Robert S. Kerr
Photograph Collection
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Go to Kerr Photos 2251-2500

2501. Robert S. Kerr with unidentified men. The photo was taken at the time Kerr was on the "American Forum of the Air" program on March 3, 1952. Courtesy of Reni Newsphoto Service.

2502. Robert S. Kerr (right) visits with two unidentified men at the Oklahoma County Dental Association meeting. November 1962.

2503. Robert S. Kerr participates in the groundbreaking ceremony for Cobb Creek Dam. Anadarko, Oklahoma. March 15, 1958.

2504. Gubernatorial campaign billboard for Robert S. Kerr. 1942. Photo has several crease marks.

2505. Meeting in the office of the U.S. Speaker of the House. From the left are Lyndon B. Johnson, Senate Majority Leader; J. Cline House, executive vice president of the National Federation of Post Office Clerks; Sam Rayburn, Speaker of the House; Senator Robert S. Kerr; and Lea E. George, president of the National Federation of Post Office Clerks. July 1956.

2506a-vv. Series of photographs from the dedication ceremonies of Kermac Rig 54. The rig at that time was the largest offshore submersible drilling rig. Commissioning ceremonies for the rig were held on the S.S. President, an excursion boat which was tied up to the new rig in the Mississippi River a few miles from the Gulf of Mexico. Among those shown in the photos are Robert S. Kerr and Dean McGee. There are also several images of Mrs. James Westwood Greely (wife of the manager of Kerr-McGee's offshore operations), who christened the rig. December 8, 1962. Photos were courtesy of several sources, including Big Chief Photography of New Orleans; Paul Dorsey of Petrophotos of Houston; and Jack Beech Industrial Photography of New Orleans.

2507. Recipients of the Robert S. Kerr Citizenship Award are the following FFA members (left to right): Stanley Kolar of Prague, Billy Clymer of Okemah, Roy Lessly of Davis, and Elza Ray Pollard of Velma-Alma. 1961.

2508. Aerial photo of the Robert S. Kerr home near Poteau. 1962.

2509. Aerial photo of the future site of the municipal airport at Poteau, Oklahoma. 1962.

2510. The burning of the mortgage of the First Baptist Church in Okemah, Oklahoma. Robert S. Kerr, standing behind the pulpit, and others watch as the paper burns. 1955. Courtesy of Glenn E. Dill of Okemah. Photo is dark.

2511a-j. Series of photos of the groundbreaking for the Mrs. W. S. Kerr Dormitory for Women on the Oklahoma Baptist University campus. Mrs. Kerr was the mother of Senator Robert S. Kerr. The photos show several members of the Kerr family. Image 2511j is a color slide of the event. February 22, 1955. Some of the photos are autographed by John Raley, president of the university.

2512a-nn. Series of photos from Robert S. Kerr's 65th birthday party in September 1961. The party was held on the Kermac Angus Ranch north of Oklahoma City. More than 1700 employees of Kerr McGee Oil industries and their families attended. Those in attendance enjoyed pony and stagecoach rides, "gun slingers," a fashion show, a German band, and a huge picnic buffet. The images show scenes from the event. Among those pictured are Robert S. Kerr, Dean McGee, Robert S. Kerr, Jr., and Breene M. Kerr.

2513. Robert S. Kerr hands a very large comb to an unidentified bald-headed man. Kerr is holding a copy of the Tulsa Tribune. There are several musician stands with the letters "LE" on them as well as a set of drums in the background.

2514a-b. In photo 2514a, Robert S. Kerr (fourth from left) and Dean McGee (second from left) stand with two unidentified men and an unidentified woman at the dedication of the Kerr-McGee submersible barge at Pascagoula, Mississippi. The woman is holding a large bouquet of roses. In photo 2514b, the woman christens the barge with a bottle of champaign. September 23, 1954.

2515. Robert S. Kerr with unidentified man.

2516. Robert S. Kerr and others in the back of a speeding boat.

2517. Robert S. Kerr speaks at the dedication of the broadcast center at KVOO, Tulsa. 1958. Courtesy of Wayne C. Hunt, Tulsa.

2518. Robert S. Kerr and Elmer Thomas plant a tree near the U.S. Capitol.

2519. Robert S. Kerr speaking over KSL. There is a U.S. flag in the background.

2520a-c. In photo 2520a an unidentified young man, holding a hat, explains the procedure for making the hat to Robert S. Kerr. There are other unidentified men in the photo, including one wearing an American Legion hat. In photo 2520b, Kerr stands with a group of unidentified men, most of whom are wearing hats of military organizations. They are standing in a room that appears to be a dry cleaning operation. In photo 2520c, Kerr and two unidentified men hold desserts which are topped with donkeys and U.S. flags. These images are probably from the Oklahoma A. and M. College technical school located in Okmulgee. Courtesy of Kent Spring, Okmulgee.

2521. Oklahoma congressional delegation with an unidentified man stand behind a dining table. From the left are Victor Wickersham, W. G. Stigler, Dixie Gilmer, Tom Steed, unidentified man, Robert S. Kerr, Carl Albert, A. S. Mike Monroney, George Howard Wilson, and Toby Morris. ca. 1950. Courtesy of Del Ankers of Washington, D.C.

