Tom Wallace papers, 1925-1960.

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Wallace, Tom, 1874-1961. Tom Wallace papers, 1925-1960.

Tom Wallace papers, 1925-1960.

Collection includes the accumulated correspondence, speeches, reports, articles, and other materials of Tom Wallace, editor of the Louisville Times from 1930 to 1948. The bulk of the material concerns Wallace's interests in conservation, Latin American relations, and jounalism, although there is ample material regarding World War II, race relations, and 20th century Louisville history as well. Correspondents of note include: prominent conservationists, secretaries of the interior, directors of the National Park Service, members of congress, journalists, and local and national politicians. The collection is arranged chronologically and a detailed calendar/finding aid is available.

23 cubic feet.

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George Catlett Marshall (b. December 31, 1880, Uniontown, Pennsylvania-d. October 16, 1959, Washington, D.C.), had a long and auspicious career in the United States (U.S.) Army and to the United States. He graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1901 and served his country as U.S. Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense, Envoy to China, Army Chief of Staff, and as President of the American Red Cross. Marshall, America's first five-star general, was born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, ...

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Sweetser, Arthur, 1888-1968

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Arthur Sweetser was born on July 16, 1888, in Boston, Mass., to M. Foster Sweetser and Edith Ashton Balch. Prepared at the Boston Latin School, he received his Harvard AB in 1911 and his AM in 1912. After graduation, Sweetser worked as a newspaper reporter. He married Ruth Gregory on Jun 19, 1915; together they had five children. During World War I, he served in the American Air Force. After the war, Sweetser began working for the League of Nations in Geneva. Resigned after the beginning of Worl...

Willis, Simeon S., 1879-1965

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Simeon Willis, governor of Kentucky during 1943-47, was born in Lawrence County, Ohio, in 1879, to John H. and Abigail Slavens Wills. His family moved to Greenup County, Kentucky, around 1889. Willis studied law under private tutors and eventually becam a lawyer and opened a practice in Ashland at the turn of the century. He married Idah Lee Millis of Cattlesburg, Kentucky on April 14, 1920. They had one daughter, Sally Lesley Willis, who married Lt. Henry Meigs II on December 30, 1944 and had o...

Tennessee Valley authority

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The TVA was created in 1933 when President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an act creating a federal agency to develop the Tennessee Valley region, then suffering from soil depletion, flood damage, and economic depression. Fifty years later, over 30 electricity-producing dams controlled the Tennessee and its tributaries, and a navigation channel had been created from Paducah, Ky., to Knoxville, Tenn. In addition TVA had carried out programs to prevent pollution, improve forest and farm management, ...

United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation

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The FBI established this classification when it assumed responsibility for ascertaining the protection capabilities and weaknesses of defense plants. Each plant survey was a separate case file, with the survey, supplemental surveys, and all communications dealing with a plant insofar as plant protection was concerned, filed together. On June 1, 1941, and January 5, 1942, the Navy and Army, respectively, assumed responsibility for surveying defense plants in which they had interests. Thereafter, ...

American Forestry Association.

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Du Pont, Francis Victor, 1894-1962

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Francis Victor du Pont was born on May 28, 1894, the eldest son of T. Coleman du Pont and Alice du Pont, and died on May 20, 1962. He was a civil engineer and political figure in Delaware and Maryland. From the description of Francis Victor du Pont family papers, 1804-1961 [bulk, 1915-1960]. (Hagley Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 775008334 ...

Inter-American Press Association

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National Conference on State Parks

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McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957

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Trujillo Molina, Rafael Leónidas, 1891-1961

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Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina (b. 24 October 1891, San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic–d., 30 May 1961, Ciudad Trujillo, Dominican Republic)was a notorious president of the Dominican Republic. He joined the National Guard in 1918 and was promoted from cadet to general and commander-in chief of the Army in only nine years. During the rebellion against Pres. Horacio Vásquez in 1930, Trujillo cut a deal with rebel leader in order to run for president. He won the presidency in 1930 with 99% of the v...

Sulzberger, Arthur Hays, 1891-1968

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Publisher and President of the New York Times Company. From the description of Papers, 1935-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155540220 ...

Garzon, Julio.

