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Catalog navigate_next Americans for Democratic Action records, 1932-2011
Americans for Democratic Action records, 1932-2011
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Amlie, Thomas R., 1897-1973.
Biddle, Francis, 1886-1968.
Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980.
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969.
Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998.
Henderson, Leon, 1895-1986.
Hollander, Edward D. (Edward Drey), 1908-
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978.
La Follette, Charles Marion, 1898-1974.
Loeb, James I. (James Isaac), 1908-
McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957.
Nathan, Robert, 1894-1985.
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971.
Olds, Leland, 1890-1960.
Rauh, Joseph L., Jr., 1911-1992.
Smith, Lillian (Lillian Eugenia), 1897-1966.
Stassen, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1907-2001.
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972.
Tucker, John F. P.
Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965.
Williams, David C.
Wyatt, Wilson W. (Wilson Watkins), 1905-1996.
Zalles, Reginald H., 1910-
Campus Americans for Democratic Action.
Democratic National Committee (U.S.)
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Students for Democratic Action.
United States National Student Association.
African Americans -- Civil rights.
Civil rights -- United States.
Draft -- United States.
Election law -- United States.
Elections -- United States.
Federal aid to education -- United States.
Full employment policies -- United States.
Liberalism -- United States.
Lobbying -- United States.
Public housing -- United States.
Social security -- United States.
Students -- Political activity -- United States.
Labor unions -- Political activity -- United States.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1945-
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1933-1945.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.
166.6 cubic feet (411 archives boxes and 12 volumes)
142 reels of microfilm (35 mm)
0.4 cubic feet of photographs (1 archives box)
79 audio recordings; plus
additions of 50.6 cubic feet (49 record center cartons, 3 archives boxes and 2 flat boxes)
13 disc recordings
0.3 cubic feet of photographs, negatives and transparencies (3 folders)
10 videorecordings (8 mm)
Published guide to the microfilm, "Americans for Democratic Action papers, 1932-1965 : a guide to the microfilm edition / edited by Jack T. Ericson," includes an index of important correspondence
Records of the Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), founded in 1947 as a national, independent, liberal organization, and of its predecessor, the Union for Democratic Action, founded in 1941 to combat fascism at home and abroad. The collection concerns ADA's administration, legislative lobbying and political activities, its chapters throughout the country and on various campuses, conventions, and relations with other organizations. Includes correspondence, minutes, reports, membership and financial records, press releases, clippings, and mimeographed and printed materials.
Mss 3, Series 1-8 is Also available on microfilm.
Mss 3, Series 9 is Only available on microfilm.
Microfilm produced by the Sanford, N.C. : Microfilming Corporation of America, 1979.
Presented by the Americans for Democratic Action, Washington, D.C., 1965.
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