2522a-d. Series of photos of an unidentified event. There is a crowd around a stage which is decorated in a patriotic theme. In a couple of the photos, a flag which may say Army and Navy is being unfurled.

2523. The set of "Facts Forum." From the left are Senator Barry Goldwater; Dan Smoot, moderator; and Senator Robert S. Kerr.

2524. Robert S. Kerr visits with an unidentified man at a dinner.

2525. Oklahoma Gas and Electric Dinner. Seated at a table (left to right) are A. S. Mike Monroney, two unidentified men, and Robert S. Kerr. March 29, 1962.

2526a-c. Series of photos of an unidentified banquet. Photo 2526b may show Leon C. Phillips at left. Photo 2526c shows a group of four men seated at a table with microphones in front of each. Directly behind them is another table which include Robert S. Kerr and Grayce Kerr. Courtesy of Miller Studio of Tulsa.

2527a-b. Robert S. Kerr (right) visits with two unidentified men. One of the images has been cropped.

2528. Robert S. Kerr (right) and three unidentified men, one of whom is wearing a military uniform, hold an American flag.

2529a-b. Photo 2529a shows a group of men standing and sitting on the docks near a body of water. There is an American flag in the background. Robert S. Kerr is in the middle of the back row. Photo 2529b has the same group standing and seated in a wooded area. Kerr is seated in this image. Photos are faded.

2530. Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg (R-MI) officiates as four new senators re-enact their oath taking January 3, 1949. From the left are Vandenberg; J. Allen Frear, Jr. (D-DE); Lyndon B. Johnson (D-TX); Paul H. Douglas (D-IL); and Robert S. Kerr (D-OK). Courtesy of Associated Press.

2531a-b. Dedication of the Robert S. Kerr Lock and Dam, October 24, 1970. Those on the speaker's platform include Robert S. Kerr, Jr., Dewey F. Bartlett, Fred R. Harris, George Nigh (speaking), Lady Bird Johnson, Carl Albert, possibly Kay Kerr Adair, and Lyndon B. Johnson. Photo 2531b shows Robert S. Kerr, Jr. speaking.

2532a-o. Series of photos of Robert S. Kerr's campaign for the U.S. Senate on 1948. All scenes took place in Seminole, Oklahoma. Events include a parade and rally. In addition to Kerr, several photos also include Gene Autry (photo 2533d, 2533e, 2533h, 2533i, 2533j). There are also scenes of Native Americans in tribal dress performing a dance. Photo 2533o has Kerr with an unidentified man and Milt Phillips (right). Courtesy of Jim Walters of White's Studio of Seminole.

2533a-b. Robert S. Kerr speaking at the unveiling of the marker for the Anadarko-Cyril highway. 1947.

2534. The set for "Meet the Press." Shown are Lawrence Spivak and Robert S. Kerr. August 11, 1947. Courtesy of Reni Newsphoto Service.

2535a-c. Series of photos of Robert S. Kerr and his Sunday School class. Photo 2535c shows the class at Camp Classen.

2536. Group of young men pose with a champion lamb. One of the men is holding a plaque.

2537a-i. Visit by the Earl of Halifax, British ambassador to the United States and Lady Halifax to Oklahoma in 1945. Photo 2537a shows the ambassador and his wife, Governor Robert S. Kerr (partially visible), federal judge Edgar Vaught at the right, and Richard Wood (back to the camera), the son of the ambassador. Photos 2537b and 2537c show the ambassador, Lady Halifax, Governor Kerr, Grayce Kerr, and Bill Kerr. Photo 2537d show Mrs. Kerr and Lady Halifax with a policeman. Photo 2537e shows Governor Kerr and the ambassador enjoying a laugh. In photo 2537f, the Earl of Halifax dons a cowboy hat while Governor Kerr and Lady Halifax look on. Photo 2537g shows Lady Halifax holding a bouquet of roses while waving to the crowd. In photo 2537h, Robert S. Kerr and the Earl of Halifax leave Holmberg Hall on the campus of the University of Oklahoma. Photo 2537i is a close-up of the Earl of Halifax and his wife. None of the images carried a credit line. However, 2537a was found in the Daily Oklahoman of March 19, 1945.

2538a-b. Photo 2538a shows the board of directors luncheon of the American Petroleum Institute. From the left are Senator Antonio Bermudez, Petroleos Mexicanos, Mexico D.F.; P. C. Spencer, Sinclair Oil Corp.; Douglas McKay, Secretary of the Interior; Senator Robert S. Kerr; Frank M. Porter, president of API; W. K. Whiteford, Gulf Oil Corp.; Dr. Gustavo Thery-Fombona, Venezuelan minister of mines and hydrocarbons at Caracas; and Reese Taylor, Union Oil Company of California. Photo 2538b shows Senator Kerr, Secretary McKay; and an unidentified man. Courtesy of Chicago Photographers.

2539. School building. This photo was in an envelope labeled "Kerr's School House."

2540. Group of people, including Robert S. Kerr and Grayce Kerr, gather for a photo after a dinner. This photo was in a folder from the Edgewater Beach Hotel of Chicago. Courtesy of Associated Concessions of Chicago.

