Strom Thurmond State Senate Series. 1932-1939.

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Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003. Strom Thurmond State Senate Series. 1932-1939.

Strom Thurmond State Senate Series. 1932-1939.

Correspondence, resolutions, petitions, bill files, notes, audits and other material relating to Strom Thurmond's terms as state senator from Edgefield County. The files reflect Thurmond's concentration on matters concerning state finances and taxation, education, highways and roads, agriculture and rural electrification, as well as alcohol legislation, interstate cooperation, social security, and the Senator H. Kemper Cooke scandal of 1934-1935. Most of the correspondence is from constituents concerning legislation. There is also material relating to Edgefield County issues, especially those concerning New Deal health and welfare programs. Included are lists of bills sponsored and cosponsored by Thurmond and his legislative accomplishment; notes concerning his legislative activities; and a volume containing the loan application of South Carolina to the federal government to build the Santee-Cooper Power and Navigation Project.

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