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THE HARRY HOPKINS PAPERS (PART III)
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Box: 1 Fold: 1 American Association of Social Workers / Owen R. Lovejoy
DATE SPAN: 01/02/1922 - 04/27/1922

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Owen R. Lovejoy, president of American Association of Social Workers (letterhead) re. position offer to HLH. 3 TLS from Owen R. Lovejoy, general secretary of National Child Labor Committee (letterhead) re. position offer to HLH.

Box: 1 Fold: 2 American Committee on War Finance / War Bond Issue
DATE SPAN: 04/09/1917 - 04/20/1917

DESCRIPTION: 3 TL carbons from HLH to Hon. James W. Wadsworth, US senator; Hon. William G. McAdoo, secretary of treasury; Hon. Claude Kitchin, chairman, Ways and Means Committee, appealing against a government war bond issue.

Includes 1 TLS from Claude Kitchin; 1 TLS from James Wadsworth; 1 TLS from William M. Calder. Also includes 1 TL from Amos Pinchot, American Committee on War Finance pledging against the war bond issue.



Box: 1 Fold: 3 American Red Cross - Correspondence 1917
DATE SPAN: 12/20/1917 - 12/29/1917

DESCRIPTION: Re. HLH's joining ARC -

1 telegram from W. Frank Persons (sp. var. "Parsons"), director-general, civilian relief, ARC, to Emmet White. 1 telegram from Persons to HLH. 2 TLS from Persons to HLH. 1 telegram from George Scott, acting general manager, ARC, to Leigh Carroll, manager, Gulf Division, ARC.



Box: 1 Fold: 4 American Red Cross - Correspondence 1918
DATE SPAN: 01/16/1918 - 12/20/1918

DESCRIPTION: Listed below in chronological order:

1 telegram from Emmet White to Leigh Carroll re. engagement of HLH for ARC.

1 telegram from Leigh Carroll to Emmet White re. engagement of HLH for ARC.

1 TL form letter from George E. Scott to ARC bureaus re. employment of draft-age men.

1 TLS, 1 TL carbon, 4 telegrams from W. Frank Persons to HLH re. examination by Draft Board.

1 TL carbon from Bailey B. Burritt, general director, NYAICP to "Bill" (William H. Matthews?) and "Jim" (James Fieser?) (letter headed with ARC location).

2 TLS from William H. Matthews, director of Department of Family Welfare, NYAICP, to HLH. 1 TL carbon from HLH replying to Matthews.

1 telegram from Persons to HLH re. relief for stranded soldiers enroute home.

1 TL carbon from Persons to Henry P. Davison, chairman, War Council, ARC, re. authority of Department of Military Relief over ARC activities.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 American Red Cross - Correspondence 1919
DATE SPAN: 01/21/1919 - 01/05/1920

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs, "Preliminary Report of Committee on the Future of Home Service," submitted by ARC Division Directors of Civilian Relief, n.d. 7 pp.

1 TLS from [W.G.W., signature illegible] acting director general, ARC, to HLH re. role of ARC and Home Service, 1/21/1919.

1 TLS from William H. Matthews to HLH, 2/7/1919.

Cables and 1 TLS from J. Byron Deacon, assistant director general, ARC, to ARC Civilian Relief re. transport to USA of US soldiers' British spouses.

Correspondence below re. HLH's prospective transfer from director of civilian relief to ARC's Central Division -

1 TLS from "Johnson" to HLH (personal), n.d.

1 TL carbon signed LC [Leigh Carroll, manager of ARC Gulf Division, 1919] to J. Byron Deacon re. HLH engagement as director of civilian relief, ARC Central Division, 4/18/1919.

1 TLS from Deacon to Leigh Carroll replying to above, 4/21/1919.

1 TL carbon from Leigh Carroll to Edward K. Hardy, manager, Central Division, 5/16/1919.

1 TLS from Frederick C. Munroe to Carroll, 7/11/1919.

1 TLS from W. Frank Persons to HLH: congratulations on new position as associate manager of Gulf Division, 9/23/1919.

1 TMs received by HLH re. Alabama statistics on health, education, child welfare, 10/21/1919.

1 TLS from J. Byron Deacon to HLH re. Deacon's resignation from ARC, 12/30/1919. 1 TL carbon reply from HLH, 1/5/1920.

Box: 1 Fold: 6 American Red Cross - Correspondence 1920
DATE SPAN: 06/01/1920 - 08/31/1920

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Frederick C. Munroe to HLH re. Leigh Carroll's resignation as manager of ARC Gulf Division, 6/1/1920.

