United States -- Politics and government
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
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
Scope and Contents Handwritten petition addressed to “His Excellency Abraham Lincoln President of the United States” dated April 7, 1865 requesting the release of Confederate prisoner Alfred Layne (Company B 20th Tennessee) and signed by John B. Layne, T. H. Roberts, John Hugh Smith (Mayor of Nashville), W. G. Brownlow (Governor of Tennessee), and others.
Identifier: PAS 0022
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.053
Scope and Contents Great Smoky Mountains Conservation Association, Knoxville (Tenn.), and Great Smoky Mountains, Inc. Asheville (N. C.), pamphlet, "Save Our Mountains." No date, early 1930s, 7 pages, photo illustrated pamphlet explains the current use of the lands, future use and restrictions, and makes an appeal for the Federal Government to step in and purchase the land, as it has in the past with other Parks, instead of making the purchase a burden on the citizens of the two states. Citizen purchase is also...
Identifier: MSC 0759
Scope and Contents Stewart Lillard gift of 20th Century national and regional political ephemera, including posters.
Dates: 20th century