9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Social life and customs--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.

    Summary:

    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. John Vachon papers, 1913-1995

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

    Summary:

    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.

  3. Theodore Roosevelt papers, 1759-1993

    276,000 items. 952 containers plus 9 oversize. 282 linear feet. 485 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    President and vice president of the United States, United States civil service commissioner, governor of New York, author, and conservationist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, articles, executive orders, family papers, press releases and proclamations, scrapbooks, and other material relating to the political, social, and cultural history of Roosevelt's life and presidency.

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    Some or all content stored offsite.

  4. Charles Ewing family papers, 1769-1951

    9,000 items. 30 containers plus 1 oversize. 12.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and army officer. Correspondence, diaries, biographical material, genealogical notebooks, legal and business papers, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers relating to the family of Charles Ewing during and after the Civil War.

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    Some or all content stored offsite.

  5. Mark Sullivan papers, 1900-1935

    2,400 items. 37 containers. 15 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist and author. Correspondence, writings, and other material relating to Sullivan's career as a journalist and author.

  6. Douglas Southall Freeman papers, 1900-1979

    70,000 items. 242 containers plus 2 oversize. 96 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Biographer, editor, educator, and lecturer. Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts and proofs of books and other works, articles, speeches, notebooks, source materials largely relating to the American Revolution and Civil War, bibliographical material, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Freeman's biographical and historical research and writing.

  7. Theodor Reik papers, 1905-1994

    7,500 items. 19 containers plus 7 oversize. 12 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Psychoanalyst and author. Correspondence, interviews, family papers, handwritten and some typed drafts of books and other writings, reprints of journal articles, notes, research files, certificates, publishing contracts, royalty statements, reviews of Reik’s books, publicity materials, photographs, honors and a tribute, brochures, programs, postcards, and news clippings documenting Reik’s contributions to psychoanalytic theory and practice, largely through his prolific writing for professional and popular audiences.

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    Access restrictions apply.

  8. Ham, Connelly, Parks, and Snodgrass families papers, 1870-2018

    350 items. 1 container. 0.4 linear feet. 1 digital file (115.11 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The related members of the Ham, Connelly, Parks, and Snodgrass families. Family correspondence, printed matter, and photographs documenting everyday American life in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

  9. Look magazine records, 1934-1970

    6,300 items. 18 containers. 7.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Biweekly, general interest popular magazine published in Des Moines, Iowa, from March 1937 to October 1971. Drafts, correspondence, notes and field notes, interoffice memos, reference materials, clippings, and other papers documenting Look's writing, editorial, and research processes.