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Scope and Contents The Douglas Collection covers the former congresswoman's life from her early stage career until her death in 1980. Because the bulk of the materials document her years in Congress, the collection is especially rich in covering events and issues central to the immediate post-World War II era. Due to her service on the Foreign Affairs Committee, there is a large amount of material on the earliest years of the Cold War and the establishment of the new world order. Other topics of note include the...
Scope and Contents The Garber Collection contains materials from both his time as Mayor of Enid and as a member of Congress. It includes correspondence, speeches, supporting material, legislation, and publications mostly relating to the period of Garber's congressional career. Garber's legislative interests centered around adjusted compensation for veterans, agriculture, especially the Agricultural Marketing Act, salaries, and wages. The Garber Collection contains speeches delivered in the House and before the...
Scope and Contents Most of the material in the Thomas Collection was created during his senatorial years. Because Thomas served over half of his years in the Senate during the Great Depression and World War II, the collection is an excellent source on the history of the nation and Oklahoma during the 1930s and 1940s. The files reflect the national debate over these two major crises and include opinions of colleagues, figures in the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration, and other prominent personalities. Because...