Robert S. Kerr
Photograph Collection
#2251-2500

Go to Kerr Photos 2000-2250

2251. Robert S. Kerr shakes hands with unidentified man.

2252. Robert S. Kerr standing with unidentified man. On back of photo is note White, YMCA. November 8, 1948. Photo by Reeves Camera Store of Oklahoma City.

2253. Robert S. Kerr clasps hands with three unidentified men by a WKY microphone. The man on the left may be Robert Hefner.

2254. Robert S. Kerr shakes hands with an unidentified man.

2255. Robert S. Kerr receives food and a bottle of milk from an unidentified man. November 8, 1948. Photo by Reeves Camera Store of Oklahoma City.

2256. Robert S. Kerr and Lee Schooler as members of a panel at the Chicago Motor Club. Photo courtesy of Chicago Photographers.

2257. Robert S. Kerr autographs book for Mary Crabb. This apparently was a party for Kerr's book, Land, Wood and Water. Ms. Crabb is wearing a Kerr for Senate hat. Photo courtesy of Wayne C. Hunt Photography of Tulsa.

2258. Robert S. Kerr and a group of young people seated on bales of hay.

2259. Attendees at the induction of Maple T. Harl as chairman of the board, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, January 5, 1946. Left to right are Preston Delano, comptroller of the treasury; P. L. Goldsborough, director of the FDIC; Hugo L. Black, justice of the Supreme Court; Edwin C. Johnson, senator from Colorado; Robert S. Kerr, governor of Oklahoma; and John C. Vivian, governor of Colorado. Photo courtesy of Harris and Ewing.

2260. Governor Robert S. Kerr stands with a group of unidentified men, most of whom are in military uniforms. On the back row next to Kerr is possibly Robert Hefner. April 19, 1946. Photo courtesy of A. Y. Owen of the Oklahoma Planning and Resources Board.

2261. Robert S. Kerr stands with a group of soldiers and civilians on stage at Fort Sill. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Army Signal Corps.

2262. Robert S. Kerr and a group of unidentified men seated at a conference table.

2263a-b. Robert S. Kerr and a group of unidentified men singing.

2264a-b. Robert S. Kerr and a group of unidentified men inspect a spillway.

2265. Robert S. Kerr and his cousin Andy Galbreath. Photo courtesy of Richard B. Meek.

2266. Robert S. Kerr and group walk along a dam. Possibly the same event as in 2264a-b.

2267. Robert S. Kerr and Major Wanless at spillway. February 1, 1944. Photo courtesy of U.S. Engineer Office of the War Department.

2268a-t. Series of photos at the 1956 groundbreaking for the Keystone Dam. Among those shown in many of the photos are Robert S. Kerr, Raymond D. Gary, and Page Belcher. Some of the photos were credited to Hopkins Photography Of Tulsa.

2269. Robert S. Kerr, Kay Kerr, and Dean McGee pose with Kerr's birthday cake.

2270. Robert S. Kerr is shown with James E. Webb (right, and administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration) and Brig. Gen. Irving L. Branch (center, and commander of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards AFB, California). October 1961.

2271. Robert S. Kerr and unidentified man seated at banquet table. Photo courtesy of L. G. MacFarline, of Enid, Oklahoma.

2272. Robert S. Kerr rides a horse in a parade in an unidentified town.

2273. Edward L. Shelton of the Engineering Facilities Division (with outstretched hand) demonstrates shake test on large shaker of Ranger module. Robert S. Kerr is shown among the onlookers.

2274. Robert S. Kerr and M. J. Pup Harrison get ready to sample some turkey on a buffet table. A chef is in the background.

2275a-b. Robert S. Kerr and a group of men dressed in Czech hats and vests seated at a banquet table. 1953 Kolache festival in Prague, Oklahoma.

2276. Robert S. Kerr and two unidentified girls on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.

2277. Robert S. Kerr and a group of unidentified people by a convertible. Actor Joe E. Brown is seated on the back of the car.

2278. President John F. Kennedy speaks at the NASA Manned Spacecraft Center on the return of John Glenn. The photo shows those on the podium from a distance. Also on the podium is Glenn, Robert S. Kerr, Gus Grissom, and Alan Shepard. March 1962. Color.

2279. C. B. Brownie Akers receives the U.S. Army Public Service Award presented to KVOO-TV from Colonel Chas. S. Standley. June 1959. Photo courtesy of KVOO-TV.

2280. Robert S. Kerr stands behind the microphone at the American Federation of Labor meeting in Tulsa on October 15, 1954. In front of the lectern is a campaign sign for Gary-Kerr and to go Democrat.

2281. Robert S. Kerr (seated left), Henry G. Bennett (standing) and an unidentified man and woman prepare for a radio broadcast during Farm and Home Week in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

2282a-e. A series of photos showing the signing of contracts in Oklahoma City with the National Farmers Union, Kerr-McGee, and Phillips Petroleum for the mining of potash. The new company will be the Farm Chemical Resources and Development Corporation. Seated from the left are Dean A. McGee, James G. Patton (president of the National Farmers Union), and Robert S. Kerr. There are also three unidentified men in the photo, one of whom may be Homer Duffy, president of the Oklahoma Farmers Union. Photo courtesy of Bob Snodgrass of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

2283a-d. A series of photos showing Robert S. Kerr at a Future Farmers of America function.
a. Kerr with a young man in an FFA jacket holding a small child while a woman looks on.
b. Kerr receives a document from an FFA member.
c. Kerr visits with two FFA members.
d. An FFA member puts a lei around Kerr's neck.

2284. Governor Robert S. Kerr signs a bill while four unidentified men (two wearing military uniforms) stand behind him. July 26, 1945. Courtesy of U.S. Army Air Forces.

2285. Large group of men and women standing in what appears to be an aircraft hangar. Courtesy of Oklahoma City Air Service Command.

2286. Robert S. Kerr speaking into a microphone while gesturing with his glasses.

2287. Robert S. Kerr dressed in cowboy attire speaks while standing behind a lectern. There are what appear to be wooden oil derricks in front of him. The derricks are topped with light bulbs. This possibly was concerned with the YMCA. Courtesy of Johnny Melton of Oklahoma City.

