Papers of Howard Worth Smith, [manuscript] 1901-1972 (bulk1933-1966).


Smith, Howard Worth, 1883-1976. Papers of Howard Worth Smith, [manuscript] 1901-1972 (bulk1933-1966).

Papers of Howard Worth Smith, [manuscript] 1901-1972 (bulk1933-1966).

The collection contains material from Smith's primary election campaign in 1966 against George C. Rawlings, including speeches, press releases, lists of managers, election returns and news clippings plus material on the Eighth District Democratic committees and conventions, 1961-1968. Of interest, constituent correspondence and other papers regarding Smith's attempt to hold up the 1966 desegregation in education bill in the Rules Committee and the determination of the U.S. Commission of Education Harold Howe to force integration or block federal aid. Memorabilia of Smith includes newsclippings, photographs, speeches, interviews, voting records, 1932-1966, voting lists, a 1964 paper Should the Republican party oppose Howard W. Smith in November and a 1961 CBS Reports interview.

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