James A. Farley Papers 1790-1976 (bulk 1918-1976)

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James A. Farley Papers, 1790-1976, (bulk 1918-1976)

James A. Farley Papers 1790-1976 (bulk 1918-1976)

Postmaster general, politician, and businessman. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Farley's service as postmaster general, chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee, and business interests.

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