2541a-b. Photo 2541a shows Senator Robert S. Kerr upon his arrival at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. With him are Milton Keating, secretary-manager, Lawton Chamber of Commerce; Major General L. S. Griffing, commanding general, U.S. Army Artillery and Missile Center; and George Barber, chairman of the military affairs committee of the Lawton Chamber of Commerce. Photo 2541b shows Kerr, Griffing, and others in the conference room in McNair Hall at Fort Sill. December 7, 1962. Courtesy of the U.S. Army.

2542a-e. Views of Senator Robert S. Kerr's office in Washington, D.C.

2543. Robert S. Kerr with unidentified man. There is an image of Franklin D. Roosevelt in the background. Kerr is acknowledging a pin on the man's lapel. Courtesy of Roy Christian.

2544. Robert S. Kerr points to painting of Alben W. Barkley. Barkley stands next to Kerr.

2545a-b. Robert S. Kerr and others present a framed document to Alben W. Barkley.

2546. Robert S. Kerr with fireman Jake Amberg. May 1945. Autographed by Amberg.

2547. Governor Robert S. Kerr with a large group of men seated or standing behind his desk. William G. Stigler is at the far right.

2548. Unidentified group of people at an unknown event. Some of the people are seated while other are standing. The bottoms of flags are across the top of the image.

2549a-b. Robert S. Kerr at a banquet. There are military men at the table. Courtesy of McConkay Studio, Enid, Oklahoma.

2550. Three unidentified military men.

2551. Three unidentified men, one in military uniform.

2552. Unidentified man in military uniform speaking at an event. There are other men on the stage, some in military uniform. The photo is faded.

2553a-b. Raising of the American flag.

2554a-c. Robert S. Kerr visits Altus Air Force Base. In photos 2554b and 2554c, Kerr sings Christmas carols with servicemen. December 10, 1953. Courtesy U. S. Air Force.

2555a-f. Exterior photos of a large home with a picket fence around it. There are flowering trees in the yard.

2556a-d. Robert S. Kerr inspects a pea field. In photo 2556c, Raymond Gary is possibly shown at right. ca. 1945.

2557a-h. An unknown military general visits Oklahoma. Photos include his arrival at Tinker Air Force Base and a visit to a field which has oil well derricks in the background. Robert S. Kerr is in several of the images. Courtesy of Southwest Machinery Company.

2558. Robert S. Kerr speaking at the Southern Baptist Convention in Chicago. 1950.

2559. Robert S. Kerr and four unknown men pose for a photo at the district meeting of the American Petroleum Institute. Courtesy of John F. Trauger of the Sohioan, Cleveland, Ohio.

2560. Robert S. Kerr, Robert S. Kerr, Jr., and Bill Kerr at an oil well site. There are workmen in the background. Courtesy of Roy Christian.

2561. Portrait of an identified man. Sepia.

2562a-f. Series of photos of the Wheat for Relief program in Beaver, Oklahoma. Photos 2562b, c, and d show Reverend Ray E. Snodgrass speaking from the back of a truck. Also on the truck are Dr. H. C. Koch (with hand on hip) and Tony Green (arms folded). The truck was decorated with United Nations flags. Six girls in costumes of countries of the U.N. were also on the truck. Photo 2562e shows Dr. Koch and Dr. Snodgrass at the Beaver Airport before the ceremony. Photo 2562f shows seven of the more than 125 Flying Farmer planes at the Beaver Airport. 1947.

2563a-f. Series of photos of the Civil Air Patrol and the results of a coyote hunt. A note on photo 2563e indicated that the photo was taken at Hobart, Oklahoma.

2564a-b. Robert S. Kerr and Carl Albert pose with two men in military uniforms, a Boy Scout, and a girl dressed in Native American dress at the first anniversary of the Ardmore Air Base. October 6, 1954. Courtesy of Mac McGalliard, Ardmore, Oklahoma.

2565. Group of unidentified men on some type of platform. On the side of this platform are several red, inflated bags. On the side of the platform is "Winzen Research, Minneapolis, MN. Color

2566. Portrait of Virgil "Gus" Grissom. Color. Autographed.

2567. Robert S. Kerr (third from left) and Dean McGee (fourth from left) sit around a table with unidentified men. There is a model of an airplane in the center of the table.

2568. Robert S. Kerr speaks to a group of unidentified men. This may be a men's Sunday School class. Courtesy of James R. Dunlop, Washington, D.C.

2569. Aerial view of a body of water.

2570. Group of men seated around a table. From the left are T. M. Kerr, Fred Straus, Edwin L. Kennedy, Grady Harris, Jr., F. C. Love, Dean A. McGee, Tom Seale, J. B. Saunders, Robert S. Kerr, Jr., Dean Terrill, Guy C. Kiddoo, and Breene Kerr. Color. Autographed.

2571. Photo of a pencil or charcoal sketch of Robert S. Kerr by A. R. Corey. 1963.

2572a-b. Window for the Wilkie Democrat Headquarters.

2573a-c. Series of photos of an unidentified banquet. There are flags and bunting as a backdrop. Robert S. Kerr is shown in each. Grayce Kerr is barely visible in 2573a and 2573b.

