Rugenstein, John C.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
John Rugenstein collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials assembled by John Rugenstein regarding the presidential campaign of Wendell Willkie. Included in this collection is campaign memorabilia such as buttons, literature, poetry, postcards, music, stickers and phonograph records. Also included is the correspondence of the various state and local Willkie Clubs, founded in 1940 to promote and support Willkie in his campaign. These items are divided geographically. There is information on the national (Associated of...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John Rugenstein collection
Rube Goldberg "Locked!" cartoon
Collection — Folder: OBC145
Scope and Contents This collection includes one original cartoon entitled "Locked!" from Rube Goldberg to John C. Rugenstein that possibly appeared in the Indianapolis News. The cartoon is dated February 3, 1943 and April 1943. It depicts Adolph Hitler trying to open a door marked "Exit to Turkey" which is locked by the "Churchill Agreement".
Wendell Willkie collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes four letters written by Wendell Willkie (1936-1943); an early draft of a biography by Will Hays titled “Wendell L. Willkie: A Great Liberal” (May 1940); a typewritten copy of “Gentleman From Indiana,” an essay by Janet Flanner that was published in Harper’s Bazaar (September 15, 1940); other documents related to his 1940 presidential campaign; rough drafts of editorials following Willkie’s death (October 1944); carbon copies of letters...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Wendell Willkie collection