John Austin Latimer papers, 1913-1973.


John Austin Latimer papers, 1913-1973.

Photographs, invitations, letters re his service with the United States Post Office Dept. during the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt, information re the Benjamin R. Tillman Memorial Commission, and political correspondence. Two letters, 3 Mar. and 16 May 1924, Williston, S.C., from James F. Byrnes, Washington, D.C., thanking Latimer for introducing a resolution at the Barnwell County convention endorsing Byrnes' candidacy for the United States Senate and mentioning his plans for campaign appearances. Letter, 27 Aug. 1924, from D[avison] M[cDowell] Douglas, Clinton, S.C., opposing Byrne's candidacy for the Senate, recommending incumbent N.B. Dial and relating that longtime anti-Bleasite planned to vote for Blease in a second race in preference to Byrnes; and letter, 19 Sept. 1924, Williston, S.C., from James F. Byrnes, Aiken, S.C., analyzing his defeat by Blease and attributing it to the many Dial supporters who voted for Blease. Also including letter, 4 Apr. 1929, from Gov. John G. Richards, Columbia, appointing him to investigate conditions in cotton mills at Greenville and instructing him to seek assistance from law enforcement officers, if necessary to assist the Brandon mills in making shipments; letter, 6 June 1932, from Franklin Roosevelt, Albany, N.Y., re James Farley and progress of National Men's Roosevelt-For-President Club. Letter, 7 Apr. 1933, from Daniel C. Roper, Washington, D.C., acknowledging his note re Seymour Carroll of South Carolina, expressing apprecation "of the splendid service rendered by the colored people to the National Democratic ticket last Fall," and agreeing to cooperate in any way possible to show this apprecation. Letter, 29 Oct. 1937, Josephus Daniels, Mexico, contributing $25.00 to Tillman Memorial commission in appreciation of Tillman's service on Senate Naval Affairs Committee and his fight to strengthen the navy; and photocopy of letter, 16 Oct. 1940, to Franklin D. Roosevelt, enclosing a memorandum re continuation of the N.Y. World's Fair on the basis that it would relieve tension and contribute to improved business conditions.

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