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Thomas, Elmer, 1876-1965

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1876-09-08-1965-09-19-

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

James Brooks Ayers Robertson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-526
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Governor of Oklahoma. Correspondence (1906-1938) regarding the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention of 1906, the condition of the state after World War I, and the Okmulgee County trial incident; publications (1906-1925), including "Referendum News" and the "Oklahoma Odd Fellow"; clippings (1914-1938); scrapbooks and notebooks (ca. 1938) regarding Robertson's political career; speeches (n.d.) by Robertson regarding his positions on prohibition, the Eighteenth Amendment, the Oklahoma Department of Pardon and Parole, and his inauguration; and condolence cards (1938) received by Robertson's family upon his death. The collection also includes gubernatorial Special Order No. 11 (1922) regarding the membership of Oklahoma National Guard officers in the Ku Klux Klan. J.B.A. Robertson Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1903-1938

John Andrew Simpson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-567
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Correspondence (1917-1934) with Simpson regarding Oklahoma Farmers' Union and National Farmers' Union policies, issues and activities, including financial papers and meeting minutes of both organizations, and Simpson's nomination for the office of U.S. Secretary of Agriculture in Franklin Roosevelt's first cabinet. Correspondents include Franklin Roosevelt, Huey P. Long, Henry Morgenthau, James A. Farley and Elmer Thomas. Also in the collection are diaries (1924-1934), transcripts of radio and other speeches (1919-1933), clippings (n.d.) and newspapers (1917-1934) all relating to farm topics.
Dates: 1917-1934