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Ogden Family Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1844
Overview Documents, 1791-1887, concerning lands and business in Harrison and Monongalia counties; history of the Ogden, Talkington, Hawker, and other families, 1911-1946; correspondence, 1904-1907, concerning Marshall W. Ogden's law practice and business; and a list of candidates endorsed by the Ku Klux Klan in West Virginia in 1924.
Dates: 1791-1946

Parkersburg Central Trades & Labor Council Records

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Collection Number: A&M.3111
Overview Minutes, financial records, and miscellaneous historical material of Parkersburg Central Trades and Labor Council, an affiliate of the American Federation of Labor and the West Virginia State Federation of Labor. The organization, founded in 1910, participated in various political activities and union organization activities and sponsored Labor's League for Political Education and created a women's auxiliary during the 1950's. The council consisted of assorted AFL affiliated unions in the...
Dates: 1915-1958

Phyllis Temple Stealey Williams Scrapbooks

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Collection Number: A&M.3202
Overview Four scrapbooks of Phyllis Temple Williams nee Stealey of Clarksburg who was an administrative assistant and secretary to nine term U.S. Congressman Cleveland M. Bailey (Democrat, West Virginia) from 1955 to 1963. Includes photographs, postcards, programs, invitations, news clippings and newspapers about: political conventions; elections; inaugurations; World War II; the Stealey family; charitable and campaign fundraisers; and a trip to Italy, Switzerland, France and Great Britain. Three of the...
Dates: 1925-1962

Pittenger Family Letters

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Collection Number: A&M.3127
Overview Various Pittenger family members wrote these letters, mostly to other family members. The most frequent correspondent is Abraham Pittenger, a farmer, teacher, and local government official in Hancock County. The letters detail farming and marketing of farm goods, educational developments, affairs of the Presbyterian Church, and family events. The collection also provides significant information about the early Republican party, secession crisis, Civil War and Reconstruction.
Dates: 1841-1875

Political Campaigns and Elections Material

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Collection Number: A&M.2818
Overview Buttons, pins, and stickers for West Virginia political campaigns, including Gubernatorial and Senatorial races. Politicians represented include William Barron, Robert Byrd, Darrell McGraw, Mollohan, Arch Moore, Okey Patteson, Charlotte Pritt, Jennings Randolph, Jay Rockefeller, Jim Spouse, and Cecil Underwood.
Dates: 1948-2002

Preston Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2201
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, and business papers of John J.D. Preston, his ancestors, and his relatives. The correspondence is primarily between members of the Preston family with topics being discussed, such as living conditions, business conditions, military training camps, Civil War battles, politics and campaigns, political personalities, education, schools, and the World Wars. Correspondents include John Preston, Rev. David Preston, John J. Davis, and John W. Davis.
Dates: 1817-1945

Revered Sampson Miller, Collector, West Virginia Election Supplies Boxes

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Collection Number: A&M.3906
Overview Two West Virginia election supplies boxes. One was made in Dayton, Ohio. The other was made in Spencer, West Virginia, and has "Vote Gard" printed on the lid. These boxes once held the contents of A&M 3905.
Dates: undated

Robert G. Kelly Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1959
Overview Correspondence, telegrams, newspaper clippings, reports, and speeches of a Democratic Party official; correspondence and minutes of Democratic State Executive Committee meetings. Subjects include West Virginia gubernatorial campaign of 1932, political patronage, federal relief programs in West Virginia, Rush Holt's senatorial campaign of 1934, the Holt-Kelly feud, and the miners' strike of 1939 Correspondents include Robert G. Kelly, Herman Guy Kump, M.M. Neely, Joe L. Smith, Homer A. Holt,...
Dates: 1932-1941

Roy H. Keadle Scrapbook

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Collection Number: A&M.2873
Overview The scrapbook was kept by Roy H. Keadle (1890-1961), eldest son of N.S. Keadle (1860-1935), first sheriff of Mingo County. Included are: several printed programs and invitations for functions in Williamson, West Virginia; one letter from Virgil A. Lewis, West Virginia State Historian; and a printed "Official Vote of Mingo County" for an election on 3 November 1909. Scrapbook contains photographs, postcards, calling cards, entertainment programs and news clippings. Included are: news clippings...
Dates: ca. 1891-1896, 1900-1938

Rush Dew Holt (1905-1955) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0873
Overview Papers of Rush Dew Holt, Sr. (1905-1955) relating to his personal and political activities. Types of material include publications, clippings, correspondence, photographs, and ephemera, among others. The collection is divided into six series: Personal and Political Papers (1840-2000 and undated), Artifacts (1939-1952 and undated), Legislative Records (1920-1955 and undated), Constituent Services (1923-1954 and undated), Press and Media Activity (1925-2003 and undated), and Administrative Files...
Dates: 1840-2003; Majority of material found within 1918-1955

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Holt, Homer Adams, 1898-1975 8
Patteson, Okey L. 8
Revercomb, Chapman, 1895- 8
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 8
Bittner, Van A. (Van Amberg), 1885-1949 7
Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976 7
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Meadows, Clarence W. 7
United Mine Workers of America 7
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Conley, William G. (William Gustavus), 1866-1940 5
Edmiston, Andrew. 5
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Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 5
Pierpont, Francis Harrison, 1814-1899 5
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 5
Barron, W. W. 4
Dawson, William M.O. 4
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 4
Funkhouser, Raymond J. 4
Glasscock, Wm. E. (William Ellsworth), 1862-1925 4
Goff, Guy Despard, 1867-1933 4
Hechler, Ken, 1914-2016 4
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 4
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 4
Johnson, George W. 4
Kee, Maude Elizabeth, 1895-1975 4
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 4
MacCorkle, William Alexander, 1857-1930 4
Marland, William C. 4
Moore, Arch A., Jr. (Arch Alfred), 1923-2015 4
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 4
United States National Guard - West Virginia. 4
Watson, C. W. 4
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 4
AFL-CIO 3
AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 3
Ambler, Charles Henry, 1876-1957 3
Andrews, Volney. 3
Bailey, Cleveland Monroe, 1886-1965 3
Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986 3
Burnside, Maurice Gwinn, 1902-1991 3
Cairnes, Tom. 3
Carey, James B. 3
Daniels, Jonathan. 3
Davis, Henry Gassaway, 1823-1916 3
Davis, John J. (John James), 1835-1916 3
Dawson, D. Boone. 3
Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971 3
Ellis, Hubert S. 3
Goodykoontz, Wells, 1872-1944 3
Hall, Septimus. 3
Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986 3
Hillman, Sidney, 1887-1946 3
Kee, John, 1874-1951 3
Landis, James M. 3
MacDonald, David J. 3
Mallison, Samuel T. 3
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885 3
McGrath, J. Howard (James Howard), 1903-1966 3
Parkersburg Central Trades & Labor Council 3
Preston, Rev. David. 3
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 3
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary 3
United States. National Bituminous Coal Commission 3
United States. Works Progress Administration 3
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 2
American Legion 2
Armstrong, Glenn. 2
Associated Press 2
Association Against the Prohibition Amendment 2
Atkinson, Geo. W. (George Wesley), 1845-1925 2
Bachman, Carl G. 2
Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937 2
Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956 2
Barns, Fleming and Company 2
Barns, James F. 2
Barns, John S. 2
Barns, John S. and Company 2
Barns, Thomas. 2
Benedum, Michael L. 2
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