash can. Downtown scene with people at bus stop. Nebraska? March 1952. Carl Iwasaki of Life, photographer.

89. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr with Mr. and Mrs. Truman Mauck, Mrs. Harold Mauck, and Miss Helen Mauck. Plainview, Nebraska. March 13, 1952. Mauck Studio.

90. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr with Truman Mauck, reading "Special Kerr Edition of Ada Evening News." Plainview, Nebraska. March 13, 1952. Mauck Studio.

91. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr with Truman Mauck. Plainview, Nebraska. March 13, 1952. Mauck Studio.

92. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr with Attorney T. M. Deutsch, Mrs. Harold Mauck, Truman Mauck, Attorney John Blezeh. Plainview, Nebraska. March 13, 1952. Mauck Studio.

93. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr with Attorney T. M. Deutsch, Attorney John Blezeh, and Truman Mauck. March 13, 1952. Mauck Studio.

94. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr with T. M. Deutsch and unidentified man. Plainview, Nebraska. March 13, 1952. Mauck Studio.

95. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr with Truman Mauck, holding photo of military men. Plainview, Nebraska. March 13, 1952. Mauck Studio.

96. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr shaking hands with Truman Mauck. Plainview, Nebraska. March 13, 1952. Mauck Studio.

97. Robert S. Kerr seated on sofa with Truman Mauck. Plainview, Nebraska. March 13, 1952. Mauck Studio.

98. Robert S. Kerr shaking hands with Truman Mauck. Plainview, Nebraska. March 13, 1952. Mauck Studio.

99. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr at dinner with group of men, including Rotary Club member Dr. Frank E. Zeigenbein. March 12, 1952.

100. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr at dinner with group of men, including Rotary club member Dr. Frank E. Zeigenbein. March 12, 1952.

101. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr with high school band. Nebraska City, Nebraska? March 12, 1952.

102. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr speaking at luncheon. Plainview, Nebraska. March 13, 1952. Mauck Studio.

103. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr holding his glasses. Attached note: "FIRST TO ARRIVE. Chicago: Senator Robert Kerr (above) the first Democratic Presidential aspirant to arrive in Chicago for the Democratic Convention, holds a press conference at his hotel headquarters. One of the latest developments in the Democratic race for the nomination is the report that President Truman will act quickly to kill any "draft" movement that may be started on his behalf. Mr. Truman, persons close to him say, does not plan to be a candidate again." Chicago, Illinois. July 15, 1952. United Press International.

104. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr. Attached note: "KERR OPENS CAMPAIGN HEADQUARTERS. Washington, D.C.--Senator Robert S. Kerr, Democratic Candidate for the Presidential nomination, stands in the doorway of his Washington campaign headquarters which he formally opened today, 5/13 with a call for party unity." Washington, D.C. May 13, 1952. United Press International.

105. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr standing with Harriman, Barkley, Kefauver, and Russell. Attached note: "TV TEAM. Chicago: Five Presidential hopefuls, joining hands in a show of non-political glee prior to the Democratic National Convention, prepare to appear on a Chicago television program. Left to right are: Mutual Security Administrator W. Averell Harriman, Vice-President Alben Barkley; Senator Estes Kefauver of Tennessee; Senator Robert Kerr of Oklahoma; and Senator Richard Russell of Georgia." Chicago, Illinois. July 19, 1952. United Press International.

106. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr on panel of "American Forum of the Air" with Richard Russell, Theodore Granik, Alben Barkley, W. Averell Harriman and Estes Kefauver. Chicago, Illinois. July 20, 1952. Jack Jenkins, photographer.

107. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr with Richard Russell, supporter and alternate delegate from Alabama to 1952 Democratic Convention. Chicago, Illinois. July 20, 1952. Jack Jenkins, photographer.

108-109. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr supporters admiring poster which states: "Senator Bob Kerr/The Man Big Enough for the Job." May 20, 1952. Commercial Photo Shop.

110. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr supporters admiring poster which states: "Senator Bob Kerr/The Man Big Enough for the Job." One man has autographed his picture "Walter Marshall." May 20, 1952. Commercial Photo Shop.

111. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr with Walter H. Marshall, Robert Dwyer, John W. (Zuier), Governor of Montana; Kate Rockefeller, Bernice Kingsbury, Mary M. Condon, Margaret Nagle, H. B. (Londoe). Montana? May 23, 1952. Commercial Photo Shop.

112. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr with Walter H. Marshall, Robert Dwyer, John W. (Zuier), Governor of Montana; Kate Rockefeller, Bernice Kingsbury, Mary M. Condon, Margaret Nagle; H. B. (Londoe). Signed by people across front. Montana? May 23, 1952. Commercial Photo Shop.

113. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr at Bowers Country Club with Mr. Bowers?-Photo donated by Bowers Battery and Spark Plug Co. Reading, Pa. July 1952.

114. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr with make-up man. Chicago, Illinois? 1952. United Press Association.

115. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr with Senator Richard Russell. Chicago, Illinois? 1952. United Press Association.

116. Presidential candidate Robert S. Kerr's son? William G. Kerr, at Democratic Convention, holding Kerr sign. Chicago, Illinois. July 1952. United Press Association.

117. Grayce B. Kerr at news conference. Attached note: "Pop goes the questions. Chicago: Mrs. Robert Kerr, center, wife of the Senator from Oklahoma who is one of the Democratic Presidential nomination aspirants, holds a press conference in support of her husband at the Blackstone Hotel in Chicago. Each reporter is not only armed with pencil and pad but also a soft drink bottle." Chicago, Illinois. July 1952. United Press Association.

118-119. Grayce B. Kerr at news conference. Chicago, Illinois. July 1952. United Press Association.

120. Grayce B. Kerr and daughter, Kay Kerr Clark, holding a Kerr poster. Chicago, Illinois. July 1952. United Press Association.

121. Grayce B. Kerr having a "Kerr-log cabin" button pinned on by Keith Kahle of Central Airlines. Chicago, Illinois. July 1952.

122. Robert S. Kerr standing at podium at Hilton Hotel. Chicago, Illinois. July 1952. United Press Association.

123. Robert S. Kerr with William Averell Harriman. 1952. United Press Association.

124. Robert S. Kerr on TV panel, with Hubert Humphrey, Averell Harriman, Alben Barkley and Estes Kefauver. 1952. United Press Association.

125. Robert S. Kerr with Theodore Granik on NBC's "Youth Wants to Know." 1952. Reni Newsphoto Service.

126. Robert S. Kerr with "youths" after "Youth Wants to Know" production. 1952. Reni Newsphoto Service.

127. Robert S. Kerr campaigning for Senate at an outdoor rally. Tulsa, Okla. June 26, 1954.

128. Senator Robert S. Kerr's campaign rally. Large crowd in park. Tulsa, Oklahoma. June 26, 1954.

129. Robert S. Kerr cooking at open fire, probably a campaign rally. Oklahoma. July 9?, 1949. Mercury Press. John B. McGuire, photographer.

130. Image of Robert S. Kerr with Bruce Mixon. Note on back: "Bruce Mixon and oil painting of Kerr which he made from picture on a match book cover. In front of Wallie Werr Co. 212 N. Main, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Werr had sign made and displayed at 4th and Cincinnati in Tulsa during election 1954." "To a winner. Peggy Wallie. July 5, 1954." Tulsa, Oklahoma. D. LeRoy Randall, photographer.

131. Image of Robert S. Kerr. Note: "Bruce Mixon-artist. Took Likeness from match cover." "Peggy and I expect a landslide July 5th, 1954. Wallie." Tulsa, Oklahoma. July 1954. D. LeRoy Randall, photographer.

132. Postcard of sign reading "Look back, then think ahead. Let's bury Kerr in 1954. We need a Man for all the people." 1954. Postcard.

133. Photo of campaign poster (anti-Kerr). 1954.

134. Mrs. O. E. Henderson Ricker with Kerr signs on telephone pole and boy holding marbles. July 2, 1954. Color print.

135-136. Gubernatorial hopeful Robert S. Kerr and Grayce B. Kerr in donkey-drawn covered wagon in a parade. September 12-13, 1942.

