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Scrapbook 2, 1830-1946

 Item — Volume: 2

Scope and Contents

Includes ephemera related to the inauguration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt for his second term, correspondence from colleagues and constituents, including Democratic National Committee Chairman James A. Farley, and a program for the inauguration of Richard C. McMullen as governor of Delaware. Also included are ephemera from a testimonial dinner for James A. Farley, various announcements, invitations, and calling cards, and news clippings related to Allen and political issues throughout the state of Delaware. Of particular note is a copy of the Democratic Register, a congressional yearbook for 1936, ephemera from Allen’s trip to the Panama Canal in 1938, and a copy of H.R. 9740, the congressional bill establishing Wilmington’s Delaware Bridge Authority in 1938. The scrapbook also contains various receipts belonging to the Allen family dating from 1830 as well as two unidentified cloth bags.


  • Creation: 1830-1946

Physical Description

1 volume

Repository Details

Part of the University of Delaware Library Special Collections Repository

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