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Frank C. Dailey campaign card

 Collection — Folder: S3183
Identifier: S3183

Scope and Contents

The collection contains one 4"x 6" campaign card from Frank C. Dailey’s 1928 run for the office of governor of Indiana. The text is headed: “Are you really serious when you say: ‘I’d Like to See a New Deal’?” To the left side of the text is a photo of Dailey. On the opposite side of the car appear the words in a printed reproduction of handwriting: “Memo to the PEOPLE. – I’ll try to be a good employee – Frank. C. Dailey.”


  • 1928

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Frank Coffroth Dailey was born in Bluffton, Indiana on December 22, 1870. Dailey was the co-founder of the Bluffton Evening News, which he sold before entering Indiana University, graduating in 1894. He married Edna Field of Bloomington, and had two sons: George S. and Field T. Dailey. Dailey moved to Indianapolis, Indiana in 1914 as an Assistant U.S. District Attorney appointed by Woodrow Wilson. He was the Democratic candidate for Indiana governor in 1928. Dailey practiced law until the age of 88 and died on June 29, 1964, in Indianapolis.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed in 1999 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid created in 1999 by Philip N. Williams.
Frank C. Dailey campaign card
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.