Politicians -- United States -- 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder SP062
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 12 letters and one envelope. The oldest letter, dated Feb. 8, 1888, is to James C. Clarke recommending Jesse W. Weik of Greencastle, Indiana, for "any favors you can show him."Four letters from 1900 to 1904 were typed on United States Senate letterhead. They are to Senator Cushman K. Davis, Joseph Oliver, Albert A. Wilcox, and Julius Chambers. They are all social, not business, letters. He told Senator Davis: "Mrs. Fairbanks joins me in most cordial...
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
Collection — Folder OBC202
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, notes, scrapbooks, and photographs, reel-to-reel audio, and 16mm film from Donald C. Bruce in Washington D.C. ranging from 1950 to 1969 regarding his time in U.S. Congress.
Collection — Folder SP068
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, mostly photographed by Foster Photos and a couple from the Indianapolis Star staff photographers, from visits Dwight D. Eisenhower made to Indianapolis, Indiana in 1952 and 1954.
Dates: 1952/09/09, 1954/10/15
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 U.S. 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...
Collection — Folder S0535
Scope and Contents This collection comprises correspondence and photocopies of typed documents, including speeches and programs, from Katharine Merrill Graydon and John H. Holliday in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1914 to 1938, regarding Samuel Merrill, William A. Bell, Henry P. Coburn, Constance Fennimore Woolson, and Benjamin Harrison. A few notable items include a January 28, 1914 speech entitled "William A. Bell"; a 1924 document titled, "A Pioneer Tale: the Life of Samuel Merrill"; and an undated...
Dates: 1914-1938, undated