Legislative files, 1941-1954.


Maybank, Burnet R. (Burnet Rhett), 1899-1954. Legislative files, 1941-1954.

Legislative files, 1941-1954.

The collection consists of correspondence and other materials relating to legislation, public policy, and specific government agencies. It includes copies of bills, resolutions, and official and constituent correspondence. The Maybank papers include information on the management of the United States' economy during World War II and the Korean War, the use of German prisoner of war labor in South Carolina, public opinion concerning the firing of General Douglas MacArthur by President Harry S. Truman, the nomination of J. Waties Waring to the judiciary, and the end of the "All-White" Democratic Primary in South Carolina. The collection also includes information on the Rural Electrification Project; agriculture in South Carolina; the Democratic National Convention of 1944 and the Progressive Democratic Party; the Presidential election of 1948 and the candidacy of J. Strom Thurmond for the States' Rights Party; and other issues that affected South Carolina and the nation between 1941 and 1954. The Maybank papers includes correspondence with or concerning state and national leaders such as J. Strom Thurmond, J. Waties Waring, Olin D. Johnston, Ellison D. "Cotton Ed" Smith, Edgar Brown, John H. McCray, J. Edgar Hoover, Harry S. Truman, and James F. Byrnes.

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MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964

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General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (26 January 1880 – 5 April 1964) was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 1930s and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War II. He received the Medal of Honor for his service in the Philippines campaign, which made him and his father Arthur MacArthur Jr. the first father and son to be awarded the medal. He was one of only five to rise to the ...

Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003

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James Strom Thurmond Sr. (December 5, 1902 – June 26, 2003) was an American military officer and politician who served for 48 years as a United States Senator from South Carolina. He ran for president in 1948 as the Dixiecrat candidate on a States' rights platform supporting racial segregation. He received 2.4% of the popular vote and 39 electoral votes, failing to defeat Harry Truman. Thurmond represented South Carolina in the United States Senate from 1954 until 2003, at first as a Southern De...

Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968

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Judge. From the description of Reminiscences of Julius Waties Waring : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309728157 Federal judge, lawyer, and civil rights advocate; of Charleston, S.C. From the description of Letter, 1921 May 24, Charleston, S.C., to Julian Mitchell, Charleston, S.C. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 54862038 From the description of Letter, 1935 Apr. 27, Charleston, S...

Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884, the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen (Young) Truman. The family, which soon included another boy, Vivian, and a girl, Mary Jane moved several times during Truman''s childhood and youth - first, in 1887, to a farm near Grandview, then, in 1890, to Independence, and finally, in 1902, to Kansas City. He attended public schools in Independence, graduating from high school in 1901. After leaving school, he worked briefly as a ti...

Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1882-1972

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James F. Byrnes was born on May 2, 1882, in Charleston, South Carolina, to Elizabeth McSweeney and James Byrnes. On May 2, 1906, he married Maude Busch, who was born in Aiken, SC, on October 22, 1883. Byrnes was elected Court Solicitor of the Second District in 1908; U.S. Congressman from 1911-1925; U.S. Senator from 1931-1941. He was appointed to serve as a Justice of U.S. Supreme Court 1941-1942. He also served as Director of the Office of Economic Stabilization, 1942; Director of the Office o...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations

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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 ...

Maybank, Burnet R. (Burnet Rhett), 1899-1954

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U.S. Senator, 1941-1954, and governor of S.C., 1939-1941; Democrat; born in Charleston, S.C.; served in U.S. Navy during World War I; mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1931-38; married, in 1923, to Elizabeth de Rossett Myers (d. 1947) and, in 1948, to Mary Randolph Pelzer Cecil; father of Burnet Rhett Maybank (b.1924). From the description of Scrapbook, 1947-1950. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 64576774 Burnet R. Maybank was elected to the United States Senate ...

Democratic Party (U.S.)

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McCray, John Henry, 1910-1987.

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African-American journalist and political activist, of Columbia, and Charleston, S.C.; born in Youngstown, Fla., McCray moved with his family to South Carolina at the age of six and grew up in the Lincolnville area of Charleston County, S.C. From the description of John Henry McCray papers, 1929-1989. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 30339309 ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking and Currency

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Smith, Ellison DuRant, 1866-1944

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Progressive Democratic Party.

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States' Rights Democratic Party

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Johnston, Olin D. (Olin Dewitt), 1896-1965

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Series documenting Johnston's interactions with the media as both candidate and incumbent during political campaigns and serivice in office. From the description of Media series, 1955-1964. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 37539301 Governor of South Carolina, 1935-1939, and 1943 until his resignation, 3 Jan. 1945; U.S. Senator from 1944 until his death in 1965. From the description of Olin D. Johnston papers, 1923-1965. (University of South Car...

Brown, Edgar A. (Edgar Allan), 1888-1975

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South Carolina State Representative, 1921-1926; South Carolina State Senator, 1928-1972, President Pro Tempore and chairman Senate Finance Committee, 1942-1972. Clemson University trustee, 1934-1975. From the description of Edgar Brown papers. 1911-1975 : 1950-1972. (Clemson University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 23745990 Member, South Carolina General Assembly, serving Barnwell County as Representative (1921-1928) and Senator (1929-1972); President Pro Tempore of Senate...