United States -- Politics and government - 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
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...
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...
Scope and Contents This collection consists principally of papers related to John V. Beamer's career in U.S> Congress from 1951 to 1959 and includes correspondence regarding legislation and political issues from constituents and colleagues, national associations, labor unions, Indiana newspapers, colleges and universities, and businesses in his district; speeches, newsletters, and press releases; copies of the Congressional Record; newspaper clippings; campaign records,...
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Lucius B. Swift’s correspondence from the period 1885-1908 relating to his work with federal civil service reform, including correspondence relating to the work of the National Civil Service Reform League; Swift’s publication of the Civil Service Chronicle; federal appointments in Indiana and elsewhere, and the work of the U.S. Civil Service Commission; and the role of reformers in state and national elections. Also included...
Scope and Contents The collection is predominantly made up of correspondence between Richard Roudebush and various officials and constituents during the 89th, 90th and 91st U.S> Congresses (1966-1969).The collection includes correspondence, reports and other papers relating to legislation on agriculture, air traffic safety, the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, housing programs and other civil rights measures, defense spending, crime, flood control in the Colorado River Basin and the Wabash River Valley, air...
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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...
Scope and Contents The collection includes Will H. Hays' correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks, notebooks and photographs, principally from the period of 1914-1954. His political papers include correspondence and other papers regarding his work as Indiana and National Republican Party Chairman; his work with the State Council of Defense during World War I; his efforts to unite the liberal and conservative wings of the Republican Party for the 1920 election, including his correspondence with Theodore Roosevelt on...
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, papers, publications from William H. Hudnut III while he was in Washington D.C. ranging from 1972 to 1974 regarding his work as a member of the House of Representatives.Series 1 consists of correspondence and general papers related to his professional work and is further broken down into three subseries. Subseries 1.1 contains correspondence, publications, reports, and other papers relating to Hudnut's work in the House of...