Clinton W. Lovely papers, 1920-1967.
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Eugene Victor "Gene" Debs (November 5, 1855 – October 20, 1926) was an American socialist, political activist, trade unionist, one of the founding members of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and five times the candidate of the Socialist Party of America for President of the United States. Through his presidential candidacies as well as his work with labor movements, Debs eventually became one of the best-known socialists living in the United States. Early in his political career, Debs...
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...
Lawyer; governor. From the description of Reminiscences of Harold Edward Stassen : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513413 American politician. From the description of Letter, 1945 April 30, San Francisco, to Helen M. Taft, Mendon, Mass. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315953452 Stassen was born in Minnesota in 1907. His political career began in 1930 when he was elected as Dakota County at...
Founded in 1943, the National Council and its various branches promoted educational activities, peace programs and cultural exchanges between American and Soviet citizens, involving peace coalitions from both countries. The Council's purpose was to overcome politicized separations during the period which became known as the Cold War. The Council successfully fought a court case, overcoming assertions that the group was composed of Communist sympathizers. From the description of Colle...
Benson was appointed state commissioner of securities by Governor Floyd B. Olson in 1933 and commissioner of banks later the same year. In 1935 he was appointed to the U.S. Senate to fill an unexpired term and served until 1936. He was elected governor of Minnesota in 1936 but was defeated for reelection in 1938. From the description of Oral history interview with Elmer A. Benson, 1969 March 28. (Minnesota Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 45441449 ...
Joseph P. Lash (1909-1987), personal friend of Eleanor Roosevelt, was the author of several works on the Roosevelts. He was active in various youth organizations in the 1930s and 1940s, and worked as a United Nations correspondent and assistant editor of the New York Post. In 1972, Lash received the Pulitzer Prize for his book, Eleanor and Franklin, and later wrote the sequel titled The Years Alone. From the description of Lash, Joseph P., 1909-1987 (U.S. National Archives and Record...
The League of American Writers was an association of American novelists, playwrights, poets, journalists, and literary critics launched by the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) in 1935. The League's policy objectives changed over time in accord with the shifting party line of the CPUSA. Beginning as an anti-fascist organization in 1935, the League turned to an anti-war position following the signing of the Nazi-Soviet Pact of 1939 and to a pro-war position after the German invasion of the Soviet Union...
The American Student Union was founded in 1935 in Columbus, Ohio. It was a left-leaning organization of high school and college students stressing pacifism, human rights, unionism, anti-fascism, and support for the Spanish Republic. From the description of American Student Union papers, 1936-1941 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702167250 From the guide to the American Student Union papers, 1936-1941, (Manuscripts and Archives) ...
Rolvaag was born in 1913 in Northfield, Minn., the son of author Ole E. Rolvaag. He was chairman of the state Democratic Farmer Labor Party (1950-1954), Minnesota lieutenant governor (1955-1962), Minnesota governor (1963-1967), U.S. ambassador to Iceland (1967-1969). From the description of Oral history interview with Karl F. Rolvaag, December 1978. (Minnesota Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 45441444 Karl Fritjof Rolvaag was born July 18, 1913, in Northfield...
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...