Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics

At the Dole Institute, we strive to further the archive’s educational mission in a way that is accessible to children, students and adults. Permanent exhibits at the Dole Institute tell the inspiring story of Senator Dole’s life, from his earliest days as a child growing up in Russell, Kansas, through his remarkable military and political career to the present day.

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Exhibits at the Dole Archive
Object Collection
Tours

 


Legacies of '76: Online Exhibit and Resources
1976 Web Exhibit

Online resources and interactive features with historical material documenting Dole's 1976 Vice Presidential campaign.

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Topics for Research in the Dole Archives

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Come and browse the Dole Archives' Digital Collections!

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