2574. Mrs. Robert S. Kerr, Jr. holds her new son, Robert S. Kerr III while Senator Robert S. Kerr looks on. Courtesy of John Adams Orris.

2575a-e. Series of photos of the ground breaking ceremony for the Central Laboratory and Office Building at the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center at Huntsville, Alabama. Shown are Senator Robert S. Kerr, chairman of the Senate Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences, and Dr. Wernher von Braun, director of the Marshall Center. September 30, 1961. Courtesy of Marshall Center-NASA.

2576. Robert S. Kerr wields a shovel at the ground breaking ceremonies for the Eufaula Dam on October 6, 1955. Also in the photo are Ed Edmondson (far left); Carl Albert (directly behind Kerr); and Senator A. S. Mike Monroney (to the right of Kerr).

2577a-c. Series of photos taken at the Field Day at the Kermac Ranch. July 14, 1962. In 2577a and 2577b, Robert S. Kerr speaks to the visitors. In 2577c, Clarence Burch, Jack Penner, and Murray Corbin pose for a photo. Courtesy of Evergreen Mills, Ada, Oklahoma. Color, but faded.

2578a-d. Series of photos noting the entrance of Kerr-McGee into the ranching business. In 1955, Kerr-McGee bought the Essar herd from rancher Tom Slick. In photo 2578a and 2578b (left to right) Dean McGee, Slick, Robert S. Kerr, and Dr. Paul Keesee pose for the camera. In photo 2578c, Slick shakes hands with Kerr.`

2579a-b. In photo 2579a, Senator Robert S. Kerr, an unidentified man, and Dr. Paul Keesee stand among a herd of Angus cattle on the Kermac Ranch. In photo 2979b, an Angus bull stands in a corral. March 1960. Color.

2580a-d. Dean McGee and an unidentified man stand with an Angus bull. Two of the images are of just of the bull. Part of the photos are in color.

2581a-b. Scenes probably of the Kermac Ranch near Poteau, Oklahoma.

2582a-c. Various poses of an Angus bull.

2583a-b. Robert S. Kerr shakes hands with an unidentified man while another man holds a rope tied to an Angus calf. Courtesy of KVOO television.

2584a-c. Robert S. Kerr's home at the Kermac Ranch near Poteau, Oklahoma. The home is under construction.

2585a-f. Series of photos taken at the Kermac Ranch near Poteau. Senator Robert S. Kerr is in some of the images. There are also photos of some of the Angus stock. October 1960. Color.

2586. "Keynoter Bob," a young colt.

2587. A man, possibly Paul Keesee, stands with an Angus bull.

2588. Robert S. Kerr stands by a sign for the Kermac Angus Ranch.

2589. Robert S. Kerr stands with three unidentified men by a pen holding the Angus bull, "Keynoter of Kermac."

2590. Robert S. Kerr riding a horse.

2591. Robert S. Kerr, Breene Kerr, and perhaps Robert S. Kerr, Jr. at what may be a livestock auction or livestock show. Courtesy of KVOO television.

2592. Robert S. Kerr and another man examine pastureland.

2593. A man operates a combine.

2594a-s. Series of photos taken at the Kermac Ranch near Poteau, Oklahoma at the time of President John F. Kennedy's visit to Big Cedar, Oklahoma in October 1961. Among those on the speaker's platform are Robert S. Kerr, President Kennedy, Grayce Kerr, Carl Albert, Paul Keesee, A. S. Mike Monroney, J. Howard Edmondson, Ed Edmondson, Tom Steed, Dean McGee, and John Jarman. Glen S. Bratcher of Oklahoma State University is at the microphone. They are viewing Angus cattle. Images 2594a-r are all in color and are courtesy of Swetnam and Grier of Kansas City, Missouri. There are also slides of the Swetnam and Grier photos. Image 2594s is black and white and is courtesy of Harris Photography of Sulphur, Oklahoma.

2595. Grayce Kerr points to a lettuce plant growing in her garden.

2596. Robert S. Kerr and Grayce Kerr stand on the steps to a house. They are facing each other.

2597. The Robert S. Kerr family before Kerr became governor. Seated left to right are Breene Kerr, Bill Kerr, Kay Kerr, and Grayce Kerr. Standing are Robert S. Kerr and Robert S. Kerr, Jr.

2598. The Robert S. Kerr family gathers around the piano for singing. Playing the piano is Grayce Kerr. Standing left to right are Breene Kerr, Kay Kerr, Robert S. Kerr, Bill Kerr, and Robert S. Kerr, Jr. Courtesy of F. Clyde Wilkinson, Arlington, Virginia.

2599. Portrait of Robert S. Kerr, Jr. He is wearing a military uniform. "NMMI" is on the lapel of the uniform.

2600. Robert S. Kerr (right) stands with an unidentified man, Robert S. Kerr, Jr., and possibly Robert S. Kerr III on the banks of a lake. Color.

2601. Breene Kerr and Robert S. Kerr stand with others outside an airport hangar. They are all looking up.

2602. Robert S. Kerr speaking at an unknown event. There appears to be an oil rig in the background. Among the others shown are Dean McGee. Color.

