Political campaigns--United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The LeEarl Bryant collection occupies 2.0 cubic feet plus 5 maps. In preparation for her campaign against Dick Armey in the Congressional race of 1994 in Texas, she collected copies of his campaign financial records from 1983 through 1994. She also accumulated clippings of news articles regarding Armey and numerous political issues, both national and state. More than .6 cubic feet of the collection consists of information relating to Dick Armey and .6 cubic feet is clippings. The balance deals...
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...
Scope and Contents The Disney Collection consists of 8 linear feet with the majority of the materials covering his tenure in office, 1931-1944. Most of the documents were originally housed in scrapbooks, including newspaper clippings. Of particular note is Disney’s column, “Washington Letter,” that he wrote for local newspapers. There are also lists that contain extensive data about his constituents. The materials cover a variety of topics including prohibition, the Grand River Dam, Franklin D. Roosevelt, the oil...
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 This small collection contains a few items related to Ferguson's ill-fated gubernatorial campaigns of 1950 and 1958 as well as scrapbooks concerned with soil conservation and flood control. In addition, there is a small photograph collection which includes several images of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District as well as images of soldiers in Vietnam in the 1960s.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 2 cubic feet of material and spans the period 1924-1942. Although the collection represents only a small part of the papers which must have been generated during Gassaway's term as a congressman, it does serve as a good source of information on Oklahoma politics at the time. Materials are divided into five sections: correspondence and business papers; congressional correspondence; speeches and press releases; miscellaneous; and oversize. The congressional...
Scope and Contents While the Gore Collection is only 15 linear feet, it contains a wide variety of materials related to topics important to Gore and Oklahoma. Many of the materials, especially the correspondence, come from Gore’s post-Senate years, but the Subject Correspondence and Papers are related to his time in the Senate and include documents related to Indian affairs, economics, national and Oklahoma politics, and both World War I and World War II. Because of his reputation as a nationally renowned orator,...
Scope and Contents The Fred R. Harris Collection, a sizeable collection of 309 cubic feet, covers the period 1963-1976. While the bulk of the materials pertain to Harris's congressional career, the records of the later period, 1972-1976, document both of Harris's presidential campaigns. The Harris Collection also contains invitations, schedules, post office files, clippings, constituent correspondence, government publications, speeches, reports, and legislation The Harris Collection is especially...
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of a wide range of political ephemera, including buttons, pins, bumper stickers, playing cards, party delegate pins, and hats. These items date from 1896 to 2008, with the bulk of the ephemera dating from 1950 to 1980. Pins and buttons are the strength of the collection. They come from a variety of political campaigns, such as Eisenhower’s 1952 run for president and the1960 presidential contest that pitted John F. Kennedy against Richard Nixon. Materials created for...
Scope and Contents The Jed J. Johnson Collection is quite small (0.25 cubic feet) and consists mainly of speeches, campaign materials, publications, and newspaper clippings. Although the dates are widely distributed (1927-1947), most of the material deals specifically with Johnson's congressional career. Johnson's speeches and newspaper clippings pertain to issues and legislation facing Congress such as veterans, illegal aliens, taxes and tariffs, rural electrification, and achievements and failures of the 71st...