137. Senator Robert S. Kerr and Roger P. Dube, candidate for U.S. Senate from Maine, 1952.

138-140. Senator Robert S. Kerr. Note on back: "May, 1952 - Senator in Cincinnati receiving key to the city from Mayor Carl W. Rich. Sent in by Gordon Rich, Second National Bank Bldg., Cincinnati," with Earl Warren and Averell Harriman. Cincinnati, Ohio. May 1952.

141. Mayor Carl W. Rich giving Cincinnati city key to Earl Warren, Robert S. Kerr and Averell Harriman. Cincinnati, Ohio. May 1952.

142. Senator Robert S. Kerr on Jefferson Jackson Day. Note on back: "Senator shaking hands - Thirtieth Annual Jackson Day Banquet, April 4, Springfield, Missouri." Springfield, Missouri. April 4, 1952.

143. Senator Robert S. Kerr in airplane with unidentified man. March, 1953. Color print.

144. A. S. Mike Monroney, J. Howard Edmondson, and Robert S. Kerr at the Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. April 15, 1961.

145. Motorcade with Senator Robert S. Kerr, Senator Mike Monroney, Smith Thester, Raymond Gary. Opening of Democratic Campaign when Kerr was running for re-election. Durant, Oklahoma. September 1954.

146. Senator Robert S. Kerr at banquet. Note on back: "May 10, 1958, Tahlequah, Oklahoma Democratic Testimonial Dinner for Grace Hudlin, Co-chairman, Democratic State Central Committee. Senator Robert S. Kerr, Mrs. Pope, Co-chairman, Wagoner County, and Jim Arrington, Democratic National Committeeman. Student Union, Northeastern State College. Tahlequah, Oklahoma. May 10, 1958. Color print.

147. Senator Robert S. Kerr with others at Kennedy Marker. Big Cedar, Oklahoma. c. 1961. Color print.

148. Senator Robert S. Kerr presiding over Sweetwater, Texas Democratic banquet. Sweetwater, Texas. March 6, 1954. Ocie Hunt, photographer.

149. Senator Robert S. Kerr awarding A.P. Mourt (94) as oldest Democrat. Sweetwater, Texas. March 6, 1954. Ocie Hunt, photographer.

150. Senator Robert S. Kerr at rally with crowd. Sweetwater, Texas. March 6, 1954. Ocie Hunt, photographer.

151. Senator Robert S. Kerr with Rev. and Mrs. Bill Boyd. Sweetwater, Texas. March 6, 1954. Ocie Hunt, photographer.

152. Senator Robert S. Kerr with Rev. and Mrs. Bill Boyd and four children. Sweetwater, Texas. March 6, 1954.

153. Rev. and Mrs. Bill Boyd and four children. Sweetwater, Texas. March 6, 1954.

154. Senator Robert S. Kerr giving "oldest Democrat" award to bedridden man. Sweetwater, Texas. March 1954. Ocie Hunt, photographer.

155. Robert S. Kerr shaking hands with unidentified man, in front of a "Re-elect Roosevelt" poster. Oklahoma City, Okla. November 6, 1940. C. J. Kaho, photographer.

156. Robert S. Kerr with unidentified man at a political rally. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. November 8, 1948.

157. Senator Robert S. Kerr standing with Clarence Bower, Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate nomination from Pennsylvania. (from Reading, Pa.) April 30, 1958.

158. Senator Robert S. Kerr with Jack Bliss, chairman Cherokee County Democratic Party. May 10, 1958, banquet for Democratic State Co-Chairman, Mrs. Grace Hudlin, Northeastern State College. Tahlequah, Oklahoma. May 10, 1958.

159. Senator Robert S. Kerr with Grace Hudlin, Jack Bliss, Cherokee Co. Chairman, Mrs. Ora Rogers, Co-Chairman, Cherokee Co., Loyd Benefield, State Democratic Chairman, Jim Arrington, Democratic National Committeeman. Tahlequah, Okla. May 10, 1958.

