Scrapbooks of Harry Flood Byrd,1897-1927 (bulk 1921-1927).

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Byrd, Harry Flood, 1887-1966. Scrapbooks of Harry Flood Byrd,1897-1927 (bulk 1921-1927).

Scrapbooks of Harry Flood Byrd,1897-1927 (bulk 1921-1927).

Scrapbooks of Harry F. Byrd, Sr., contain newsclippings, programs, correspondence, pamphlets and miscellany relating to his early career. Some material pertinent to his father Richard Evelyn Byrd, and his brothers Richard E. Byrd and Thomas Bolling Byrd is also included. Specific topics include the appointment of Judge William F. Rhea to the State Corporation Commission; the murder trial of Robert O. Garrett; Tom Byrd's World War I service; and Richard E. Byrd's souvenirs from the American Commission to Negotiate Peace. Also the Virginia Democratic Paraty; the Federal Fuel Administration; the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company; the 1919 Virginia Senate race; the Valley Turnpike Company; the Virginia State Highway Dept.; taxation in Virginia; the 1925 gubernatorial race; Byrd's term as governor of Virginia; and Al Smith the 1928 Democratic presidential nomination.

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