Photographs of U.S. and Foreign Military Personnel, Defense Department and Other Government Officials, Royalty, and Heads of State

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Records of the Army Staff. 1903 - 2009.

Photographs of U.S. and Foreign Military Personnel, Defense Department and Other Government Officials, Royalty, and Heads of State

This series consists of black-and-white and color photographs, the majority of which were taken by U.S. Army Signal Corps photographers. The photographs record U.S. and foreign military personnel, Defense Department officials and other U.S. government employees, U.S. presidents and vice presidents, foreign heads of state, royalty, sports figures and entertainers, historical figures, and other notable individuals. The series is a mix of portraits of individuals, including photographs of paintings, and images documenting ceremonial events and visits by U.S. and foreign government officials and military leaders. Among the U.S military officers pictured in this series are Generals Creighton Abrams, Omar Bradley, Claire Chennault, Mark Clark, Lucius Clay, George Armstrong Custer, Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., Benjamin O. Davis, Sr., Charles Dodge, James Doolittle, William J. Donovan, Robert L. Eichelberger, Benjamin D. Foulois, Frederick Funston, George W. Goethals, Adolphus W. Greely, Leslie Groves, Alexander Haig, Hugh P. Harris, Lucius R. Holbrook, Lewis B. Hershey, Oliver O. Howard, Lyman L. Lemnitzer, John A. Lejeune, Douglas MacArthur, George C. Marshall, George S. Patton, and Maxwell D. Taylor; and Admirals Samuel Gravely, Jr., William F. Halsey, and Ernest J. King. In addition, there are photographs of the much decorated Colonel David H. Hackworth and of Confederate Generals Jubal A. Early, Nathan Bedford Forrest, and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson ...

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Donovan, William J. (William Joseph), 1883-1959

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General William J. Donovan played an important part in the International Military Tribunal proceedings at Nuremberg in his role as special assistant to the U.S. chief of counsel, Supreme Court justice Robert H. Jackson. Donovan graduated from the Columbia Law School and became a prominent attorney in New York City. In World War I he earned the Congressional Medal of Honor and many other decorations. As the founding director of the Office of Strategic Services--the precursor of the Central Intell...

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Hubert H. Humphrey : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376713 From the description of Reminiscences of Hubert H. Humphrey, Jr. : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100450 Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr. (1911-1978) was a U.S. Senator and Vice President of the United States. He worked as a pharmacist in his fathe...

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Kenny, Elizabeth, 1886-1952

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Inouye, Daniel K., 1924-2012

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Daniel K. Inouye (b. September 7, 1924 – d. December 17, 2012) was a United States Senator from Hawaii from 1963 to 2012. He was a member of the Democratic Party and served as President pro tempore of the United States Senate from 2010 until his death. He also served as chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations. During World War II, Inouye served as part of the 442nd Infantry Regiment and lost his right arm to a grenade wound. He received several military decorations, including ...

Khan, L. Ali, 1948-

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Jones, George, Sir, 1896-1992

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Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834

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Charles Nicoll Bancker was a merchant and financier. From the guide to the Charles Nicoll Bancker family papers, 1733-1894, 1733-1894, (American Philosophical Society) The Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) was a French patriot who enlisted in the Continental Army with the rank of Major-General. He was second-in-command to General Washington. He also participated in the French Revolution until 1790 when he was forced out of the country under the rule of the Jacobi...

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Geneviève de Galard Terraube was born on April 13, 1925. She was a nurse in the French Military Air Transport Service, and served in Indochina (Vietnam) in the 1950s. She received the Legion of Honor and Military Cross from France, and the Medal of Freedom from President Eisenhower in 1954. From the description of Galard Terraube, Geneviève de, 1925- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10611867 ...

Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959

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John Foster Dulles (1888-1959), the fifty-third Secretary of State of the United States for President Dwight D. Eisenhower, had a long and distinguished public career with significant impact upon the formulation of United States foreign policies. He was especially involved with efforts to establish world peace after World War I, the role of the United States in world governance, and Cold War relations between the United States and the Soviet Union. Dulles was born on February 25, 18...

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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...

Himmler, Heinrich, 1900-1945

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Reichsführer SS und Chef der deutschen Polizei, 1934-1945. From the description of Heinrich Himmler papers, 1914-1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866944 ...

Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924

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Samuel Gompers (1850-1924) was President of the American Federation of Labor and a member of the President's First Industrial Conference in 1919. He was a member of the President's Unemployment Conference in 1921. From the description of Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10580327 Samuel Gompers was the president of the American Federation of Labor. From the description of Samuel Gompers letters, 1893 and 1933. (...

Jonathan, Leabua, 1914-1987

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Joseph Leabua Jonathan (1914-1987) was the first prime minister of an independent Kingdom of Lesotho, which is surrounded by the Republic of South Africa. He served as prime minister from October 1966 to January 1986. From the description of Jonathan, Joseph Leabua, 1914-1987 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10609849 ...

Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884, the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen (Young) Truman. The family, which soon included another boy, Vivian, and a girl, Mary Jane moved several times during Truman''s childhood and youth - first, in 1887, to a farm near Grandview, then, in 1890, to Independence, and finally, in 1902, to Kansas City. He attended public schools in Independence, graduating from high school in 1901. After leaving school, he worked briefly as a ti...

Bhumibol Adulyadej, King of Thailand, 1927-

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Bhumibol Adulyadej (b. 1927) King of Thailand, was crowned in 1946. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and educated in the United States and Switzerland, he learned to play a number of reed instruments including the clarinet and soprano saxophone. His chief areas of musical interest are early jazz and 1940's-style swing; he was influenced by Benny Goodman, Jack Teagarden, and Lionel Hampton, with whom he participated in jam sessions. His own compositions reflect his interest in jazz and swing, bu...

Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

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Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829-1837) as well as a lawyer, general, and legislator. Born in the Carolinas, he served as a courier during the Revolutionary War. He read for the law during his teen years and became a lawyer in Tennessee by 1787. The first U. S. Representative for Tennessee (1796), Jackson was elected to the Senate in 1797, resigned in 1798, and served as a judge on the Tennessee Supreme Court, 1798-1804. He was later ree...

Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863

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Stonewall Jackson (1824-1863) was a Confederate Army officer from Lexington (Rockbridge Co.), Va. From the guide to the Stonewall Jackson papers, 1855-1906, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University) Confederate general. From the description of Stonewall Jackson papers, 1842-1898 (bulk 1861-1862) [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 23186323 Confederate Army officer, from Lexington (Rockbridge Co.), V...

King, Ernest Joseph, 1878-1956

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Naval officer. From the description of Ernest Joseph King papers, 1908-1966 (bulk 1936-1952). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71060345 Admiral, U.S. Navy. From the description of Papers, 1918-1955. (Navy Department Library, Naval History & Heritage Command). WorldCat record id: 51494806 Ernest Joseph King (1878-1956) was a naval officer, and Chief of Naval Operations from March 26, 1942 to December 15, 1945. From the description of King, E...

Karloff, Boris, 1887-1969

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Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974

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George Washington Corner worked as an anatomist, endocrinologist, and medical historian. From the guide to the George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981, 1903-1982, (American Philosophical Society) American aviator and author. From the description of Letter, 1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435312 Lindbergh achieved fame by flying "The Spirit of St. Louis" nonstop from Long Island to Paris in 1927. Within 2 years, he took "The Spirit" on several ...

Goethals, George W. (George Washington), 1858-1928

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Born in 1858 in Brooklyn, New York, Goethals graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1880. Goethals was a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1907 when he was appointed chief engineer for the construction of the Panama Canal.. Under his management construction was completed in 1914, about one year early. From the guide to the George Washington Goethals Letter MSS. 0575., 1918 March 27, (University Libraries Division of Special Collecti...

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

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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 ...

Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890

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JCF served as Territorial Governor of Arizona 1878-1881. From the description of ALS, 1879 July 2 : [New York], to Mr. [Charles Edward] Lester. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15615926 Narciso Botello, secretary of the Ayuntamientos in 1836, secretary to Governor Flores in 1847. From the description of Articulos de capitulacion hecha el dia trece de Enero de mil ochocientos, cuarenta y siete por D. José Antonio Carrillo Comandante de Escu...

Hussein, King of Jordan, 1935-1999

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Hershey, Lewis Blaine, 1893-1977

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Lewis B. Hershey was a United States (U.S.) military officer with a large part of his career with the Selective Service System. He was a 1st lieutenant, 3rd Indiana National Guard Infantry Regiment, 1st lieutenant and captain, 137th U.S. Field Artillery Regiment; captain, 10th and 82nd U.S. Field Artillery Regiments; major, G-4 Office, Hawaiian Department; colonel, Selective Service System; brigadier-general, Executive and Deputy Director, Selective Service System; Director, Office of the Select...

