John A. Blatnik Congressional papers, 1889-1991 (bulk 1947-1974).
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John Anton Blatnik (August 17, 1911 – December 17, 1991) was a United States Congressman from Minnesota. He was a member of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL), which is affiliated with the Democratic Party. Blatnik graduated from Winona State College in 1935 after which he became an educational advisor for the Superior National Forest Civilian Conservation Corps (1935-1937), taught chemistry at Chisholm High School (1937-1939), and served as Saint Louis County Assistant Superin...
Idaho became a state on July 3, 1890 with post offices being established as early as 1876. From the guide to the Franklin County, Idaho Post Office Location Records, 1876-1945, (Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives) These photographs document Region 4, started in 1910, of the US Forest Service, covering Utah, Nevada, Southern Idaho, and Western Wyoming. From the guide to the US Forest Service Photograph Collection., 19...
Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr. (May 27, 1911 – January 13, 1978) was an American politician who served as the 38th vice president of the United States from 1965 to 1969. He twice served in the United States Senate, representing Minnesota from 1949 to 1964 and 1971 to 1978. He was the Democratic Party's nominee in the 1968 presidential election, losing to Republican nominee Richard Nixon. Born in Wallace, South Dakota, Humphrey attended the University of Minnesota. At one point he helped run his ...
James L. Oberstar was born September 10, 1934 in Chisholm, Minnesota. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul in 1956, with a Baccalaureate of Art in French and political science. He continued with school overseas, completing a Master of Art in European Studies at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium (1957). After graduation, Oberstar worked as a Navy civilian English language teacher for Haitian military personnel, and taught Frenc...
Minnesota's Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) was officially formed on April 15, 1944, the result of a merger of the existing Democratic Party and the Farmer-Labor Party. Although the two entities had competed vigorously throughout their pasts, they had been brought into closer harmony through their mutual support of New Deal programs, through Popular Front collaborations during World War II, and through a realistic acceptance of the fact that they were effectively splitting the s...
Nick (Nicholas Joseph) Begich (1932-1972) was born and raised in Minnesota. In the mid 1950s he moved to Anchorage, Alaska, where he worked in education and education administration. He was elected to two terms in the Alaska State Senate (1963-1971). In 1970 he won election as a Democrat to the U.S. House of Representatives and began his service as Alaska's congressman on January 3rd 1971. He disappeared while on a campaign flight from Anchorage to Juneau, Alaska, October 16th 1972. ...
Bills of the 96th Congress to provide for temporary increases in the public debt limit, and for other purposes. From the description of Public debt legislation, 96th Congress : legislative history of public debt legislation, 1979-1980. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 243776779 Bill of the 96th Congress to impose a windfall profit tax on domestic crude oil, and for other purposes. From the description of Crude oil windfall profit tax act of 1980 ...
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...