160. Senator Robert S. Kerr with June Benson, mayor of Norman, and Oliver Benson. They are holding the bill (H.R. 47) for the Norman water project which passed Senate and referred to House Interior Committee. Also shown is Senator Mike Monroney. September 9, 1959.

161. Senator Robert S. Kerr seated next to Joan Blondell and Reid Hammond. "Tuesday, April, 1960, luncheon in Senator's Private Dining Room, N.S.O.B. honoring Miss Joan Blondell - star of "Dark at the Top of the Stairs," playing at the National Theater. Locale is Oklahoma City suburbs in the twenties...standing (l to r) Walter Harrison, Publisher, newspaper North Star, O.C., Mr. Cuneo, Manager of Company production, Hon. Toby Morris, Governor J. Howard Edmondson, of Oklahoma, Hon. Ed Edmondson, Hon. Tom Steed, Hon. Page Belcher. Washington, D.C. April 19, 1960.

162-166. Senator Robert S. Kerr at a Chamber of Commerce meeting, Boley, Oklahoma. December 21, 1960.

167. Senator Robert S. Kerr and Oklahoma Democratic Congressional Delegation - 2nd District Democratic Central Committee Meeting, Western Hills Lodge, Wagoner, Oklahoma. Rep. Carl Albert, Rep. Victor Wickersham, Senator Robert S. Kerr, Senator Mike Monroney, Rep. Ed Edmondson, Rep. Tom Steed. Wagoner, Oklahoma. March 12, 1961. Perry Rummage, photographer.

168. Senator Robert S. Kerr receiving petition. "Getting the message - A petition bearing 10,000 signatures and asking legislative support for anti-communism, defense and sound economic measures is examined in Washington by Senator Mike Monroney, Congressman John Jarman of the 5th District, and Senator Robert S. Kerr. The petition, a project of District 19 Kiwanis Clubs in Oklahoma, was presented to the lawmakers by Dr. J. D. McCalmon, far left, Oklahoma City dentist who originated the idea. Dr. Dalton McInnis of Oklahoma City, second from left, flew Dr. McCalmon to Washington for the presentation. Washington, D.C. July 18, 1961.

169. Plan Improvement Clinic. Members of Oklahoma's congressional delegation including Cong. Victor Wickersham, Senator Robert S. Kerr, and Cong. Tom Steed discuss plans for the one-day Community Development Clinic, August 26, at the Skirvin Hotel, Oklahoma City, with representatives of participating federal agencies and departments. The clinic, co-sponsored by the Oklahoma delegation, Governor J. Howard Edmondson, Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, and other groups, will be open to the public with a $4 registration fee. Speakers will discuss urban renewal, housing for the elderly, sewage facilities, and other subjects. Government representatives at planning session in Washington include, F. D. Pollard, official of Rural Areas Development; Dr. B. Carstensen, Department of Health, Education and Welfare; Earl T. Klein, Department of Labor; A. W. Tenney, Office of Education; G. K. Eversole, Department of Interior, and L. V. Langan, seated far right, Area Redevelopment Administration. Washington, D.C. August 8, 1961.

170. Senator Robert S. Kerr and the mayor of Enid. Enid, Oklahoma. L. G. Macfarline, photographer.

171. Congressman Carl Albert speaking at Pushmataha County Democratic Rally held at Lake Clayton, October 30, 1954. County Chairman Ed Dudley seated.

172. Senator Robert S. Kerr and E. T. Dunlap standing in front of a small aircraft in a field. October 30, 1954. Lake Clayton, Oklahoma.

173a. Governor Raymond Gary speaking at Pushmataha County Democratic Rally held at Lake Clayton, October 30, 1954. County Chairman Ed Dudley, seated.

173b. Senator Robert S. Kerr standing on a truck bed speaking at the Pushmataha County Democratic Rally held at Lake Clayton, Oklahoma. October 30, 1954.

174. Barbecue line, Pushmataha County Democratic Rally. Lake Clayton, Oklahoma. October 30, 1954.

175. Ed Dudley, Congressman Carl Albert, Senator Robert S. Kerr, Governor Raymond Gary, Wharton Mathies and friend, Pushmataha County Democratic Rally. Lake Clayton, Oklahoma. October 30, 1954.

