Jenckes, Virginia Ellis, 1877-1975
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Louis J. Bailey and Esther U. McNitt political letters
Collection — Folder: S283
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from U.S. congressman and senators from Indiana in Washington, D.C. replying to Louis J. Bailey and Esther U. McNitt ranging from 1926 to 1935 regarding various bills and legislation regarding libraries, printing, and censuses.
Virginia Ellis Jenckes collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Virginia Ellis Jenckes’s congressional papers. Also included are correspondence, reports, and other papers relating to the Agriculture Waste Recovery Project (1933–1943) and other efforts to help farmers during the Depression; flood control on the Wabash and White Rivers; railroads; women’s rights; education; and Communists in America, as well as her opposition to Communist radio broadcasts. The collection also contains papers relating to her political...