Papers of Huston Thompson, 1908-1965.

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Papers of Huston Thompson, 1908-1965.

Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, articles, photographs, and nearprint and print material relating to the presidential candidacy of Woodrow Wilson, Thompson's service as legal counsel in the investigation of the Tennessee Valley Authority in the 1930's, and his service (1934-1952) as mediator in national industrial strike emergencies. Correspondents include Helen Bones, John W. Davis, Robert Lansing, Eleanor Wilson McAdoo, William Gibbs McAdoo, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Willis Van Devanter, Edith Bolling Galt Wilson, and Woodrow Wilson.

1,500 items.9 containers plus 1 oversize.

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SNAC Resource ID: 8073900

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Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the 33rd president of the United States, serving from 1945 to 1953, succeeding upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt after serving as the 34th vice president in early 1945. He implemented the Marshall Plan to rebuild the economy of Western Europe and established the Truman Doctrine and NATO to contain communist expansion. He proposed numerous liberal domestic reforms, but few were enacted by the Conservative Coalition that dominated Congres...

Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

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Woodrow Wilson (b. Thomas Woodrow Wilson, December 28, 1856, Staunton, Virginia-d.February 3, 1924, Washington, D.C.), was the twenty-eight President of the United States, 1913-1921; Governor of New Jersey, 1911-1913; and president of Princeton University, 1902-1910. Biographical Note 1856, Dec. 28 Born, Staunton, Va. 1870 ...

Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt, 1872-1961

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Edith Bolling Galt Wilson was second wife of the 28th President, Woodrow Wilson. She served as First Lady from 1915 to 1921. After the President suffered a severe stroke, she pre-screened all matters of state, functionally running the Executive branch of government for the remainder of Wilson’s second term. “Secret President,” “first woman to run the government” — so legend has labeled a First Lady whose role gained unusual significance when her husband suffered prolonged and disabling illnes...

Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955

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John William Davis (April 13, 1873 – March 24, 1955) was an American politician, diplomat and lawyer. He served under President Woodrow Wilson as the Solicitor General of the United States and the United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom. He was the Democratic nominee for president in 1924 and lost to Republican incumbent Calvin Coolidge. Born and raised in West Virginia, Davis briefly worked as a teacher before beginning his long legal career. Davis's father, John J. Davis, had been a ...

Lansing, Robert, 1864-1928

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United States secretary of state, 1915-1920. From the description of Robert Lansing miscellaneous papers, 1916-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866993 Robert Lansing (b. Oct. 17, 1864, Watertown, New York-d. Oct. 30, 1928, New York, New York) was an American lawyer and politician who served as Legal Advisor to the State Department at the outbreak of World War I, and then as Secretary of State under President Woodrow Wilson from 1915 to 1920. He was married to Eleanor ...

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, ...

McAdoo, Eleanor Wilson, 1889-1967

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Eleanor Randolph Wilson McAdoo, born in 1899, was the youngest daughter of Woodrow and Ellen Louise Axson Wilson. She was the author of short stories and two books. She was also active in the United World Federalists movement. She died in Montecito, Calif., in 1967. The collection also contains papers of Ellen Wilson McAdoo, Mary Faith McAdoo Bush, William Gibbs McAdoo, Ellen Louise Axson Wilson, Jessie Woodrow Wilson Sayre, Margaret Woodrow Wilson, and President Woodrow Wilson. From...

McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs), 1863-1941

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Lawyer, business executive, Democratic Party leader, U.S. secretary of the treasury, Director General of Railroads, and U.S. senator from California. From the description of Papers of William Gibbs McAdoo, 1786-1941 (bulk 1880-1941). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063506 McAdoo was born near Marietta, Cobb County, GA, on Oct. 31, 1863; attended the Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville; admitted to TN bar in 1885 and began law practice in Chattanooga, TN; moved to NYC, 1892; devel...

Bones, Helen Woodrow

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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...

Thompson, Huston

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Lawyer and government official. From the description of Papers of Huston Thompson, 1908-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063823 Biographical Note 1875, Nov. 1 Born, Lewisburg, Pa. 1897 A.B., Princeton University, Princeton, N.Y. 1899 ...

Van Devanter, Willis, 1859-1941

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Lawyer, jurist, and Supreme Court justice. From the description of Willis Van Devanter papers, 1884-1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982511 Willis Van Devanter (1859-1941) was Wyoming's first State Supreme Court Justice and eventually came to be an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. He graduated from Cincinnati University Law School in 1881 and began practicing law with his father in Marion, Indiana. Van Devanter moved to Cheyenne, Wyoming in 1884 to...