Papers, 1875-1952 and n.d.

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Bankhead, William Brockman, 1874-1940. Papers, 1875-1952 and n.d.

Papers, 1875-1952 and n.d.

Papers, 1875-1952 and n.d., consisting of genealogical materials, correspondence, letters, telegrams, cards, invitations, clippings, reports, speeches, campaign records, bills and resolutions proposed by the U.S. Congress, subject files, pamphlets, diagrams, scrapbooks, and other materials. This collection documents the life of Bankhead, particularly his career as a U.S. Representative, with extensive coverage of his tenure as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. Included in his records as a U.S. Representative is a great amount of information on U.S. and Ala. politics, agriculture, military conscription, unemployment, roads and highways, prohibition, drainage and reclamation, vocational education, and Tallulah Bankhead. Clippings and scrapbooks also contain information on the lives and careers of John H. Bankhead, Sr., John H. Bankhead, Jr., and Tallulah Bankhead (1902-1968). Photographs include numerous members of Congress, officials in the administrations of Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt, and foreign heads of state. Of significant interest is correspondence between Bankhead and Democratic party and Congressional leaders concerning political campaigns, Democratic organization of the House of Representatives, and New Deal legislation.

33 cubic ft. (41 archives containers, 2 records center containers, 4 oversized containers, and 27 oversized scrapbooks).

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

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Dixon was born 1892 July 25 to Frank and Launa Murray Dixon in Oakland, Cal. In 1906 he entered Phillips Academy in Exeter, N.H.; then attended Columbia University for one term. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1916 with an LL.B., and was admitted to the Ala. bar in 1917. That same year he entered the U.S. Army and fought overseas in World War I. He was attached to the French Army as an aerial observer. On 1918 July 21 he was wounded, which caused the amputation of hi...

Graves, Bibb, 1873-1942

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United States. Dept. of Labor.

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Tennessee Valley authority

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The TVA was created in 1933 when President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an act creating a federal agency to develop the Tennessee Valley region, then suffering from soil depletion, flood damage, and economic depression. Fifty years later, over 30 electricity-producing dams controlled the Tennessee and its tributaries, and a navigation channel had been created from Paducah, Ky., to Knoxville, Tenn. In addition TVA had carried out programs to prevent pollution, improve forest and farm management, ...

Bankhead, Eugenia (Evelyn Eugenia), b.1901.

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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 ...

Fies, Milton H. (Milton Henry), 1882-

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