J. Arthur Younger papers, 1951-1968.

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J. Arthur Younger papers, 1951-1968.

Correspondence, drafts, documents, and printed reference material which forms a written record of ten years in the United States House of Representatives. Covers almost every aspect of a Congressman's life and duties -- elections, House rules, procedure, committee activity, public and private bills, public opinion, constituents, public and obligatory appearances at Washington and California events.

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Peace Corps (U.S.)

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The Peace Corps was established by Executive Order 10924, issued by President John F. Kennedy on March 1, 1961, announced by televised broadcast March 2, 1961, and authorized by Congress on September 22, 1961, with passage of the Peace Corps Act (Public Law 87-293). Since 1961, over 200,000 Americans have joined the Peace Corps and have served in 139 countries. From the guide to the Brown University Peace Corps files, 1965-1967, (John Hay Library Special Collections) The Pea...

Drumright, Everett F., 1906-

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Aandahl, Fredrick

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McCauley, William

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Laird, Melvin R.

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Melvin Robert Laird (b. 1922) was a U.S. Representative from Wisconsin, January 3, 1953 to his resignation on January 21, 1969 to become Secretary of Defense. He served as Secretary of Defense from 1969 until January 29, 1973. He was domestic advisor to President Nixon from 1973 to 1974, and after 1974 he served as senior counsellor for national and international affairs for the Reader's Digest Association. From the description of Laird, Melvin R. (Melvin Robert), 1922- (U.S. Nationa...

California State Chamber of Commerce

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Baldwin, John F., 1915-1966

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John Finley Baldwin, Jr. served as Representative for the 14th district (Contra Costa County) in the 84th through 89th Congresses (1955-1966). He was a 1935 graduate of the University of California. From the description of John F. Baldwin papers, 1954-1967. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 773575701 ...

Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

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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...

Bunker, Ellsworth, 1894-1984

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Ambassador. From the description of Reminiscences of Ellsworth Bunker : oral history, 1973. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131282 From the description of Reminiscences of Ellsworth Bunker :koral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309722384 ...

Wirtz, Willard, 1912-2010

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Government executive. From the description of Reminiscences of William Willard Wirtz : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122343066 ...

Thomas, Charles Sparks

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Charles Sparks Thomas was born in Independence, Missouri and he attended the University of California, Berkeley and Cornell University. Thomas was President of Foreman & Clark, Inc., a men's clothing chain, between 1937 and 1953. During World War II, he served in the administration of the Navy Department. In 1954 Thomas became undersecretary of the Navy, then secretary of the Navy between 1954 and 1957. He returned to business as president of TWA in 1958 and became president of The Irvine Co...

Gubser, Charles Samuel, 1916-

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Charles Samuel Gubser was born in Gilroy, California, February 1, 1916. He graduated from the University of California in 1937, attended graduate school for two years, and then taught for four years. He served in the state assembly in 1951 and 1952. Gubser served in the United States Congress from 1953 to his resignation in 1974. After leaving Congress Gubser moved to Monument, Colorado, where he now resides. From the description of The Congressional papers of California Congressman ...

Romney, George W., 1907-1995

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Romney Associates was the unit established by George Romney and his campaign staff in his quest of the Republican nomination for President in 1968. This unit was responsible for research, speech writing, press and public relations, scheduling and travel arrangements, and responding to the governor's out-of-state correspondence. From the description of George W. Romney/Romney Associates subgroup, 1963-1968 (bulk 1967-1968). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 79295968 ...

United States Information Agency

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Sterling, J. E. Wallace (John Ewart Wallace), 1906-1985

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J. E. Wallace Sterling was president of Stanford University from 1949 to 1968. During his 19 years in office, Stanford's endowment nearly doubled, the faculty increased 170 percent, graduate programs were improved, major building plans were completed, the Medical School was moved to campus from San Francisco, and the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center was built. After his retirement in 1968, Sterling was named University Chancellor. From the description of J. E. Wallace Sterling Spee...

