Democratic Party of Michigan records, 1949-[ongoing].


Democratic Party of Michigan records, 1949-[ongoing].

Files of state chairs, Neil Staebler, John J. Collins, Zolton Ferency, Sander Levin, James McNeely, Morley Winograd, Olivia Maynard, Richard Wiener, and F. Thomas LeWand; files of deputy state chair, Billie S. Farnum, vice chairs Adelaide Hart and Olivia Maynard, and vice chair Robert Mitchell; files relating to state constitutional convention, and to state and national political campaigns, since 1950; sound recordings and photographs.

88 linear ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 7360921

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