Strom Thurmond Gubernatorial series, 1923-1955, (bulk 1946-1951)

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Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003. Strom Thurmond Gubernatorial series, 1923-1955, (bulk 1946-1951)

Strom Thurmond Gubernatorial series, 1923-1955, (bulk 1946-1951)

Consists of affidavits, appointment books, articles, biographical sketches, budgets, clippings, correspondence, daily schedule books, drafts of letters and speeches, election returns, financial records, invitations, lists, memos, minutes, notes, petitions, photographs, political advertisements, postcards, press releases, proclamations, promotional materials, reports, resolutions, routing slips, scrapbooks, speeches, statements, copies of completed surveys, telegrams, teletypes and warrants. The papers date from 1923 to 1955, although the bulk of the material is from the period 1946-1951, encompassing Thurmond's gubernatorial campaign and governorship. This series includes correspondence and information related to the following: Willie Earle, States' Rights Democratic Party, Walter J. Brown, J. Fred Buzhardt, Jr., J. Fred Buzhardt, Sr., James F. Byrnes, Charles E. Daniel, William Jennings Bryan Dorn, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Robert McC. Figg, Alester Garden Furman, Jr., Alester Garden Furman, III, Billy Graham, J. Edgar Hoover, Olin D. Johnston, Bob Jones, Sr., Bob Jones, Jr., Burnet R. Maybank, Roger Milliken, Robert F. Poole, Paul Quattlebaum, Paul Quattlebaum, Jr., Mendel L. Rivers, Richard B. Russell, James Cuthbert Self, James C. "Jim" Self, John M. Spratt, Herman E. Talmadge, George Bell Timmerman Jr., Jean Crouch Thurmond, Harry S. Truman, George C. Wallace Jr., and Fielding L. Wright.

75.3 cubic ft.

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Wallace, George C. (George Corley), 1919-1998

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Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003

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Jones, Bob, 1883-1968

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Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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Milliken, Roger, 1915-2010

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Timmerman, George Bell, 1912-1994

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Self, James C.

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Maybank, Burnet R. (Burnet Rhett), 1899-1954

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U.S. Senator, 1941-1954, and governor of S.C., 1939-1941; Democrat; born in Charleston, S.C.; served in U.S. Navy during World War I; mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1931-38; married, in 1923, to Elizabeth de Rossett Myers (d. 1947) and, in 1948, to Mary Randolph Pelzer Cecil; father of Burnet Rhett Maybank (b.1924). From the description of Scrapbook, 1947-1950. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 64576774 Burnet R. Maybank was elected to the United States Senate ...

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

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Furman, Alester G. (Alester Garden)

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Self, James Cuthbert, 1876-1955

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Figg, Robert McC.

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Jones, Bob, 1911-1997

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Hoover, J.Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972

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Earle, Willie, -1947

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States' Rights Democratic Party

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Graham, Billy, 1918-....

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Evangelist, radio preacher, and author; born William Franklin Graham on November 18, 1918 in Charlotte, N.C.; graduated from Florida Bible Institute (1940 and Wheaton College (1943); ordained as a Southern Baptist minister, 1940; achieved national prominence in 1949 through his evangelistic meetings in Los Angeles; founded Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 1952; had extensive evangelistic ministry throughout the world, 1949- ; authored many books and received many awards and honors; organiz...

Johnston, Olin D. (Olin Dewitt), 1896-1965

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Series documenting Johnston's interactions with the media as both candidate and incumbent during political campaigns and serivice in office. From the description of Media series, 1955-1964. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 37539301 Governor of South Carolina, 1935-1939, and 1943 until his resignation, 3 Jan. 1945; U.S. Senator from 1944 until his death in 1965. From the description of Olin D. Johnston papers, 1923-1965. (University of South Car...

Buzhardt, J. Fred (Joseph Fred), 1924-1978

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Joseph Fred Buzhardt (1924-1978) was a lawyer who succeeded John W. Dean as Counsel to the President on May 10, 1973, and remained in this position until 1974. He advised President Nixon on Watergate matters. From the description of Buzhardt, J. Fred (Joseph Fred), 1924-1978 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10573360 J. Fred Buzhardt was born February 21, 1924. Father, J. Buzhardt Sr., had a law partnership with Strom Thurmond. J. Fred Jr. received h...

Daniel, Charles E. (Charles Ezra), 1895-1964

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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 ...

Wright, Fielding (Fielding Lewis), 1895-1956

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