Papers of Emma Guffey Miller, 1833-1975 (inclusive), 1884-1972 (bulk)

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Papers of Emma Guffey Miller, 1833-1975 (inclusive), 1884-1972 (bulk)

1833-1975 (inclusive), 1884-1972 (bulk)

Correspondence of Emma Guffey Miller, Democratic Party leader.

3 cartons, 1 + 1/2 file boxes, 1 folio folder, 2 folio+ folders, 2 oversize folders.

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Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948

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Josephus Daniels, son of Josephus and Mary (Cleves) Daniels, was born in Washington, North Carolina, May 18, 1862. He attended the Wilson Collegiate Institute. On May 2, 1888, he married Addie W. Bagley. At the age of eighteen, he was editor of the "Wilson Advance"; admitted to the bar in 1885; state printer for North Carolina, 1887-1893; chief clerk, Department of the Interior, 1893-1895; editor of the "Raleigh State Chronicle", 1885; editor of the "Raleigh State News and Observer", 1894-1919; ...

United States. National Youth Administration

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Smith, Corinna Lindon, 1876-1965

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Corinna Haven (Putnam) Smith was born in New York City, the daughter of George Haven Putnam (the son of George Palmer Putnam, founder of the publishing firm of G.P. Putnam's Sons) and Rebecca Kettel (Shepard) Putnam. Her paternal aunt was the well-known physician and suffragist, Mary Putnam Jacobi. Corinna entered Bryn Mawr College in 1893 but did not graduate. She met the artist Joseph Lindon Smith in Dublin, N.H., in 1898; they were married in 1899. In November of that year they t...

Clark, Frank Monore, 1915-

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Kennedy, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1925-1968

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Robert Francis Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968), also referred to by his initials RFK and occasionally by the nickname Bobby, was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 64th United States Attorney General from January 1961 to September 1964, and as a U.S. Senator from New York from January 1965 until his assassination in June 1968. He was the brother of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Senator Edward Moore Kennedy. Kennedy and his brothers were born into a wealthy,...

Weisenfluh, Norman Naegeli, 1899-

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Daughters of the American Revolution.

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D. A. R. chapters from Washington, DC and surrounding areas. From the description of Papers, 1948-1949. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36009706 ...

Alsop, Joseph, 1910-1989

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Journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Joseph Wright Alsop : oral history, 1972. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122308198 Authors and journalists. Full names: Joseph Wright Alsop and Stewart Johonnot Oliver Alsop (1914-1974). From the description of Papers of Joseph and Stewart Alsop, 1699-1989 (bulk 1937-1989). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71061964 ...

United States. National Recovery Administration

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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

Hayden, Carl Trumbull, 1877-1972

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Arizona representative and senator to the United States Congress from 1911-1970. From the description of Carl T. Hayden papers, 1851-1972 (bulk 1940-1968). (Scottsdale Public Library). WorldCat record id: 34298637 Biographical note: Legislator; Carl Hayden was born in Tempe, Arizona in 1877, and held various elective offices before being elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1912, then the U.S. Senate in 1927. He represented Arizona until his retirement in 1969. ...

Cross, Wilbur L. (Wilbur Lucius), 1862-1948

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Epithet: of the `Yale Review' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x000284 Cross was Governor of Connecticut. From the description of Proclamation of Thanksgiving day for the state of Connecticut : DS, 1936. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26525875 Wilbur Lucius Cross was born in Gurleyville, Connecticut, on April 10, 1862. He received his B.A. from Yale in 1885...

Pennsylvania Federation of Democratic Women

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World Woman's Party

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Williams, G. Mennen, 1911-1988

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Governor of Michigan (1949-1960), and Justice of the Supreme Court of Michigan (1970- ). From the description of Gerhard M. Williams papers, 1949-1960 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 495705218 Michigan Democratic Governor, 1949-1960; Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, 1961-1966; U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines, 1967-1969; Michigan Supreme Court justice, 1970-1987. From the description of G. Mennen Williams papers, 1883-1988. (Unive...

United States. Work Projects Administration

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The Works Progress Administration was involved in various projects including the compilation of sources on American territories. The card catalogs for these were prepared at the Library of Congress and are now in the National Archives. From the description of Classified Alaska Bibliography, 1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 42927718 Works Progress Administration (later called Work Projects Administration) began operations in San Joaquin County, Calif., July 1935. County a...

