Lawrence L. Farrell papers, 1935-1971.


Lawrence L. Farrell papers, 1935-1971.

Materials concerning Michigan Democratic politics, particularly the elections of 1948 and 1952, his work for the W.P.A. and O.P.A. and his interest in the Michigan Children's Aid Society. Correspondents include: John B. Bennett, Fred Bradley, Prentiss M. Brown, Philip A. Hart, Frank E. Hook, Neil Staebler, Murray D. Van Wagoner, and G. Mennen Williams.

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