Records of Temporary Committees, Commissions, and Boards. 1893 - 2008. Photographs and Sound Recordings


Records of Temporary Committees, Commissions, and Boards. 1893 - 2008. Photographs and Sound Recordings


SNAC Resource ID: 6444438

Dwight D. Eisenhower Library

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

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 ...

Shore, Dinah, 1917-1994 (person)

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Brennan, Walter, 1894-1974 (person)

Film actor. From the description of Reminiscences of Walter Brennan : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481048 Born on July 24, 1894 in Swampscott, Massachusetts, Walter Andrew Brennan graduated from Rindge Technical School and enlisted in the U.S. army at the age of 23. As a private in the 101st Regiment Field Artillery, Brennan spent two years fighting in France during World War I. After discharge in 1919, he spent so...

Powell, Dick, 1904-1963 (person)

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Hanks, Marion D. (person)

Flemming, Arthur S. (Arthur Sherwood), 1905-1996 (person)

Arthur S. Flemming (1905-1996), a Methodist ecumenical leader, is the son of Harriet Sherwood and Harry H. Flemming. He attended Ohio Wesleyan University, from which he received an A.B. in 1927. Following his graduation he joined the staff at American University as an instructor in government while completing his masters degree, which he received in 1928. In 1930 he became an editorial writer for U.S. News and World Report. Meanwhile, he attended George Washington University, which awarded him a...

Allyson, June, 1917- (person)

O'Brien, Pat, 1899-1983 (person)

Storm, Gale, 1922- (person)

Young, Robert, 1907-1998 (person)

Kaye, Danny (person)

Danny Kaye was a singer, dancer, actor and comedian active primarily from the 1930s through 1970s. Sylvia Fine, his wife, was a writer and composer who produced material for Kaye and others. She also produced television shows, and taught courses and lectured on musical comedy. From the description of Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine collection, 1895-1943 (bulk 1898-1939). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71128324 ...

Sachar, Abram Leon, 1899-1993 (person)

Wyatt, Jane, 1912- (person)

Heschel, Abraham Joshua, 1907-1972 (person)

Abraham Joshua Heschel was an internationally known scholar, author, activist, and theologian. He was born in Warsaw, Poland into a distinguished family of rabbis. Heschel studied philosophy in Berlin, Germany and was deported from Frankfurt to Warsaw where he escaped to London just before the Nazi invasion. After a brief time in London, he immigrated to the United States, first teaching at the Hebrew Union College and then at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America where he taught as Profess...

Blair, Janet (person)

Ford, Tennessee Ernie, 1919-1991 (person)

Ernest Jennings Ford was born on Feb. 13, 1919 in Bristol, TN; attended Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, 1939; became a headliner at the London Palladium, beginning in 1953; hosted The Tennessee Ernie Ford television show, 1955-61, and later had a daytime television program, 1962-65; as a singer, was a recording artist for Capitol Records, 1949-76; received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, 1984; inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1990; died on Oct. 17, 1991. From the ...