Papers, 1907-1976 1933-1968.

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Pollard, Violet McDougall, 1889-1977. Papers, 1907-1976 1933-1968.

Papers, 1907-1976 1933-1968.

Papers include correspondence, records, publications, and clippings concerning Democratic Party politics in Virginia and nationally; correspondence, records, and publications pertaining to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and Virginia artists; files on various civic activities; and personal correspondence. Prominent correspondents include Watkins Moorman Abbitt, J. Lindsay Almond, John Stewart Battle, Schuyler Otis Bland, Harry Flood Byrd, Sr., Harry Flood Byrd, Jr., Colgate W. Darden, Westmoreland Davis, Jessie Ball duPont, J. Vaughan Gary, Mills E. Godwin, Jr., Albertis S. Harrison, A. Linwood Holton, Hubert H. Humphrey, Lyndon B. Johnson, John F. Kennedy, James Hubert Price, David E. Satterfield III, George Campbell Peery, John Garland Pollard, William B. Spong, Thomas B. Stanley, E. Lee Trinkle, William M. Tuck.

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Harrison, Albertis S. (Albertis Sydney), 1907-1995

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Davis, Westmoreland, 1859-1942

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Darden, Colgate W. (Colgate Whitehead), 1897-1981

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President of the University of Virginia, 1947-1959; former Governor of Virginia; Lawyer; Farmer; Teacher; Businessman; United States House of Representatives; member of the United States Delegation to the U.N. during the Eisenhower Administration. From the description of Oral history interview of Colgate W. Darden by Ann L. S. Southwell and Michael F. Plunkett [manuscript], [1972?]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647920804 University of Virginia president, Gov...

Trinkle, E. Lee (Elbert Lee), 1876-1939

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Godwin, Mills E. (Mills Edwin), 1914-1999

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Spong, William B. (William Belser), 1920-1997

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Lyndon Baines Johnson was born on August 27, 1908 at Stonewall, Texas. He was the first child of Sam Ealy Johnson, Jr., and Rebekah Baines Johnson, and had three sisters and a brother: Rebekah, Josefa, Sam Houston, and Lucia. In 1913, the Johnson family moved to nearby Johnson City, named for Lyndon''s forebears, and Lyndon entered first grade. On May 24, 1924 he graduated from Johnson City High School. He decided to forego higher education and moved to California with a few friends, where he pe...

Byrd, Harry F. (Harry Flood), 1887-1966

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Theodore Roosevelt Dalton was born 3 July 1901 in Carroll County, Virginia, the son of Currell and Lodoska Maritn Dalton. he received his B.A. from the College of William and Mary as well as his law degree. Dalton was Commonwealth's Attorney for Radford, Virginia and state senator from 1944-1960. He was the Republican Party candidate for governor in 1953 and 1957. Dalton was appointed federal judge for the Western District of Virginia. His adopted son was John N. Dalton who served as governor of...

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Byrd, Harry F., Jr. (Harry Flood), 1914-2013

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Peery, George C. (George Campbell), 1873-1952

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Born in Cedar Bluff, Tazewell County, Virginia on 28 October 1873. Graduate of Emory and Henry College (1894); Washington and Lee University law school (1897); member of U.S. House of Representatives (1923-1929); governor of Virginia (1934-1938). Died in Richlands, Virginia on 14 October 1952. Buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Tazewell County, Virginia. From the description of Papers, 1899-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122465170 ...

Pollard, John Garland, 1871-1937

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Almond, J. Lindsay (James Lindsay), 1898-1986

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Du Pont, Jessie Ball, 1884-1970

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Democratic Party (Va.)

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Tuck, William M. (William Munford), 1896-1983

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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

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Bland, Schuyler Otis, 1872-1950

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Schuyler Otis Bland was born 4 May 1872 in Gloucester County, Va. He attended the College of William and Mary and the University of Virginia Law School. Taught school and practiced law in Newport News, Va. Elected to Congress as a Democrat and served from 1918 until his death 16 February 1950. From the description of Papers, ca. 1875-1950. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 25545517 Schuyler Otis Bland was born 4 May 1872 in Gloucester Co., Va. He attended Co...

Battle, John Stewart, 1890-1972

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Virginia governor. From the description of Letter : Richmond, Va., to McDaniel Lewis, 1952 December 9. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793530 ...

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...

Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Hubert H. Humphrey : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376713 From the description of Reminiscences of Hubert H. Humphrey, Jr. : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100450 Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr. (1911-1978) was a U.S. Senator and Vice President of the United States. He worked as a pharmacist in his fathe...

Pollard, Violet McDougall, 1889-1977.

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Violet McDougall was born 17 July 1889 in Maxville, Ontario, Canada. She was executive secretary to four successive Virginia governors and married Governor John Garland Pollard in 1933. She became active in the Democratic Party in the 1930s and was National Committeewoman for Virginia 1940-1968. She joined the staff of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in 1940, and was associate director 1940s-1956. From the description of Papers, 1907-1976 1933-1968. (College of William & Mary). ...

Price, James H. (James Hubert), 1878-1943

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Satterfield, David Edward, 1920-1988.

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Congressman from Virginia. Born in Richmond, Virginia in 1920. Attended the University of Richmond. Served in the United States Navy, 1942-1945. Member of the Naval Air Force Reserves from 1946. Admitted to the Bar in 1948. Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1950-1953. City of Richmond Councilman, 1954-1956. Member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, 1960-1964. U.S. Representative from Virginia's 3rd district, 1965-1981. Satterfield was a conservative Democrat who opposed ci...

Gary, J. Vaughan (Julian Vaughan), 1892-1973

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