176. Senator Robert S. Kerr hatless, on power boat with others. Lake Clayton, Oklahoma. October 30, 1954.

177. Senator Robert S. Kerr with Representatives Toby Morris, William H. Stigler, Glenn Johnson and Carl Albert.

178. Senator Robert S. Kerr with Alben Barkley. c. 1949. Retouched photo.

179. Senator Robert S. Kerr with Don Williams of the Soil Conservation Service. Endorsed on front: "To Senator 'Bob' with best regards - Don Williams, Administrator, SCS"...at meeting of National Watershed Congress in Tucson, Arizona. April 17, 1961. Autographed.

180. Senator Robert S. Kerr with Chancellor Konrad Adenauer. Washington, D.C. April 14, 1961. Slightly different in views.

181. Senator Robert S. Kerr at a meeting. Inscribed "To Senator Robert Kerr - with warmest regards, George Ball" (Under Secretary of State). Sent by Frederick G. Dutton. Washington, D.C. February/March 1962. Department of State Photo.

182. Senator Robert S. Kerr with Secretary of Treasury C. Douglas Dillon selling candy for Oklahoma Lions to raise money for blind. October 12, 1962. Washington, D.C.

183. Studio portrait of President John F. Kennedy. Color print. Autographed.

184. President Dwight D. Eisenhower shown with members of the U. S. Senate and others after a lunch at the White House. Washington, D.C. February 25, 1953. Includes Robert S. Kerr, Lyndon Baines Johnson. U. S. Army Photo. Nelse Einwaecher.

185a. Senator Robert S. Kerr, HEW Secretary Abraham Ribicoff, and Congressman Wilbur Mills (D-Ark.) watching President John F. Kennedy sign H.R. 4884 - Aid to Dependent Children. Oval Office of White House. Washington, D.C. May 8, 1961.

185b. Senator Robert S. Kerr, HEW Secretary Abraham Ribicoff, Senator Harry Byrd (D.-Va.) and Congressman Wilbur Mills (D.-Ark.) watch as President John F. Kennedy signs H.R. 4884 - Aid to Dependent Children, in the Oval Office of the White House. Washington, D.C. May 8, 1961.

186. Senator Robert S. Kerr with President John F. Kennedy and others in the White House. Washington, D.C. August 29, 1961.

187. President John F. Kennedy and a group of Congressmen in the Oval Office of the White House for the signing of H.R. 6713 - the Highway Bill. Those present include Senator Robert S. Kerr, Senator Harry Byrd (D.-Va.), Congressman Wilbur Mills (D.-Ark.), John McCormack. Washington, D.C. June 29, 1961.

188. President John F. Kennedy and a group of Congressmen in the Oval Office of the White House for the signing of H.R. 6441 - Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1961. Those present include Congressman Ed Edmondson, Senator Robert S. Kerr. Washington, D.C. July 20, 1961.

189. President John F. Kennedy signing Peace Corps Legislation. Those present include Senator Robert S. Kerr, Senator Hubert Humphrey, Senator Jacob Javits, Representative Carl Albert. Oval Office, White House. Washington, D.C. September 22, 1961.

190. President John F. Kennedy signing H.R. 23 - authorizing construction for the Arbuckle Reclamation Project, Oklahoma (P.L. 87-594). Those present include Representative Ed Edmondson and his family, Representative Carl Albert, Senator Robert S. Kerr, Stuart Udall, Mike Monroney. Oval Office, White House. Washington, D.C. August 24, 1962. Abbie Rowe.

191. President John F. Kennedy signing H.R. 23 - authorizing construction for the Arbuckle Reclamation Project, Oklahoma (P.L. 87-594). Those present include Representative Ed Edmondson and his family, Representative Carl Albert, Senator Robert S. Kerr, Stuart Udall, Mike Monroney. Oval Office, White House. Washington, D.C. August 24, 1962. Abbie Rowe.

