Arthur E. Scott photograph collection 1910-1976

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Arthur E. Scott photograph collection, 1910-1976

Arthur E. Scott photograph collection 1910-1976

This collection contains photographs taken by Arthur E. Scott, a photojournalist and photo-historian for the U.S. Senate. It contains over 5,000 prints and negatives of United States politicians (mainly Senators), political events such as campaigns and inaugurations, and landmarks throughout the Washington, D.C. area, from the mid-1930s to the 1970s. There are also 27 scrapbooks compiled by Arthur E. Scott, primarily consisting of newspaper clippings of Scott's photographs. The collection also contains glass negatives from the 1910s and 1920s that were taken by other photographers.

32 linear ft.;; 43 boxes;; 27 scrapbooks

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Garner, John Nance, 1868-1967

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Representative from Texas (1903-1933), and Vice President of the United States (1933-1941). From the description of Appointment diaries, 1935-1939. (Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library). WorldCat record id: 70960945 The remarkable life and career of John Nance “Cactus Jack” Garner, the most powerful vice president in U. S. history and the second most powerful politician in the U.S. during the Great Depression of the 1930s, began in Red River County on Nov...

United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)

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Smith, Margaret Chase, 1897-1995

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Margaret Chase Smith (b. December 14, 1897, Skowhegan, ME–d. May 29, 1995, Skowhegan, ME) was the first woman to serve in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. Before politics, she had several careers, including teaching, coaching high school basketball, and journalism. After her marriage to Clyde Smith in 1930, she became involved in local politics, first with her election to the Maine Republican State Committee (1930-1936). When her husband was elected to the U.S. House of Represen...

Mansfield, Mike, 1903-2001.

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American politician and United States Senator. From the description of Letter, 1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435846 From the guide to the Mike Mansfield letter, 1958, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Michael Joseph Mansfield (b. March 16, 1903, N.Y.C.-d. Oct. 5, 2001, Washington, D.C.), a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Montana, began his public service career at the age of 14 as a seaman in the U.S. Navy during the First World War, as a privat...

Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006

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Gerald Rudolph Ford, the 38th President of the United States, was born Leslie Lynch King, Jr., the son of Leslie Lynch King and Dorothy Ayer Gardner King, on July 14, 1913, in Omaha, Nebraska. His parents separated two weeks after his birth, and his mother took him to Grand Rapids, Michigan, to live with her parents. On February 1, 1916, approximately two years after her divorce was final, Dorothy King married Gerald R. Ford, a Grand Rapids paint salesman. The Fords began calling her son Gerald ...

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

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Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was leader of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II, commander of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the thirty-fourth president of the United States, from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, the third son of David Jacob Eisenhower, a railroad worker, and Ida Elizabeth Stover. In 1891, the family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where David accepted a job at a local creamery run by ...

Schoeppel, Andrew Frank, 1894-1962

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Andrew Frank Schoeppel (b. Nov. 23, 1894, Barton County, Kan.-d. Jan. 21, 1962, Bethesda, Md.), U.S. Senator from Kansas, left university to enlist in the Naval Air Service during World War I, then graduated from the University of Nebraska Law School in 1922. He held a number of local and state-wide political posts, including Governor of Kansas from 1943 to 1947. He was elected as a Republican to the Senate in 1948 and served from 1949 until his death in 1962. From the description of...

Borah, William Edgar, 1865-1940

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Lawyer and U.S. senator from Idaho. From the description of William Edgar Borah papers, 1905-1940 (bulk 1912-1940). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979901 U.S. senator from Idaho. From the description of Letter, 1929 Oct. 12, Washington D.C., to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904148 Attorney in Boise, Idaho; United States senator from Idaho, 1907-1940. From the description of Correspondence, 1902-1932. (Idah...

Scott, William Lloyd, 1915-1997

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William Lloyd Scott was a Republican politician from Virginia. After receiving a law degree from George Washington University, Scott began his career as a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice in 1934-1961 and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. In 1961-1966 Scott became a private practitioner of law in Fairfax, Virginia. In 1966 he received the Republican nomination for Representative of Virginia's 8th congressional district, where he served from 1967-1973. After working a...

Woodring, Harry Hines, 1887-1967

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Harry Hines Woodring was born in Elk City, Kansas, on May 31, 1887, the son of Hines and Melissa Woodring. After attending Elk City and Montgomery County high schools, he enrolled in Lebanon Business University, Lebanon, Indiana, where he staved for ten months. Returning to Elk City in the spring of 1905, he accepted a job as bookkeeper in the First National Bank. In 1909, he was offered, and accepted, a job as assistant cashier in the First National Bank of Neodesha, Kansas, a care...