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Gannett, Frank E. (Frank Ernest), 1876-1957

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While a student at Cornell University, Frank Gannett worked as a reporter for the ITHACA JOURNAL, correspondent for newspapers in other cities, and editor of the CORNELL DAILY SUN. He accompanied the first United States Commission to the Philippines as secretary to its chairman, Jacob Gould Schurman, then President of Cornell. Returning to Ithaca, New York in 1900, he worked for the ITHACA DAILY NEWS and the CORNELL ALUMNI NEWS. He also worked for a time in New York City and Pittsbu...

Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)

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The Civilian Conservation Corps, a federal agency, was created as part of the New Deal in 1935. From the description of Civilian Conservation Corps photograph collection [graphic]. 1936. (Santa Fe Public Library). WorldCat record id: 38548415 On March 31, 1933, congress passed the Emergency Conservation Work Act, creating the Civilian Conservation Corps. On April 5, the president appointed Robert Fechner of Tennessee as Director of Emergency Conservation Work. Fechner, a vic...

Doering, Otto C. (Otto Charles)

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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

University of Louisville

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Cosmos Club (Washington, D.C.)

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Long, Huey Pierce, 1893-1935

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Huey Long Pierce, Louisiana governor and United States senator, was born 30 August 1893, near Winnfield, Winn Parish, Louisiana, and died 10 September 1935. He studied law and practiced in Winnfield after 1915; served as Louisiana public service commissioner (1921-1926); was elected governor of Louisiana (1928); was elected to the United States Senate (1930); and organized the Share-Our-Wealth Society (1934) for which he had national support. On 8 September 1935 he was shot by Dr. Carl A. Weiss ...

Defenders of Furbearers

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American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society

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Founded in 1895 by conservationist and New York City civic leader Andrew H. Green (1820-1903), the Society's purpose was to protect scenic and historic sites. It acted as a custodian for several New York State parks and historic sites, and as an advocate for numerous other sites located largely in New York State, but also included sites throughout the United States and Europe. From the description of American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society records, ...

Callahan, Patrick Henry, 1866-1940

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Patrick Henry Callahan was born in Cleveland, October 15, 1866. He worked in the varnish manufacturing industry, first in Cleveland, later with the Louisville Varnish Company in Kentucky. In addition, Callahan was involved in several organizations, such as the Catholic Industrial Conference and the National Catholic Charities Conference. Callahan was also involved in other causes, many of these relating to his support of the Prohibition (or Eighteenth) Amendment. He died February 4, 1940. ...

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 ...

Southern Newspaper Publishers Association

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The Southern Newspaper Publishers Association (SNPA), was founded in 1903 with the purpose of advancing the welfare of member newspapers. SNPA serves its more than 400 members in 14 states by acting as a clearinghouse for information relevant to Southern newspapers, sponsoring annual and special topic meetings, and publishing various newsletters. From the guide to the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association Records, 1903-1985, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. ...

Louisville Conference of Christians and Jews.

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Chapman, Oscar L. (Oscar Littleton), 1896-1978

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Oscar L. Chapman (b. 1896) was the Secretary of the Interior from 1949 to 1953. Chapman died in 1978. From the description of Chapman, Oscar L. (Oscar Littleton), 1896-1978 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10571795 Lawyer and secretary of the Dept. of the Interior. From the description of Papers, 1931-1952. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70943865 ...

Colorado River Storage Project (U.S.)

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Wirth, Conrad Louis, 1899-1993

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Government executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Conrad Louis Wirth : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527269 ...

Handel, Leo A.

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Bullitt, Thomas W. (Thomas Walker), 1914-1991.

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Turck, Charles Joseph, 1890-1989

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Byrd, Robert c.

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Robert Byrd was born in Atlantic City in 1942. He attended Trenton Junior College in 1963. He earned a BFA at the Philedelphia Museum College of Art in 1966. He became an instructor in illustrating in 1976. He also became a children's book illustrator and later an author. Biographical Source: Something About of the Author, v. 112, pp. 44-45. From the description of Robert Byrd Papers no date. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 475473333 From the guid...

