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Box 3


Contains 13 Results:

Hanging and Specifications, 1954

 File — Box: 3, Folder: F31
Scope and Contents

Explanatory material on how to hang Permon and Fabron and information on the architectural specifications of Permon.

Dates: 1954

Examples of wall coverings use, 1946-1963

 File — Box: 3, Folder: F32
Scope and Contents

Real estate listing for Blank's house, noting the fact that the rooms were decorated with Fabron and Salubra. Notes on an additional corporate project indicating product selection and highlighting potential problems for installing over existing wall coverings.

Dates: 1946-1963

Passports, 1913-1924

 File — Box: 3, Folder: F34
Scope and Contents

Contains two of Blank's passports (1913 and 1924) with multiple stamps from his journeys. Also includes Blank's letter to the Department of State indicating his intent to pursue citizenship, 1913.

Dates: 1913-1924

Correspondence, 1918-1986

 File — Box: 3, Folder: F35
Scope and Contents

Includes "issue mail" and political letters from Gov. Pierre S. du Pont IV, the U.S. Works Progress Administration, Senator John J. Williams, Eugene J. Keogh, Robert L. Donovan, Charles C. Lockwood, Cardinal Spellman, and Louis Kissling. Also contains a number of form letters from Presidents and political candidates that Blank supported, including Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, and Ronald and Nancy Reagan.

Dates: 1918-1986

AboutUnvarnished, 1941-1980s

 File — Box: 3, Folder: F37
Scope and Contents

Material originally laid in Blank's copy of Unvarnished by Philip Zausner.

Dates: 1941-1980s

Philip Zausner,Unvarnished: The Autobiography of a Union Leader(New York: Brotherhood Publishers, 1941)., 1941

 File — Box: 3, Folder: F38
Scope and Contents

Philip Zausner, Unvarnished: The Autobiography of a Union Leader (New York: Brotherhood Publishers, 1941). Inscribed to Blank by the author. Dust jacket has been removed to oversized material. Zausner was the Secretary-Treasurer of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America, District No. 9 at the time of their boycott of Salubra and Tekko imported by Frederic Blank & Co.

Dates: 1941

"Communist Infiltration in the United States: Its Nature and How to Combat It", 1946

 File — Box: 3, Folder: F39
Scope and Contents

Includes the Chamber of Commerce pamphlet "Communist Infiltration in the United States: Its Nature and How to Combat it," (Washington, D.C.: Chamber of Commerce, 1946). Also includes a letter from the Chamber of Commerce about the pamphlet.

Dates: 1946

Unions, 1957-1973

 File — Box: 3, Folder: F40
Scope and Contents

Contains articles on trade and teachers' unions, labor, the Mafia in unions, and labor violence. Also contains Blank's membership card for and a pamphlet about the organization Americans Against Union Control of Government.

Dates: 1957-1973

Thomas E. Dewey, 1954-1971

 File — Box: 3, Folder: F41
Scope and Contents

Clippings and material related to Thomas Dewey that were originally laid in a copy of Dewey's Twenty Against the Underworld. Blank's copy of the first edition was removed from this collection for cataloguing.

Dates: 1954-1971

Miscellany, 1866-1965

 File — Box: 3, Folder: F42
Scope and Contents

A variety of personal miscellany, including: a tear sheet from Godey's Lady's Book (1866); a hand-drawn sofa design; an 1889 reprint of The New York Daily Gazette of May 1, 1789; tear sheets from The New York Times, October 22, 1956; reprints of the Gettysburg Address, the Bill of Rights, and the Declaration of Independence; and other material.

Dates: 1866-1965