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Political campaigns

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Andre Brown Moore papers

Identifier: LaRC-736
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials that reflect Andre Brown Moore's many different roles in public and private life. There is correspondence and photographs from Moore's time as a Judge Advocate on General Patton's staff. Also included are biographical materials and the papers of other family members. Moore was a member of the Boston Club and active in Mardi Gras, which is represented by correspondence, clippings, and administrative records. Speeches, correspondence, clippings and campaign...
Dates: 1932-1985

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)

Felicia Kahn papers

Identifier: NA-204
Scope and Contents The collection contains information regarding Felicia Kahn's political activities and campaigns in New Orleans and Louisiana dating from the 1940s to the 2010s. However, the bulk of the collection dates from 1960 to 2000. Especially helpful to researchers are her notes on clippings and political ephemera. The boxes also hold information about Felicia Kahn, her National Women's Political Caucus involvement, Orleans Parish Democratic Executive Committee, Common Cause, board meetings, and her...
Dates: 1931 - 2018

Grossman and Myers families papers

Identifier: LaRC-909
Scope and Contents The collection consists of family papers, genealogies, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, political papers, essays, poems, scripts, certificates, legal documents, and financial papers belonging or relating to Joel Grossman Myers or her husband, Bert Myers. Included in the collection are World War II letters from Joel Grossman Myers' father, Louis Eugene Grossman and her letters to him as well as other papers relating to the lives of ancestors, including Simon...
Dates: 1897-1995; Other: Date acquired: 06/06/1990

Independent Women's Organization records

Identifier: LaRC-980
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the organizational records of the Independent Women's Organization, which was founded during the late 1930s and early 1940s, and consisted of Louisiana women anxious to eliminate government corruption. In particular, they initially organized to support the anti-Huey P. Long gubernatorial candidate, Sam Houston Jones, moving on to advocate issues such as public integration and governmental reform. The collection contains bylaws, membership lists, attendance records,...
Dates: 1947-1989

Louisiana Political Ephemera

Identifier: LaRC-Ephemera-Political
Abstract How to Use This Collection Louisiana Political Ephemera is interfiled with LaRC’s general ephemera collection, accessible in the large filing cabinets in the Schiro Reading Room. This collection is “self-serve,” meaning that patrons may retrieve folders from the cabinets themselves. The ephemera collection is arranged alphabetically according to subject headings. For this collection, each series title functions as the primary subject heading for the folders....
Dates: 1860-2010

Louisiana politics and elections collection

 Collection — Oversize folder 1
Identifier: LaRC-536
Scope and Contents

This collection is made up of broadsides, poll tax receipts, pamphlets, candidate lists, registration certificates, reports, correspondence, fliers, election reports, biographical sketches, letters of application, letters of recommendation, and certificates of appointment.

Dates: 1805-1993

Luther E. Hall papers

Identifier: LaRC-182
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to the campaign that preceded the Louisiana Democratic Primary Election held 1918 September 10 to choose a candidate to fill the unexpired term of United States Senator Robert F. Broussard, who died in office. The main contenders were former governor Luther E. Hall and Edward J. Gay of Iberville Parish. Hall's campaign manager was J.F.C. (Ferd) Claiborne. When Gay won a plurality, Hall, who came in second, withdrew from the race.

Dates: 1912-1918; Other: Majority of material found in 1918

Martha Gilmore Robinson papers

Identifier: LaRC-678
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal and collected papers of Martha G. Robinson of New Orleans, Louisiana. Included are correspondence, greeting cards, biographical and genealogical papers, family Bibles, cookbooks, family documents, scrapbooks, speeches, essays, photographs, financial documents, political campaign items, research notes, Newcomb College papers, items of social ephemera including Carnival ephemera, travel papers, newspaper clippings, books, pamphlets and other printed...
Dates: 1825-1981

Melissa Smith Papers

Identifier: LaRC-1117
Content Description The bulk of the material relates to Smith’s work with Planned Parenthood of Louisiana and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Other documents pertain to the New Orleans Mayor's Conference on Women, the Essence Festival, the YWCA Battered Women's Program, the New Orleans Women's Network, the John Kerry presidential campaign and other organizations. The collection consists of meeting notes, event planning, event fliers, correspondence with politicians, donor lists, photographs, newsletters,...
Dates: 1990-2004

Radlauer and Caire Advertising Agency records

Identifier: LaRC-929
Scope and Contents

The collection is made up of the business files of the Radlauer and Caire Advertising Agency.  Clients included Higgins Boats, the Port of Gulfport, the New Orleans International Airport, and Walker Roemer Milk. The agency also did advertising for political campaigns, working on Sam Jones' campaign for governor, Russell Long's re-election campaign for United States Senator, and Victor Schiro's campaign for mayor of New Orleans.

Dates: 1947-1969; Other: Date acquired: 04/02/1972

Robert G. Polack papers

Identifier: LaRC-231
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the personal papers of Robert G. Polack as well as his collection of early New Orleans and Louisiana-related manuscripts. The personal papers include correspondence, newspaper clippings, certificates, printed materials, speeches, materials used during a judicial campaign, and family papers, particularly those relating to the Lemann family. There are also drawings, prints, maps, and photographs. The manuscripts collection includes petitions, land grants,...
Dates: 1764-1984

Scott Wilson papers

Identifier: LaRC-233
Scope and Contents Scott Wilson was in public relations and also a major political campaign manager in Louisiana. He led ad campaigns for Maison Blanche, Latin American commerce, Coastal Television Company, New Orleans Cotton Exchange, the City of New Orleans, and the St. Charles Hotel. He worked on the campaigns of such notable politicians as Hale Boggs, John McKeithen, Victor Schiro, F. Edward Hebert, and Allen J. Ellender. The collection consists of personal and business correspondence, advertising...
Dates: 1921-1978 (bulk: 1945-1965)

William B. Wisdom collection on Huey P. Long

Identifier: LaRC-282
Scope and Contents The William B. Wisdom collection of Huey P. Long includes materials produced during Long’s political career and relating to his assassination, including broadsides, circulars, pamphlets, periodicals, photographs, correspondence, speeches, advertisements, ballots, campaign materials, newspaper clippings, full newspapers and plaques. Correspondence (1925-1940) includes letters from both Huey P. Long and Earl K. Long. There is also a galley proof of "Louisiana Hayride" by Harnett T. Kane and a...
Dates: 1924-1975 (bulk: 1924-1944)

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)

Winston Lill papers

Identifier: LaRC-930
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence and professional papers from Winston Lill's public relations work for the City of New Orleans as well as from his time as Staff Director for the Louisiana World Exposition of 1984. There is advertising material from photographer Frank H. Allen that Lill obtained while working for the New Orleans Public Service. There are also annual reports, speeches, and campaign material documenting his position as Assistant Director and then Director of Public...
Dates: 1884-1990; Other: Majority of material found in 1950s-1980s; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/1987