Brandt, Willy, 1913-1992

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Patterson, Robert Porter, 1891-1952

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Lawyer, jurist, and U.S. secretary of war. From the description of Papers of Robert Porter Patterson, 1940-1951 (bulk 1940-1947). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 74984701 ...

Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804

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Thomas Smith, Commissioner of Loans for Pennsylvania. From the description of Letter to Thomas Smith, Commissioner of Loans for Pennsylvania concerning the payment of indents to Pennsylvania [manuscript] 30 September 1790. 1790. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647960750 Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) was influential in founding the United States government and served as its first Secretary of the Treasury (1789-1795) under President George Washington. ...

Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952

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Lawyer and U.S. secretary of the interior. From the description of Harold L. Ickes papers, 1815-1969 (bulk 1933-1951). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980130 Harold Ickes (1874-1952) was a United States administrator and politician. He served as Secretary of the Interior for 13 years, from 1933 to 1946, the longest tenure of anyone to hold the office, and afterwards he became a syndicated columnist writing on political topics. From the guide to the Harold Ickes ...

L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, 1754-1825

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Soldier and engineer. From the description of Papers of Pierre Charles L'Enfant, 1787-1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78163246 ...

Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich, 1894-1971

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Premier of the Soviet Union. From the description of Reminiscences of Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev : oral history, 1967-71. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743617 ...

Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1888-1969

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Joseph P. Kennedy (1888-1969) was the father of President John F. Kennedy. During his career he was a banker, financier, and diplomat. From 1934 to 1937, he served as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, and was the Chairman of the Maritime Commission in 1937. Kennedy served as Ambassador to Great Britain from 1938 to 1940. From the description of Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1888-1969 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581186 ...

Freeman, Orville L. (Orville Lothrop), 1918-2003

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Orville Lothrop Freeman (1918-2003) was the democratic governor of Minnesota from 1954 to 1961 and served as Secretary of Agriculture from 1961 to 1969. From the description of Freeman, Orville L. (Orville Lothrop), 1918-2003 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10567859 ...

Harding, Warren Gamaliel, 1865-1923

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Warren Gamaliel Harding (b. November 2, 1865, Blooming Grove, Ohio-d. August 2, 1923, San Francisco, California) was an American politician who served as the 29th President of the United States from March 4, 1921 until his death in 1923....

Ismay, Hastings Lionel Ismay, Baron, 1887-1965

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Hastings Lionel Ismay (1887-1965) served with the 21st Prince Albert Victor's Own Cavalry in Somaliland, Africa. From the guide to the Lord H. C. Ismay papers, 1914-1915, (Leeds University Library) Title: 1st Baron Ismay British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x0000e1 Epithet: General Baron Ismay British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81...

Gravely, S. L. (Samuel Lee), 1922-

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Califano, Joseph A. 1931-

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Kościuszko, Tadeusz, 1746-1817

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Polish patriot and army officer. From the description of Commission and letter of Tadeusz Kościuszko, 1776-1777. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014909 Polish patriot and American general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Thomas Jefferson, 1814 Jan. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270596972 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Philadelphia?], to Thomas Jefferson, [n.d., 1798 Apr.?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record...

Lattre, Jean de, 1889-1952

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Jolson, Al, 1886-1950

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Composer. From the description of Autograph note signed : [New York], to Irene [Gallagher], 1921 Jan. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270914110 Although many people view Al Jolson as little more than a singer of long ago, the voice of "The Jazz Singer", the first full-length 'talking movie", he was known as The World's Greatest Entertainer, a superstar before the word was coined, a man whose musical heritage created much of the entertainment industry we know today. His car...

Davis, Benjamin O., Jr., 1912-2002

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Benjamin Oliver Davis (1912-2002) was born in Washington, DC, the son of Sadie (Overton) and Benjamin Oliver Davis. Upon his graduation from West Point in 1936, he requested an assignment in the Air Corps, which did not accept African Americans at the time. Instead he commissioned with the 24th Infantry in Georgia. In 1938 he taught at Tuskegee as professor of military science and tactics. The Army promoted him to the rank of captain in 1940 and a year later assigned him as an aide to...

Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901

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Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) was a Republican politician who served as the 23rd President of the United States from 1889 to 1893. He was both preceded and succeeded in office by Democrat Grover Cleveland. From the guide to the Benjamin Harrison letter to George C. Baker, 1888, (Brooklyn Historical Society) John Harrington Farley, born in Cleveland in 1845, was a Democratic politician who served three terms on Cleveland's city council (1871-1877) and two terms as its mayor (...