Armstrong, Florence A. (Florence Arzelia) 1881-1962

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Social economist (State University of Iowa, Ph.D., 1924) Armstrong did research for the Social Security Board (later Administration) and was an active club woman and feminist. From the description of Papers, 1901-1961 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006618 ...

Louchheim, Katie, 1903-

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Louchheim was a government official and active in the Democratic Party. From the description of Oral histories, 1974-1976 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008480 Government official Louchheim was born in New York City, graduated from Rosemary Hall School (1921), and attended Columbia (1926-1927). She worked for the League of Women Voters and held numerous positions in the Democratic Party. From the description of Interview, 1968. (Harvard...

Keyserling, Mary Dublin

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Economist; interviewee married Leon Keyserling. From the description of Reminiscences of Mary Keyserling : oral history, 1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158528 Economist; married Leon Keyserling. From the description of Reminiscences of Mary D. Keyserling : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376757 Economist; interviewee married Leon H. Keyserling. ...

Parisi, Angela R., 1914-1961.

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Lawyer and government official (St. Johns College, 1936; Brooklyn Law School, L.L.D., 1939), Parisi (Mrs. Leo Louison) practiced privately, taught at Marymount College and Brooklyn College, and was assistant corporation counsel of N.Y.C. (1946-1954), vice-chairman of the N.Y. State Democratic Committee, (1949-1955), chairman of the state's Workers' Compensation Board from 1955, and president of the Brooklyn Women's Bar Association, (1956-1957). From the description of Papers, 1940-19...

Mesta, Perle Skirvin, 1891-

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McCormack, John W. (John William), 1891-1980

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John William McCormack (December 21, 1891 – November 22, 1980) was an American politician from Boston, Massachusetts. An attorney and a Democrat, McCormack served in the United States Army during World War I, and afterwards won terms in both the Massachusetts House of Representatives and Massachusetts State Senate before winning election to the United States House of Representatives. He became the 45th Speaker of the House of Representatives in 1962. McCormack enjoyed a long House career (192...

Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986

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United States ambassador to India, 1951-1953 and 1963-1969. From the description of The Indo-American development program : the problems and opportunities : mimeograph, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867525 Chester Bowles was born on April 5, 1901, in Springfield, Massachusetts. He graduated from Yale University in 1924 (B.S.) and established the advertising firm of Benton and Bowles, with William Benton, in 1929. Bowles served in the Office of Price Administration ...

Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania

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The Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania began in 1949 during Pennsylvania Week. Distinguished daughters are nominated by organizations of women in Pennsylvania. Originally they had to be legal residents but not necessarily native born; this rule was changed in 1958 to recognize distinguished service to Pennsylvania. From the description of Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania records, 1949-[ongoing]. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 45818727 ...

Burns, James Macgregor

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Clark, Joseph S.

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Joseph Sill Clark was a Democratic reform politician from Philadelphia. Early in his career he served as Campaign Manager for Richardson Dillworth's mayoral campaign, 1947, and as Philadelphia City Controller, 1950-1951. He served as Mayor of Philadelphia, 1951-1956, and from 1957-1968 he was a United States Senator from Pennsylvania. From the description of Papers, 1947-1968 (inclusive), 1956-1968 (bulk). (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122624830 ...

Krock, Arthur, 1886-1974

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Krock, a journalist, was editor-in-chief of the Louisville (Ky.) Times (1919-23), assistant to the president of the New York World (1923-27), member of the board of the New York Times from 1927 until his retirement, and a member of the Pulitzer Prize Board of the Columbia University School of Journalism (1940-53). From the description of Arthur Krock papers, 1909-1974 (bulk 1920-1968) (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 77805948 Principal political writer and...

Mann, Alexander, 1860-1948.

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Green, Theodore Francis, 1867-1966

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Brown University class of 1887. At different times lawyer with Green, Hinckley and Allen; and with Green, Curran, and Hart. Instructor in law at Brown University. Governor of Rhode Island. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1907-1938]. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122365837 U.S. senator and governor of Rhode Island and lawyer. From the description of Theodore Francis Green papers, 1924-1960 (bulk 1937-1960). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 75382875 ...

Scandrett, Richard B., Jr., 1891-1969.

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Bryn Mawr college

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McBride, Mary Margaret, 1899-

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Radio commentator and author. From the description of Mary Margaret McBride papers, 1926-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982067 Mary Margaret McBride (1899-1976) was a journalist and the host of an immensely popular daily radio program from the mid 1930s into the 1950s. From the description of Photographs from the Mary Margaret McBride collection, 1934-1968, and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 488719037 Biograp...