2603. Robert S. Kerr and Grayce Kerr pose with the their Rottweiler, "Mr. Ling."

2604. As Senator Robert S. Kerr leaves the house, Grayce Kerr waves from the front steps. This was during the 1952 presidential campaign. Courtesy of United Press. Proof is stamped on the front of the photo.

2605a-d. Robert S. Kerr poses with his Rottweiler, Mr. Ling.

2606. Robert S. Kerr and Grayce Kerr shake hands with people after a banquet.

2607. 387th Engineering Battalion, Summer Camp, North Fort Hood, Texas. Breene Kerr is seated on the first row at the right. 1955. Oversize.

2608. Unknown dam project. Color. Oversize.

2609. Fred R. Harris and his wife LaDonna Harris visit President and Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson at the White House. July 27, 1969. Color. Autographed by Harris to Robert S. Kerr, Jr. Oversize.

2610. Painting of Frank Phillips. 1943. Autographed by Phillips. Artist was P. R. Neilson. Oversize.

2611. Boats at a dock. One is named the "Rob't S. Kerr of New Orleans, La." Another is named the "T. M. Kerr." Another is named the "Dean Terrill of New Orleans, La." Oversize.

2612. Herd of cattle standing in a field. Courtesy of Meyers Photo Shop, Oklahoma City. Oversize.

2613. Aerial view of the University of Oklahoma campus. Courtesy of Meyers Photo Shop, Oklahoma. Oversize.

2614. "Bobby Brocato," winner of the San Francisco Handicap horse race. The horse was owned by Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Kerr. The photo has a group of different images on it. November 26, 1955. Oversize.

2615. Lyndon B. Johnson in a thoughtful pose. 1967. Color. Oversize.

2616. Robert S. Kerr checks material in his briefcase. 1952. Courtesy of Carl Iwasaki, Life magazine. Oversize.

2617. Robert S. Kerr looks out a window in probably a hotel room. 1952. Courtesy of Larry Burrows, Life magazine. Oversize.

2618. Robert S. Kerr standing up in the cockpit of a small airplane. Autographed "Happy Landings, Loren Williams." Oversize.

2619. Painting of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Oversize.

2620. Portrait of an unknown young woman. Oversize.

2621. Robert S. Kerr stands on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. October 1959. Color.

2622. Robert S. Kerr sits on the steps of the U.S. Capitol with his Rottweiler, "Mr. Ling." Kerr is holding Mr. Ling's paw. October 1959. Color.

2623a-c. Close-up photos of Robert S. Kerr. March 1962. Color.

2624. W. S. Kerr, father of Robert S. Kerr, stands near the family's cabin south of Ada, Oklahoma. Years later, the cabin was restored and moved near the Water Resources facility south of Ada.

2625. Robert S. Kerr standing outside the first Kerr McGee airplane. The plane is a DC3 of World War II vintage. ca. 1950.

2626. Robert S. Kerr, Jr., Robert S. Kerr, and Harry Culver, a UPI reporter, visit at the downtown airpark in Oklahoma City. October 1958. Courtesy of Harry Culver.

2627. Robert S. Kerr stands with two unidentified men at the Anadarko meeting of Odd Fellows and Rebekahs in the fall of 1958. Color.

2628a-f. Series of photos of Robert S. Kerr at the Southwest Regional Amateur Baseball Tournament, Cushing Baseball Park, Cushing, Oklahoma. Many of the photos also have Ward Newport, the chairman of the ceremonies. September 2, 1960.

2629a-h. Series of photos taken at the dedication of new church building in Caddo, Oklahoma. Robert S. Kerr and various unidentified people were on the back of a truck. A young man and a young woman were apparently crowned king and queen. 1953. Courtesy of Wilbur Combrink.

2630a-e. Series of photos taken at the Field Day at the Kermac Ranch. July 14, 1962. Robert S. Kerr is in some of the images. Color.

2631a-d. Series of photos of a tea honoring Grayce Kerr in Muskogee. This was during the 1954 campaign. Courtesy of Mrs. J. A. Pope.
a. Grayce Kerr shakes hands. At her right is Jewel Kerr (Aubrey Kerr's wife).
b. Grayce Kerr, Jewel Kerr, Mae Honeycut (Muskogee), Grace Hudlin (Hulbert), Mrs. Lyman Beard (Muskogee), and Mrs. J. A. Pope (Wagoner) stand at the serving table. A campaign sign for Robert S. Kerr is seen.
c. Grayce Kerr listens as Mary Ann Crocker of Wagoner plays the piano.
d. Grayce Kerr stands with Nancy Lancaster and Barbra Hill who pinned on favors at the tea.

2632. Robert S. Kerr shakes hands with Eloise Rouse of Ponca City. Photo is faded.

2633a-f. Series of photos taken at the home of Ella Campbell. Some of the photos are in color and are dated 1953.
a. Herbie and Ella Belle Campbell in formal attire.
b. Robert S. Kerr sits on a sofa with Ella Campbell. Mrs. Campbell is dressed in formal attire.
c-d. Shirley Phipps and Donna Allen. They provided the music for a party hosted by the Campbells. Image 2633c has both attired in formals.
e-f. Robert S. Kerr stands with Sandra Jean Moreland and Gloria McDonald, nieces of Ella Campbell.

