Education and state--United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Carl Albert Collection
Scope and Contents The Albert Collection is the largest held by the Carl Albert Center, and it contains over 1000 linear feet of documents, multiple maps and oversize materials including scrapbooks, and over 10,000 photographs. Because Albert served for an extended period of time during an extremely productive time in Congress, the collection includes materials related to a variety of national legislative actions and political occurrences including Great Society legislation like the Civil Rights Act, the creation...
Richard K. "Dick" Armey Collection
Scope and Contents The Armey Collection contains over 100 linear feet of documents, as well as maps, audio-visual material, photographs and memorabilia. The materials are largely from Armey’s service in Congress from 1985-2003 and include a variety of documents including correspondence, legislation, publications, clippings, press releases, and other materials related to the work of Congress. Of particular note are the Briefings and Internet series: the Briefings series contains materials, including...
Jim Barker Collection
Scope and Contents The Barker Collection contains 35 linear feet of documents in addition to over 300 hundred photographs, maps, and a variety of audio-visual materials. The materials in the collection include constituent and office staff correspondence, government publications, bills, memos, and clippings. The collection is particularly strong in areas related to the budget and appropriations, education, House business and administration, taxes, and ad valorem reform. There are also a variety of materials...
Dewey F. Bartlett Collection
Scope and Contents The Bartlett Collection contains 68 linear feet in addition to oversize materials, maps, and nearly 2,000 photographs. The majority of the documents relate to Bartlett’s successful bid in 1972 to become a U.S. Senator and his tenure in that office (1973-1978). They include constituent correspondence, memos, background research, bills, and other legislative-based documents. A smaller number of documents relate to Bartlett’s service at the state level, including his time as governor. Of...
Page H. Belcher Collection
Scope and Contents The Belcher Collection consists of 182 linear feet of material plus maps and nearly 250 photographs. Materials cover a wide-range of topics with prominence being give to agriculture, wheat, meat inspection, federal aid to education, tax legislative, social security amendments, civil rights, school prayer, oil legislation, the Vietnam War, the Republican Party, soil conservation, the Farmers Home Administration, and rural electrification. A variety of document types related to legislation exist...
Andrew J. Biemiller Collection
Scope and Contents The Biemiller Collection contains 6.8 cubic feet of documents from Biemiller's congressional office. Almost all cover his second term (1949-1950), but a few date from 1946-1948. Over 90 percent of the collection is legislative correspondence. Correspondents are primarily constituents but also include labor officials, business leaders, congressional colleagues, and Wisconsin government officials. The most prominent topics represented are housing, physical disabilities, and taxation. Information...
Wilburn Cartwright Collection
Scope and Contents The Cartwright Collection consists of 65 cubic feet of documents, 11 scrapbooks, over 1,300 photographs, and multiple oversize materials including maps, campaign posters, and newspapers. The materials range in date from 1898 to 1951, but the majority of the materials are from Cartwright’s life in public service as a teacher, congressman, and state official from 1909 until the 1950s. The materials include legislation, publications, newspapers and newspaper clippings, speeches, and other items...
Jeffery Cohelan Collection
Scope and Contents The Cohelan Collection contains 120 linear feet of materials, with the vast majority of items related to his time in office from 1959-1970. The documents include correspondence, press releases, questionnaires, speeches, notes, memos, background research, publications, and legislation. Known for his support of President Johnson and various progressive reforms, Cohelan’s collection is particularly strong in regard to civil rights, conservation of natural resources, the Vietnam War, and labor....
Helen Gahagan Douglas Collection
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...
Glenn Lee English, Jr. Collection
Scope and Contents The bulk of the English Collection covers his Congressional career, 1975-1994. This includes records generated in or received by the Washington, D.C. and district offices by the Congressman and his staff. Broadly, these records include correspondence with constituents, other members of Congress and Senators, Presidents, Executive Office staff, Cabinet members and Federal agency staff, celebrities, business leaders, and foreign officials. The collection documents the primary functions of...