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Political campaigns -- Oklahoma

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Campbell Russell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-538
Scope and Contents

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Correspondence (1905-1937) to and from Russell regarding the Oklahoma Corporation Commission of which he was a member; political posters (ca. 1920-1930) from Russell's election campaigns for the Corporation Commission and to Congress; speeches (ca. 1920-1930); by-laws and the certificate of incorporation (1933) for the Self-Help Exchange, a Depression-era unemployed persons league; and publications (1919-1936), including newspapers (1919-1925) printed by Russell for propaganda purposes, and transcripts (n.d.) of Oklahoma State Supreme Court proceedings.

Dates: 1904-1937

James Randolph Tolbert Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-617
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Attorney. Correspondence (1909-1941) regarding Tolbert's elections and terms as an Oklahoma state legislator, and the Al Smith for President campaign in Oklahoma, which he headed; reports (1923) and accompanying documentation of the impeachment proceedings of Governor John C. Walton by a special legislative committee, of which Tolbert was vice-chair; and Norman Rockwell posters (1942) entitled "The Four Freedoms.".

Dates: 1909-1941

John Calloway Walton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-641
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Governor of Oklahoma, 1923. Personal and official correspondence (1916-1948) regarding Walton's gubernatorial campaign, his term as governor, his impeachment, and his campaign against the Oklahoma Ku Klux Klan; election campaign literature and paraphernalia (1919-1938); speeches (1922-1938); newspaper clippings (1919-1943); transcripts (1823) of legal testimony from numerous military trials in Oklahoma concerning racist and other Klan-sponsored incidents, and from Walton's impeachment trials; and publications (1923-1924) regarding the Klan, politics and government, etc.

Dates: 1903-1948