92 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Politics and government--20th century.

  1. Jackie Robinson papers, 1934-2001

    7,000 items. 17 containers. 6.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Baseball player, civil rights leader, and corporate executive. Correspondence, fan mail, financial and legal records, drafts of speeches and writings, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items relating to Robinson as the first African American to play major league baseball in the twentieth century and to various business and civic activities following his baseball career, including his service as a corporate executive and his participation in the civil rights movement, religious and humanitarian organizations, broadcast and media affairs, and politics.

  2. 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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  3. House Democratic Caucus records, 1913-1999

    20,000 items. 78 containers. 31.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Organization of Democratic members of the United States House of Representatives; established in 1796. The records include minutes of meetings, transcripts of meetings and hearings, office files, correspondence, legislation, caucus and House rules, reports, handbooks, printed matter, and other records documenting the proceedings of the caucus and its efforts to shape national public policy.

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  4. Joseph L. Rauh papers, 1913-2008

    110,000 items. 301 containers. 120.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, civil rights activist, and civil libertarian of Washington, D.C. Chiefly legal files together with correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, oral history interviews, speeches, writings, subject files, appointment books, and other papers relating to Rauh's career as a public interest lawyer handling cases pertaining to civil rights, civil liberties, and labor disputes. Includes files relating to his activities with Americans for Democratic Action and to his participation in Hubert H. Humphrey's presidential campaign in 1960.

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  5. Arthur J. Goldberg papers, 1793-1995

    78,000 items. 296 containers plus 14 oversize and 2 classified. 120.7 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, lawyer, secretary of labor, and diplomat. Correspondence, case files, certiorari memoranda, legal files, speeches and writings, subject files, reports, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to Goldberg's career as a lawyer, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, secretary of labor, and United States representative to the United Nations.

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  6. Henry Brandon papers, 1939-1994

    22,000 items. 77 containers plus 20 oversize plus 3 classified. 34.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Journalist and author. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, articles, reviews, speeches, reports, transcripts of interviews, reference files, notes, appointment books, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Brandon's career as chief American correspondent for the Sunday Times, London. The collection documents his coverage of major events and presidential administrations of the second half of the twentieth century, his interest in international relations, and his personal and official contacts with prominent American and world figures.

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  7. 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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  8. Maurice Rosenblatt papers, 1910-2003

    34,300 items. 98 containers. 39.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lobbyist and consultant. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, newsletters, and other papers related primarily to Rosenblatt's work with the National Committee for an Effective Congress and files on Joseph McCarthy and the issue of McCarthyism.

  9. Horace Traubel and Anne Montgomerie Traubel papers, 1824-1979

    75,600 items. 218 containers plus 2 oversize. 88.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Poet, critic, and friends and biographer of Walt Whitman. Correspondence, diaries, including Horace Traubel's diary published as With Walt Whitman in Camden, literary files containing prose, poetry, criticism, and other writings by the Traubels and other writers, including the collected files of the Conservator, financial and legal records, scrapbooks, and printed matter. The collection reflects the Traubels' support of the literary and artistic community, the arts and crafts and ethical culture movements, and social and political reform. Also includes the papers of their daughter, Gertrude Traubel, as well as their friends and financial supporters, Frank and Mildred Bain.

  10. Philip C. Jessup papers, 1574-1983

    120,000 items. 394 containers plus 2 oversize and 1 classified. 157.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Jurist, diplomat, and educator. Family and general correspondence, reports and memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, legal papers, newspaper clippings and other papers pertaining chiefly to Jessup's work with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Institute of Pacific Relations, United States Department of State, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and International Court of Justice. Includes material relating to his World War I service in Spartanburg, S.C., and in France; and to charges made against him by Senator Joseph McCarthy and postwar loyalty and security investigations. Also includes papers of his wife, Lois Walcott Kellogg Jessup, relating to her work for the American Friends Service Committee, United States Children's Bureau, and United Nations, her travels to Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East, and to her writings.

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