192. President John F. Kennedy signing H.R. 23 - authorizing construction for the Arbuckle Reclamation Project, Oklahoma (P.L. 87-594). Those present include Representative Ed Edmondson and his family, Representative Carl Albert, Senator Robert S. Kerr, Stuart Udall, Mike Monroney. Oval Office, White House. Washington, D.C. August 24, 1962. Abbie Rowe.

193. President John F. Kennedy signing into law a bill authorizing construction of the Arbuckle Reservoir Reclamation Project. Those present include Representative Carl Albert, Senator Robert S. Kerr, Stuart Udall, Senator Mike Monroney. Oval Office, White House. Washington, D.C. August 24, 1962.

194. President John F. Kennedy signing into law a bill authorizing construction of the Arbuckle Reservoir Reclamation Project. Those present include Representative Carl Albert, Senator Robert S. Kerr, Stuart Udall, Senator Mike Monroney. Oval Office, White House. Washington, D.C. August 24, 1962. Slightly different views.

195. President John F. Kennedy signing into law a bill authorizing construction of the Arbuckle Reservoir Reclamation Project. Those present include Representative Carl Albert, Senator Robert S. Kerr, Stuart Udall, Senator Mike Monroney, and Representative Ed Edmondson and his family. Oval Office. Washington, D.C. August 24, 1962. Abbie Rowe.

196. President John F. Kennedy hands the pen to Senator Robert S. Kerr after Kennedy has signed the Arbuckle bill. Also present are Representative Ed Edmondson, Representative Carl Albert, Stuart Udall, Senator Mike Monroney. Oval Office, White House. Washington, D.C. August 24, 1962.

197. President John F. Kennedy signs the Communications Satellite Bill. Also present are Carl Albert, Everett Dirkson, John McCormack, John Pastore. Oval Office, White House. Washington D.C. August 31, 1962. Reni Photos.

198. President John F. Kennedy signs the Communications Satellite Bill. Those present include John McCormack, Hubert Humphrey, John Pastore. Oval Office, White House. Washington, D.C. August 31, 1962. Reni Photos.

199. President John F. Kennedy signs the Communications Satellite Bill. Those present include Everett Dirkson, John McCormack, John Pastore. Oval office, White House. Washington, D.C. August 31, 1962. Reni Photos.

200. President John F. Kennedy handing out pens after the signing of the Communications Satellite Bill. Those present include John McCormack, Senator Robert S. Kerr, Hubert Humphrey, John Pastore. Oval Office, White House. Washington, D.C. August 31, 1962. Reni Photos.

201. President John F. Kennedy handing out pens after the signing of the Communications Satellite Bill. Those present include Representative Ed Edmondson, Senator Robert S. Kerr, Senator Hubert Humphrey. Oval Office, White House. Washington, D.C. August 31, 1962. Cecil W. Stoughton, photographer.

202. Senator Hubert Humphrey and Senator Robert S. Kerr stand beside President John F. Kennedy after presidential approval of S-2965, the Public Works Bill. White House, Washington, D.C. September 14, 1962. Abbie Rowe, photographer.

203. President John F. Kennedy hands out pens after signing H.R. 11970 - Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (P.L. 794). Others present include Representative Hale Boggs (D.-La.), Representative Wilbur Mills (D.-Ark.), Senator Harry Byrd (D.-Va.), and Senator Robert S. Kerr, Washington, D.C. October 11, 1962.

204. President John F. Kennedy signs H.R. 11970, The Trade Expansion Act of 1962. Those present include Representative Hale Boggs (D.-La.), Representative Wilbur Mills (D.-Ark.), Senator Harry Byrd (D.-Va.), Robert McNamara, Senator Robert S. Kerr, John Pastore (D.-R.I.). Washington, D.C. October 11, 1962.

205. The swearing in of President John F. Kennedy's Cabinet. Those present include Robert McNamara, Robert F. Kennedy, Steward Udall, Jacqueline Kennedy, the President, Adlai Stevenson. The White House, Washington, D.C. 1961. Abbie Rowe, photographer.

