La Follette family papers, 1781-1988 (bulk 1910-1953).

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La Follette, Belle Case, 1859-1931. La Follette family papers, 1781-1988 (bulk 1910-1953).

La Follette family papers, 1781-1988 (bulk 1910-1953).

Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, legal files, office files, campaign files, legislative files, subject files, financial records, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers principally documenting the careers of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., governor of Wisconsin and U.S. representative and senator, and his son Robert M. La Follette, Jr., U.S. senator. Includes papers of Robert M. La Follette, Sr.; papers of Robert M. La Follette, Jr.; papers of Belle Case La Follette, lawyer, journalist, editor, and suffragist; papers of Fola La Follette, actress and educator; papers of Philip Fox La Follette, lawyer and governor of Wisconsin; and papers of Mary Josephine La Follette, art consultant, social science research analyst, and editor. Also includes papers of Grace C. Lynch, secretary to Robert M. La Follette, Sr., and to Robert M. La Follette, Jr.; papers of Gilbert E. Roe, New York lawyer and adviser to Robert M. La Follette, Sr.; papers of Alfred Thomas Rogers, law partner of Robert M. La Follette, Sr.; records of the National Progressive Republican League; and extensive files relating to La Follette's Magazine and to its successor, The Progressive. Topics include American Indian affairs, child labor laws, civil rights, conservation, disarmament, education, espionage, foreign relations especially with Latin America and Asia, freedom of assembly, freedom of the press, hygiene, immigration, isolationism, judicial reform, New Deal, peace movement, political primaries, presidential elections of 1912 and 1924, public lands, railroad regulation, reform lobbies, regulatory commissions, tariffs, taxation, the Teapot Dome scandal, U.S. political affairs, veteran's claims, Wisconsin politics, women's rights and suffrage, World Wars I and II, and outlawry of war. Also includes material concerning American handicrafts, Wisconsin attorney general Bronson C. La Follette, and family biographer Sherry Zabriskie. Includes material pertaining to the Conference for Progressive Political Action, Emily Bishop League, League of Nations, National Conservation Association, National Consumers' League, National Council for Prevention of War, National League of Women Voters, National Municipal League, People's Legislative Service, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, and other progressive and reform movements. In addition to family members, correspondents include Jane Addams, Peter A. Arntson, Ray Stannard Baker, Charles Austin Beard, Mary Ritter Beard, Joseph D. Beck, Emily Montague Mulkin Bishop, Alice Stone Blackwell, John J. Blaine, W. Wade Boardman, Alice Goldmark Brandeis, Louis Dembitz Brandeis, William Jennings Bryan, Austin F. Cansler, James H. Causey, John Rogers Commons, Calvin Coolidge, Charles Richard Crane, Charles Henry Crownhart, Bronson M. Cutting, Jo Davidson, Thomas F. Davlin, Eugene V. Debs, Charles M. Dow, Theodore Dreiser, Herman Lewis Ekern, Elizabeth Glendower Evans, William Theodore Evjue, John D. Fackler, Lorena King Fairbank, Felix Frankfurter, Zona Gale, A.C. Grimm, John J. Hannan, Norman Hapgood, Frank A. Harrison, Herbert Hoover, Walter L. Houser, B. W. Huebsch, Ralph M. Immell, Helen Keller, William Kirsch, Walter Jodok Kohler, Irvine Luther Lenroot, Katharine F. Lenroot, David Eli Lilienthal, Edward G. Little, Henry Cabot Lodge, Alice Roosevelt Longworth, Grace C. Lynch, Joseph McCarthy, Medill McCormick, Thomas M. McCusker, Nellie Dunn MacKenzie, Basil Maxwell Manly, Wayne L. Morse, Sylvester W. Muldowny, Richard L. Neuberger, Richard M. Nixon, Cornelia Bryce Pinchot, Gifford Pinchot, William Thomas Rawleigh, Vinnie Ream, R.O. Richards, Glenn D. Roberts, Gilbert R. Roe, Gwyneth K. Roe, John Ernest Roe, Alfred Thomas Rogers, Walter S. Rogers, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Morris H. Rubin, Upton Sinclair, Gordon Sinykin, Rudolph Spreckels, Lincoln Steffens, Isaac Stephenson, Bela Tokaji, Harry S. Truman, Arthur H. Vandenberg, Frank P. Walsh, William Allen White, Woodrow Wilson, Emma Wold, and A.W. Zeratsky.