Mather, Stephen Tyng, 1867-1930

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Biographical Sketch Stephen Tyng Mather, first director of the U.S. National Park Service, was born in San Francisco on July 4, 1867. Here he attended the Boys High School, and went on to the University of California at Berkeley, graduating in 1887. His interest in journalism led to his first job as a cub reporter on the New York Sun in September of that year. He left this employment shortly after his marriage to Jane Thacker Floy in 1893 to ...

Nye, Gerald Prentice, 1892-1971

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Gerald Prentice Nye (1892-1971), newspaper editor and business management consultant, was a U.S. Senator from North Dakota from 1925 to 1945. From the description of Nye, Gerald Prentice, 1892-1971 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581564 ...

Darling, Jay N. (Jay Norwood), 1876-1962

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Journalist and tireless advocate for preservation of the environment, Jay N. "Ding" Darling (1876-1962) spent the majority of his career working as an editorial cartoonist for the Des Moines Register. Twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize for syndicated editorial cartoons he drew almost daily between 1900 and 1949, in 1934-1935 he headed what is now the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, created the Federal Duck Stamp Program which has since restored thousands of acres of wet lands, and in 1936 founded ...

Bonus Expeditionary Forces

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Andrews, W. L. (William Linton), 1886-1972.

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Hammon, Stratton O. (Stratton Owen), 1904-1997

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Hammon was an architect in Louisville, Ky. for over fifty years. He was also an officer in the Army Corps of Engineers and the Museums, Fine Arts and Archives Division of the Allied Forces during World War II. From the description of Hammon, Stratton Owen, 1904-1997 1929-1996 Papers. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 48985529 ...

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Association.

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Ackerman, Carl W. (Carl William), 1890-1970

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Journalist, educator, and public relations consultant. From the description of Carl W. Ackerman papers, 1833-1970 (bulk 1931-1956). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979841 Biographical Note 1890, Jan. 16 Born, Richmond, Ind. 1911 A.B., Earlham College, Richmond, Ind. ...

United States., Department of the Intérior

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The Alaska Public Works Program was authorized during the 81st Congress through the Alaska Public Works Act, Public Law 264. The Act authorized the General Services Administration to construct public works in Alaska, at a total cost of $70 million, then to sell them to the Territory of Alaska or other public bodies in Alaska at a purchase price that would recover approximately 50% of the total estimated cost. The authority, set to expire June 30, 1955, was extended to June 30, 1959. The program ...

Furman, Lucy S.

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Author and settlement worker. Born 1869; died 1958. From the description of Lucy S. Furman papers, 1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450369 ...

Sigma Delta Chi

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The Awgwan started publication in 1913 as a humour magazine for the University of Nebraska campus. The publication included articles and cartoons, poetry, short quips, quotations on students, football, homecoming, professors, classes, alumni, and society. Each issue included an editorial. The Awgwan was published first by a small group of students, who later called themselves the Helmet and Quill Society. With the publication of Volume 5, Sigma Delta Chi, the local chapter of a professional jour...

Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970

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American novelist. From the description of One Man's Initiation, 1917, 1968-1969. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937079 American author, From the description of State of the nation [manuscript], 1944. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647807708 American author. From the description of Screenplay by John Dos Passos [manuscript], 1934 October 15. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647830975 F...

Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955

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Cordell Hull was a Tennessee state representative (1893-1897), a judge of the fifth judicial circuit of Tennessee (1903-1906), U.S. Representative for Tennessee (1907-1921, 1923-1931), chairman of the Democratic National Executive Committee (1921-1924), U.S. Senator for Tennessee (1931-1933), Secretary of State in the Cabinet of President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1944), and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945. From the description of Cordell Hull letter, 1941 Dec. 12. (Loui...

Stahlman, James Geddes, 1893-

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Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946

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First director, United States Forest Service (1905). He changed the name of protected "forest preserves" to "national forests" and advocated a controversial "wise use" policy for the resources of the national forests, whereby a greater use of forest resources, such as tree harvests and grazing rights could be permitted. From the description of Correspondence, 1905-1945. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 40804560 Forester and governor of Pennsylvania. F...

Albright, Horace M. (Horace Marden), 1890-1987

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Second director of U.S. National Park Service, 1929-1933; conservationist, industrialist. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1949-1951. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122526451 Conservationist. From the description of Reminiscences of Horace Marden Albright : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309720604 From the description of Reminiscences of Ho...