Halsey, William F. (William Frederick), 1882-1959

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Naval officer. Nickname: Bull. From the description of Papers William Frederick Halsey, 1907-1959 (bulk 1943-1959). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71060394 Allied military governor of Dutch Timor and Portuguese Timor. From the description of William Frederick Halsey proclamations, 1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867620 William F. Halsey was a 1904 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. A five star admiral, he played a major role in the Pacific Theat...

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman and third president of the United States. From the description of Thomas Jefferson letter, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367818629 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the third president of the United States, born in Goochland (now Albemarle County), Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775, and with R. H. Lee and Patrick Henry initiated the inter-colonial committee of correspond...

Hess, Rudolf, 1894-1987

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Foch, Ferdinand, 1851-1929

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Marshal of France, taught at the Ecole de Guerre, strategist at the battles of the Marne and Ypres during World War I and commander of the Alllied Armies in 1918. From the description of Letter, 1923. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41416593 Marshall of France, and commander of the Allied forces at the end of World War I. From the description of Notes, 1919 Oct. 14-Nov. 19, to the Paris Peace Conference. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 13917422 Fr...

Forrest, Nathan Bedford, 1821-1877

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Army officer. From the description of Nathan Bedford Forrest letter, 1867. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450304 Planter, slave dealer, and Confederate Army officer; resident of Memphis (Shelby Co.), Tenn. From the description of Papers, 1862-1866. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19562174 Confederate general; led cavalry forces during the battle of Fort Pillow, Tenn.; Confederate troops accused of slaughtering Union soldiers following th...

Glenn, John, 1921-2016

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John Herschel Glenn, Jr. (b. July 18, 1921, Cambridge, Guernsey County-d. December 8, 2016, Columbus, Ohio), astronaut and U.S. Senator from Ohio. He attended public schools of New Concord, Ohio, and later graduated from Muskingum College. Glenn served in the United States Marine Corps from 1942 to 1965, and was later a test pilot and joining the United States space program in 1959. He was selected as one of the original seven Mercury astronauts. In February 1962, Glenn became the first American...

Funston, Frederick, 1865-1917

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Frederick Funston, U.S. Army General, was born in 1865 and died in 1917. He fought in Cuba in 1896 with the Cubans, and in the Philippine Campaign, capturing their leader, Emilio Aguinaldo. He served as military Govenor of Vera Cruz and organized the expedition against Pancho Villa in 1916. From the description of Signature, February 7, 1915. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 46403363 Frederick Funston (1865-1917) was a journalist, military man, and scientific explore...

Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887

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Dix was a humanitarian crusader for the mentally ill. She investigated the conditions of the hospitalized insane in many U.S. states and some European countries, and petitioned state and national legislatures for reforms. She was also superintendent of army nurses during the Civil War. Eliot was a Unitarian minister, an educator, and assisted in the founding of Reed College in Oregon. From the description of Letters to Thomas Lamb Eliot, 1869-1885. (Harvard University). WorldCat reco...

Erhard, Ludwig

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Ludwig Erhard (1897-1977) was the chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1963 to 1966. From the description of Erhard, Ludwig, 1897-1977 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582238 Ludwig Erhard, 1897-1977, was the chancellor of West Germany, 1963-1966, and visited the United States in 1965 with his wife, Louise. From the guide to the Ludwig Erhard Collection 66-42; 72-97; 2009-132., 1963-1965, (Dolph Briscoe Center for America...

Greely, Adolphus W. (Adolphus Washington), 1844-1935

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Adolphus Washington Greely (b. March 27, 1844, Newburyport, Massachusetts-d. October 20, 1935, Washington, D.C.) served throughout the American Civil War and remained in the army at the war's close. In 1881 he was appointed to lead the United States International Polar Year Expedition, 1881-1884 to Ellesmere Island. He retired from the Army in 1908 and died in Washington in 1935. ...

Wilson, Harold, Sir, 1916-

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On 8th July 1981, following government cuts to university funding, a House of Commons debate was held on higher education. Sir Harold Wilson (the then Chancellor of the University of Bradford) delivered a speech critical of the cuts, referring to the reduction in overseas student numbers, the loss of foreign placements for sandwich courses, and the anticipated closure of the University's Clinical Oncology Unit. From the guide to the The Harold Wilson University Finance Speech, 1981, ...

