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Elected officials

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Adam Clayton Powell card

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.018
Scope and Contents Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. was a Baptist pastor and the first African American Congressman elected from New York State. The front of the card has a photo of Adam Clayton Powell standing next to and looking down at a woman holding a baby (most likely his wife Hazel Dorothy Scott and their son Adam Clayton Powell, III) and “VOTE FOR DADDY!” underneath the photo. Back of card has Powell’s listings of his accomplishments and reasons to re-elect him.
Dates: circa 1947

Catalogue of the Officers and Members of the House of Representatives, For 1861-’62 [Nashville, Tenn.]

Identifier: Q Ephemera 2019.002
Scope and Contents Confederate Tennessee broadside printed after the 34th General Assembly met on 7 October 1861. Lists elected officers’ and members’ names, age, place of residence, post office, birthplace, marital status, occupation, boarding house, and counties represented. Edmund A. Keeble, Speaker. Also lists clerks and doorkeepers.
Dates: 1861-1862