Papers, 1924-1965.

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Dixon, Frank M. (Frank Murray), 1892-1965. Papers, 1924-1965.

Papers, 1924-1965.

Papers, 1924-1965, consisting of correspondence, letters, telegrams, memoranda, advertisements, speeches, clippings, photographs, minutes, platforms, resolutions, lists, reports, receipts, budgets, scrapbooks, maps, and published materials. These papers center on the political life, and to a lesser extent, the personal life of Dixon. The political life of Dixon is particularly well documented, including his two campaigns for the governor's office of Ala. in 1934 and 1938, and his involvement in the Dixiecrat movement from 1948 into the 1950's. Correspondence and letters, numerous speeches, and campaign materials, all describe Dixon's and many others activities in great detail. His personal life, particularly his membership in various clubs and organizations, is also well documented, especially his activities in the American Bar Association and the Redstone Club of Birmingham, Ala. There are also several speeches and some campaign literature that document Bibb Graves' campaign for governor in 1934. Among the prominent correspondents with a significant amount of material in the Dixon papers are: Governors Homer M. Adkins of Ark.; Ellis Arnall of Ga.; Ross B. Barrett of Miss.; J. Melville Broughton of N.C.; James E. Folsom of Ala.; Spessard L. Holland of Fla.; Paul B. Johnson of Miss.; Sam H. Jones of La.; Robert S. Kerr of Okla.; Thomas E. Kilby of Ala.; Ben Laney of Ark.; John Patterson and Gordon Persons of Ala.; Leverett Saltonstall of Mass.; Chauncey Sparks of Ala.; J. Strom Thurmond of S.C.; William M. Tuck of Va.; George C. Wallace of Ala., and Fielding Wright of Miss.; U. S. Senators include: John H. Bankhead, Owen Brewster, Harry F. Byrd, James O. Eastland, Walter F. George, Lister Hill, Spessard L. Holland, and John Sparkman. U.S. Representatives include: George W. Andrews, Laurie C. Battle, Frank W. Boykin, George Grant, Sam Hobbs, George Huddleston, Robert E. Jones, and Albert Rains. Ala. politicians include: G. Claiborne Blanton, Albert Boutwell, Frank R. Broadway, C.J. Coley, Eugene "Bull" Connor, Sam Englehardt, Walter Givhan, Walter B. Jones, Thomas S. Lawson, Norvelle R. Leigh, Jr.; Gessner T. McCorvey, Ed Leigh McMillan, Albert Patterson, Marion Rushton, and Horace C. Wilkinson. Prominent newspapermen include: Tom Abernethy of the Talladega Daily Home; Harry M. Ayers of The Anniston Star; Virginius Dabney of the Richmond Times-Dispatch; John Temple Graves of the Birmingham Age-Herald; Grover C. Hall, Jr., of the Montgomery Advertiser; Horace Hall of The Dothan Eagle; Clarence and Victor Hanson of The Birmingham News; Barrett C. Shelton of the Decatur Daily News; Cash M. Stanley of the Montgomery Advertiser; and Earl L. Tucker of the Thomasville Times. There are many other prominent correspondents as well.

6 cubic ft. (5 records center cartons; 1 card index box for 3x5 cards; one oversized box; and 3 oversized folders).

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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...

Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969

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John L. Lewis was born in Lucas, Iowa in 1880. From 1917 until his death in 1969 he served the United Mine Workers of America, acting as its president from 1920 to 1960. Lewis led in the establishment of the Congress of Industrial Organizations and served as CIO president until his resignation from that post in 1940. From the description of Papers, 1879-1969. [microform] (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64091529 From its founding in 1935 until 1942, the hist...

Barr, John U.

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Leigh, Norvelle R., b.ca.1910.

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Broadway, Frank Edward

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Jefferson, Floyd W. (Floyd Wellman), 1878-

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Arnall, Ellis Gibbs, 1907-1992

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Ellis Gibbs Arnall (1907- ), Georgia Governor (1943-1947). From the description of Ellis Gibbs Arnall oral history interview, 1971 July 24 and September 16. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 38726976 From the description of Ellis Gibbs Arnall oral history interview, 1976 July 6. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 38476301 From the description of Ellis Gibbs Arnall oral history interview, 1977 July 27. (Georgia State University). WorldCat r...

Ayers, Harry M. (Harry Mell), 1885-1964

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Taft, Robert A. (Robert Alphonso), 1889-1953

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U.S. senator from Ohio. From the description of Papers, 1949. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39632581 U.S. senator from Ohio, Republican Party leader, and lawyer. From the description of Robert A. Taft papers, 1885-1980 (bulk 1938-1953). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78464941 Biographical Note 1917, Feb. 26 Born, Cincinnati, Ohio ...

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...

