David J. Winton papers, 1929-1973.
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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 ...
The United World Federalists was a non-partisan, non-profit organization with members in forty-eight states. This organization was founded in Asheville, North Carolina on February 23, 1947 as the result of a merger of five existing world government groups: Americans United for World Government; World Federalists, U.S.A.; Student Federalists; Georgia World Citizens Committee; and the Massachusetts Committee for World Federation. The organization became World Federalists, ...
Educator, U.S. representative from Minnesota, U.S. senator from Minnesota, and author. From the description of Papers of Eugene J. McCarthy, 1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064286 Eugene J. McCarthy served as a U.S. Congress member (Democratic Farmer-Labor) from Minnesota's fourth district (1949-1958) and as U.S. senator from Minnesota (1959-1970). He sought the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in 1968 against Lyndon B....
The West Bank Union at the University of Minnesota was established in 1967 to offer services to students. It took until 1980 for the union to have its own space in Willey Hall, including an auditorium and lounge spaces for students. Student services and facilities were established in the newly constructed West Bank Union skyway, which connected Willey and Blegen Halls. From the guide to the West Bank Union papers, circa 1970s-1980s, (University of Minnesota Libraries. University Arch...
The organization retained its original corporate name until 1968, when it was officially changed to Washburn Child Guidance Center. From the description of Asylum records, 1886-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 313871581 The Washburn Memorial Orphan Asylum was founded in Minneapolis (Minn.) in 1883 with a bequeath from the estate of milling magnate Cadwallader Colden Washburn (1818-1882), co-founder of the Washburn-Crosby Co., to build and operate a home to s...
Private American organization to promote American participation in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and other international ties. From the description of Atlantic Council of the United States records, 1950-1986. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754871939 Historical Note: The Atlantic Council of the United States was established in 1961 in Washington, D.C. It is a private American organization which encourages U.S. par...
In 1945, four individuals who had worked on the Manhattan project-John L. Balderston, Jr., Dieter M. Gruen, W.J. McLean, and David B. Wehmeyer-formed a committee and wrote a letter to 154 public figures asking for their opinions about the possibility of the creation of a world government. Over the next year, as the various public figures responded to the letter, the responses were correlated into a report that was released in 1947. From the guide to the Balderston, John L., Jr. Colle...
The collection documents the physical expansion of the University from its earliest period through the acquisition of large tracts of land in the 20th century, including the properties around Carnegie Lake and numerous farms. Early records document transactions with such Princeton University notables as Nathaniel Fitz Randolph, John Witherspoon, Walter Minto, John and Richard Stockton, and John Maclean. For the most part, the papers consist of standard legal documents with detailed descriptions ...
David Judson Winton was born in Wausau, Wisconsin, in 1897, the son of Charles Joel Winton and Helen Smith Winton. His sister, Helen Winton Jones (Mrs. Carl Waring Jones), was born in 1890, and his brother, Charles Joel Winton, Jr., was born in 1899. David Winton married Katherine Decker, daughter of Edward W. Decker, in 1921. Three children were born to them: Margaret (Mrs. Clifford F. Anderson) in 1922; Katherine (Mrs. Rowland Evans) in 1925; and David Michael in 1928. ...
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States of America and one of the largest youth organizations in the United States, with more than 2.4 million youth participants and nearly one million adult volunteers. The BSA was founded in 1910, and since then, more than 110 million Americans have been participants in BSA programs at some time. The BSA is part of the international Scout Movement and became a founding member organization of the World Or...
W. Leland James founded Consolidated Truck Lines in 1929 by merging five trucking firms in the Pacific Northwest into a holding company. Consolidated Truck Lines became Consolidated Freightways, originally based in Portland, Oregon. The organization expanded its routes across the United States and into Canada. By 1956 it had become America's largest carrier company. In September 2002, after more than seventy years of operations, Consolidated Freightways declared bankruptcy. Freightways, organize...
The National Policy Committee was founded in 1935 and dissolved in 1947. From the description of Records of the National Policy Committee (U.S.), 1933-1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77961422 The National Policy Committee (NPC) was founded in 1935 by a group of men and women representing management, labor and the general public, who were interested in promoting discussions on the "due process of policy making which is centrally important to the democratic p...
Outstanding American Field Commander of World War II. From the description of War as I knew it [manuscript], 1947. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648014804 George S. (George Smith) Patton (1885-1945) was born on November 11, 1885 in San Gabriel, California. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1909 and began his career in the United States Army. In 1917, Patton went with John J. (John Joseph) Pershing (1860-1948) and the American Expeditiona...
The Chamber of Commerce of the United States traces its origins to an April 22, 1912, conference of commercial and trade organizations called by President William Howard Taft. The idea was to create an organization that could represent the interests of the business community in Washington. The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America held its first annual meeting on January 21, 1913. During the First World War the Chamber organized more than 400 War Service Co...
Eugenie Moore Anderson was born in 1909 in Adair, Iowa, the daughter of Flora Belle Moore and Methodist minister Ezekiel Arrowsmith Moore. In pursuit of a musical career she studied at Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, and at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa. In 1929 she transferred to Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, where she met John Pierce Anderson from Red Wing, Minnesota. They were married in 1930 and moved to New York City, where Eugenie continued her musica...
Newspaper correspondent, editor, and editorial writer. Abner Carroll Binder was born on February 20, 1896 in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, to James I. and Emma Flohr Binder. Binder began his newspaper career covering labor issues. He helped launch the Minnesota Daily Star, a paper organized by labor unions and non-partisan league farmers. Throughout 1920 he wrote for the Courier News in Fargo, North Dakota and for the Federated Press, a co-operative, labor oriented newsga...
Andersen is a former governor of the state of Minnesota, 1961- 1963. From the description of Oral history interview with Elmer L. Andersen, 1978 Feb. 9. (Minnesota Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 32747905 Andy Warhol was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1928. He studied commercial art at the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh, graduating in 1949. After graduation, Warhol went to New York where he worked as an illustrator for magazines such as ...
The War Resources Board was established August 9, 1939, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as a civilian advisory group to collaborate with the Joint Army and Navy Munitions Board in formulating economic mobilization policies. It was abolished November 24, 1939. The Advisory Commission to the World War I Council of National Defense was revived, May 29, 1940. Three of its functional divisions (Industrial Production, Industrial Materials, and Labor), responsible for the stockpiling and delivery o...