The Resource Papers from the 1952 Virginia State Democratic Convention and the National Democratic Convention, (manuscript)

Papers from the 1952 Virginia State Democratic Convention and the National Democratic Convention, (manuscript)

Label
Papers from the 1952 Virginia State Democratic Convention and the National Democratic Convention, 1952
Title
Papers from the 1952 Virginia State Democratic Convention and the National Democratic Convention
Inclusive dates
1952
Title variation
Colgate W. Darden papers
Creator
Contributor
Correspondent
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Papers from the July state convention include caucus reports from the ten Virginia districts; the printed program and general information for the delegates; a report of the Committee on Credentials; resolutions adopted by the convention, including instructions to national delegates to abide by the unit rule, and oppositon to federal interference in state affairs particularly in regard to a compulsory Fair Employment Practices Act, an anti-lynching law, and a poll tax; and convention minutes
  • Papers from the July national Democratic Convention include the text of Governor John Battle's speech on the seating of South Carolina; Battle's remarks on the Virginia delegation's refusal to support any future action of the Convention; the state by state voting on the seating of the Virginia delegation; and a copy of a letter from Battle, James F. Byrnes, and Robert F. Kennan to Sam Rayburn concerning the voting of Virginia, South Carolina and Louisiana at the Convention. in regards to their refusal to support the Moody Resolution pledging support of future action of the Democratic Party
  • With these are copies of W. Tayloe Murphy's stand as a presidential elector and his unwillingness to support Adlai Stevenson; and the original signed copy of Governor Bill Tuck's radio speech refusing to back the Democratic Party in the 1952 Presidential election, both from October 1952
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Papers from the 1952 Virginia State Democratic Convention and the National Democratic Convention, (manuscript)
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • Special Collections
Extent
10 (ca.)
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u3832175
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a3832175
  • (OCoLC)49717201
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

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