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United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Archival resources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

1952 Steel Crisis pamplets

 Collection
Identifier: 6011
Abstract

Collection of pamphlets from various unions and the United States government about the conflicts and strikes in the first administration of President Harry S. Truman.

Dates: 1947-1952, 1967 (bulk 1952)

Alphonzo Bell papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0215
Abstract

Alphonzo Bell, Jr. (1914-2004) was a United States Congressman who represented the 27th and 28th Congressional Districts - which encompassed the communities of Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, Bel Air, and West Los Angeles - between 1961 and 1977. Materials within the collection date from the 1930s to the 1980s and document Bell's political career.

Dates: 1933-1987

Sidney Harman papers

 Collection
Identifier: 5121
Dates: 1918 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1990 - 2011

House Un-American Activities Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: 7017
Abstract

This collection consists of transcripts of the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). HUAC was an investigative committee of the United States House of Representatives used to investigate alleged disloyalty and subversive activities on the part of private citizens, public employees, and those organizations suspected of having either fascist or communist ties.

Dates: 1945 - 1975

Allan Kaplan and Robert Kaplan political memorabilia collection

 Collection
Identifier: 6119
Abstract

The Allan Kaplan and Robert Kaplan political memorabilia collection consists of posters, ephemera, and realia documenting national and local political and campaigns. The bulk of the material dates from the late 1960s-early 1970s and documents the brothers' earliest political activism. The collection also includes later campaigns (from the 2000s) on which Robert was involved professionally.

Dates: 1960s-2000s

Herbert G. Klein papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0345
Abstract The Herbert G. Klein papers contain detailed records of the day to day activities of Herbert G. Klein, University of Southern California alumnus and trustee, journalist, editor and first White House Director of Communications. Included are records from all phases of Klein's long career: his early career as a journalist with Copley Newspapers in Alhambra and San Diego; his work with Richard Nixon, beginning with the Vice Presidential campaign of 1956; and his subsequent career as a media...
Dates: 15th-17th centuries, 1932-2009 (bulk 1960-1973)

Irmgard Lenel papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0212
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Irmgard Lenel, who was born in Germany in 1901 and who immigrated to the United States in 1937. She was a politically active socialist involved with groups like Women for Legislative Action and the Friends Committee on Legislation. Her papers include correspondence, photographs, legal papers, and some periodical publications.

Dates: 1912 - 1999

Harry F. Maidenberg scrapbooks

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0069
Abstract

This collection contains six scrapbooks containing clippings, photographs, and ephemera documenting the early history of California. The scrapbooks were compiled by Harry F. Maidenberg, who was an insurance salesman in Los Angeles.

Dates: 1950 - 1960

Gordon Leo McDonough papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0366
Abstract

Papers of Gordon Leo McDonough, member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the United States Congress. The collection includes McDonough's personal and legislative correspondence, printed bills and bill summaries relating to McDonough's work in Congress, office files, copies of press releases and public statements, records relating to various United States military academies, and files organized by subject.

Dates: 1920 - 1965

D. M. Reynolds papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0012
Abstract

The D. M. Reynolds Papers provides an inside view of electoral politics with a number of letters from former President Herbert Hoover, circa 1943 about Reynolds' efforts to support then-governor of Ohio, John Bricker, as a Republican candidate for national office. Reynolds was vice-president of Security First Bank in Los Angeles at the time.

Dates: circa 1943