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Politicians -- United States -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

Ellen Graydon collection

 Collection — Folder S0535
Identifier: 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

Florence K. Harding letter

 Collection — Folder S0588
Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1922-1930

Fred S. Purnell portrait engraving

 Collection — Folder B052
Identifier: B052
Scope and Contents This collection contains a portrait engraving of Fred S. Purnell from the 20th century.
Dates: 20th century

Frederick Landis collection

 Collection
Identifier: L604
Scope and Contents The collection includes materials from Frederick K. Landis and his family dating from 1855 to 2000, including clippings, scrapbooks, radio scripts, and manuscripts. The bulk of the collection is clippings about the political and editorial careers of Frederick Landis. The majority of the radio scripts are undated but were made during the late 1920s and early 1930s and have been left in the order in which they were found. Topics include the military conflicts of the time, economics, politics,...
Dates: 1855-2000

Good Roads Day, Indiana centennial photographs

 Collection — Folder SP128
Identifier: SP128
Scope and Contents This collection includes two black-and-white photographs taken of the president, Indiana governor, and city mayor at "Good Roads Day" during the Indiana centennial on October 12, 1916.
Dates: 1916/10/12

Harry S. New collection

 Collection
Identifier: L299
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists 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 added several notes throughout the collection (written in the early 1930s) that provide contextual background and significance of correspondence. New also provided his reminiscences of the 1896, 1908, and 1912 presidential...
Dates: 1869-1938

Henry W. Lawton statue dedication photographs

 Collection — Folder SP106
Identifier: SP106
Scope and Contents This collection includes 3 black-and-white photographs related to the dedication of the Henry W. Lawton statue in Indianapolis, Indiana on May 30, 1907. Two of the images are from the dedication of the statue in front of the old Marion County Courthouse, one showing James Whitcomb Riley reading poetry to the crowd below. There is also a photograph of the prominent attendees, including President Theodore Roosevelt, gathered at Vice President Charles W. Fairbanks' house. This image is a copy of...
Dates: 1907/05/30

Herbert Hoover portrait

 Collection — Folder OB139
Identifier: OB139
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photograph portrait of Herbert Hoover, created sometime during his presidency, 1929-1933.
Dates: circa 1929-1933

Ira J. Chase collection

 Collection — Folder S0069
Identifier: 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

James Eli Watson papers

 Collection
Identifier: L237
Scope and Contents The collection consists of school papers, speeches, correspondence, and other papers of James Eli Watson ranging from 1879 to 1913. Also included are a collection of U.S. and foreign stamps and a stamp album.

There are also oversize newspapers dated 1890-1913 (OBC032).
Dates: 1879-1913