Miller, Neville, 1894-1977

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Neville Miller (1894-1977) was the son of Shackelford Miller, Chief Justice of the Kentucky Court of Appeals, and his wife Mary. He attended Louisville Male High School before he earned his bachelor's degree at Princeton in 1916 and his law degree from Harvard Law School in 1920. He became first dean of the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville in 1930. He was mayor of Louisville from 1933 to 1937. In 1945, Miller opened a private law practice in Washington, D.C. ...

Wetherby, Lawrence W. (Lawrence Winchester), 1908-

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Governor. Born in Middletown, Ky., Wetherby was elected Lieutenant Governor of Ky. in 1947, and became the state's 48th Governor in 1950 when Governor Clements was elected to the U.S. Senate. The following year, Wetherby was elected to a full term, during which time he encouraged public education, conservation measures, and mental health reforms. The U.S. Supreme Court's decision on school desegregation in 1954 was supported by Wetherby. In 1956 Wetherby was defeated in ...

Americas Foundation

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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, established by Andrew Carnegie in 1910, is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing cooperation between nations and promoting active international engagement by the United States. Carnegie selected 28 trustees who were leaders in American business and public life; among them were Harvard University president Charles W. Eliot; philanthropist Robert S. Brookings; former Ambassador to Great Britain Joseph H. Choate; former Secretary of Sta...

Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952

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Lawyer and U.S. secretary of the interior. From the description of Harold L. Ickes papers, 1815-1969 (bulk 1933-1951). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980130 Harold Ickes (1874-1952) was a United States administrator and politician. He served as Secretary of the Interior for 13 years, from 1933 to 1946, the longest tenure of anyone to hold the office, and afterwards he became a syndicated columnist writing on political topics. From the guide to the Harold Ickes ...

Leopold, Aldo, 1886-1948

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Leopold was born in Burlington, Iowa and received a Master of Forestry degree from Yale University. In 1909 he joined the U.S. Forest Service and from 1914-1924 he supervised national forests in Arizona and New Mexico. He established the first wilderness area in the Gila National Forest, New Mexico and was a founder of The Wilderness Society. In 1933, he accepted the chair of Game Management at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where he taught until his death on April 21, 1948. F...

Bullitt, Wm. Marshall (William Marshall), 1873-

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McKay, Douglas, 1893-1959

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A descendant of Oregon pioneers, Oregon Governor James Douglas McKay (he later dropped the first name) was born in Portland, Oregon, on June 24, 1893, the son of E.D. and Minnie A. Musgrove McKay. He was elected mayor of Salem in 1932. In January 1934, Douglas McKay announced his candidacy for the State Legislature as a Senator from Marion County. He was elected for the terms 1935-1937, 1939-1941, 1943-1945, and after World War II service, for 1945-1947. McKay was elected governor of Oregon in 1...

Flint, Farris, 1900-1995.

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Shivers, Allan, 1907-1985

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Schwellenbach, Lewis B. (Lewis Baxter), 1894-1948

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United States Senator and Secretary of Labor. From the description of Social invitations, 1936-1948. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29853954 Lewis Baxter Schwellenbach was born in 1894 in Superior, Wisconsin. In 1902, his family moved to Spokane, Washington. He graduated from the law school of the University of Washington in 1917. During the First World War he served from 1918, as a private in the Twelfth Regiment, United States Infantry, until discharged...

Mundt, Karl E. (Karl Earl), 1900-1974

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Bingham, Robert Worth, 1871-1937

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Lawyer, politician, mayor of Louisville (Ky.), owner of the Courier-Journal, Ambassador to the Court of St. James, 1933-1937. From the description of Added papers, 1894-1944 1895-1913. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46726230 Lawyer, mayor of Louisville, judge, newspaper publisher, and ambassador. From the description of Robert Worth Bingham : papers, 1876-1982 (bulk 1899-1910). (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46726232 ...

Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944

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Smith served as New York State Governor from 1924 to 1928. In 1928 he ran an unsuccessful campaign for President of the United States. From the description of Papers, 1919-1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122486885 Political leader in New York State. Smith was Governor of New York, 1918-1920, 1922-1928. From the description of Papers, 1897-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155489733 ...

