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Archives & Manuscripts

United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Hans Albrecht manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-003
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the typed manuscript report of Hans Albrecht's visit to the United States from Germany in 1926, written in German. The sections of the report include topics such as, "factory farms and workers questions," "politics," "prohibition," "school and culture," and "the negro problem."

Douglas Borgstedt cartoons

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Identifier: HC.MC-836
Scope and Contents There are approximately 280 cartoons in this collection, dated between 1965 and 1982. The drawings are in ink, with perhaps some pencil, on cardstock, with some collage techniques used, when patterned material has been layered over the drawing. Many cartoons have been mounted onto red cardboard; in a few cases the original cardboard has been trimmed to fit into manuscript boxes. Many have dates on the reverse, but most are only month/day. Captions are constructed from printed letters that have...

Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940. Includes reference files relating to disarmament, conscription, universal military training, conscientious objection, pacifism, United Nations, Vietnam war, civil liberties, civil rights, food supply, and Indian rights. Correspondents include Stephen L. Angell, Emile Benoit, Charles J....

Fred Rodell Papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-827
Overview The papers of Fred Rodell (1906-1980), a 1926 graduate of Haverford College and long-time professor of law at Yale University. The papers consist of correspondence, published and unpublished writing, scrapbooks of Rodell's written work, and albums of personal photographs.

William Penn House Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-119
Overview William Penn House functions as a Quaker seminar and hospitality center on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. These records, dating from its founding in 1966 through 2004, document its many activities.

Harris Wofford papers

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Identifier: BMC-M93
Abstract As a former United States Senator from Pennsylvania, chair of America's Promise, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, and Special Assistant to President John F. Kennedy, Harris Wofford dedicated much of his career and personal life to advocating for public service. The Harris Wofford papers contain over 400 linear feet of extensive notes, research files, writings, correspondence, political papers and audio/visual recordings documenting an impressive career of a citizen...