The Resource Records of the University of Virginia Straight Democratic Ticket Club, (manuscript)

Records of the University of Virginia Straight Democratic Ticket Club, (manuscript)

Label
Records of the University of Virginia Straight Democratic Ticket Club, 1948-1949
Title
Records of the University of Virginia Straight Democratic Ticket Club
Inclusive dates
1948-1949
Creator
Contributor
Correspondent
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection contains 13 letters to University of Virginia club president T. D. Shumate including letters from J. Howard McGrath, Democratic national committee chairman and Stephen H. Harrington, National Truman Barkley Club Secretary, September-December 1948; 1-page report on club's activities during the campaign; membership list; 22 clippings; anonymous speech declaring that the Gallup poll predicting a Dewey win is incorrect; and a printed speech by Barkley on "The 1948 Platform of the Democratic Party." Also, two broadsides on voting, 1949, put out by the CIO Political Action Committee
Related
Biographical or historical data
Local organization affiliated with the national Truman-Barkley Clubs for the 1948 presidential campaign
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Records of the University of Virginia Straight Democratic Ticket Club, (manuscript)
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • Special Collections
Extent
40
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u3929149
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a3929149
  • (OCoLC)393972733
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

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