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964

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Herbert Clark Hoover (b. August 10, 1874, Iowa-d. October 20, 1964), thirty-first president of the United States, was born in Iowa, and was orphaned as a child. A Quaker known from his childhood as "Bert" to his friends, he began a career as a mining engineer soon after graduating from Stanford University in 1895. Within twenty years he had used his engineering knowledge and business acumen to make a fortune as an independent mining consultant. In 1914 Hoover administered the American Relief Com...

Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972

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Javits, Jacob K. (Jacob Koppel), 1904-1986

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New York State Attorney General, United States Congressman and Senator from New York State. From the description of Papers, 1948-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122468583 Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Jacob K. Javits : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527633 From the description of Reminiscences of Jacob K. Javits : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of Ne...

Juliana, Queen of the Netherlands, 1909-2004

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Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968

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Robert Francis Kennedy (1925-1968), brother of former President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, was a Senator from New York. He graduated from Milton Academy in Massachusetts, and served in the United States Navy Reserve from 1944 to 1946. Kennedy later graduated from Harvard University in 1948 and then from the University of Virginia Law School in 1951. He was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1951. He worked as an attorney in the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice from 1951 ...

Bradley, Omar Nelson, 1893-1981

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Five-star general of World War II. From the description of Miscellany, 1950-1981, 1981 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155462598 Army officer. From the description of Reminiscences of Omar Nelson Bradley : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721779 From the description of Omar Nelson Bradley papers, 1948-1953. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83050069 Bradley, a U.S. Army General, was Ad...

Kefauver, Estes, 1903-1963

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Estes Kefauver : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419842 Estes Kefauver was a long-time senator from Tennessee and an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic Party nomination for president. From the description of Personal papers, 1934-1939 (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 44918282 Carey Estes Kefauver (b. July 26, 1903, Monroe Count...

Truman, Margaret

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Author; daughter of Pres. and Mrs. Harry S. Truman; married Clifton Daniel. From the description of Papers of Clifton Daniel and Margaret Truman Daniel, 1942-1975. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70959658 Margaret (Mary Margaret) Truman Daniel (1924-2008) was born in Independence, Missouri. She is the daughter of President Harry S. and Elizabeth Virginia (Bess) Truman. She married E. Clifton Daniel, Jr. (a newspaper editor), on April 21, 1956. From ...

Dodge, Charles (Charles Granville), 1907-1985

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Charles Granville Dodge (b. Mar. 12, 1907, Maplewood, N.J.-d. Oct. 13, 1985, Washington, D.C.), U.S. Army officer, graduated from West Point in 1930 and began his military career in the cavalry, becoming an instructor in horsemanship, math, motors and weapons. He was chief of staff at the Tank Destroyer Center until 1944 when he moved to chief of staff for the 8th and 2nd armored divisions. General Dodge's last assignment was as commanding general of the 5th U.S. Army from 1963 to 1966. He retir...

Hackworth, David H.

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Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841

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Epithet: of Add MS 34580 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x00030c American Indian fighter and president of the United States. From the guide to the William Henry Harrison letter, 1795, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) U.S president, Mar.-Apr. 1841; territorial governor of Indiana, 1801-1813; Ohio congressman, 1816-1819, state senator, 1819-1821, senator 1825-1828. From ...

Keller, Helen, 1880-1968

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Helen Adams Keller (1880-1968) overcame both blindness and deafness, providing inspiration to many people around the world. She devoted her life to bettering the education and treatment of the blind, the deaf, and the mute, and was a pioneer in educating the public in the prevention of blindness in newborns. When Helen Keller was 19 months old she became ill with a high fever and lost consciousness, becoming deaf and blind. In her autobiography The Story of My Life, a book she first wrot...

Hruska, Roman L. (Roman Lee), 1904-1999

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United States senator from Nebraska, 1954-1976. From the description of Herbert Clark Hoover, 1874-1964 : an appreciation : typescript, 1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122645533 Biographical/Historical Note United States senator from Nebraska, 1954-1976. From the guide to the Roman L. Hruska typescript : Herbert Clark Hoover, 1874-1964 : an appreciation, 1977, (Hoover Institution Archives) ...

