Florence McChesney Clifton collection on California Democratic Party, 1938-1966 (bulk 1938-1950).


Florence McChesney Clifton collection on California Democratic Party, 1938-1966 (bulk 1938-1950).

Contains correspondence, telegrams, notes, publications, clippings, and programs concerning Democratic Party activities and interests. Concerns James Roosevelt, Calif. Governors Culbert L. Olson and Edmund "Pat" Brown, reelection campaigns of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman, and Helen Gahagan Douglas. Also included is sheet music for Dave Eisenberg's and Robert Staver's "More Power to Eisenhower" (1948) and Irving Hamilton's "Draft Eisenhower" (1948).

3 boxes (1.2 linear ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 7017329

UC Berkeley Libraries

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Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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Douglas, Helen Gahagan, 1900-1980

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Helen Gahagan Douglas (November 25, 1900 – June 28, 1980) was an American actress and politician. Her career included success on Broadway, as a touring opera singer, and the starring role in the 1935 movie She, in which her portrayal of the villain inspired Disney's Evil Queen in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937). Born Helen Mary Gahagan in Boonton, New Jersey and raised in the Park Slope area of Brooklyn, New York, she graduated from the prestigious Berkeley School for Girls and at the ...

Staver, Robert B., 1916-2003

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Olson, Culbert L. (Culbert Levy), 1876-1962

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Olson was governor of California, 1939-1943, and Utah state senator. From the description of Culbert L. Olson papers, 1912-1949. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122501719 Olson was Governor of California from 1939-43. From the description of Letter : Sacramento, Calif., to Owen S. Adams, Los Angeles, Calif., 1941 May 29. (Natural History Museum Foundation, Los Angeles County). WorldCat record id: 23239185 ...

Democratic Party (Calif.)

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Eisenberg, Dave.

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Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

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Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was leader of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II, commander of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the thirty-fourth president of the United States, from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, the third son of David Jacob Eisenhower, a railroad worker, and Ida Elizabeth Stover. In 1891, the family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where David accepted a job at a local creamery run by ...

Hamilton, Irving

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Democratic Party (Calif.). State Central Committee

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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...

Roosevelt, James, 1907-1991

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James Roosevelt II (December 23, 1907 – August 13, 1991) was an American businessman, Marine, activist, and Democratic Party politician. The oldest son of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt, he received the Navy Cross for extraordinary heroism while serving as a Marine Corps officer during World War II. He served as an official Secretary to the President and in the United States House of Representatives representing California....

Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996

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Governor of California, 1959-1967. From the description of Press conference recording, 1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553823 Edmund Gerald "Pat" Brown (1905-1996), born in San Francisco, Calif., was the thirty-second governor of California from 1959 to 1967. From the description of Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569285 Biographical Note ...

Clifton, Florence McChesney.

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Clifton was the southern California campaign coordinator for the Edmund G. "Pat" Brown for Governor campaign in 1958 and finance director of the Committee to re-elect Governor Brown in 1962. From the description of Florence McChesney Clifton collection on California Democratic Party, 1938-1966 (bulk 1938-1950). (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 215370634 ...