Scrapbook of Washington and Lee Mock Convention, 1956.

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Swanson, Carl David. Scrapbook of Washington and Lee Mock Convention, 1956.

Scrapbook of Washington and Lee Mock Convention, 1956.

Scrapbook made by Swanson, the 1956 convention chairman, featuring photographs and news items regarding the death of Alben W. Barkley as he was giving the keynote address; includes letters from various senators (including Willis Robertson, Richard B. Russell, and Herman Talmadge) concerning Mock Convention; contains photopraphs of Sharon Ritchie, Miss America 1956, who attended the convention.

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Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002

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Herman E. Talmadge (1913- ), Georgia Governor (1947-1955) and U.S. Senator (1956-1980), born near McRae, Georgia. From the description of Herman E. Talmadge senatorial papers, 1945-1987. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477028 Herman E. Talmadge (1913- ), Georgia Governor (1947-1955) and United States Senator (1956-1980) born near McRae, Georgia. T. Rogers Wade served as administrative assistant, fund raiser, and chairman of the 1980 U.S. senatorial campaign for Senator Talm...

Washington and Lee University. Mock Convention, 1956.

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Robertson, A. Willis (Absalom Willis), 1887-1971

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U.S. Senator from Virginia. From the description of Letter to Dr. Harry J. Warthen, Jr., 1956 January 2. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32959530 Robertson was a senator from Virginia (1946-1966). His son, Marion Gordon "Pat" Robertson, is an alumnus of Washington and Lee University, Class of 1950 and a well-known minister and televangelist in Virginia. From the description of Family photographs, ca. 1930-1940. (Washington & Lee University). Wor...

Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956

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Alben Barkley: Congressional Voice of Liberty "A good story," said Alben Barkley, "is like fine Kentucky bourbon, it improves with age and, if you don't use it too much, it will never hurt anyone." One of Congress' most proficient storytellers, Barkley used his booming baritone, endless repertoire of anecdotes, and rousing speech-making ability to propel himself from congressman to senator to majority leader and vice president. Well liked, he earned the esteem of his colleagues in 1944, wh...

Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971

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Richard B. Russell (1897-1971), lawyer and politician, born in Winder, Georgia. Served as State Representative (1921-1931), Georgia Governor (1931-1933), and U.S. Senator (1933-1971). From the description of Richard B. Russell Jr. MacArthur hearing files, 1951-1953. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477265 Bill Westmoreland was a Clerk in the Superior Court of Gilmer County, Georgia. From the description of Bill Westmoreland letter from Richard B. Russell, 1965. (...

Ritchie, Sharon

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Swanson, Carl David.

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Swanson is an alumnus of Washington and Lee University (B.S. 1954, J.D. 1957) and was the chairman of the 1956 Mock Convention at the university. From the description of Scrapbook of Washington and Lee Mock Convention, 1956. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 192139492 ...