Stanford university

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Stanford entered into a research project with the National Iranian Radio and Television agency in 1974 to study and recommend a satellite-based communication system for Iran and how to utilize it for Iran's educational radio and television. From the description of Stanford NIRT project records, 1974-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510722 The Leland Stanford Junior University was established in 1885 in memory of Leland Stanford Jr., the only child of Senator and Mrs. ...

Henderson, Joseph L., P.E.

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Ball, Robert M., 1914-

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United States. Navy

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Built and launched at New York Navy Yard; commissioned Nov. 12, 1944; scraped in 1993. Served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. From the description of USS Bon Homme Richard (CV/CVA-31) photograph collection 1944-1971. (The Mariners' Museum Library). WorldCat record id: 41657866 The federal government decided in 1941 to send Supply Corps personnel to Harvard Business School for training in the business of equipping the Navy. This was effected by a transfer...

Kuchel, Thomas H., 1910-

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Dolwig, Richard J., 1908-

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Richard J. Dolwig was California State Senator, 1956-1970, and State Assemblyman, 1946-1956. From the description of Oral history interview with Richard J. Dolwig, 1987. Transcript. / by Carole Hicke, University of California, Berkeley for the State Government Oral History Program, California State Archives. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122288398 From the description of Oral history interview with Richard J. Dolwig : oral history transcript / By Carole Hicke, Regional Oral...

Hale, Robert F.

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Hosmer, Craig, 1915-

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United States. International Cooperation Administration

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Stanton, Frank, 1908-2006

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Broadcast executive. From the description of Frank Stanton papers, 1908-2006 (bulk 1926-1979). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 726696065 Broadcasting executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Frank Stanton : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158389 From the description of Reminiscences of Frank Stanton : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 1...

United States. Small Business Administration

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Since 1963 the President of the United States has designated a week in May as national Small Business Week. During Small Business Week awards are presented to outstanding entrepreneurs and small business advocates at the state and national levels. The annual Small Business Person of the Year is selected on the basis of such factors as sales growth, employment expansion, financial strength, response to adversity, and community involvement. Small Business Persons of the Ye...

Hoover, J.Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972

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Director of the FBI. From the description of Typed letter signed : Washington, D.C., to Arthur William Brown, 1941 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269555861 John Edgar Hoover (1895-1972) served from 1924 to 1972 as the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). As its first director, Hoover molded the FBI into his image of a modern police force. He promoted scientific investigation of crime, the collection and analysis of fingerprints and the hiring and ...

Harlow, Bryce Nathaniel, 1916-

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Bryce Nathaniel Harlow (1916-1987) was raised in Oklahoma City. Interested in public service, he attended the University of Oklahoma to study political science, graduating with a B.A. degree and a Phi Beta Kappa key in 1936. Harlow continued his studies at the University of Texas, where he served as a graduate assistant in 1937. In 1938 Harlow left the southwest for Washington, D.C., and secured a job as an assistant librarian in the House of Representatives. In 1940, with war approaching, he le...

Murphy, George, 1902-1992

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United States. Federal Trade Commission.

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Kerr, Clark, 1911-2003

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Clark Kerr was born in Reading, Pennsylvania on May 17, 1911 to Samuel W. and Caroline (Clark) Kerr. He married Catherine (Kitty) Spaulding in Los Angeles, California in 1934, and they had three children: Clark Edgar, Alexander William, and Caroline Mary. Kerr died in 2003, in El Cerrito, California, shortly after completing his memoirs, The Gold and the Blue: A Personal Memoir of the University of California, 1949-1967. Kerr received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1932 from Swarthmore Colleg...

Kelly, Joseph I. (Joseph Ignatius), -1913

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Hagerty, James C. (James Campbell), 1909-1981

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James C. Hagerty (1909-1981) was the Executive Assistant Press Secretary to New York Governor Thomas E. Dewey from 1943 to 1952. He served as President Eisenhower's Press Secretary from 1953 to 1961. From the description of Hagerty, James C. (James Campbell), 1909-1981 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10567743 Journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of James C. Hagerty : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of N...