2634a-c. Robert S. Kerr stands with a man, possibly A. C. Montin of Muskogee, Oklahoma.

2635a-b. Dedication of monument on Kiamichi Mountains near Poteau, Oklahoma. October 12, 1958. Photo 2635a shows Robert S. Kerr speaking. In photo 2635b Senator A. S. Mike Monroney, Governor Raymond Gary, Carl Albert, an unknown man, and Kerr pose.

2636a-d. Scenes from Poteau, Oklahoma, at the time of the commemoration of the Butterfield Overland Stage Route. In photo 2636a, Robert S. Kerr is speaking. Color.

2637. Robert S. Kerr speaks at an unknown event. Seated to the left is Mead Norton. On the right is Paul Silvey.

2638. Robert S. Kerr campaigns for the U.S. Senate in Altus. There is a vehicle behind him which has several campaign signs. Photo was taken at night.

2639. Robert S. Kerr stands with Mr. Welch, president of the Wynnewood Chamber of Commerce at the time of the Kerr McGee refinery expansion. January 22, 1954. Photo is faded.

2640. Robert S. Kerr with an unknown man and an unknown woman. Back of the photo indicated that the man and woman were part of an operatic company. September 1956. Courtesy of John Williams, Tulsa.

2641a-d. Radio personalities Wiley and Gene are joined by Robert S. Kerr. July 1953. Courtesy of Reeves Camera Store.

2642. G. W. Morgan of Holdenville, Oklahoma, in a horse-drawn cart.

2643. Robert S. Kerr campaigns in Bowling Green, Kentucky. There is a picture of Franklin D. Roosevelt on the podium. October 14, 1944.

2644. H. H. Bennett, chief of the Soil Conservation Service, and Robert S. Kerr visit on the platform at Cordell, Oklahoma. Cloud Creek Watershed. July 8, 1948. Courtesy of the USDA-SCS.

2645. Harry S. Truman and a group of unidentified people. They are possibly on the back of a train. This might be the whistlestop campaign that Truman conducted in 1948.

2646. Robert S. Kerr and a group of unidentified people. 1952. Color but faded.

2647. Robert S. Kerr and two unidentified men stand near a statue of Will Rogers.

2648. Robert S. Kerr stands with an unidentified man.

2649. Robert S. Kerr with a group of unidentified men.

2650. Robert S. Kerr speaks at the dedication of "children's city," the Baptist orphan's home. May 1948. Courtesy of Reeves Camera Store, Oklahoma City.

2651. Group of people possibly at the dedication of "children's city," the Baptist orphan's home. May 1948. Courtesy of Reeves Camera Store, Oklahoma City.

2652. Robert S. Kerr speaking. He is probably on the campaign trail.

2653. Robert S. Kerr speaking at an event honoring an unknown congressman for twenty years in Congress. On the wall behind Kerr is a notation for the Chief Joseph Dam as well as a partially visible state of Washington flag.

2654. Robert S. Kerr speaking at an outdoor event. Color.

2655. Robert S. Kerr on the campaign trail. September 1960. Color.

2656. Views of the Kermac Ranch near Poteau, Oklahoma. Robert S. Kerr and an unidentified man are shown by some corrals. There is also a view of part of the ranch house. December 1959. Color.

2657. Robert S. Kerr stands before a mural. The mural shows a printing press which is publishing the Daily News, what appears to be a very large pipeline, microphones, etc.

2658. Robert S. Kerr shakes hands with an unidentified man while two other unidentified men look on.

2659. C. O. Stark (vice president of Phillips Petroleum), Robert S. Kerr and Dean McGee hold a string of fish. Pelican Lake, Minnesota. August 1948.

2660. Robert S. Kerr and Dean McGee in a boat. There is lake behind them.

2661. Robert S. Kerr stands with a small child.

2662. Robert S. Kerr stands with two unidentified men. One of the men is wearing a hat, perhaps of a lodge.

2663. Robert S. Kerr with an unidentified man who is wearing a ribbon which says "secretary."

2664. Robert S. Kerr seated in chair examines a item on a coffee table while others look on. Among those shown is W. E. Ansley also known as "Buster Brown" (standing, second from left). Courtesy of Paris News, Paris, Texas.

2665. A group of men pose for the camera. Among those shown are Robert S. Kerr, Jr. and Dean McGee.

2666. Robert S. Kerr stands with an unidentified military man. July 1945.

2667. A woman tends a baby in a basket. On the back of the photo is "To mother Kerr from Marjorie Doddy."

2668. Robert S. Kerr standing in a room.

2669. Group of four unidentified men. There is a longhorn head on the wall.

2670. Executive committee for an unknown organization. From the left are Hiram Dow, Roswell, New Mexico; Sidney Latham, Dallas, Texas; Robert S. Kerr, governor of Oklahoma and chairman; Sam H. Jones, former governor of Louisiana; and Andrew F. Schoeppel, governor of Kansas.

2671a-b. Robert S. Kerr poses with members of the military and with veterans. There are people lining the streets, probably for a parade. Courtesy of the Stones Okmulgee Studios, Okmulgee, Oklahoma.

2672a-b. Two unidentified men pose by a tree outside the Oklahoma Capitol. October 1962.

