Claudia Hall collection.


Claudia Hall collection.

This collection consists of various newspaper and magazine articles and photographs relating primarily to Governor G. Mennen Williams of Michigan; and also includes some information on Senator Philip Hart of Michigan, Frank Blackford, and the John Glenn space shot of 1962. The materials in the collection date from 1949 to 1962. The materials regarding Blackford, head of the Liquor Control Commission and State Insurance Commission under Gov. Williams, concern charges of government graft and a speech of Blackford before the Michigan Dept. of Insurance concerning his resignation. The materials of Sen. Hart include newspaper clippings about him and photographs of his family.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7443411

State Archive of Michigan

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Blackford, Frank. (person)

Michigan. Governor (1949-1960 : Williams) (corporateBody)

Williams, G. Mennen, 1911-1988 (person)

Governor of Michigan (1949-1960), and Justice of the Supreme Court of Michigan (1970- ). From the description of Gerhard M. Williams papers, 1949-1960 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 495705218 Michigan Democratic Governor, 1949-1960; Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, 1961-1966; U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines, 1967-1969; Michigan Supreme Court justice, 1970-1987. From the description of G. Mennen Williams papers, 1883-1988. (Unive...

Glenn, John, 1921-2016 (person)

John Herschel Glenn, Jr. (b. July 18, 1921, Cambridge, Guernsey County-d. December 8, 2016, Columbus, Ohio), astronaut and U.S. Senator from Ohio. He attended public schools of New Concord, Ohio, and later graduated from Muskingum College. Glenn served in the United States Marine Corps from 1942 to 1965, and was later a test pilot and joining the United States space program in 1959. He was selected as one of the original seven Mercury astronauts. In February 1962, Glenn became the first American...

Friendship 7 (Spacecraft) (corporateBody)

Hart, Philip W (person)

Project Mercury (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Project Mercury was the first human spaceflight program of the United States, running from 1958 through 1963. An early highlight of the Space Race, its goal was to put a man into Earth orbit and return him safely, ideally before the Soviet Union. Taken over from the U.S. Air Force by the newly created civilian space agency NASA, it conducted twenty unmanned developmental flights (some using animals), and six successful flights by astronauts. The astronauts were collectively known as the "Mercury...

Hall, Claudia. (person)