2288. A group of Oklahoma City civic leaders join Governor Robert S. Kerr for the announcement of a YMCA fund drive. From the left are Kerr; E. K. Gaylord; C. R. Anthony; unidentified; and B. D. Eddie. Courtesy of Johnny Melton of Oklahoma City.

2289a-d. A series of photos showing Robert S. Kerr with Frank Martel (president of the Detroit and Wayne County, Michigan Federation of Labor) and Violet Patterson, the director of the Women's Division, Michigan Democratic State Central Committee.

2290. Portrait of C. H. Charpenning (?)in military dress uniform. June 27, 1946. Autographed.

2291. Robert S. Kerr and an unidentified woman at a Democratic rally in Seminole, Oklahoma on October 20, 1944.

2292. Grayce Kerr stands with two unidentified men (one is wearing a military uniform).

2293. Grayce Kerr (far left) sits with a group of women. All are well dressed. This is probably on gubernatorial inaugural day for Robert S. Kerr. One of the women may be Governor Kerr's mother. January 12, 1943. Courtesy of C. J. Kaho, Oklahoma Publishing Company.

2294. Grayce Kerr (center) stands with two other women at the 35th Annual Governor's Conference, in Newark, Ohio. The women were attending a luncheon at the Granville Inn. June 22, 1943.

2295. Portrait of John C. Vivian. Autographed.

2296a-c. Robert S. Kerr with Dorothea MacFarland, who played "Ado Annie" in the musical Oklahoma! MacFarland was in Oklahoma appearing in the musical during its engagement in the Municipal Auditorium in Oklahoma City in 1946. Autographed.

2297. Portrait of Sam Rayburn. Autographed.

2298. Portrait of John F. Kennedy.

2299. Man holding small child and young girl pose with string of very large fish. On back of photo is "from M. J. Harris of Hugo."

2300. Boat races at opening of Honey Creek Bridge on SH10 south of Grove, Delaware County. August 5, 1946.

2301. WACs in the All-States Platoon. Corporal Alma Burba represented Oklahoma. Courtesy of the U.S. Army Signal Corps.

2302. Queen Mary of England visits the 94th General Hospital in England. The queen is shown with Colonel William Henry London.

2303. Robert S. Kerr signs documents.

2304. Robert S. Kerr, Jr. (?) as a young boy. Courtesy of Stall Photographers.

2305. Robert S. Kerr stands with General Omar Bradley (left) and an unidentified man.

2306. W. E. Ansley also known as "Buster Brown" with Robert S. Kerr and Gene Autry. November 14, 1946. Hugo, Oklahoma. Courtesy of Morris Sparlin of the Daily Oklahoman.

2307a-b. W. E. Ansley also known as "Buster Brown" with Robert S. Kerr. Photos are dated May 7, 1945 and indicate Hugo, Oklahoma. Possibly taken at the same time as photo 2306 but are dated differently. Autographed.

2308. Robert S. Kerr attired in chef's hat and coat pours some sorghum on a plate of pancakes.

2309. embers of the Democratic National Committee met at the Hotel Mayflower for a one-day session to determine the time and place for the 1944 Democratic National Convention. From the left are Governor Robert S. Kerr; Postmaster General Frank Walker who resigned as national chairman of the DNC; and Edward J. Flynn, New York committeeman. Courtesy of ACME.

2310. "Meet the Press" luncheon at the Tulsa Press Club, August 1958. From the left are Joe Howell (Tulsa Tribune); Troy Gordon (Tulsa World); Senator Robert S. Kerr; Hal Pimsler (Hal Pimsler Agency); and Forrest Brokaw (KVOO and KVOO-TV news). Courtesy of Lee Gillette of the Tulsa Tribune.

2311. Discussing what life will be like "21 years from now," Senator Robert S Kerr of Oklahoma and Tulsa Mayor L. C. Clark are shown in front of a large poster publicizing a nationwide television entitled "1976" sponsored by the American Petroleum Institute. Shown left to right are: Robert A. Douglass, southern regional manager for Ethyl Corporation and district chairman for the Oil Industry Information Committee in Kansas and Oklahoma; Kerr; Clark; and Richard W. Ellison, manager of the Industrial and Public Relations Department, Service Pipe Line Company and chairman of Tulsa'a Petroleum Information Committee.

2312. Robert S. Kerr stands with an unidentified man and woman. Partially visible are campaign posters for Kerr. There was a sheet of letterhead paper with this photo from the Pittsburg County Democratic Central Committee.

2313a-d. Series of photos of Robert S. Kerr at an unknown dinner function. Also shown in the images is Johnston Murray.

2314a-c. Series of photos of Robert S. Kerr at an unknown event. It looks like the photos were taken in the auditorium of a school. In one photo, there is a group of young boys dressed in Native American garb.

2315. Seven state governors, comprising a committee from the Mackinac Conference meet with President Harry Truman at the White House for discussion of reconversion problems and state control of employment services. From the left are: Major H. E. Bowman, aide to Governor Edward Martin of Pennsylvania; Governor Raymond E. Baldwin of Connecticut; Governor Herbert B. Maw of Utah; Governor Martin; Governor Robert S. Kerr of Oklahoma; President Truman; Governor Chauncey Sparks of Alabama; Samuel Bernstein, the Chicago Unemployment Compensation Commissioner; Frank Bane, Governor's Conference secretary, partly hidden; Governor Earl Warren of California; and Governor Harry F. Kelly of Michigan. August 16, 1945. Courtesy of Associated Press.

2316. On December 15, 1958, Senator Robert S. Kerr spoke at Eastern Oklahoma A. and M. College. Seated left to right at the head table are: Mrs. E. T. Dunlap; Wharton Mathies; Senator Kerr; Dr. E. T. Dunlap, college president; Mrs. Wharton Mathies; and Dean Gerald Williams.

2317. Senator Robert S. Kerr holds a plaque acknowledging him with the 1960 Award of Merit from the Oklahoma Hospital Association.

