Politics and government
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 207 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of correspondence of Socialist Party Executive Secretary Otto Branstertter, with and regarding Debs during 1920–1923, including letters regarding amnesty for Debs and other people imprisoned for their opposition to World War 1, as well as letters regarding Socialist Party politics and Debs role in the party following his release from prison. Also included are Debs’ writings on the labor movement, his essay on Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1922), statements of Debs...
Scope and Contents This collection comprises personal and business papers from the Ewing family, particulraly the brothers William Griffith (W.G.) and George Washington (G.W.) Ewing and their companies in Fort Wayne, Indiana and numerous other locations in the Midwest, ranging from 1818-1887, regarding land speculation; the fur trade; trade and relations with Native Americans and Hoosier pioneers; the settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest; the development of Fort Wayne; state and national politics; and...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopied, mimeographed, typed and autographed and signed letters, speeches, newspaper articles and miscellaneous from Fassett Cotton, Kate Milner Rabb, Theodore Roosevelt and others in Indiana and elsewhere ranging from 1893 to 1943 regarding education, Fassett Cotton, government issues and other topics.
Dates: 1893-1945, undated
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 This collection contains correspondence, documents, and reports from Fred J. Nation's work as press secretary to Indiana Governor Evan Bayh. Ranging from 1957 to 1990, the collection's material covers a number of issues and state events that took place during the first year and a half of Governor Bayh's time in office, including inauguration programs, schedules and speech drafts; correspondence, documents, and reports regarding domestic violence and the 1989 murder of Lisa M. Bianco by her...
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,...
Collection — Folder S0350
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of a letter from George Dennett in Elizabeth, New Jersey to his son Jack Dennett in Brookville, Indiana on March 7, 1869 regarding a death in the family, other family news, a recipe for pudding, and national politics.
Scope and Contents This collection includes George Pence's notebooks containing annotated records from all 92 Indiana counties. Created in 1921, his notebooks contain entries that relate information about the creation of the counties and townships, roads and bridges, railroads, courts, taxes, incorporations, county appointments and other county records ranging from 1790 to 1852. The collection also includes annotated records of different research subjects. Ranging from 1788 to 1852, the subjects are...
Dates: 1921; 1926/11/29
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of George Pence's daybook entries from August 1921 and undated. The entries are in regard to various laws concerning voting, elections, and establishment of organizations in various Indiana towns from 1848 to 1852. Also included are photocopies of an undated daybook that Pence wrote down notes from the November 25,1870- November 9, 1877 Bartholomew Democrat regarding various subjects such as election returns and news about local residents and businesses.
Dates: 1921-1924, undated
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of typescripts of George S. Rainey’s various writings and cassette tapes. In addition to his longer works, "Open Day" and "They Stood Up," a number of shorter works and essay are included. Much of what Rainey wrote is based on his own experiences and beliefs. “A Garrulous Hillbilly” appears to be autobiographical. The cassettes hold recordings of Rainey reciting chapters from his own work as well as speeches and stories by Elbert Hubbard and R. G....