206. Senator Robert S. Kerr and Senator Francis Case (R.-S. Dak.) holding 2 pens used by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to sign S-3910 - Rivers and Harbors Bill into Public Law 85-500. This Kerr-Case Act, the omnibus flood control legislation with a municipal and industrial water section, was called by Kerr one of most important pieces of water legislation. The bill had been vetoed twice. At this time, Kerr was chairman of the Senate Public Works flood control subcommittee. Photo was made in the office of Senator Case. Washington, D.C. July 9, 1958.

207. Senator Robert S. Kerr watches as two unidentified men sign Senator Francis Case's cast. Photo was made after the Kerr-Case Act (S-3910) was signed into law by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Washington, D.C. July 9, 1958.

208. An army official, Robert E. Hannegan (Democratic National Chairman, 1944) and Governor Robert S. Kerr at an airport. Partial view of airplane tail and pilot in background. 1944.

209. Democratic Chiefs at Chicago: "Democratic leaders headed by National Chairman Robert E. Hannegan (left) who met here today to make arrangements for the party's convention opening July 19 include Governor Robert S. Kerr (center), Oklahoma, who was picked as temporary convention chairman and keynoter, and Edwin A. Pauley (right), California, treasurer of the Democratic National Committee." Chicago. June 15, 1944. ACME photograph.

210. Robert S. Kerr and another man. "Kerr is keynoter. Chicago - Ambrose O'Connell (left), Washington, D.C., Executive Vice-Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, and Governor Robert S. Kerr of Oklahoma, on the speaker's stand at the Chicago Stadium where Kerr will be keynoter as the convention opens July 19. Chicago. June 15, 1944. ACME photograph.

211. Governor Robert S. Kerr as keynote speaker at the 1944 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois. July, 1944.

212. Posed group of governors. Seated left to right: Earl Warren, Herbert B. Maw, Harry F. Kelly, Dwight H. Green, Edward Martin; second row: Andrew F. Schoeppel, Lester Hunt-Wyo., Robert S. Kerr, Charles Harwood, Mortimer R. Proctor, R. Gregg Cherry, Charles M. Dale, John C. Vivian, Dwight Griswold, Ingram M. Stainback, Raymond E. Baldwin; third row: Frank J. Lausche, Ralph F. Gates, Edward J. Thye, Monrad Wallgren, Earl Snell, M. Q. Sharpe, Ben Laney, Coalgate Darden, and Herbert R. O'Conor. Rose Photos. The Grand Hotel, Mackinac, Michigan. Autographed by each governor.

213. Governor Jimmie Davis of Louisiana, and Governor Robert S. Kerr. Photo is inscribed: "Thanks Bob, for the great speech you gave at our safety conference - Your friend, Jimmie Davis, Governor of Louisiana." Autographed.

214. Governor Robert S. Kerr and Grayce B. Kerr with others at a Florida airport for the Governors' Conference; Florida. c. 1943-1947.

215. Governor Robert S. Kerr and Grayce B. Kerr sitting in a crowded stadium. News release from the Florida State News Bureau: Governor and Mrs. Robert S. Kerr, of Oklahoma, were "experts" today on things Floridian - especially of the edible category -following attendance at the Governors' Weekend here. Bad flying weather delayed the Kerr's arrival but they were on hand to see the Detroit Tigers lick the Boston Braves 8 to 4 in a Grapefruit League exhibition game. On Governor Kerr's left is Governor Millard Caldwell, of Florida, host to the party which also included the chief executives of Alabama, N. Carolina and Maryland. In addition to dining sumptuously on all-Florida products, including 50 gallons of pure sunshine state orange juice - the governors discussed mutual administrative problems, viewed an aquacade at Cypress Gardens, a fireworks display and participated in a ceremony dedicating a plaque to Frances Langford, Lakeland girl who made good in big time theatrical circles. Lakeland, Florida. c. 1943-1947.

216-218. Governor Robert S. Kerr and others at a dinner. May be part of a USO troupe. Will Rogers Field, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. c. 1944. U. S. Army Air Corps.

219. Governor Robert S. Kerr and a USO starlet. Will Rogers Field, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. c. 1944. U. S. Army Air Corps.