2318a-d. Series of photos of Robert S. Kerr in Wagoner, Oklahoma. Most of the images show Kerr with a young woman in a formal. 1960.

2319. Robert S. Kerr (dressed in academic regalia) receives a commendation at Oklahoma Baptist University. There are two unidentified men also in the photo. The man presenting the award may be John W. Raley, president of OBU. 1948.

2320. Robert S. Kerr stands with a group of unidentified men at an unknown event. Courtesy of Meyers Photo Shop of Oklahoma City.

2321. Robert S. Kerr speaking at an unknown event. May 28, 1955. Courtesy of Reeves Camera Store. Baptist Messenger is also stamped on the back.

2322. Robert S. Kerr with members of the Baptist Foundation of Oklahoma at the annual meeting on December 11, 1962. Front row, left to right: Auguie Henry, Kerr, E. A. Abernethy, and Warren C. Hultgren. Back row, left to right: R. C. Howard, Bruce G. Carter, Sid Spears, Hugh A. Jolley, H. H. Hobbs, Wm. M. "Jack" Bell, J. Ray Smith, Raymond A. Young, and O. L. Ledgerwood. This was the last formal photograph taken of Senator Kerr. Courtesy of the Baptist Foundation.

2323. Raymond R. Zimmerman (left), new administrative assistant to President Harry Truman, is sworn into office by Frank K. Sanderson, White House clerk. Zimmerman, a native of Kansas, is a resident of Oklahoma. September 25, 1945. Courtesy of Associated Press.

2324. Robert S. Kerr receives a plaque from C. R. Anthony. Photo autographed by Stanley Draper. 1956. Courtesy of Wide World Photos.

2325. Senator Robert S. Kerr and Governor Adlai Stevenson walking from the governor's mansion after an hour long "pep" talk for the Democratic cause. July 31, 1952.

2326. Robert S. Kerr stands with a group of men and women from Oklahoma. Front row, left to right are: Ben Dwight, Oklahoma City; Mrs. O. M. Cafky, Forgan; Gael Sullivan; Sue Ruble, Oklahoma City; and H. I. Hinds, Oklahoma City. Second row, left to right are: Forest McIntire, Oklahoma City; Mrs. Chase Going Wood-House; Kerr; and W. E. Harber, Shawnee. Courtesy of Harris and Ewing Photos. Autographed from Sullivan.

2327. John A. Guthrie and Robert S. Kerr ride in Guthrie's historical, original Buffalo Bill Deadwood Stage Coach. Courtesy of Campbell's Photo Art.

2328. Goodman Robertson and Robert S. Kerr pose with a ham in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 23, 1948. In the background is the seal of the state of Georgia.

2329. Portrait of Robert S. Kerr. Kerr has his head resting on his fists. His glasses are on the table. Courtesy of the Saturday Evening Post.

2330. Unidentified man posing with a St. Bernard dog. Photo courtesy Bill Stockwell, Oklahoma Publishing Company. July 7, 1943.

2331. Banquet scene at the 35th annual Governors' Conference. June 22, 1943. Granville Inn, Granville, Ohio.

2332. Small cart used for holding dishes for outdoor entertaining. Has wicker basket. Written on the photo is "Luteun Sten."

2333. Hurdy Gurdy machine.

2334. Two unidentified men with a turkey in a crate. There is also a large melon on a nearby couch.

2335. Close-up of Robert S. Kerr behind a microphone. Courtesy of Meyers Photo Shop, Oklahoma City.

2336. Governor Robert S. Kerr with Mr. Walker.

2337. Grayce Kerr and an unidentified man and unidentified woman takes an oath from another unidentified man. Photo has been "touched up."

2338. An unidentified group of men line up for a meal at an outdoor location. There are lots of trees in the background.

2339. Robert S. Kerr and Grayce Kerr at a head table at a banquet. Behind the table is a mural of places important in Kerr's life.

2340a-c. Series of photos of a cemetery and unidentified people. A wreath has a sash noting "In Memory of the U.S.S. Oklahoma." Some of the men are wearing T-shirts with logo of Oklahoma State Club Pearl Harbor.

2341a-b. Robert S. Kerr poses with Rotary President Warren in Alva, Oklahoma. In 2341a, there is a group of young Native Americans in traditional dress.

2342. Jack and Lete pose with a large group of swordfish.

2343a-e. Series of photos of pre-convention activities before the Democratic National Convention of 1944 in Chicago.
a. Robert S. Kerr, the convention keynoter, explains the layout of the convention hall tao other party leaders. From the left are Helen Gahagan Douglas; Kerr; Dorothy Vredenburgh, secretary of the national committee; Senator Samuel Jackson, the permanent national chairman; and Mrs. Charles W. Tillett, assistant chairman. Courtesy of Wide World World Photos.
b. Democrats watch carpenter Hyman Victor at work at Chicago Stadium, the site of the convention. From the left are Leonard Reinsch, Atlanta, Georgia, radio director for the convention; Daphna Nygaard, Democratic national committeewoman from North Dakota; Polly Rose Balfe, committeewoman from Florida; ex-Governor Keene Johnson of Kentucky; Governor Robert S. Kerr of Oklahoma; rear, left to right are Mayor Edward J. Kelly of Chicago; and Ambrose O'Connel, Washington, D.C., executive vice-chairman of the Democratic National Committee. Courtesy of Acme.
c. Governor Robert S. Kerr, rehearses his keynote address for the Democratic National Convention. Courtesy of Wide World Photos.
d. Robert S. Kerr and Grayce Kerr in room with group of unidentified people preparing for broadcast. There is a microphone and sign which say WBBM, Chicago. Written on the photo is "Ken Brown and KOMA broadcast."
e. Robert Hannegan, chairman of the Democratic National Committee hands the gavel to Governor Robert S. Kerr of Oklahoma during a radio preview show at Chicago Stadium. Courtesy of Wide World Photos.

2344a-i. Series of photos taken at the Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce dinner when the oil painting of Senator Robert S. Kerr was unveiled in the Oklahoma Historical Society Building. Courtesy of George T. Hale of Oklahoma City.

