Central subject and correspondence files, 1920-1922.


Central subject and correspondence files, 1920-1922.

Major subject areas covered by the correspondence files of Governor Nathan L. Miller, 1921-1922, include: prohibition enforcement by State Troopers and municipal police; motion picture censorship legislation; financial and land claims of Seneca, Cayuga, and Oneida Indians; Washington Conference on the Limitation of Armament; strikes and strike threats by various unions (teamsters, railroad, milk, etc.); United Traction Company strike (1921) and activities of State Troopers called in to preserve order in Albany and environs; mass transit in New York City; legislation to develop Port of New York facilities according to Port Authority plans; and investigation into the government and finances of New York City.

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