220. Governor Robert S. Kerr speaking at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Feb. 9, 1943. U. S. Army Signal Corps.

221. Governor Robert S. Kerr with military personnel, holding a captured Nazi flag that has been autographed. c. 1945.

222. Governor Robert S. Kerr, Colonel Perkins, Captain Gaith, Lieutenant Lindberg. Vance Air Force Base, Enid, Oklahoma. c. 1945.

223. Colonel Perkins and Governor Robert S. Kerr. Vance Air Force Base, Enid, Oklahoma. c. 1945.

224. Governor Robert S. Kerr, Colonel Perkins, Lt. Col. Duffy. Vance Air Force Base. Enid, Oklahoma. c. 1945.

225. Colonel Perkins, Governor Robert S. Kerr, and others at a banquet. Air Force Base. Enid, Oklahoma. c. 1945.

226-229. Governor Robert S. Kerr and his son Breene Kerr visiting a naval base. October 2, 1943. Jacoby, photographer.

230-231. Governor Robert S. Kerr visiting a naval base. October 2, 1943. Jacoby, photographer.

232. William G. Kerr, Robert S. Kerr, and Breene Kerr with an Air Force representative at an airport. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. c. 1946. Special Information Office, Oklahoma City Air Service Command.

233. Grayce B. Kerr waving from inside the pilot's cockpit of a B-17(?) during World War II. Plane has name painted on it: "Captain W. W. Hazzard, Jr." Tinker Field, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. c. 1944.

234-235. Governor Robert S. Kerr and a group of men, many are representatives of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. April 19, 1946. A. Y. Owen, Oklahoma Planning and Resources Board, State Capitol.

236. Governor Robert S. Kerr and U. S. Army Corps of Engineers in an airfield. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. March 20, 1946. A. Y. Owen, Oklahoma Planning and Resources Board, State Capitol.

237. Governor Robert S. Kerr signing a document while men look on. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. July 26, 1945. U. S. Army Air Force.

238. Governor Robert S. Kerr; Colonel Tom Brand, quartermaster, 4th Army; Colonel Wash Kenny; Lt. Col. Yancy, assistant quarterback, 4th Army; Lt. General Raymond S. McLain, in governor's office. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. September 5, 1946.

239. Governor Robert S. Kerr with an Army and Navy representative and an unidentified man. Oklahoma City. c. 1945. Roy Christian.

240. Governor Robert S. Kerr speaking from a stage, a group of men standing behind him. c. 1945.

241. Governor Robert S. Kerr speaking in an auditorium for a Memorial Day Ceremony. Grayce B. Kerr sits with others on the stage.

242. Governor Robert S. Kerr with others at a banquet. A photograph of President Franklin D. Roosevelt is in the background. c. 1943.

243. Governor Robert S. Kerr and Mrs. Grayce B. Kerr with others at a banquet. The flower centerpiece spells out "Oklahoma." c. 1945.

244. Governor Robert S. Kerr at a banquet. Washington, D.C. Harris and Ewing, photographers.

245. Governor Robert S. Kerr standing in a receiving line. May be a Jefferson Jackson Day dinner. c. 1945.

246. Mike Monroney, , Johnston Murray, Governor Robert S. Kerr, and discussing an issue of Listen Magazine. c. 1943.

247. Governor Robert S. Kerr and others at Petroleum exhibit. Tulsa, Oklahoma. c. 1945. Hopkins Photography Company.

248. Maple T. Harl receiving congratulations of Justice Hugo L. Black of the U. S. Supreme Court after the Justice had sworn him into office as Chairman of the Board of Directors, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Left to right: Hon. Edwin C. Johnson, Senator from Colorado; Harl; Black; Hon. John C. Vivian, Governor of Colorado; and Hon. Robert S. Kerr, Governor of Oklahoma. Washington, D.C. January 5, 1946. Harris and Ewing, photographer.

249. Governor Robert S. Kerr, Grayce B. Kerr, and others at a meeting. c. 1943.

250. Governor Robert S. Kerr and an unidentified man in the governor's office. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. c. 1945.

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