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Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

 Person

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959) Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1606
Overview Correspondence, business and legal records, account books, news releases, clippings, and family papers and photographs of a U.S. Marshall (1916-1922); editor of the Fairmont TIMES (1925-1959) and Wheeling REGISTER (1933-1935); Democratic politician; member of the National Bituminous Coal Commission (1935-1939); and businessman. Subjects include: Smith's student days at Virginia Military Institute; West Virginia National Guard; Monongah Mine Relief Committee; Associated Press; Association...
Dates: 1787-1957

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0258
Overview Correspondence, business and legal records, account books, news releases, clippings, and family papers and photographs of a U.S. marshal (1916-1922); editor of the Fairmont TIMES (1925-1959) and Wheeling REGISTER (1933-1935); Democratic politician; member of the National Bituminous Coal Commission (1935-1939); and businessman. Subjects include: Smith's student days at Virginia Military Institute; West Virginia National Guard; Monongah Mine Relief Committee; Associated Press; Association Against...
Dates: 1787-1957

Harley Martin Kilgore (1893-1956), Senator, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0967
Overview Papers of Harley M. Kilgore, U.S. Senator from West Virginia. Includes typescripts, correspondence, printed materials, clippings, broadsides, and a photograph. Topics include congressional bills and legislation on diverse subjects; committees with which Kilgore was involved, including the Senate Military Affairs Subcommittee on War Mobilization, the Truman Committee, the Committee on Military Affairs, and the Committee on the Judiciary; the National Science Foundation; various presidential...
Dates: 1937-1956

Harley Martin Kilgore (1893-1956), Senator, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1108
Overview Papers of Harley M. Kilgore, U.S. Senator from West Virginia. This collection includes typescripts, manuscripts, correspondence, and printed material. The majority of the collection pertains to domestic affairs topics, including political campaigns, the Rosier-Martin contest for the Senate in 1941, bills introduced or sponsored by Kilgore, papers dealing with his activities as juvenile judge, and papers relating to various organizations and societies. Most of these papers relate to individuals,...
Dates: 1933-1956

Harley Martin Kilgore (1893-1956), Senator, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1500
Scope and Contents Papers of Harley M. Kilgore, U.S. Senator from West Virginia. Contains material on the Senate Judiciary Committee and its various subcommittees including the anti-monopoly, internal security, and immigration groups. Other papers deal regard the Special Committee Investigating the National Defense Program (also known as the Truman Committee), West Virginia elections, and the National Guard. There is one box of campaign materials and various speeches.Correspondents include Bernard M....
Dates: 1890, 1937-1956

Ken Hechler Interview Transcript

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Collection Number: A&M.1164
Overview Transcription of an oral history interview by Niel M. Johnson of the Harry S. Truman Library with Ken Hechler. Hechler, born 1914 in Roslyn, NY, received A.B., Swarthmore 1935; M.A., Columbia 1936; Ph.D., Columbia 1940 in Political Science which he later taught at Columbia, Princeton, and Marshall Universities. He served as a U. S. Army combat historian in Europe during World War II. Hechler was a research assistant to President Franklin D. Roosevelt and was special assistant to President Harry...
Dates: 1985

Photographs of Louis A. Johnson, Lawyer and Politician

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Collection Number: A&M.4029
Overview Photographs of Louis A. Johnson (1891-1966), Clarksburg lawyer, and Washington, D.C. politician who founded the law office of Steptoe and Johnson. Highlights include group photo with Eddie Rickenbacker and others walking at the Indianapolis Speedway attending a race (1936), photo with President Truman at American Legion Event (1949), and other American Legion event photos.
Dates: 1933-1950

William Edwin Chilton (1858-1939) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1652
Scope and Content Papers of William Edwin Chilton (1858-1939), a lawyer, Democratic politician, publisher of the Charleston Gazette, and U.S. Senator (1911-1917); also includes correspondence of his son William E. Chilton, Jr., editor of the Gazette. The Chiltons were a prominent Charleston family who were long-time owners of the Gazette. There are series of correspondence, legal papers, speeches and writings, and other material. ...
Dates: 1917, 1928-1939