2345a-b. Photo of oil painting of Robert S. Kerr. 2345a is courtesy of Melton Studio of Oklahoma City.

2346. George Wilkinson stands with his calf, "Kerr's Pride." Robert S. Kerr sponsored the calf. 1950.

2347. Robert S. Kerr stands with a group of unidentified men behind a banner. Only the top of the banner is visible. On the back of the photo is "Farming by Air with KVOO Farm Dept."

2348. Robert S. Kerr with a group of Navy personnel.

2349. Robert S. Kerr at a dinner. From the left are J. B. House, Mrs. House, Kerr, and ?? McLaughlin.

2350. Crowd outside Granville Inn, Granville, Ohio-site of the 35th annual Governors' Conference. June 22, 1943.

2351. Robert S. Kerr speaking at the Muskogee High School commencement. 1950. Courtesy of Switzer Photos.

2352. Robert S. Kerr and a group of unidentified men around a conference table.

2353. Robert S. Kerr stands with two men and a woman by a bus. On the back of the photo are the names Bob Capell, Robert S. Bunch, and Jack Capell.

2354. Robert S. Kerr and John H. Auer, director and associate producer on Republic's "The Outcast."

2355. Robert S. Kerr holds two small children. On the back of the photo is the name Cliff Lavell.

2356. Robert S. Kerr sits in the middle of a crowd of small children and their mothers. The children all have numbers on their backs. Kerr is holding the number "200." This event may be related to photo 2355.

2357. Robert S. Kerr stands with two unidentified men.

2358a-b. Robert S. Kerr stands with the railroad crew outside a Frisco Lines engine. In photo 2358b Kerr is seated in the driver's seat of the engine.

2359. Grayce Kerr at a USO event. In the photo, there are four small children, two of whom are wearing crowns.

2360. Robert S. Kerr and unidentified people stand by a KOMA microphone.

2361a-f. Series of photos of Robert S. Kerr speaking at an Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce banquet. Courtesy of George T. Hale of Oklahoma City.

2362. Robert S. Kerr and group of men sit around a table for a radio broadcast. Johnston Murray is a far left.

2363. Robert S. Kerr hugs an unknown woman at a fund raiser. There is a total board behind them.

2364a-f. Series of photos of opening of Honey Creek Bridge in SH10 south of Grove, Delaware County. August 5, 1946.

2365. Robert S. Kerr with two unidentified men.

2366. Robert S. Kerr and Grayce Kerr with unidentified people standing with entertainer Ed Sullivan.

2367. Robert S. Kerr visiting with unidentified man.

2368. Robert S. Kerr views a prize-winning calf as the calf's owner looks on. Hendricks Photographs of Alva, Oklahoma.

2369. An unidentified man hands Robert S. Kerr two phonograph records of Drew Pearson's Tribute to Kerr. There is a photo of Harry Truman on the wall.

2370. A banquet at the Hotel Phillips in Kansas City, Missouri, on March 7, 1953. Left to right are Edith Moffet; Martha Murphy; Ruth Knight, president; Hazel Patch, past president; Lorraine Ruppel, vice chairman of Missouri; Robert S. Kerr; Ella Campbell; Father DeWitt; Judge Campbell; State Senator Frank Wilkerson' Sally Halley; and Jewel Dagby. At the end is James Kerrigan, police commissioner.

2371. Robert S. Kerr (seated at his desk) signs a document. There are several unidentified men behind him. A few of the men are in military uniform. Courtesy of Richard B. Meek.

2372. Robert S. Kerr stands with two unidentified men. One of the men is dressed in a military uniform. Courtesy of the U.S. Army Air Corps, Will Rogers Field, Oklahoma.

2373a-g. Series of photos of a banquet at an unidentified location or event. Robert S. Kerr and Grayce Kerr are in several of the photos.

2374. Robert S. Kerr stands on a stage with three unidentified men. There is a microphone below them.

2375. Robert S. Kerr at an unidentified banquet. Some of the men are wearing either VFW or American Legion hats. "Mae Hunnicutt" is written on the photo.

2376a-l. Series of photos of the induction of the class of 1956 into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. Robert S. Kerr was among the inductees.
a. the inductees, including William M. Franklin, C. B. Goddard, Robert S. Kerr, Jesse L. Rader, Robert T. Stuart, and Nora A. Talbot.
h. includes members of Robert S. Kerr's family
i. Robert S. Kerr stands with Patrick Hurley
j. Patrick Hurley with an unidentified woman
l. Robert S. Kerr stands with his sons (left to right) Bill, Robert Jr., and Breene.

2377a-f. Series of photos of Robert S. Kerr speaking at the Lions Club meeting in Miami, Oklahoma. There is also a photo of Kerr visiting a local B. F. Goodrich tire plant. Grayce Kerr is in one of the photos. Courtesy of Orrick Sparlin, Miami, Oklahoma.

2378. Robert S. Kerr gives a plaque to members of the Future Farmers of America. In the background is a sign for Kermac Angus Ranch. June 8, 1961.

2379. Corn High School (Corn, Oklahoma) students on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. May 21, 1962.

2380. Dacoma High School (Dacoma, Oklahoma) students on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. May 21, 1962.

2381. Keys School (Keys, Oklahoma) students pose with Robert S. Kerr.

2382. Turpin School (Turpin, Oklahoma) students pose with Robert S. Kerr.

2383. Moore High School (Moore, Oklahoma) students pose with Robert S. Kerr on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. May 3, 1961.

2384. Rocky High School (Rocky, Oklahoma) students pose with Robert S. Kerr and Victor Wickersham on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.

2385. Tipton School (Tipton, Oklahoma) students pose with Robert S. Kerr and Victor Wickersham on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.

2386. Big Pasture senior class from Randlett, Oklahoma pose with Robert S. Kerr and Victor Wickersham on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.

2387. Dill City High School (Dill City, Oklahoma) students pose with Robert S. Kerr and Victor Wickersham on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.

