Emerson C. Ives collection 1932-1970 Ives, Emerson C. collection

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Emerson C. Ives collection, Ives, Emerson C. collection, 1932-1970

Emerson C. Ives collection 1932-1970 Ives, Emerson C. collection

This collection is made up of about 140 letters that New York resident Emerson C. Ives wrote to President Franklin Roosevelt, United States congressmen and public officials, and several newspaper editors between 1932 and 1970. Ives provided his opinions on a variety of contemporary issues, such as Roosevelt's economic policies during the Great Depression, the Lend-Lease program, solutions for the aftermath of World War II, and the presence of United States forces in Vietnam in the late 1960s. Some newspaper clippings, including reprints of Ives's editorials, are present in the collection.

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