2673a-b. Russell B. Holloway and Bette Holloway announce the birth of their son, Russell, Jr. The photos are in a birth announcement.

2674. Robert S. Kerr and Grayce Kerr stand in a doorway.

2675. Robert S. Kerr and Grayce Kerr smile for the cameras while standing in a doorway. 1956. Color but is becoming very pink.

2676. Robert S. Kerr and Grayce Kerr (back to camera) seated at a table for a meal. This is probably taken at the ranch house at the Kermac Ranch near Poteau, Oklahoma. Color.

2677. Jeanne Shriver ("Miss Prosperity") on the Kaw Dam and Reservoir float at the Cherokee Strip Celebration. 1960. Color.

2678a-b. Robert S. Kerr at the Cordell Chamber of Commerce banquet. February 1958. Courtesy of the Cordell Chamber of Commerce.

2679a-e. Ranch house construction site at the Kermac Ranch near Poteau, Oklahoma. August 3, 1957. Courtesy of W. G. Twyman.

2680a-b. Robert S. Kerr in cap and gown with unidentified men. This is probably at Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee, Oklahoma.

2681. An unidentified woman.

2682. Child wearing a clown suit. On the back of the photo is "Bobbie."

2683. First barge locking through in Oklahoma, W. D. Mayo Lock and Dam. October 24, 1970.

2684. A young Robert S. Kerr stands with four unidentified men and some children. In front of Kerr are two boys, possibly Robert S. Kerr, Jr. and Breene Kerr. The others in the photo may be part of the Kerr family.

2685. Robert S. Kerr and others hold a string of fish.

2686. Robert S. Kerr and others stand by an airplane. One of the men is looking at a rifle. Color.

2687. Five unidentified people sit behind a table. There are microphones on the table and a television camera is pointed at them. A photo of Robert S. Kerr is behind the table.

2688. Robert S. Kerr relaxes at the Pauley's (?) place on Sunset Island. Photo was probably taken at night.

2689. Scenes of a group of men, including Robert S. Kerr, in a boat. This is probably in Minnesota.

2690a-b. Close-up of Kay Kerr. Photos are faded.

2691a-cc. Series of color photos taken at the Kermac Ranch near Poteau, Oklahoma. Robert S. Kerr is in some of the photos. Many of the photos show Angus cattle.

2692a-k. Series of photos of President John F. Kennedy's visit to Big Cedar, Oklahoma. October 1961. Some are in color.
a. Road sign for "Big Cedar. Crowd in the background.
b. Helicopter arriving at Big Cedar.
c. Crowd at Big Cedar.
d. Robert S. Kerr gives speech at Big Cedar. Oklahoma Governor J. Howard Edmondson and President Kennedy are seated to the right of the podium.
e. President Kennedy gives a speech at Big Cedar.
f. President Kennedy cuts the ribbon opening the road while Governor J. Howard Edmondson looks on.
g. An Indian woman explains the ceremony at Big Cedar with sign language.
h. Robert S. Kerr and President Kennedy with crowd behind them.
i. President Kennedy departs helicopter at Big Cedar.
j. President Kennedy at the airport.
k. Robert S. Kerr's home at the Kermac Ranch near Poteau, Oklahoma. President Kennedy spent time at the Kerr ranch following the ceremonies for the road dedication.

2693. Two unidentified men standing in a field.

2694a-c. Photo 2694a shows a group of five unidentified women in what a large room with a mural on one wall. Photo 2694b shows another woman holding a plaque which says that the furnishings and mural were given in honor of Governor and Mrs. Robert S. Kerr. Photo 2684c shows two women seated a tables. Part of the mural is visible. 1962. Color.

2695a-b. Robert S. Kerr and Grayce Kerr at a dinner. Color.

2696a-e. Robert S. Kerr gives speech in front of the Pittsburg County Court House in McAlester, Oklahoma. Photo 2696e shows a car going down a street with crowds lined on both side.

2697a-k. Series of photos of the mock wedding between the towns of Jay and Grove. Governor Robert S. Kerr officiated. August 1946. Courtesy of Nu-art Studio, Pryor, Oklahoma.

2698a-f. Series of photos of an unknown school. There are students playing on the grounds. Negatives.

2699a-f. Series of photos probably taken at the Robert S. Kerr cabin in Minnesota.

2700a-s. Series of photos probably taken at the Robert S. Kerr cabin in Minnesota. Many of the images include Kerr, Grayce Kerr, and the Kerr children.

2701. Robert S. Kerr, Jr. and Kay Kerr pose with their dog. The dog is wearing a hat, kerchief, and glasses and appears to be smoking a pipe.

2702a-c. Series of photos of unidentified people standing with cars.

2703a-w. Series of photos of a Kerlyn Oil Company oil rig. In some of the images, there appears to be gas shooting up out of the ground. Dean McGee as well as oil field workers are also in some of the photos.

2704a-d. Series of photos of Robert S. Kerr, Henry G. Bennett, and possibly A. L. Crable on a fishing trip.

2705a-d. Plaque for the Robert S. Kerr Bridge. 1955. Courtesy of Reeves Camera Store.

2706a-d. Negatives of scenes from the Robert S. Kerr cabin in Minnesota.

