Editorial correspondence files, O-R, of the Virginian-Pilot [manuscript], (1914) 1920-1949.

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Jaffe, Louis I. (Louis Isaac), 1888-1950. Editorial correspondence files, O-R, of the Virginian-Pilot [manuscript], (1914) 1920-1949.

Editorial correspondence files, O-R, of the Virginian-Pilot [manuscript], (1914) 1920-1949.

The collection contains files O to R of Jaffé's editorial correspondence. Specific topics include prohibition in Virginia, the poll tax, anti-lynch laws in Virginia and Florida, the constitutionality of federal anti-lynch and poll tax laws and the flexible tariff act, improved Virginia roads, a Norfolk-Portsmouth tunnel, unemployed newsmen seeking work during the Depression, collecting of Virginia folk music and the Richmond literary magazine, The Reviewer. A lengthy series of letters congratulating Jaffé on his 1929 Pulitzer Prize for an editorial on a Texas lynching includes letters from Edwin Anderson Alderman, Stringfellow Barr, James Laurence Blair Buck, Harry Flood Byrd, Edward Griffith Dodson, Edwin R. Embree of the Julius Rosenwald fund, NAACP counsel Louis Marshall, Edwin Mims, Admiral Herman O. Stickney, French Strother, and Carter Wormeley. There is also a file of editorial comment on the prize, and some correspondence between Jaffé and the prize committee. Other correspondents include John Owens and Hamilton Owens of the Baltimore Sun, Frances Gray Patton, John Paul, George Foster Peabody, John Garland Pollard, John Powell, Harriet Monroe, Agnes Edwards Rothery, Russel B. DeVine, L.R. Reynolds from the Southern Regional Council and Absalom Willis Robertson.

900 (ca.) items : typescript.

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