418,100 items.1,468 containers plus 22 oversize.594.2 linear feet.

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Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925

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Epithet: formerly priest British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000795.0x0002de Lawyer, orator, politician, presidential candidate, and secretary of state. From the description of Letters, 1910. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46763818 U. S. Congressman, three-time Democratic presidential nominee, secretary of state under Woodrow Wilson, and publisher and editor of the weekly...

Causey, James H.

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Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980

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Journalist. From the description of Alice Roosevelt Longworth papers, 1888-1942 (bulk 1899-1936). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981212 Alice Lee (Roosevelt) Longworth was the daughter of American president Theodore Roosevelt and Alice Hathaway (Lee) Roosevelt. From the description of Family papers, 1878-1918. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612708967 Daughter of Theodore Roosevelt; interviewee married Nicholas Longworth. From the...

Beck, Joseph D. (Joseph David), 1866-1936

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Brandeis, Alice Goldmark, 1866-1945

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Commons, John R. (John Rogers), 1862-1945

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In academic circles, John R. Commons is most remembered for his histories of the labor movement and as founder of what is commonly called the "Wisconsin School" of labor history. As an economist and student of government he was responsible for the design of reforms during the Progressive era and after, which drastically changed the role of government and paved the way for the New Deal. From the description of John Rogers Commons papers, 1859-1967, bulk 1887-1945. [microform]. (Unknow...

Dow, Charles M. (Charles Mason), 1854-1920

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La Follette, Belle Case, 1859-1931

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Addams, Jane, 1860-1935

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Social reformer; founder of Hull House settlement, Chicago. From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Louis J. Keller, Chicago, 1912 May 13. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496308 From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Paul M. Angle, Springfield, Ill., 1932 June 24. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496294 Founder of Hull House in Chicago. From the description of Cor...

Ream, Vinnie, 1847-1914

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Sculptor; Washington, D.C. Myers was a Congressman. From the description of Letters to Leonard Myers, 1872-1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515436 American sculptor and composer. From the description of Letter : to unidentified recipient, [18--?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22773764 Sculptor of the statue of Abraham Lincoln in the U.S. Capitol rotunda. From the description of Vinnie Ream letter : Washington, D.C., to Chas. A. Clarke...

Beard, Charles Austin, 1874-1948

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American historian and educator From the guide to the Charles Austin Beard letters, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Historian, political scientist. From the description of Austin Charles Beard letters, 1929-1939. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 465279213 Charles Austin Beard was born in 1874 and died in 1948. He was a political science professor and historian at Columbia Univer...

Crane, Charles Richard, 1858-1939

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Epithet: diplomat and businessman British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001477.0x0001e0 Businessman and diplomat. From the description of Charles Richard Crane Papers, 1869-1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 320408560 American businessman and diplomat; member, diplomatic mission to Russia, 1917; commissioner for mandates in Turkey, 1919; minister to China, 19...

Gale, Zona, 1874-1938

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Zona Gale was a prominent writer and political activist born in Portage, Wisconsin. Gale attended the University of Wisconsin and worked as a reporter in Milwaukee. Gale, a lifelong friend of Jane Addams, became involved in the fight for the women's vote and eventually went to work for the writer Edmund Clarence Stedman. Her novel, "Miss Lulu Bett" was successfully adapted for the theater. From the description of Correspondence, 1907-1929. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat reco...

Morse, Wayne L. (Wayne Lyman), 1900-1974

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Senator; interviewee d. 1974. From the description of Reminiscences of Wayne Lyman Morse : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513706 Wayne Lyman Morse was born October 20, 1900 in Verona, Wisconsin. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1923 with a major in labor economics and obtained a masters degree in 1924. He attended law school at the University of Minnesota, graduating in 1928 and then went to Columbia ...

Davidson, Jo

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American sculptor. From the description of Letter : Paris, to William O. Inglis, New York, 1926 April 1. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 316061200 Jo Davidson was an American sculptor who made images of some of the most notable figures of his day. Born in New York City, he studied at the Art Students League and the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He became well-known for his portrait busts, which combine artistic sensibility with psychological insight. Among his subj...

Crownhart, Charles Henry, 1863-1930

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