3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Patriotic societies--United States.

  1. Halsey McGovern papers, 1945-1983

    75 items. 5 containers. 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Freight rate specialist and political commentator. Chiefly scrapbooks containing correspondence, church bulletins, greeting cards, magazine articles, mailing lists, newsletters, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, poetry, prayer cards, press releases, invitations, telegrams, and photographs pertaining to McGovern's political views and the civil rights movement. Also included are newsletters and a booklet.

  2. Hermann Hagedorn papers, 1912-1933

    10,200 items. 23 containers. 9.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet and biographer. Correspondence, subject files, research material, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Hagedorn’s biographies of Leonard Wood and William Boyce Thompson. Includes original material relating to Thompson’s role in relief work in Russia following the Russian Revolution and in securing diplomatic recognition for the Soviets. Also includes material on Hagedorn’s activities relating to World War I loyalty questions, especially the problems of his fellow German Americans and the Vigilantes, a militant group of patriotic writers.

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  3. American Gold Star Mothers, Inc., records, 1917-1941

    4,000 items. 6 containers plus 1 oversize. 2.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    National patriotic organization of mothers of American military personnel who lost their lives in the service of the country. Correspondence, membership applications, minute book, clippings, scrapbooks, legal records, roll and record books, printed and near-print matter, photographs, drafts of legislation, a copy of the constitution with an appended list of charter members, and material relating to the insignia of the organization

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