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United States. Congress
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Collection consists of fifty boxes of material documenting Chauncey M. Depew's career in public speaking from approximately 1880-1920. It features many published speeches, handwritten and typescript speeches, and notes, in addition to scrapbooks, memorial books, clippings, and photographs demonstrating Depew's prominence as an orator.
Abstract Collection consist of cartoons (209), Christmas cards (12), and facsimiles of cartoons (3), all drawn by Clifford K. Berryman. The cartoons with identified dates span the years 1899-1949, thus exemplifying Berryman's work over much of his career. Berryman was employed as a cartoonist by the Washington Post from 1891-1970 and by the Washington Star from 1907-49. There are only a handful of cartoons which were composed before 1907, when Berryman left the Washington Post to draw for the Washington...
Overview The Hon. Clifford B. “Cliff” Stearns is a GWU alumnus and Air Force veteran who represented Florida’s 6th district in Congress for almost a quarter century. A self-styled “Citizen Congressman,” he strongly advocated for financial restraint and conservative values. This proved to be a powerful message that resonated with voters during the 1990’s when the GOP reclaimed the majority in the House of Representatives. While his committee work lies at the core of this collection, the papers contain a...
Abstract Donald Ray received his Master of Arts degree in 1947 from The George Washington University, and served as Director of the National Institute of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Collection includes correspondence, reports, articles, pamphlets and books.
Abstract Gilbert Gude served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1953-58, in the Maryland Senate from 1962-1967, and was then elected as a Republican to Congress, serving from 1967-76 as the Representative from Maryland's 8th district. During his time in Congress, Gude was the ranking Republican member of the House District of Columbia Committee. Materials in this collection include correspondence, bills, press materials, publications, reports, and other related items. The material dates from...
Abstract Jack Northman Anderson (1922-2005) was an investigative journalist, author, television personality, and for over 50 years the columnist behind the syndicated political column "Washington Merry-Go-Round." Cultivating sources who provided him with exclusive access to classified information, Anderson became the longest-running political columnist in America, appearing at one point in more than 1,000 American newspapers and claiming 40 million readers. He received the Pulitzer Prize for national...
Dates: 1930-2004; Majority of material found within 1969 - 2004
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, news releases, booklets, articles, brochures, statements, meeting files, briefing books, memorabilia, newsletters, photographs, negatives, slides, bills, and hearing files documenting the life and activities of civil rights activist Walter F. Fauntroy. These materials date from 1941-90 with the bulk of the records falling between 1960-90.
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, clippings, transcripts of speeches and Congressional hearings, bound volumes, cassette tapes, and maps that document the history of the development of rapid transit facilities for the Washington metropolitan area. The records date from 1930 to 1984.