Lonergan, Augustine, 1874-1947

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Du Pont, T. Coleman (Thomas Coleman), 1863-1930

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In 1902 the control of the hundred year old Du Pont Company passed into the hands of three younger du Pont cousins, T. Coleman, Pierre S., and Alfred I.T. Coleman du Pont, who became president after the 1902 incorporation, had spent the previous two decades involved in the coal, iron, and street railway industries of Kentucky and Western Pennsylvania. His major investment was in The Johnson Company of Johnstown, Pa., and Lorain, Ohio, to which he introduced modern engineering principles and mana...

Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956

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U.S. senator from Kentucky. From the description of Letters, 1939 Feb. 5-March 10, Washington D.C., to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904115 U.S. Senator from Kentucky and Vice President of the United States under Harry Truman. From the description of Alben William Barkley : papers, 1916-1952. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46719678 Alben W. Barkley, was a United States Senator, 1927-1949 and vice-...

Chandler, Happy, 1898-1991

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Happy Chandler was Major League Baseball Commissioner (1945-1951). Jim Gallagher, a sports wirter, had a long career in baseball. He served on the Playing rules Committee and as the Director of Amateur and College Baseball for the Commissioner's office during the tenures of Chandler, Frick, Eckert and Kuhn. prior to his time with the Commissioner's office, he was the General Manager of the Chicago Cubs and Scouting Director for the Phillies. From the description of Letter, 1965, Febr...

Till, Emmett, 1941-1955

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Butler, Ovid, 1880-

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Krock, Arthur, 1886-1974

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Krock, a journalist, was editor-in-chief of the Louisville (Ky.) Times (1919-23), assistant to the president of the New York World (1923-27), member of the board of the New York Times from 1927 until his retirement, and a member of the Pulitzer Prize Board of the Columbia University School of Journalism (1940-53). From the description of Arthur Krock papers, 1909-1974 (bulk 1920-1968) (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 77805948 Principal political writer and...

Mencken, H.L.

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Henry Louis Mencken [manuscript] 1935-56. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647952438 American journalist. From the description of Letter, [1924?] Jan. 9, New York, to Perry Walton. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904324 Editor and satirist. From the description of Papers of H. L. Mencken [manuscript] 1912-1949. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647976...

Knight, John Shively, 1894-1981

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Born October 26, 1894, in Bluefield, West Va., as the second son of Charles Landon and Clara Irene Scheifly Knight, John Shively grew up in Akron, Ohio. By 1915, Charles Landon Knight acquired full control of the Akron Beacon Journal, having worked his way up from advertising manager to editor and publisher in 1909. His college education at Cornell University was interrupted in 1917 as he left to enlist in the Army, eventually seeing action in the Argonne. Eventually, Knight returned to Akron an...

Cabot, John M. (John Moors), 1901-1981

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John M. Cabot was born on December 11, 1901, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. During his career, Cabot was a United States Ambassador to five nations between 1954 and 1965, spending much time in Latin America. During his forty-one year career in the Foreign Service, Cabot served as Assistant Secretary of State for Latin American Affairs during the Eisenhower Administration, Consul General in Shanghai, China until its communist takeover, and as charge d'affaires in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. There it is b...

Ku Klux Klan 1915-....

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The Ku Klux Klan was formally incorporated under the laws of the state of Georgia on Dec. 4, 1915. The incorporated organization is a continuance of the earlier post Civil War Reconstruction Era unincorporated Ku Klux Klan and of the Knights of the White Camellia. Women of the Ku Klux Klan was incorporated at a late date as a separate entity. The stated purpose of the KKK was to promote an all White, Protestant United States, excluding all other races and religions. From the descript...

Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003

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James Strom Thurmond (1902- ): South Carolina State Senator (1933-1938): Circuit Judge (1938-1941): Governor of South Carolina (1947-1951: and U.S. Senator (1954- ): President Pro Tempore. From the description of Strom Thurmond administrative assistant series, 1939- bulk 1960-1979. (Clemson University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 26200109 James Strom Thurmond (1902-2003); South Carolina State Senator (1934-1938); Circuit Court Judge (1936-1946); Governor of South Carolina...

