Papers of George A. Myers, 1890-1929.


Myers, George A., 1859-1930. Papers of George A. Myers, 1890-1929.

Papers of George A. Myers, 1890-1929.

Correspondence relating to Ohio and national politics, especially to the Republican Party and its candidates, conventions, campaigns, and issues, appointments and activities of the Marcus Alonzo Hanna-William McKinley faction (1892-1904), and the role and attitude of African Americans in the Republican Party. Correspondents include Newton Diehl Baker, J. A. Brown, Theodore E. Burton, Edward E. Cooper, Charles Dick, Marcus Alonzo Hanna, Ralph W. Tyler, and Booker T. Washington.

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