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Delaware--Politics and government--20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85036532

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Thurman Adams, Jr., papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0619
Abstract

Democratic Senator Thurman Adams, Jr., (1928-2009) was the longest-serving senator in the history of the Delaware General Assembly. Adams was also the president of T.G. Adams & Sons, Inc., an agricultural feed and grain business in Bridgeville, Delaware. The Thurman Adams, Jr., papers chronicle the personal and professional life of the longest-serving senator (a Democrat from the 19th District) in the history of the Delaware General Assembly.

Dates: 1939-2012; Majority of material found within 1960-2009

Patricia Dycio Pete du Pont political ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0889
Abstract

Political ephemera, mostly related to Delaware governor Pete du Pont, including campaign buttons, t-shirts, a newspaper clipping, a 1981 inaugural program, and campaign literature collected by Patricia Buchanan Dycio.

Dates: circa 1977-1981

John B. Hutton ticket to Roosevelt-Garner inaugural ceremonies

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0099-F1102
Abstract

John B. Hutton was a lawyer in Dover and former Deputy Attorney General for the state of Delaware who served as one of the presidential electors for the state after the 1932 presidential election. This item is Hutton's ticket to the 1933 inaugural ceremonies for President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Vice President John Nance Garner.

Dates: 1933

S.B. Woo for Lieutenant Governor campaign poster

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0098-F0010
Abstract

S. B. Woo, a Chinese-American physics professor and politician, ran for lieutenant governor of Delaware in 1984, winning the election. This item is a campaign poster from that campaign.

Dates: 1984