United Fruit Company

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Charles Van Wyck Brooks served aboard a United Fruit Company steamship for two weeks in the summer before he entered Harvard. From the description of Correspondence to Charles Van Wyck Brooks, 1929. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191822172 NYC; Boston, MA. From the description of Pamphlets, ca.1935. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122523662 The United Fruit Company was formed in 1899 when the Boston...

Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies

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The Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies was founded in May, 1940, by William Allen White and Clark M. Eichelberger in order to mobilize American support against the Axis powers before the entry of the United States into World War II. The organization was dissolved in January, 1942. From the description of Records of the Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies, 1940-1942. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 84433568 The Committee to Defen...

Farnsley, Charles P. (Charles Rowland Peaslee), 1907-1990

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Braden, Anne, 1924-2006

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Journalist, civil rights activist; interviewee married Carl Braden. From the description of Reminiscences of Anne Braden : oral history, 1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721763 Journalist; civil rights activist; interviewee married Carl Braden. From the description of Oral history interview with Anne Braden, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721830 Anne McCarty was born ...

James, Harlean, 1877-

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Wyatt, Wilson W. (Wilson Watkins), 1905-1996

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Lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Wilson W. Wyatt : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122440831 ...

Krug, Julius A. (Julius Albert), 1907-1970

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Julius A. Krug (b. Nov. 23, 1907-d. Mar. 26, 1970), U.S. Navy veteran, served as Secretary of the Interior from 1946 to 1949. From the description of Krug, Julius A. (Julius Albert), 1907-1970 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10573193 Director, Office of War Utilities, 1943; acting chairman, War Production Board, 1944-45; Secretary of the Interior, 1946-49; also, United States coal mines administrator, 1946-47. Died in Knoxville, Tenn., March 26, 19...

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

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Roosevelt, 26th U.S. president, served 1901-1909. From the description of DS, 1904 March 1. : Washington, D.C. Homestead Certificate. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15210791 26th president of the United States, 1901-1909. From the description of Theodore Roosevelt letters, 1917, 1918. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 213408920 Roosevelt was then Governor of New York. Chapman was one of the founders of the New York St...

Grant, U. S. (Ulysses S.), 1881-1968

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General Ulysses S. Grant, 3rd (1881-1968), the grandson and namesake of President Ulysses S. Grant, was, like his father and grandfather before him, a West Point graduate and a military man, whose Army career spanned forty-three years. A man of wide-ranging interests, he was active in numerous local and national organizations and causes related to the local history and government of Washington, D.C., city planning, Civil War history, historic preservation, conservation, and patriotism. He led or...

Wallace, Augusta, ca. 1886-

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Arbenz Guzmán, Jacobo, 1913-1971

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Jacobo Árbenz Guzmán (b. Sept. 14, 1913, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala–d. Jan. 27, 1971, Mexico City, Mexico) was a military officer in Guatemala. In 1950 he was elected president of Guatemala in the second democratic election; as president instituted a land reform. However, Árbenz Guzmán was ousted in 1954 in a coup engineered by the US Department of State and the Central Intelligence Agency. He lived in exile in Mexico until his death....

Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965

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Baruch, a financier and public adviser, was a millionaire by the age of thirty thanks to his investments in the stock market. He put his wealth to use in politics and public affairs and became an adviser to Woodrow Wilson, who appointed him chairman of the War Industries Board and a member of the president's war council. After World War I, he took part in the postwar peace conference and later became an adviser to President Roosevelt on defense matters and industrial preparedness for war. After ...

Hersey, John, 1914-1993

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John Hersey was born in Tientsin, China, the son of YMCA missionaries. Following his graduation from Yale in 1936, he became a prominent American journalist and novelist. From the description of John Hersey papers, ca. 1900-1985 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702160854 John Hersey was an author and journalist, best known for socially conscious novels such as A Bell for Adano and Hiroshima. Hersey was born in China to missionary parents, and graduated fro...

Brown, John Thomas Street, ca. 1869-

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Breckinridge, Mary, 1881-1965

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In 1925, Mary Breckinridge founded the Frontier Nursing Service to provide infant and maternal care in the mountains of southeastern Kentucky. She was the granddaughter of Kentucky statesman and former vice-president of the United States, John Cabell Breckinridge. From the description of Letter, 1960, July 12. (Kentucky Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 38488930 ...