Politicians -- United States -- 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder SP062
Collection — Folder S1604
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a ticket to the second nomination of Charles W. Fairbanks as a U.S. senator for Indiana at the Indiana Statehouse on January 20, 1903. The ticket belonged to one W. E. Henry and was signed by Lieutenant Governor Newton W. Gilbert.
Dates: 1903 January 20
Scope and Contents This collection contains 6 audio tapes of 5 interviews and a transcript of the first three interviews for an oral history with E. Ross Adair, conducted by Randall W. Jehs and F. Gerald Handfield on March 4, April 13, and June 2, 1971; September 25, 1974; and August 25, 1977. In the discussion, Adair describes his family, upbringing, World War II, his political career, life as a student, political campaigns, Vietnam, and many other topics as well as his career as a U.S. congressman and...
Dates: 1971-1974; 1977
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript and a shared reel-to reel audio tape from a videotapeed oral history interview with E. Ross Adair, conducted by F. Gerald Handfield on April 12, 1975 at Turkey Run State Park In his discussion, Adair describes his trip to Paris as a United States delegate to a United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) meeting.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Edward A. Mitchell's congressional papers (1946-1949), including correspondence regarding veterans' claims and benefits, and papers relating to Mitchell's service on the House of Representatives Veterans Committee; correspondence and legislative papers regarding bills introduced or supported by Mitchell, including the Taft-Hartley Act, the elimination of the tax on oleomargarine, the abolition of the War Assets Administration, and changes in the Chinese Immigration...
Collection — Folder S0588
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typewritten letter sent from Florence K. Harding to Mrs. Harry S. New on February 3, 1922. Typed on White House stationary and signed by Mrs. Harding, it is a personal letter addressed to "Dear Bill New", a nickname used by Mrs. New's close friends. Mrs. Harding notes that things are "going better" than expected (Senator New's campaign), speaks of several people they know in common, and mentions the "Knickerbocker disaster." Also included is a one-page, typed...
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consist of Harry S. New’s correspondence regarding state and national politics, particularly the 1912, 1920, and 1924 Presidential elections. Correspondence also includes discussion of his work as U.S. postmaster general (1923-1929). New adds several notes throughout the collection (written in the early 1930s) that provide contextual background and significance of correspondence. New also provides his reminiscences of the 1896, 1908, and 1912 Presidential...
Collection — Folder S0069
Scope and Contents This collection includes an invitation to the October 11-13, 1892 ceremonies of the dedication of the buildings of the World's Columbian Exposition and a letter and certified copy of a resolution offered by the Board of Lady Managers of the World's Columbian Commission thanking Governor Chase for the escort of members of the board to the exposition grounds by his military aide dated October 26, 1892. Other items from the exposition include a souvenir cablegram by the Commercial Cable Company...
Dates: 1882-1895, 1941
Collection — Folder SP055
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs and ephemera of John S. Benham in Ripley County, Indiana ranging from 1906 to 1922 and undated regarding his teaching and political career, which include several group photographs of teachers and students, a group of workers with timber on two wagons, and a group of U.S. congressmen in Canada. There are also two cards promoting Benham for Congress.
Dates: 1906-1922, undated
Collection — Folder S601
Scope and Contents This collection includes two letters sent to Kirby L. Gray in Indianapolis, Indiana from Indiana politicians in U.S. Congress, Congresswoman Julia Carson and Senator Richard G. Lugar in Washington, D.C. ranging from 2001 to 2005 regarding child support and renewable energy and environmental conservation, specifically concerning Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR).