Papers, ca.1905-1989

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Papers, ca.1905-1989

Papers, ca.1905-1989

Correspondence, writings, speeches, etc., of Ruth Cowan Nash, war correspondent and writer.

3 cartons, 13 file boxes, 1/2 file box of memorabilia, 8 folio folders, 11 folio+ folders, 5 oversize folders, 1 supersize folder, 2 audiocassettes (T-203), 1 motion picture (MP-32), 1 videocassette (Vt-65) Photographs: 34 folders, 1 folio folder, 1 folio+ folder

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Kennedy, Edward Moore, 1932-2009

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Edward Moore Kennedy (b. Feb. 22, 1932, Boston, Mass.-d. Aug. 25, 2009), graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in government in 1956, and received his LL.B. from the University of Virginia in 1959. He served in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953. He was elected democratic senator from Massachusetts in 1962, served until his death in August 2009. He was the Assistant District Attorney for Suffolk County from 1961 to 1962, and sought the Democratic nomination for president in 1980....

Priest, Ivy Baker

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United States Treasurer, 1953-1961; California State Treasurer, 1966-1974. From the description of Papers, 1889-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154298693 ...

Mesta, Perle Skirvin, 1891-

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Morgan, Gwen

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Tabouis, Genevieve

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Stearns, Jessie

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Wheaton, Anne

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Hickok, Lorena A.

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Newspaper reporter, author. Hickok (1893-1968) was a close friend of Eleanor Roosevelt. She was assigned to cover Mrs. Roosevelt during the 1932 Presidential campaign. She worked with the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, 1933-1936, and was the author of several books on Eleanor Roosevelt and Helen Keller. From the description of Papers, 1913-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155523285 ...

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...

Vasilakos, Steve

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Jones, Gladys Moon

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Canadian Red Cross Society

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Mannon, Virginia M.

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Shepard, Lily Lykes

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Beale, William L., Jr.

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Wallace, Henry

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Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987

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Alf Landon was the unsuccessful Republican candidate for president in 1936. Before that presidential campaign, Landon was governor of Kansas from 1933 to 1936. Even before the governorship, he was a prominent Kansas Republican. For a biography of Landon, see Donald R. McCoy, Landon of Kansas (Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press, 1966). From the guide to the Speeches, correspondence, pamphlets, and clippings., 1927-1963, (University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas ...

Van Asch Van Wijck, Cornelia

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Bolton, Frances Payne Bingham, 1885-1977

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Republican congresswoman from Ohio's 22nd congressional district. Bolton served on the committees of Indian Affairs (1940) and Foreign Affairs (1941-68), participating in foreign aid hearings and conducting study trips abroad, including a trip to the Middle East in 1947 and one to Africa in 1955. She served as a congressional delegate to the United Nations Eighth General Assembly, and was involved with the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association and helped organize the Accokee Foundation to protect the...

Republican National Committee (U.S.)

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Landon was the 1936 Republican presidential nominee. He lost to Franklin D. Roosevelt, but had the second highest number of votes out of a number of contenders for the position. He was governor of Kanses, 1933-1937. From the description of Campaign Pamphlets, [1935]. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 42033301 ...

White House Conference on Children and Youth (1960 : Washington, D.C.)

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Neuberger, Richard

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Hornaday, Mary

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Sullivan, Leonor

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Bonnier, Tora

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San Antonio Evening News

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Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994

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Richard Milhous Nixon, 37th President of the United States, was born on his family''s farm on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California. His family moved to Whittier, California in 1922, and his father operated a grocery store there. His mother''s family were Quakers, and Nixon attended Whittier College, a Quaker institution. He graduated from Whittier in 1934, and won a scholarship to Duke University Law School. After graduating from Duke, he returned to Whittier, California and joined the la...

Gingras, Angele de Tranaltes

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Herrick, Genevieve Forbes

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Washington Press Club Foundation

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Van Kleffens, Mme. Eelco Nicolaas

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Davis, Robert

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Palencia, Senora Isabel de

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Mackie, Albert David, 1904-

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