Farenthold, Frances Tarlton, papers, 1913-2011.
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South Texas landowner, rancher, oilman, banker, civic leader, member of the Texas House of Representatives (1949-1957) and Governor of Texas (1973-1979). Briscoe was active in the Democratic Party of Texas throughout the 1950s and the 1960s and ran unsuccessfully for Governor in 1968. He was elected governor of Texas in 1972 and reelected in 1974 to the state's first four-year gubernatorial term. He was defeated in 1978 by Republican Bill Clements. From the d...
The Democratic Party in Texas has played an important role in the political history of Texas since its declaration of independence from Mexico in 1836. Settlers from the south and east brought an overwhelming allegiance to the Democratic Party, making it the only competitive political party in the state throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries. The party’s dominance in local, state, and federal government over an ineffective Republican party, resulted in both a great influence o...
On September 1, 1963, the Peace Research Institute changed its name to the Institute for Policy Studies. The IPS was founded as a "transnational center for research, education, and social invention." It advocates critical study of U.S. policy and suggests alternative concepts and strategies. IPS produces the "independent socialist newpaper," In These Times. From the description of Collection, 1962-[ongoing]. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 28296789 ...
Lawyer, member of the Texas Legislature (1968-1972); twice candidate for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination (1972 and 1974); first female nominated to be the Democratic candidate for the U.S. vice presidency (1972); first female president of Wells College in Aurora, New York (1976-1980). From the description of Farenthold, Frances Tarlton, papers, 1913-2011. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 21509329 Frances “Sissy” Tarlton Farenthold was...