Papers, 1933-1961.

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Clapper, Olive Ewing, 1896-1968. Papers, 1933-1961.

Papers, 1933-1961.

Collection contains radio scripts (1944, 1948-1950, 1957) from the 1944 Republican National Convention and on behalf of CARE; correspondence, including letters from Alf Landon, Bess and Harry Truman, Dwight and Mamie Eisenhower and Earl Warren, and letters to her children while traveling in India, Vietnam and Yugoslavia on behalf of CARE (1933-1963); 1 photograph album of Clapper in the Gaza Strip (1960); Presidential Inauguration Invitations for 1937 and 1949; 1 reel-to-reel audio tape of a personality sketch of Olive Clapper by Mutual Broadcaster Virgil Pinkley (1958); 1 scrapbook of a trip to Germany in the 1930s; photographs and newspaper clippings of Raymond and Olive Clapper; and speeches (1948-1961).

.9 cubic ft. (2 boxes)

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Clapper, Raymond, 1892-1944

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Clapper, Olive Ewing, 1896-1968

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CARE, Inc

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