Abrams, Creighton W. (Creighton Williams), 1914-1974

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Creighton W. Abrams was a United States (U.S.) Army officer. He was the commander of the U.S. Military Assistance Command in Vietnam (MACV) and was the Chief of Staff (CofS) of the Army. From the description of Creighton W. Abrams photograph collection. 1965-1975. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 50647900 Creighton Williams Abrams (1914-1974), army officer, was born in Springfield, Massachusetts. He graduated from West Point in 1936, and was commissioned in...

Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945

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Outstanding American Field Commander of World War II. From the description of War as I knew it [manuscript], 1947. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648014804 George S. (George Smith) Patton (1885-1945) was born on November 11, 1885 in San Gabriel, California. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1909 and began his career in the United States Army. In 1917, Patton went with John J. (John Joseph) Pershing (1860-1948) and the American Expeditiona...

Hunting Horse, 1846-1953

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Dirksen, Everett McKinley

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Everett McKinley Dirksen (b. Jan. 4, 1896, Pekin, Ill.-d. Sept. 7, 1969, Washington, D.C.), a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Illinois, served overseas first as a private and later as a second lieutenant of Field Artillery during the First World War. He later attended the University of Minnesota College of Law and was admitted to the bar in 1936. Mr. Dirksen was elected as a Republican to the U.S. Congress, serving eight terms from 1933 to 1949, and to the U.S. Senate, serving from his...

Clay, Lucius D. (Lucius Dubignon), 1897-1978

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Army officer, government official, executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Lucius DuBignon Clay : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419248 From the description of Reminiscences of Lucius DuBignon Clay : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147451 From the description of Reminiscences of Lucius DuBignon Clay : oral history, 1971. (Columbia Universit...

Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975

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Chinese political and military leader; head of state, 1928-1949; president of Taiwan, 1949-1975. From the description of Chiang Kai-shek diaries, 1917-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872867 1909-1911 served in the Japanese army; 1911 founding member of the Kuomintang; 1913-1916 participated in revolution against Yuan Shikai; 1923 commandant of military academy at Whampoa; ?1925 commander-in-chief of the National Revolutionary Army; 1927-1937 leader of th...

Hobby, Oveta Culp, 1905-1995

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U.S. secretary of health, education, and welfare; director of Women's Army Corps; newspaper editor and publisher; and businesswoman. From the description of Oveta Culp Hobby papers, 1941-1997 (bulk 1941-1945). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982334 Oveta Culp Hobby (1905-1995) went to Washington, D.C., in 1941 to head the newly formed women's division of the War Department's Bureau of Public Relations. At the request of Army Chief of Staff George C. Marshall she drafted pla...

Clark, Mark W. (Mark Wayne), 1896-1984

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Epithet: US general British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000562.0x0003cc General, United States Army; commander, United Nations Forces in Korea, 1952-1953. From the description of From the Danube to the Yalu : galley proofs, 1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500564 Army officer. From the description of Reminiscences of Mark Wayne Clark : oral history, 1970. (Columbia University...

Adenauer, Konrad, 1876-1967

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Konrad Adenauer was born in 1876 in Cologne, Germany. He was chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) from 1949 to 1963. He died in 1967. From the description of Adenauer, Konrad, 1876-1967 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581751 Chancellor of West Germany, 1949-1963. From the description of Konrad Adenauer miscellaneous papers, 1953-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754869086 Politician, statesman and C...

Kiesinger, Kurt Georg, 1904-1988

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MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964

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The island of Leyte, in Japanese hands, was the target for the American invasion of the Philippines in 1944. After a series of battles, the island was captured and the Japanese naval forces were defeated. U.S. forces now controlled the Pacific. From the description of Naval message, November 1, 1944. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 45622190 Douglas MacArthur was born in Arkansas and raised on a series of Army posts; his father, a Civil War veteran and career soldier...

Lejeune, John Archer, 1867-1942

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General John A. Lejeune of Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, served in the United States military forces for 45 years. He was a Louisiana State University cadet in 1882-1883, graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1888, and retired as commandant of the United States Marine Corps in 1929. From 1929 to 1937 Lejeune was Superintendant of the Virginia Military Institute. From the description of John A. Lejeune papers, 1815-1955 (bulk 1918-1919). (Louisiana State University). Wo...

Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998

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Barry Goldwater has been a senator from Arizona since 1952. In 1964, he ran for the Presidency on the Republican ticket, against Lyndon Johnson. From the guide to the Barry Goldwater Collection, 1964., (Cline Library. Special Collections and Archives Department) Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Barry M. Goldwater : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158467 Senator Barry M. Goldwater -...