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United States -- Politics and government - 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Helen Daniels collection

 Collection
Identifier: S2565
Scope and Contents The collection consists of five folders that contain papers on the Indiana Citizens Committee on Child Welfare Legislation, (ICCCWL), House Bill 1215, miscellaneous newspaper clippings, and correspondence. The ICCCWL was an organization that lobbied for child welfare and stricter child abuse laws. House Bill 1215, sponsored by Congressman William Latz, was a bill that would shift the administration of Township Poor Relief from the Township Trustees to the County Welfare Departments. Daniels...
Dates: 1935-1971

Indianapolis News cartoonists collection

 Collection
Identifier: L657
Scope and Contents This collection contains originals and copies of cartoons created by Robbie Robinson while he worked at the Indianapolis News as editorial cartoonist as well as his successor, Jerry Barnett. Among Robbie Robinson's materials are ten scrapbooks of cartoons.
Dates: 1949-1986

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

John V. Beamer collection

 Collection
Identifier: L517
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,...
Dates: 1910-1974

Lucius Burrie Swift collection

 Collection
Identifier: L155
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...
Dates: 1851-1931

Meredith Nicholson papers

 Collection
Identifier: L250
Scope and Contents This collection contains the correspondence of Meredith Nicholson ranging from 1893 to 1942. The correspondence includes original letters sent to Maurice Thompson, Stephen Noland, Louis Bailey, C.B. Coleman, Indiana State Library librarians, and others. The collection also contains photocopies of correspondence between Mr. Nicholson and Charles Scribner's Sons editors Robert Bridges, Maxwell Perkins, John Hall Wheelock, and E.L. Burlingame. The photocopied letters include Nicholson's views on...
Dates: 1893-1942, undated

Mildred D. Harrod papers

 Collection
Identifier: L284
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters; business and financial papers; greeting cards; funeral notices; newspaper clippings; advertisements; election information; social and club announcements, programs, and homefront war information from Mildred D. Harrod and various authors in the United States ranging from 1835 to 1973 regarding business, finances, social organizations, war information, and family matters.
Dates: 1835-1973

Political material collection

 Collection
Identifier: L219
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, political party platforms, campaign flyers, brochures, bumper stickers, buttons, pins, pencils, pens, ribbons, sample ballots, appeals for donations, newspaper clippings, and magazine articles from local, state and national politicians in Indiana and elsewhere ranging from 1752 to 2016 regarding elective office in Indiana and Washington, D.C.Oversize materials include political material for Robert Kennedy, Richard Roudebush, and Richard Lugar...
Dates: 1752-2016, undated

Prohibition Party of Indiana collection

 Collection
Identifier: L568
Scope and Contents This collection contains Prohibition Party of Indiana records from 1952 to 1972, and state and national party newsletters during 1962-1972; campaign and convention materials, press releases, and campaign financial records during 1952-1968; literature regarding alcohol abuse and the rehabilitation of alcoholics; correspondence with Party candidates and religious and temperance groups during the 1960s; and Prohibition Party financial support cards from 1966 to 1968. Also included are records of...
Dates: 1943-1973

Ralph F. Gates collection

 Collection
Identifier: L634
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, speeches, reports, and legislation from Ralph F. Gates'life and term as governor, ranging from 1917 to 1978, including papers relating to the Alcoholic Beverage Commission, the Indiana State Highway Commission, the Tax Study Commission, flood control, veterans' affairs, and labor and the Standard Oil Strike in Whiting in 1945. Also included are papers relating to the Republican National Committee and the Republican Party in Indiana; papers relating to...
Dates: 1917-1978