2388. Taloga, Oklahoma, students pose with Robert S. Kerr and Victor Wickersham on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.

2389. Cheyenne Valley School (Orienta, Oklahoma) students pose with Robert S. Kerr on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.

2390. Freedom High School (Freedom, Oklahoma) students pose with Robert S. Kerr on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.

2391. Cordell High School (Cordell, Oklahoma) students pose with Robert S. Kerr and Victor Wickersham on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.

2392. Carnegie High School (Carnegie, Oklahoma) students pose with Robert S. Kerr and Victor Wickersham on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.

2393. Hammon High School (Hammon, Oklahoma) students pose with Robert S. Kerr and Victor Wickersham on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.

2394. Lexington High School (Lexington, Oklahoma) students pose with Robert S. Kerr on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. May 8, 1961.

2395. Bethany High School (Bethany, Oklahoma) students pose with Robert S. Kerr on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. May 9, 1961.

2396. Jones High School (Jones, Oklahoma) students pose with Robert S. Kerr on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. May 8, 1961.

2397. Roosevelt High School (Roosevelt, Oklahoma) seniors pose with Robert S. Kerr on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. May 19, 1959.

2398. Freedom High School (Freedom, Oklahoma) seniors pose with Robert S. Kerr on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. May 18, 1959.

2399. Southeast High School (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) students pose with Robert S. Kerr on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. June 7, 1962.

2400. Moore High School (Moore, Oklahoma) seniors pose on the steps of the Old Senate Office Building with Robert S. Kerr. May 3, 1960.

2401. Northeast High School (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) students pose with Robert S. Kerr in a dining room.

2402. Turpin High School (Turpin, Oklahoma) seniors pose with Robert S. Kerr on the steps of the Old Senate Office Building.

2403. Jones High School (Jones, Oklahoma) seniors pose with Robert S. Kerr on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. May 4, 1959.

2404. Moore High School (Moore, Oklahoma) seniors pose with Robert S. Kerr on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. May 12, 1959.

2405. Jones High School (Jones, Oklahoma) seniors pose with Robert S. Kerr. May 11, 1960.

2406. Unknown group of high school students pose on steps of probably the U.S. Capitol.

2407. Capitol Hill High School (Oklahoma City) Economics Club pose with Robert S. Kerr on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. March 24, 1959.

2408. Jones High School (Jones, Oklahoma) seniors pose with Robert S. Kerr on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. May 1958. Autographed by Kerr.

2409. Moore High School (Moore, Oklahoma) seniors pose with Robert S. Kerr on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. May 1958. Autographed by Kerr.

2410. Bethany High School (Bethany, Oklahoma) students pose with Robert S. Kerr on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. May 9, 1961.

2411. Davidson High School (Davidson, Oklahoma) students pose with Robert S. Kerr on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. May 23, 1962.

2412. Corn High School (Corn, Oklahoma) students pose on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. May 21, 1962.

2413. Fort Supply High School (Fort Supply, Oklahoma) students pose with Robert S. Kerr. May 29, 1962.

2414. Drummond High School (Drummond, Oklahoma) students pose with Robert S. Kerr. May 29, 1962.

2415. Omega High School (Omega, Oklahoma) students pose with Robert S. Kerr. May 29, 1962.

2416. Capitol High School (Oklahoma City) Economics Club pose on the steps of the U.S. Capitol following luncheon with Burl Hays, administrative assistant to Robert S. Kerr; Bob McCandless; and John Meek of Kerr's staff. March 27, 1961.

2417. Hammon High School (Hammon, Oklahoma) seniors pose with Robert S. Kerr on the steps of the Old Senate Office Building. May 31, 1960.

2418. Carrier High School (Carrier, Oklahoma) seniors pose with Robert S. Kerr. May 25, 1960.

2419. Eldorado High School (Eldorado, Oklahoma) seniors pose with Robert S. Kerr on the steps of the Old Senate Office Building. May 10, 1960.

2420. Big Pasture High School (Big Pasture, Oklahoma) seniors pose with Robert S. Kerr on the steps of the Old Senate Office Building. May 25, 1960.

2421. Noble High School (Noble, Oklahoma) seniors pose with Robert S. Kerr on the steps of the Old Senate Office Building. May 25, 1960.

2422. Dacoma High School (Dacoma, Oklahoma) seniors pose with Robert S. Kerr. May 25, 1960.

2423. Davidson High School (Davidson, Oklahoma) seniors pose with Robert S. Kerr. May 24, 1960.

2424. Robert S. Kerr poses with high school students from Oklahoma City (John Marshall High School, Capitol Hill Senior High, Capitol Hill Junior High, U.S. Grant High School, and Harding High School) and Enid, Oklahoma (Enid High School) who were attending the National Scholastic Press Association. The photo was taken in the Senate Public Works Committee room. August 27, 1959.

2425. Veterans of Foreign Wars Annual Dinner Honoring Members of Congress who have served in the Armed Forces, Statler Hotel, February 15, 1951. From the left are Page Belcher, W. G. Stigler, unidentified man in VFW hat, Robert S. Kerr, Toby Morris, Tom Steed, and Carl Albert.

2426. Portrait of Grayce Kerr.

2427. Robert S. Kerr (right) poses with Faye Love, President of the Department of Oklahoma Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars and an unidentified man in Duncan, Oklahoma.

2428a-g. "Harvest Time in Oklahoma-Starring Bob Kerr, Junior." Scenes of Robert S. Kerr, Jr., working with a threshing crew. Courtesy of Roy Christian Photo, Oklahoma City.

2429. Robert S. Kerr poses by a Kerlyn Oil Company oil tank.

2430. Portrait of Josh Lee.

2431. Robert S. Kerr sits on the back of bleachers at the KerMac female sale. He is reading and or editing a document. May 25, 1959.

