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

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Bessie Margolin papers

Identifier: LaRC-1094
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, appellate legal briefs, speeches, photographs, and personal papers and items of Bessie Margolin, government attorney, Supreme Court advocate, and champion of labor rights, including equal pay for women. Margolin was Associate Solicitor of the United States Department of Labor until her retirement in January 1972, after which she taught law and served as a labor arbitrator for the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. The papers are...
Dates: 1929-1996

Byron Humphrey cartoons

Identifier: LaRC-1052
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of political cartoons drawn by Byron Humphrey for an unknown publication, circa the 1970s. Humphrey was working in advertising in New York when he moved back to New Orleans in 1972 to look after his mother, who was ill. While in New Orleans, he created political cartoons for the New Orleans States-Item and the Times-Picayune.

Dates: 1970s

Charles Nutter papers

 Collection — Box 1-10
Identifier: LaRC-971
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal and professional papers of American journalist Charles Nutter. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence including outgoing carbons and edited drafts from foreign locations, numerous photographs, invitations and other items of social ephemera, speeches, financial documents, telegrams, newspaper clippings, articles, journal issues, a book, and other printed items. Individuals represented in this collection, as correspondents or as subjects, are...
Dates: 1924-1987

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)

Mary Elizabeth Sanders family memorabilia

 Collection — Folder 1-4
Identifier: LaRC-275
Scope and Contents This collection consists of items of political and social ephemera pertaining to the family of Mary Elizabeth Sanders of Louisiana. The items predominantly relate to the career of her grandfather, Jared Young Sanders, who served as governor of Louisiana. Also included are New Orleans Carnival invitations and other keepsakes, menus including a handwritten menu, banquet programs, a commemorative button, stationery, a campaign song, printed speeches, items from the 1909 inauguration of...
Dates: 1862-1957; Majority of material found in Early 20th century

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

St. Clair Adams papers

Identifier: LaRC-291
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of the documents of Richard Leche's defense attorneys. New Orleanian Richard W. Leche, Louisiana governor from 1936 until his resignation in 1939, was later charged with bribery, contempt, income tax evasion, mail fraud, oil fraud and conspiracy to defraud the state. He was convicted of mail fraud and was sentenced in 1940 to ten years in Atlanta federal prison. He was parolled in 1945 and given a full pardon by President Truman in 1952. Most of the papers...
Dates: 1934-1965; Other: Majority of material found in 1939-1940

William B. Gwyn papers

 Collection — Box 1-13
Identifier: LaRC-250
Scope and Contents This collection consists of professional papers of William Gwyn of New Orleans, La. Included are typed correspondence, edited typescripts, financial documents, statistical printouts, bibliographies, reports, journals, books, reprints, conference proceedings, newspaper clippings and other printed items. Dr. Gwyn's publications, and those of colleagues are also included, as well as documents concerning the International Ombudsman Institute and International Ombudsman Conference. Some...
Dates: 1959-1979