Papers: Series I-IV, 1905-1990 (inclusive) [microform].
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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 ...
Ruth Cowan Nash (June 15, 1901 - February 5, 1993) was the first woman war correspondent. She is famous for her coverage of World War II, during which she followed the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps and reported on major battles for the Associated Press. Ruth Cowan Nash was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on June 15, 1901, the only child of parents William Henry and Ida (Baldwin) Cowan. Her father was a mining prospector who died in 1911, at which point Cowan's mother, Ida, bought a homestead in F...
Frances Payne Bingham Bolton (March 29, 1885 – March 9, 1977) was a Republican politician from Ohio. She served in the United States House of Representatives. She was the first woman elected to Congress from Ohio. In the late 1930s Bolton took an isolationist position on foreign policy, opposing the Selective Service Act (the draft) in 1940, and opposing Lend-Lease in 1941. During the war she called for desegregation of the military nursing units, which were all-white and all-female. In 1947 she...
James Vincent Forrestal (February 15, 1892 – May 22, 1949) was the last Cabinet-level United States Secretary of the Navy and the first United States Secretary of Defense. Forrestal came from a very strict middle class Irish Catholic family. He was a successful financier on Wall Street before becoming Undersecretary of the Navy in 1940, shortly before the United States entered the Second World War. He became Secretary of the Navy in May 1944 upon the death of his superior, Frank Knox. Preside...
Thomas Edmund Dewey (March 24, 1902 – March 16, 1971) was an American lawyer, prosecutor, and politician. Raised in Owosso, Michigan, Dewey was a member of the Republican Party. He served as the 47th governor of New York from 1943 to 1954. In 1944, he was the Republican Party's nominee for president, but lost the election to incumbent Franklin D. Roosevelt in the closest of Roosevelt's four presidential elections. He was again the Republican presidential nominee in 1948, but lost to President Ha...
Alfred "Alf" Mossman Landon (September 9, 1887 – October 12, 1987) was an American politician from the Republican Party. He served as the twenty-sixth Governor of Kansas from 1933 to 1937. He was the Republican Party's nominee in the 1936 presidential election, but was defeated in a landslide by incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt who won the electoral college vote 523 to 8. Born in West Middlesex, Pennsylvania, Landon spent most of his childhood in Marietta, Ohio before moving to Kansa...
Omar Nelson Bradley (February 12, 1893 – April 8, 1981) was a senior officer of the United States Army during and after World War II, holding the rank of General of the Army. Bradley was the first Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and oversaw the U.S. military's policy-making in the Korean War. Born in Randolph County, Missouri, Bradley worked as a boilermaker before entering the United States Military Academy at West Point. He graduated from the academy in 1915 alongside Dwight D. Eisenh...
Teacher, journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Alice Allison Dunnigan : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419371 Alice Allison Dunnigan, journalist and author, was born in Russellville, Kentucky in 1906 and died in Washington, D.C., in 1983. After teaching school and working as a writer for several Kentucky newspapers, Dunnigan moved to Washington, DC, where, from 1947 to 1961, she served as chief of the ...
Politician. From the description of Reminiscences of Bertha Adkins : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122684091 Bertha Sheppard Adkins (1906-1983) was a graduate of Wellesley College and later served as Dean of Women at Western Maryland College, Westminster, Maryland from 1934 to 1942. From 1948 to 1958 Adkins served with the Republican National Committee, and from 1958 to 1960 she served as Under Secretary of Health, Edu...
Louchheim was a government official and active in the Democratic Party. From the description of Oral histories, 1974-1976 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008480 Government official Louchheim was born in New York City, graduated from Rosemary Hall School (1921), and attended Columbia (1926-1927). She worked for the League of Women Voters and held numerous positions in the Democratic Party. From the description of Interview, 1968. (Harvard...
Journalist; interviewee married Dan Kimball. From the description of Reminiscences of Doris Fleeson Kimball : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122441411 Doris Fleeson was a newspaper reporter and syndicated columnist in Washington D.C. for nearly 40 years, beginning in 1933, and was known as an aggressive political reporter. Fleeson was born in Sterling, Kansas on May 20, 1901. Fleeson graduated from the Univ...
Howard has been active in the Republican party as secretary of the National Committee (1948-1952), as a staff member for Dwight Eisenhower during his 1952 campaign, and as a volunteer worker for the Nixon-Lodge ticket in Massachusetts during 1960. She was assistant administrator and then deputy administrator of the Federal Civil Defense Administration, a member of the Committee for Civil Defense of NATO, and U.S. Deputy Commissioner of the Brussels World's Fair during 1957 and 1958. ...
Edward Moore Kennedy (b. Feb. 22, 1932, Boston, Mass.-d. Aug. 25, 2009), graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in government in 1956, and received his LL.B. from the University of Virginia in 1959. He served in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953. He was elected democratic senator from Massachusetts in 1962, served until his death in August 2009. He was the Assistant District Attorney for Suffolk County from 1961 to 1962, and sought the Democratic nomination for president in 1980....
Ingrid Bergman (b. 29 August 1915, Stockholm, Sweden-d. 29 August 1982, London, England) was a Swedish acrtess. After starring in Intermezzo (1939), she rose to fame in the US. Bergman is well known for Casablance (1942), For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943), Gaslight (1944), and several Alfred Hitchock films. She was married Petter Aron Lindstrom and later married director Roberto Rossellini....
Epithet: FRS; FRCP 1859 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000789.0x000344 ...
Journalist, biographer of Fritz Kreisler. From the description of Louis Lochner papers, 1914-1958. 1914-1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 658833559 From the description of Louis Lochner papers, 1914-1958. 1914-1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984260 ...
Newspaper reporter, author. Hickok (1893-1968) was a close friend of Eleanor Roosevelt. She was assigned to cover Mrs. Roosevelt during the 1932 Presidential campaign. She worked with the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, 1933-1936, and was the author of several books on Eleanor Roosevelt and Helen Keller. From the description of Papers, 1913-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155523285 ...
Author and journalist. From the description of Bess Furman papers, 1728-1967 (bulk 1900-1966). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80347788 Biographical Note 1894, Dec. 2 Born, Danbury, Nebr. 1918 Graduated, Nebraska State Teachers College, Kearney, Nebr. ...
Journalist and Associated Press executive. From the description of Papers, 1905-1985. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 39178606 ...
Alice Rogers Hager (1894-1969) was an American journalist, author and novelist, known for her coverage of aviation news (she traveled to every continent except Antarctica and logged more than a half-million air miles) and books on Brazil. Born in Peoria, Illinois, she was the daughter of Harry James and Caroline Augusta (Sammis) Rogers. She received her A.B. at Leland, Stanford University in 1915, and did her graduate work at the University of California in 1917. Ms. Hag...