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Benjamin Gitlow papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0108
Overview Papers of a co-founder of the Communist Labor Party and the Communist Party, USA (Majority Group), who later became an avid anti-Communist. Consists predominately of printed material dating from 1949-65, but also includes correspondence, speeches, writings, research notes, and financial records from all periods of his life.

Frank McNinch papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0426
Overview Frank McNinch was the mayor of Charlotte, NC from 1912 to 1917, and later was appointed to serve on the Federal Communications Commission in 1930, becoming its Chairman in 1933. In 1937, President Roosevelt appointed McNinch to be the Chairman of the Federal Power Commission. The collection contains mostly the papers he generated while working for these two federal commissions.

H. L. Mencken essay and review typescript drafts

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 306
Identifier: MS0306
Overview Typescript drafts of five essays and one book review, dated January-March 1939, by H. L. Mencken. All bear extensive corrections in Mencken's own hand in pencil or pen.

Presidents collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS0310
Overview Newspapers, magazines and other ephemera relating to presidents of the United States. Contains items concerning the political careers and deaths of George Washington (1800), Abraham Lincoln (1865), James A. Garfield (1881), Ulysses S. Grant (1885), William McKinley (1901), Warren G. Harding (1923), Franklin D. Roosevelt (1945), and John F. Kennedy (1963). Also includes text of Calvin Coolidge's acceptance speech (1924), and an issue of Newsweek regarding the attempted assasination (1981) of...