Submit Photo of WWII Kansas Veteran

vet-kiosk04Former United States Senator Robert Dole is actively seeking all World War II Veterans who have resided in Kansas to include in his WWII memorial at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. If you or a loved one served in World War II and have lived in Kansas for any length of time, you are encouraged to do the following:

Mail a photo of the Veteran, along with his or her first and last name, to the

Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics
2350 Petefish Drive
Lawrence, Ks.  66045

 Your photo will be scanned and returned to you;

OR Email a photo of the Veteran, along with his or her first and last name, to doleinstitute@ku.edu. The photo must be in .jpg format;

OR Bring a photo of the Veteran, along with his or her first and last name, and enjoy a visit to the Dole Institute of Politics at KU!

Guidelines for Submitting Photos

  • Photo of Kansas WWII veteran in military uniform or casual.
  • Include: Veteran’s name and Kansas town considered “home;” (other military information is not placed in kiosk…only name & photo).
  • Provide your contact name, email and/or mailing address.
  • Let us know if veteran attended KU (KU association is not a requirement for inclusion in our photo collection.)
  • Kansas WWII Veteran defined  as — native born Kansans or a vet who settled in Kansas after WWII.
  • Photos may be in digitial form or any size, black and white or color, prints; please do not send frames.
  • Digital photos may be sent via e-mail, preferably in jpeg format and as an attachment to the email.
  • Questions?  Call the Institute: Phone: 785.864.4900

To date, more than 3,000 photos of Kansas WWII veterans have been submitted for viewing in the Institute’s Memory kiosk.  WWII veterans and/or families are still invited to send WWII vet photos to be included in this very special collection.

The Institute would also appreciate a name and address of someone to whom they can send confirmation when the picture has been entered into the memorial kiosk. More information about the Dole Institute is available online.

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