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Democratic Party (La.)


Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

deLesseps S. Morrison papers

Identifier: LaRC-270
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the personal, military, mayoral, Organization of American States, and campaign papers of deLesseps S. Morrison. Included are photographs, correspondence, periodicals, and scrapbooks. Morrison was the Mayor of New Orleans from 1946-1960 and ambassador to the Organization of American States from 1961-1964.

Dates: 1925-1964 (bulk: 1946-1964)

F. Edward Hébert papers

Identifier: LaRC-650
Scope and Contents

F. Edward Hébert (1901-1979) was the longest-serving member of the House of Representatives from the state of Louisiana, holding office from 1941-1977. The collection consists of political correspondence, hundreds of scrapbooks and photograph albums, subject files, bound press releases and speeches, a manuscript for his autobiography (Last of the Titans), political cartoons, awards, and audio/visual materials.

Dates: 1916-1979 (bulk: 1940-1978)

Hale Boggs and Lindy Boggs papers

Identifier: LaRC-1000
Scope and Contents Researchers are advised to only load one series at a time, or to perform a keyword search in the search box. Loading the entire finding aid ('Detailed description') will result in significant delays. The collection contains the congressional correspondence, legislative papers, speeches, photographs, selected personal papers and scrapbooks of Hale and Lindy Boggs. Hale Boggs was Democratic House Majority Whip and Majority Leader prior to his death in 1972, when his wife, Lindy, took over his...
Dates: 1914-2006 (bulk: 1947-1990)

Jefferson Democratic Association records

Identifier: LaRC-412
Scope and Contents

This collection contains files, photographs, and correspondence of the Jefferson Democratic Association, a political organization in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana,  founded and led by Jules Mollere. Records include voting returns, lists of candidates and election workers, newspaper clippings, campaign posters, and membership cards, many of which refer to the political and social climate in Jefferson Parish at the time, and the various scandals the parish faced.

Dates: 1954-1972

Jock Scott papers

Identifier: LaRC-998
Scope and Contents This collection contains John Wyeth "Jock" Scott II's papers concerning Louisiana House of Representatives bills, state programs, and campaigns. There are also research notes, correspondence, and meeting agendas. Jock Scott’s papers contain numerous files on various topics of political interest. These files contain research conducted by Scott, his staff, other concerned citizens, or legislative committees, and come in the form of handwritten and typed notes, newspaper articles, published...
Dates: 1969-2008; Other: Date acquired: 01/05/2005

René F. Clerc collection

Identifier: LaRC-266
Content Description This collection consists of professional and collected papers of René F. Clerc of Louisiana. Included are numerous inscribed photographs of politicians, groups, steamboats, the Huey P. Long Bridge and various places; edited texts; maps; journal issues, newspaper clippings and other printed items. Subjects of photographic portraits in this collection include Jimmie Davis, John Nance Garner, F. Edward Hébert, Richard W. Leche, Huey P. Long, Russell B. Long, John H. Overton, Sam T....
Dates: 1911-1953

Victor H. and Margaret G. Schiro papers

Identifier: LaRC-1001
Scope and Contents

The Victor Schiro papers consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and reading files from Schiro's period as mayor of New Orleans (1961-1970). Also included are family materials, files from Schiro's insurance company cases, as well as papers belonging to his wife, Sunny, consisting of scrapbooks, correspondence, and photographs that relate to her many philanthropic activities.

Dates: 1904-1995; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1979

William Walter Jones collection of Sam Houston Jones papers

Identifier: LaRC-409
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of material from Sam Houston Jones' gubernatorial and senatorial campaigns, correspondence, speech files, state and federal files, press releases, invitations and appointments, oil and gas files, and audio tape reels of speeches. William Walter Jones lost his life in the defense of World War I, and it was Sam Houston Jones' wish that the collection be named in his honor.

Dates: 1936-1973 (bulk: 1939-1968)

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Correspondence 5
Speeches 5
Photographs 3
Scrapbooks 3
Clippings (information artifacts) 2