2432a-k. Series of eleven photos of Oklahoma members of the Future Farmers of America.
a. Fred Biller of El Reno with his Chester White barrow judged grand champion in the FFA division at the American Royal Livestock Show in 1948.
b. A group of ten steers owned and shown by Oklahoma FFA members at the International Livestock Exposition held in Chicago, December 1948. The group was judged the best ten head from any one state in the nation.
c. An exhibit shown by the Oklahoma FFA at both the Livestock Clinic and State Capitol.
d. Auction ring photo of Harold DeSnazo, FFA member from Tuttle, Oklahoma, and his barrow which was judged grand champion of the Oklahoma 4-H and FFA livestock shown in 1949.
e. Lloyd Palmer, Lindsay, Oklahoma FFA member, with his lamb which was the grand champion both at the Oklahoma State Fair in Oklahoma City and the FFA division of the American Royal in Kansas City in 1948.
f. Group of FFA members and vocational agriculture instructors who represented the Oklahoma Association of Future Farmers of America at the National Barrow Show in Austin, Minnesota, 1948.
g. Don Lee, FFA member from Moore, Oklahoma and his lamb which was judged grand champion of the National Western Stock Show, Denver, 1949.
h. Bob Felton, FFA member from Stillwater, Oklahoma, and his Hereford steer which was grand champion at both the Oklahoma State Fair and the FFA division of the American Royal Livestock Show, 1948. Courtesy of Guy E. Smith of Kansas City, Missouri.
i. Leo Kerlick, FFA member from Binger, Oklahoma, with his grand champion steer at the Tulsa Livestock Exposition, 1949. Courtesy of Guy E. Smith of Kansas City, Missouri.
j. Curtis Jeffreys, FFA member from Sterling, Oklahoma, with his grand champion hog at the Fort Worth Livestock and Fat Stock Show in 1949.
k. Charles Brown, FFA member from Chickasha, Oklahoma, shown with his grand champion Hereford steer at the Oklahoma City show in 1949. Courtesy of Guy E. Smith of Kansas City, Missouri.

2433a-b. Robert S. Kerr greets General Graves B. Erskine, USMC administrator of retraining and re-employment administration. [1946.]

2434a-c. Series of three portraits of Robert S. Kerr. These are the last photos of Kerr. They were taken three days before he entered the hospital. Courtesy of Jim Mahan of Time magazine. 1962.

2435. Oklahoma Capitol at the what is probably the inauguration of Robert S. Kerr as governor. Courtesy of Irvin Hurst, January 1943. The writing on the photo is hard to decipher.

2436. Robert S. Kerr stands in a crowd. Photo is autographed: "To Mr. Fighting Democrat. Best Wishes Bob. Cragson (?)" Courtesy of Reeves Camera Store, Oklahoma City. October 1956.

2437. Military officer "adjusts" the salute of a soldier. The soldier's face is only partially visible but it may be T. M. Beaird. Courtesy of Public Relations Department, Sacramento Air Depot, McClellan Field, California.

2438. Black Angus Motel, Poteau, Oklahoma.

2439a-c. Series of three photos of Robert S. Kerr with an unidentified group of young men and women.

2440. Robert S. Kerr enjoys a sandwich with campaign workers at the state fair booth, September 1960. From the left are Mrs. Ramon King, Mary Crabb, Mrs. George Stevens, Kerr, Mrs. Allen Barrow, Mrs. Joe Turner, and Mrs. Ken Stainer. Courtesy of Wayne C. Hunt Photography, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

2441a-b. Robert S. Kerr participates in a groundbreaking ceremony for Kerr Dormitory for women at Oklahoma Baptist University at Shawnee, Oklahoma. February 22, 1955. The dormitory was in memory of Kerr's mother. Courtesy of Reeves Camera Store. Published in the Baptist Messenger.

2442a-c. Robert S. Kerr participates in ribbon-cutting for new chapel at Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, Oklahoma. 1957.

2443a-c. Robert S. Kerr poses with two elderly women. In one of the photos, Kerr is holding a piece of paper.

2444a-b. In photo 2444a Robert S. Kerr watches as an Afro-American man shakes hands with a white man. There are other Afro-Americans in the photo. A U.S. flag is in the background. In photo 2444b, Kerr and two men who were shaking hands in 2444a, appear to be singing. Photo 2444b has a crease in it. Courtesy of Box Studio and Printers, Oklahoma City.

2445. Members of the executive committee of the Interstate Oil Compact Commission, together with representatives of the Oklahoma unit, were guests of Governor Robert S. Kerr at an early breakfast. Left to right are: J. C. Hunter, Abilene and representative of Kansas; E. G. Dahlgren, technical secretary of the commission; Kerr; Governor Andrew F. Schoeppel of Kansas and chairman of the commission; Charles L. Orr, secretary of the commission; W. J. Holloway, attorney for the Oklahoma unit; and Reford Bond, chairman of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission and representative of Kerr on the commission. May 1943. Courtesy of Joe Miller, of the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Background of photo appears to have been lightened with white.

2446. Kansas Governor Andrew F. Schoeppel greets Kansas seaman Warren H. Brensing at the Naval Air Station in Norman. At the right are Governor Robert S. Kerr and Capt. W. N. Updegraff. May 1943. Courtesy of the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Parts of the photo have been outlined.

2447. Robert S. Kerr entertains the delegation of Oklahoma representatives to the 1961 convention of the American Association of University Women. Mrs. L. V. Porterfield, president of the Oklahoma Division of AAUW is seated to the right of Kerr.

2448. Robert S. Kerr poses with group on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. 1961. This photo was attached to a letter from P. F. Sarber and was on Oklahoma Press Association letterhead.

2449a-b. Robert S. Kerr and group of unidentified men seated at a dining table. The photos were apparently taken after the meal.

2450. Robert S. Kerr, Jr. (right) with an unidentified man. It is autographed to Mrs. Robert S. Kerr from John W. Raley, Jr. July 2, 1954.

2451. Robert S. Kerr with two Cub Scouts.

2452. Scene at the coronation of Royal Jupiter, immediately after ceremony. In the center of the Block and Bridle group are Ed Graves, club president; Governor Robert S. Kerr; and Charles Thompson, master of ceremonies.