Keyes, Frances Parkinson, 1885-1970

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Frances Parkinson Wheeler Keyes (1885-1970), born in Virginia, was married to Henry Wilder Keyes (1863-1938); they had three children. Henry W. Keyes became governor of New Hampshire in 1917 and a United States senator in 1919. The family maintained multiple residences. Frances Parkinson Keyes wrote popular romantic novels emphasizing local color, descriptions of life among the upper classes, and generation-spanning sagas. She wrote over fifty books, alternating between books about Louisiana wit...

Slippery Rock State College

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Democratic National Committee (U.S.). Women's Division

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The Women's Division conducted its affairs independently of the National Committee; the Division was headed by Miss Mary Dewson, 1932-1934, Mrs. James H. Wolfe, 1935-1936, Mrs. Thomas F. McAllister, 1937-1940, and Mrs. Charles W. Tillett, 1940-1946. From the description of Papers, 1932-1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155522524 ...

Truman, Bess Wallace, 1885-1982

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Elizabeth Virginia “Bess” Truman was the wife of Harry S. Truman and First Lady of the United States from 1945 to 1953. She served as her husband’s secretary and was known for often voicing her opinions. Whistle-stopping in 1948, President Harry Truman often ended his campaign talk by introducing his wife as “the Boss” and his daughter, Margaret, as “the Boss’s Boss,” and they smiled and waved as the train picked up steam. The sight of that close-knit family gallantly fighting against such lo...

Johnson, Mordecai W.

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African American minister and educator; president of Howard University (1926-1960). From the description of Papers, 1913-1976. (Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center). WorldCat record id: 70941398 1890 January 12 Born to Carolyn Freeman and Wyatt Johnson in Paris, Tennessee 1911 Received Bachelor of Arts degree from Atlanta Baptist [later Morehous...

Guffey, Joseph F., 1870-1959

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Forrest, Wilbur

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Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform

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Organization advocating the repeal of the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution because of concerns about the ineffective enforcement of Prohibition and the lawlessness and disrespect for authority associated with the failure of government-imposed abstinence. Founded in 1929. From the description of Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform records, 1896-1933. (bulk 1931-1933). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82156015 ...

Lausche, Frank John, 1895-1990

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Lawyer, Cleveland mayor, Ohio governor, and senator from Ohio. From the description of Letter, 1964 Oct. 30. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 41283828 Governor of Ohio, 1945-1947 and 1949-1957; U.S. Senator, 1957-1968. From the description of Autograph, [ca. 1950]. (Ohio University). WorldCat record id: 12719654 ...

Avery, Nina Belle Horton

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Thomas, M. Carey (Martha Carey), 1857-1935

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Price, Margaret, 1912-1969.

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Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst, 1887-1970

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Author and social activist. Mrs. Eugene Meyer, died 1970. From the description of Papers of Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer, 1907-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71072116 Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer, journalist, author, and lecturer, met the French writer and diplomat Paul Claudel early in his term as ambassador to the United States, 1927-1933. Their friendship continued after Claudel's return to Europe in 1933 and lasted until his death in 1955. From the descri...

Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976

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Business executive and U.S. postmaster general 1933-1940. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1949. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122446088 James A. Farley was a Democratic party leader and a U.S. Postmaster General. From the description of James A. Farley letter, 1971 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122411243 Politician. From the description of Reminiscences of James Aloysius ...

Democratic National Committee (U.S.)

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Miller, Carroll, 1875-1949

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Sharpe, Mary Elizabeth, 1884-1985.

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Mary Elizabeth Sharpe (23 Oct. 1884-24 Apr. 1985); awarded honorary A.M. degree by Brown University in 1950; wife of Henry Dexter Sharpe (1872-1954; Brown class of 1894), 12th chancellor of Brown University and president of Browne and Sharpe Manufacturing Company of Providence, R.I. From the description of Mary Elizabeth Sharpe papers, ca. 1930-1984. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 549525716 Collector, art patron; Providence, Rhode Island. From the descri...

Democratic Party (U.S.)

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Kennedy, Ethel, 1928-

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Edwards, India

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Political activist. From the description of Reminiscences of India Edwards : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122598141 Government official and journalist. From the description of Papers, 1928-1977. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70943999 Edwards was born in Chicago and worked as a journalist (1918-1942) before becoming active in the women's division of the Democratic Party...