Wright, Fielding (Fielding Lewis), 1895-1956

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Brewster, Owen, 1888-1961

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Lawyer, statesman, governor of Maine, and U.S. senator; b. Ralph Owen Brewster. From the description of Christmas card, 1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70926064 ...

Gibson, Merritt A

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American bar association

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED In 1971 the American Bar Association formed a committee to prepare a study "...on the respective powers under the Constitution of the President and of the Congress to enter into and conduct war." The committee was chaired by Lyman M. Tondel, Jr. and the project was funded by the Association's Fund for Public Education which in turn contracted with Columbia University to carry out the study. The staff included Abraham D. Sofaer, Project Director and Adjunct Professor of Law at C...

Russell, Henry Patrick, 1851-

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Wright, Wallace B.

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Rushton, Marion, .b. 1893.

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Kohn, John P.

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Smith, J. Craig (James Craig), 1905-1977

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Stainback, Blake.

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Sterne, Mervyn H.

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Birmingham Kiwanis Club (Ala.)

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Hill, Lister, 1894-1984

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Lister Hill : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309740670 Senator Hill served in the House of Representatives from 1923 to 1938 and was in the Senate from 1938 to 1970. From the description of Lister Hill [sound recording] : an oral history / interviewed by Harlan B. Phillips, Jan.-June 1967. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 49322575 ...

Alabama State Bar Association

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Alabama Education Commission.

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McGowin, Earl M. (Earl Mason), 1901- .

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Pettus, Edmund M.

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Stanley, Cash M. (Cassius Miller), 1878-1964

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Holland, Spessard L. (Spessard Lindsey), 1892-1971

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Lawyer, judge, governor, and U.S. Senator from Florida. Born in Bartow, Florida. Educated at Emory University and the University of Florida. Served in the Florida Senate, 1933-1939; Governor of Florida, 1941-1945; U.S. Senate, 1946-1971. From the description of Spessard L. Holland Papers, 1913-1972. (University of Florida). WorldCat record id: 27175101 Spessard Lindsey Holland's career in public service spanned approximately fifty years....

Jones, Walter Burgwyn, 1888-1963

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Walter B. Jones was the son of Alabama governor (1890-1894) and U.S. District Judge, Thomas Goode Jones. Walter Jones was a member of the Alabama House of Representatives (1919-1920) and a circuit judge in Alabama (1920-1935). He was a columnist for the Montgomery Advertiser and a state commander of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. A dissident Democratic elector from Alabama cast one electoral vote for Jones for President of the United States in 1956. From the description of Walter ...

Owen, Marie Bankhead, 1869-1958

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Marie Bankhead Owen, after the death of her husband Thomas McAdory Owen, became the Director of the Alabama Dept. of Archives and History. She retired in 1953 and during her tenure she was instrumental in having the Archives building constructed (1939). From the description of Family photographs, [18--]-[19--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122548623 ...

Rains, Albert (Albert McKinley), 1902-1991

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Gardner, L. Max

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Committee for Constitutional Government

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Persons, Gordon, 1902-1965

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Gordon Persons was elected Governor of Alabama in 1951. From the description of Letter, 1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122438476 ...

National States' Rights Democrats Campaign Committee.

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Robert, Lawrence Wood, 1889-1976

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Democratic National Committee.

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Waterman Steamship Corporation (Ala.)

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Newsome, John.

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Martin, Thomas W. (Thomas Wesley), 1881-1964

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Thomas W. Martin attended the University of Alabama and eventually became General Counsel for the Alabama Power Company in 1912. In 1920 he was made President of the company, a post which he held until 1949. Thomas Martin was also involved in other organizations including the Southern Research Institute of Birmingham, the Alabama State Chamber of Commerce and the Southern Association of Science and Industry. From the description of Printed materials, 1931-196...

Fitts, William B.

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Sparkman, John, 1899-1985

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of John Sparkman : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481724 From the description of Reminiscences of John Sparkman : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513439 John Jackson Sparkman (b. Dec. 20, 1899, Morgan County, Ala.-d. Nov. 16, 1985, Huntsville, Ala.), U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Alabama, was ...

Givhan, Walter.

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Saltonstall, Leverett, 1892-1979

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Saltonstall (1892-1979) graduated from Harvard in 1914, and served as Overseer of Harvard. From the description of Papers of Leverett Saltonstall, 1935?-1979? (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973170 American senator from Massachusetts. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : Washington, to F.B. Adams, Jr., Director of the Morgan Library, 1964 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270635374 Governor, senator. ...

Rector, Stanley.

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Englehardt, Sam (Samuel Martin), 1887-1957.

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St. John, Finis E. (Finis Ewing), 1909-.

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Barnett, Ross B.

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Oliver, S. C.

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