2707a-v. Series of photos (all with negatives) of the Robert S. Kerr family at their cabin in Minnesota.

2708a-b. Robert S. Kerr and group of men have a meal.

2709. Two men sit on a boat. Both are smoking pipes.

2710a-b. Kirk and Billy Kerr of Sewanee, Tennessee. 1958. Courtesy of Reeves Camera Store.

2711. Negative of Robert S. Kerr standing with a man. They are holding a certificate. Behind them is a partially visible sign regarding fighting infantile paralysis.

2712. Portrait of Robert S. Kerr.

2713a-d. Contact sheets of Robert S. Kerr in various poses. The envelope contains a print of one of the images on sheet 2713a. This pose shows Kerr with his hands clasped in front of him. February 1950. Courtesy of Mark Kauffman of Life Photo.

2714. Portrait of Robert S. Kerr. He is holding his glasses. There are papers in his lap. The back of the photo says in "Dial Currin's home, October 1954."

2715. Portrait of Robert S. Kerr later in his life.

2716. Portrait of Robert S. Kerr. He is smiling.

2717. Robert S. Kerr relaxing in a room. There is an open book on a nearby chair.

2718. Robert S. Kerr wearing a cowboy hat. The photo resembles a painting.

2719. Portrait of Robert S. Kerr early in his career.

2720a-b. Portrait of Robert S. Kerr early in his career. Courtesy of Wells.

2721a-b. Portrait of Robert S. Kerr. Courtesy of J. Alfred Mitchell of Kansas City, Missouri. Background of photo is very dark. Oversize.

2722. Portrait of Robert S. Kerr later in his life.

2723. Portrait of Robert S. Kerr. Courtesy of Roy Christian.

2724. Portrait of Robert S. Kerr.

2725. Portrait of Robert S. Kerr. Proof stamped on front. Courtesy of Allied Photo of New York.

2726. Portrait of Robert S. Kerr. Oversize.

2727. Robert S. Kerr wearing a jacket. Photo was taken outdoors. This photo was taken in Kerr's later career. Oversize.

2728a-c. Various poses of Robert S. Kerr. 1960. Photos have proof stamped on them. Courtesy of Ramon Griffin Studio.

2729. Four poses of Robert S. Kerr affixed to a matte board. There is a microphone in front of him. In a couple of the images, he appears to be having trouble hearing. Courtesy of Hopkins Photography, Tulsa.

2730. Photo of Robert S. Kerr superimposed on Oklahoma City. The downtown area is behind him.

2731. Robert S. Kerr aboard American Airlines flight enroute to Washington, D. C. Kerr is having a meal. April 1953. Courtesy David Randolph Milsten, Tulsa.

2732. Robert S. Kerr (with sleeves rolled up) sits behind a desk which has several papers on it. This was probably during his gubernatorial administration.

2733a-b. Robert S. Kerr makes a telephone call. He is standing outdoors. A white corral is barely visible.

2734a-f. Contact sheets with Robert S. Kerr in various poses. The envelope contains a print of one of the poses on sheet 2734a. Kerr is looking down. His hands are in front of him and he is holding a pencil. March 1954. Courtesy of Hank Walker for Life Photo. Oversize.

2735. Negative of portrait of Robert S. Kerr.

2736a-d. Series of photos taken at the Kermac Ranch at Poteau, Oklahoma. Photo 2736a shows Robert S. Kerr, Dean McGee and an unidentified man. Other images show Kerr with Angus cattle. August 27, 1961. Color.

2737. Robert S. Kerr stands with an unidentified man and an Angus bull. Color.

2738. Portrait of Robert S. Kerr. Original artwork made by KOCO-TV of Oklahoma City used by the station to promote the program, "Land-Wood-Water, Part II," slated to air in July 1964. Oversize.

2739a-b. Robert S. Kerr speaking at the podium. Photo 2739a has caption, "Alas it was a stiff campaign." Photo 2739b has caption, "But you can count on me." Courtesy of Roy Christian.

2740. The Robert S. Kerr family. From the left are Breene Kerr, Mrs. Breene Kerr, Kay Kerr, Senator Robert S. Kerr, Mrs. Robert S. Kerr, Bill Kerr, Robert S. Kerr, III, Robert S. Kerr, Jr., and Mrs. Robert S. Kerr, Jr. Courtesy of F. Clyde Wilkinson of Arlington, Virginia.

2741. Robert S. Kerr sitting behind a desk. Color.

2742a-f. Series of photos taken at a small rural cemetery. There is an unknown man in a couple of the images.

2743. Margaret Wright Kerr, mother of Robert S. Kerr.

2744. Lois Kerr Wimberley, sister of Robert S. Kerr.

2745. Mildred Kerr Anderson, sister of Robert S. Kerr.

2746. Robert S. Kerr III, grandson of Robert S. Kerr.

2747. Mrs. Robert S. Kerr, Jr.

2748. Robert S. Kerr as baby. Photo is damaged.

2749. Robert S. Kerr as small child with siblings. Pictured are (clockwise from upper left) Robert S., Mildred, Aubrey, and Lois.

2750. Robert S. Kerr giving keynote address at the 1944 Democratic National Convention. Courtesy of Wide World Photos.

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