2453. Robert S. Kerr holds his grandson, Robert S. Kerr III. Courtesy of F. Clyde Wilkinson.

2454. Unidentified banquet room. Those in attendance are listening to a speaker.

2455. Robert S. and Grayce Kerr.

2456. This photo was taken immediately after the 1948 presentation of awards from the Saddle and Sirloin Club of Chicago for the essay contest, "The Rib of Beef." From the left are Dr. Al Darlow, Oklahoma A. and M. College animal husbandry department; E. J. Turman, Granite, Oklahoma, winner of the 1st place gold medal; Olen Smith, Wewoka, Oklahoma, winner of the 3rd place bronze medal; Tom Nipper, Jefferson, Oklahoma, winner of 18th place; W. L. Blizzard, dean of the School of Agriculture at Oklahoma A. and M. College; Dr. Hilton Briggs, Oklahoma A. and M. College vice-dean of agriculture and advisor of Oklahoma A. and M. students entering the contest; and Henry G. Bennett, president of Oklahoma A. and M. College.

2457a-k. Series of photos of the robing of Allen E. Barrow, U.S. District Judge. Tulsa, Oklahoma. August 6, 1962. Most of the images have Robert S. Kerr in them. Courtesy of Wayne C. Hunt Photography, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

2458. "Meeet the Press" set with Senator Robert S. Kerr, June 26, 1951. From the left are Mr. Bell, Mr. Harsch, Ms. Montgomery, Mr. Spivak, Miss Rountree, and Kerr. Courtesy of Reni Newsphoto Service.

2459. "Meet the Press" set with Senator Robert S. Kerr, June 22, 1952. From the left are Mr. Carpenter, Mrs. Fleeson, Mr. Knebel, Mr. Leviero, Miss Rountree, and Kerr. Courtesy of Reni Newsphoto Service.

2460. "American of the Air" set. Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, D.C., March 15, 1953. From the left are Representative Simpson, Senator Ralph Flanders, Frank Blair, Senator Robert S. Kerr, and Representative Herman Eberharter. Courtesy of Reni Newsphoto Service.

2461. Photo of campaign billboard for Robert S. Kerr. J. Wilson Swan and Bill Gill Sr. wave their noses at the sign. The photo has also been altered. Photo has been laminated. Courtesy of Bob Dwyer.

2462a-k. Series of photos of the Robert S. Kerr home on Rural Route 4. In photo 2462a, Bill Kerr is shown. In photo 2462g, Bill Kerr and Grayce Kerr are shown. These photos were taken from an album labeled "Where We Live...Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Kerr." Photos 2462h, i, j, and k were not part of the album, but they were taken at the same time. Courtesy of Roy Christian.

2463a-c. Three views of a large home on a lake. This appears to be the home of Robert S. Kerr as shown in photos 2462a-g. Photo 2463g is courtesy of Meyers Photo Shop.

2464. Center portion of head table at the Griffith Banquet, January 13, 1944. From the left are L. C. "Skipper" Griffith, Governor Robert S. Kerr, Reverend Bill Alexander, and John Murray.

2465. Robert S. Kerr speaking at the Junior Baseball Jubilee, November 21, 1947.

2466a-u. Series of photos of Y.M.C.A. camp in the Arbuckles. The images show workmen clearing the land, cabins under construction, and the large dining room (exterior and interior views). One photo shows a group of fifty prisoners, who built the camp, at lunch (dated August 29, 1940). Several of the cabins have names, presumably of donors, on them. The photos were courtesy of Tom Rucker and A. Y. Owen of the Oklahoma Publishing Company. The Rucker photos were all dated October 13, 1940.

2467. Robert S. Kerr, Edgar S. Vaught (center), and Robert M. Rainey (right) accepted leadership for the Oklahoma city bond issue election. Courtesy of the Daily Oklahoman. October 29, 1955.

2468. Robert S. Kerr and Grayce Kerr visit with an unidentified man. Sepia. Courtesy of Roy Christian.

2469. Photo of a sign on the windows of the headquarters of the Garfield County Kerr for Senate Club. The sign says "Keep Bob Kerr Fighting for You." 1954.

2470. Outstanding citizens who were presented honorary life membership in the Oklahoma 4-H Clubs on June 2, 1944 are: Sam Schneider, farm editor, station KVOO Tulsa; Marie Payne, secretary of the Retail Merchants Association, Holdenville; Dale Johnston, W. B. Johnston Grain Company, Enid; Lela Nash, Comanche; Ed Lee, Harper County Journal, Buffalo; Grayce Kerr; Fred W. Heep, radio director of the National Commission Company, Oklahoma; and George W. Schultz, president of the Okemah Chamber of Commerce.

2471. Portrait of Lawrence E. Zane, chief of the Wyandotte Tribe of Oklahoma. Zane is dressed in traditional clothes. 1957. Courtesy of Gibson Studio, Grove, Oklahoma.

2472. Black Angus Restaurant, Poteau, Oklahoma. Courtesy of Blythe Studio, Poteau, Oklahoma.

2473. Anita Bryant and an unidentified man visit with Robert S. Kerr.

2474. "American Forum of the Air" set. Shown left to right are Mr. Bullitt, Mr. Espy, and Senator Robert S. Kerr. Courtesy of Reni Newsphoto Service.

2475. "Keep Posted" set. In the foreground is Robert S. Kerr. Others shown are Mr. Spivak and Ms. Craig. There is an oversized cover of the Saturday Evening Post, dated May 3, 1952. April 29. 1952. Courtesy of Reni Newsphoto Service.

2476a-d. The 37th annual meeting of the American Petroleum Institute, General Session, November 11, 1957, Chicago, Illinois. Pictured in 2476a-b are Frank M. Porter, president of the API; Robert S. Kerr; and Lacey Walker of API. In 2476c are (from the left): Jake L. Hamon, chairman of the board of API, Dallas, Texas; Porter; Kerr; and Dr. Harold Blake Walker, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Evanston, Illinois. Photo 2476d Hamon, Porter, and Kerr present the Gold Medal to Dr. Warren K. Lewis, professor emeritus, M.I.T. Courtesy of Chicago Photographers.

