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Scrapbook 1, 1937-1938

 Item — Volume: 1

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence from colleagues and constituents, notably chairman of the Democratic National Committee James A. Farley, and Secretary of State Cordell Hull. Also includes news clippings mentioning Allen’s efforts to secure construction of a bridge over the Delaware River and his support for a bridge over the Chesapeake Bay. Additional news clippings demonstrate Allen’s interest in political issues in his home state, especially the party dissension among Delaware Democrats that threatened Allen’s chances of being re-nominated as Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in the 1938 election. Also represented in the scrapbook is Allen’s business relationship with the Pure Oil Company as connected to his own company, Allen Petroleum Corporation.


  • Creation: 1937-1938

Physical Description

1 volume

Repository Details

Part of the University of Delaware Library Special Collections Repository

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