Hugo LaFayette Black papers, 1883-1976 (bulk 1926-1971).

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Black, Hugo LaFayette, 1886-1971. Hugo LaFayette Black papers, 1883-1976 (bulk 1926-1971).

Hugo LaFayette Black papers, 1883-1976 (bulk 1926-1971).

Family and general correspondence, memoranda, reports, notebooks, research materials, case files, legal and subject files, speeches and writings, printed and near-print materials, clippings, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating primarily to Black's service in the U.S. Senate (1927-1937) and on the Supreme Court (1937-1971). Topics include the New Deal, Nuremberg war crimes trials, politics in Alabama and elsewhere in the South, Tennessee Valley Authority and public utility regulation, public service employment, tariffs, Ku Klux Klan, public school racial integration, school prayer, and First Amendment freedoms (civil rights). Correspondents include Charles Austin Beard, Hollis Black, Josephine Foster Black, Harold H. Burton, Edmond Nathaniel Cahn, G. Harrold Carswell, Marquis William Childs, Jerome A. Cooper, David Jackson Davis, Irving Dilliard, Joseph Dorfman, Paul Howard Douglas, William O. Douglas, Clifford J. Durr, Virginia Foster Durr, John Paul Frank, Felix Frankfurter, Hugh Gladney Grant, Erwin N. Griswold, Clement F. Haynsworth, Lister Hill, Robert Houghwout Jackson, Peter Bryant Jarman, Nicholas Johnson, Arthur John Keeffe, Frida Laski, Harold Joseph Laski, Leonard Williams Levy, Charles Allan Madison. Louis F. Oberdorfer, Charles Alan Reich, Fred Rodell, Carl Sandburg, S. Sidney Ulmer, Earl Warren, Walter Francis White, Aubrey Willis Williams, and J. Skelly Wright.

130,000 items.513 containers plus 19 oversize plus 1 vault container.216 linear feet.

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Davis, David Jackson, 1878-1938

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Ulmer, S. Sidney.

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Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967

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Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) was an American author, editor and poet. He won three Pulitzer prizes, two for his poetry and the third for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. From the guide to the Carl Sandburg Collection, 1924-1954, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) American poet, novelist and historian, Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) won two Pulitzer Prizes, one for Abraham Lincoln: the War Years and the other for The Complete Poems of Carl Sandburg ...

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Cooper, Jerome A.

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Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965

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Government attorney, prof. of law, legal scholar, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. In service of Federal Gov't., 1906-1914, 1917-1919 in N.Y.? prof. of law, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1914-1939; U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1939-1962. Author of books and articles on legal and related topics. Recipient of numerous honorary degrees. Visiting prof., Oxford Univ., England, 1933-1934. From the description of Papers of Felix Frankfurter, 1900-1965 (inclusive), 1939-19...

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Durr, Clifford J. (Clifford Judkins), 1899-1975

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Frank, John P. (John Paul), 1917-2002

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Black, Josephine Foster, 1899-1951

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Childs, Marquis W. (Marquis William), 1903-1990

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Reich, Charles A.

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Williams, Aubrey Willis, 1890-1965

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Johnson, Nicholas, 1934-

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Cahn, Edmond Nathaniel, 1906-1964

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Madison, Charles Allan

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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...

Keeffe, Arthur John

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Warren, Earl, 1891-1974

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Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. From the description of Earl Warren papers, 1864-1974 (bulk 1953-1974). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982564 Biographical Note 1891, May 19 Born, Los Angeles, Calif. 1912 B.A., University of California, Berkeley, Calif. ...

Rodell, Fred, 1907-1980

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Durr, Virginia Foster

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Dilliard, Irving, 1904-2002

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