2477. Portrait of Edwin W. Pauley. Autographed to Kerr by Pauley. Courtesy of Blackstone Studios of New York.

2478. Photograph of an airplane. Autographed: "Howard 'D.G.A' U.S. Navy, Nightengale Ambulance. To the Honorable Governor Robert S. Kerr, A Real Air-Conditioned Governor of a Real Air Minded State. Roybell Atkins." August 30, 1943. Courtesy of Kelly R. Powell.

2479a-f. Series of photos of Billy Graham. All show Robert S. Kerr. Photo 2479a has members of the Oklahoma delegation; in addition to Kerr and Graham are from the left Tom Steed, Toby Morris, A. S. Mike Monroney, and Carl Albert. Photos 2479d, e, and f all have Frank W. Boykin at the left. Boykin autographed photo 2479f.

2480. "American Forum of the Air" set. From the left are Senator Robert S. Kerr, Theodore Granik, and Senator Everett Dirksen. Courtesy of Reni Newsphoto Service.

2481. "American Forum of the Air" set. From the left are Robert S. Kerr, an unidentified man, and Representative Hugh Scott. November 1, 1953. Courtesy of Reni Newsphoto Service.

2482. "American Forum of the Air" set. From the left are Senator Robert S. Kerr, Theodore Granik, and Senator Harry Cain. Courtesy of Reni Newsphoto Service.

2483. "American Forum of the Air" set. From the left are Senator William Benton, Senator Robert S. Kerr, Theodore Granik, Senator Harry Cain, and Senator William Knowland. Courtesy of Reni Newsphoto Service.

2484. "American Forum of the Air" set. From the left are Senator Homer Capehart, Theodore Granik, and Senator Robert S. Kerr. Courtesy of Reni Newsphoto Service.

2485. "American Forum of the Air" set. From the left are Representative John Rooney, Senator Robert S. Kerr, Frank Blair, Senator George Malone, and Representative Hall. Courtesy of Reni Newsphoto Service.

2486a-b. WAVES from the Naval Air Station in Norman, Oklahoma visit the Oklahoma governor's mansion. In photo 2486a Bill Kerr shares his ice cream with a couple of WAVES. In photo 2486b Grayce Kerr, Kay Kerr, and Bill Kerr greet the WAVES. May 1944. Courtesy of the U.S. Navy.

2487a-b. In photo 2487a Robert S. Kerr, an unidentified man, Bill Kerr, and Robert S. Kerr Jr. (left to right) hold a string of very large fish. Photo 2487b shows Bill Kerr with an unidentified man. They are also holding a string of fish. Courtesy of Russell Films, Jacksonville, Florida.

2488a-b. Robert S. Kerr and his son Bill stand before a board with vote results from the 1944 election.

2489. Robert S. Kerr receives an Honorary American Farmer degree from an unidentified FFA member.

2490. Set for a media broadcast. Seated at small desks are Senator Harry Cain, an unknown senator, Senator Robert S. Kerr, and Senator Joseph O'Mahoney. At the right three unidentified men are standing. One of them is holding a gavel. November 1, 1953. Courtesy of Reni Newsphoto Service.

2491. Kay McWhethy, Oklahoma A. and M. College hog herdsman, is shown with the Chester White fat barrow, 1st in class, champion of breed, and reserve grand champion of all breeds at the 1949 Southwestern Exposition and Fat Stock Show, Fort Worth, Texas.

2492. Dr. Carl P. "Hog" Thompson is shown with Wehrman's Bomber Count, Berkshire sire of the Oklahoma A. and M. College fat barrow which was the middleweight champion over all breeds at the 1946 International Livestock Exposition.

2493. Herb Carrier, Oklahoma A. and M. college student, feeds Royal Jupiter, the Oklahoma A. and M. College Shorthorn that was grand champion fat steer at the 1946 International Livestock Exposition.

2494. Jake White, freshman from Oklahoma A. and M. College, is shown with Josephine, a Southdown ewe lamb that was the champion ewe lamb at the 1948 American Royal Livestock Show in Kansas City and at the 1949 Southwestern Exposition and Fat Stock Show in Fort Worth, Texas.

2495. The livestock judging team from Oklahoma A. and M. College won the 1949 International Livestock Exposition at Chicago. Shown with the trophy are (left to right): Glen Bratcher, coach; E. J. Turman, Granite; Bob Totusek, Garber; T. E. Cox, Hominy; Myron Schnaithman, Garber; and J. C. Christensen.

2496. Oklahoma A. and M. College students pose with Royal Jupiter, grand champion steer at the 1946 International Livestock Exposition. Governor Robert S. Kerr dubbed the steer, "King Sirloin, 1946-47." From the left are Orville Deewall, beef cattle herdsman; Bill Strom, Perry; Glenn See, Cement; Tom Nipper, Medford; Herb Carrier, Stillwater; Jack Leforce, Covington; Sam Paylor, Holdenville; and Donald Taggart, Waukomis.

2497. The presentation of the National Livestock and Meat Board trophy to the Oklahoma A. and M. College meat judging team at the 1949 International Livestock Exposition in Chicago. From the left are: Will J. Miller, of Topeka, Kansas, chairman of the National Livestock and Meat Board, who is holding one side of the trophy; Dean Thomas of Aline; Ralph Thomas of Aline; Ray Black, Eureka, Kansas; Dean Klugh, Hunter; and Professor James Hillier, team coach who is holding the other side of the trophy.

2498. The Oklahoma A. and M. College crops judging team won first place in the international contest at the 1948 International Hay and Grain Show in Chicago. From the left are Bob Wright of Butler; Herman Brumley of Wewoka; Allan C. Elliott of Valliant; Walter Ross of Chickasha; Professor Hugh Rouk, co-coach; Eldon Hood of Tyrone; and Professor Hi Staten, co-coach.

2499. Robert S. Kerr with two unidentified men on the set of "Washington Spotlight." Courtesy of James R. Dunlop, photographer.

2500. Robert S. Kerr (right) talks to users of a bar at the American Legion in St. Paul, Minnesota. March 1952. Courtesy of Life magazine.

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