16 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Economic conditions--20th century.

  1. Hedrick Smith papers, 1923-2010

    200,000 items. 570 containers plus 13 oversize and 1 classified. 235.2 linear feet. 26,688 digital files (107.90 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Journalist, author, and documentarian. Correspondence, memoranda, interview transcripts, drafts of speeches, articles, books, notes, radio broadcasts, legal material, research material, family papers, press releases, printed material, posters, maps, digital files, and other papers relating primarily to Smith's research for his books and television productions about the Soviet Union, United States politics, and issues affecting the American working class. Documents his career with the New York Times while stationed in Washington, D.C., Moscow, Russia, and elsewhere, as well as his coverage for United Press International of the civil rights movement in the South and space exploration, 1959-1962.

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  2. Hugh H. Smythe and Mabel M. Smythe papers, circa 1895-1997

    36,500 items. 105 containers plus 1 classified. 42 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Diplomats, educators, and scholars. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, photographs, reports, writings, subject files and other papers relating to the Smythes’ ambassadorships to Cameroon, Malta, and Syria and their work on African and African-American issues with a variety of organizations and educational institutions.

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  3. Irving R. Levine papers, 1930-2009

    100,750 items. 288 containers. 115 linear feet. 652 digital files (1.5582 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Journalist and news commentator. Correspondence, memoranda, notebooks and notes, transcripts of interviews, radio and television scripts, news commentaries, articles, speeches, book drafts, background and research material, and other papers documenting Levine's career as a broadcast journalist and news commentator.

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  4. Clare Boothe Luce papers, 1862-1997

    465,400 items. 813 containers plus 12 oversize, 1 classified, 1 top secret. 325 linear feet. 41 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Journalist, playwright, magazine editor, United States representative from Connecticut, and United States ambassador to Italy. Family papers, correspondence, literary files, congressional and ambassadorial files, speech files, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Luce's personal and public life as a journalist, playwright, politician, member of Congress, ambassador, and government official.

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  5. Russell W. Peterson papers, 1917-2004

    46,000 items. 140 containers plus 1 oversize and 1 classified. 56 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Environmentalist and governor of Delaware. Correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, trips and events files, and other papers relating primarily to Peterson's work as an environmentalist and his employment as the chairman of the Council on Environmental Quality, president of New Directions, director of the Office of Technology Assessment of the United States Congress, and president of the National Audubon Society.

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  6. John Vachon papers, 1913-1995

    4,000 items. 12 containers. 4.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Photographer. Correspondence, family papers, writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to Vachon’s career as a photographer with the Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information, and Look magazine.

  7. Joseph Pulitzer papers, 1897-1958

    67,500 items. 193 containers. 77.2 linear feet. 163 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Newspaper editor and publisher. Family and general correspondence, subject material, business files, and personal financial papers relating primarily to Pulitzer's editorship of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

  8. Ernest Gallaudet Draper papers, circa 1919-1955

    250 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Manufacturer and government official. Chiefly speeches and articles, including also biographical material, a diary, correspondence, book reviews, clippings, and notes, relating to Draper's service as assistant secretary of commerce and as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and including his involvement with various New York state and city agencies concerned with unemployment and labor.

  9. Mercer Green Johnston papers, 1860-1954

    40,000 items. 112 containers plus 3 oversize. 45.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Educator, Episcopal clergyman, and author. Correspondence, diaries, sermons, notebooks, autobiographical papers, poems, prayers, financial papers, pamphlets, periodicals, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia relating to Johnston's career as an Episcopal clergyman in the United States and the Philippines, worker for the Young Men's Christian Association during World War I, director of the People's Legislative Service, director of the National Citizens Committee on Relations with Latin America, and assistant to the administrator of the United States Rural Electrification Administration.

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  10. Emanuel Celler papers, 1924-1973

    195,000 items. 604 containers plus 8 oversize. 224.8 linear feet. 9 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer and U.S. representative from New York. Correspondence, notes, clippings, memoranda, speeches, financial records, printed material, and other papers relating chiefly to Celler's service as representative in Congress from New York and as chairman of the House Committee on the Judiciary.

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