1 TLS from James Fieser, assistant general manager, ARC, to HLH. 6/21/1920.

1 TLS from Alfred Fairbank, Jr., director of ARC Southwestern Divsion, to HLH, (personal) re. death of HLH's daughter, Barbara, 6/21/1920.

1 TLS from Munroe to HLH re. Carroll's resignation and HLH succeeding as manager of Gulf Division, 6/22/1920.

1 TL from Carroll to ARC chairmen re. transfer of his position to HLH, 7/27/1920.

1 TLS from Carroll to Gulf Division departments: official notice of resignation and HLH's new title as division manager.

1 TMs report by Livingston Farrand re. ARC Commission for Europe, Paris, France, 8/23/1920.

1 TLS from James Fieser to HLH re. ARC in Europe.

AMs note fragments probably by HLH re. Gulf Division, n.d., 2 pp.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 American Red Cross - Correspondence 1921
DATE SPAN: 01/03/1921 - 12/23/1921

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs report on ARC from James Fieser to Judge John Barton Payne, chairman of ARC, n.d.

1 TL carbon from Fieser to W. Frank Persons re. above, 1/3/1922 (?)

1 TL carbon from Persons to Fieser re above, 1/6/1922 (?)

1 TLS from Frederick C. Munroe to HLH (personal), 1/20/1921.

1 TLS from Owen R. Lovejoy to HLH re. job offer, 12/16/1921.

1 TLS from Persons to HLH re. HLH's possible resignation, 12/23/1921.

Box: 1 Fold: 8 American Red Cross - Correspondence 1922
DATE SPAN: 03/27/1922 - 10/14/1922

DESCRIPTION: 6 TL carbons from James Fieser to W. Frank Persons and Judge John Barton Payne re. acceptance of job with Pittsburgh Associated Charities as general secretary.

1 TL carbon from Persons to ARC executive committee and chariman re. personal leave of absence and possible resignation due to ill health, 4/8/1922.

1 TL carbon from Payne to Persons re. above, 4/14/1922

1 TLS from Persons to HLH re. above, 4/15/1922.

Various letters to HLH on miscellaneous ARC-related business.

1 printed pamphlet on ARC.

Box: 1 Fold: 9 American Red Cross - Vera Cruz, Mexico, Earthquake Relief Aid
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1920]? - [01/31/1920]?

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs carbon report on ARC relief aid measures for Vera Cruz earthquake victims.

Miscellaneous correspondence and telegrams re. relief aid to/from ARC personnel, including: J. Byron Deacon; Emmet White; Homer W. Borst, director of civilian relief, Gulf Division; Leigh Carroll; HLH.

Includes 1 original passport for HLH's travel to Mexico dated 1/23/1920; various letters re. HLH's IRS tax return while residing in Mexico; HLH's expense account while in Mexico.

Box: 1 Fold: 10 Harry L. Hopkins - Resignation from American Red Cross,1922
DATE SPAN: 05/22/1922 - 10/10/1922

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence (personal messages) re. HLH's resignation from ARC. Inlcudes: W. Frank Persons, James Fieser.

Inlcudes HLH's draft of resignation letter to Leigh Carroll.

Box: 1 Fold: 11 Federal Emergency Relief Administration
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1934]? - [12/31/1938]?

DESCRIPTION: Arranged alphabetically -

Miscellaneous correspondence addressed to HLH in his official capacity at FERA, includes public commentaries, personal messages.

Includes -

1 TLS from Howard B. Blanchard, Washington reprsentative for Union Pacific Railroad Company, refers to W. Averell Harriman and summer at Sun Valley, Idaho (personal), 4/27/1938.

1 telegram from Elliott Roosevelt, 9/30/1938.

1 TLS + printed address from/by L.S. Snead, president, D.C. Council Boy Scouts of America.

1 TLS from J.D. Wooten, director public relations, South Carolina Emergency Relief Administration, 12/21/1934.

1 TLS from William Stanley re. invitation to semiannual meeting with attorney general, Homer S. Cummings, 4/29/1938.

Box: 1 Fold: 12 League of Red Cross Societies
DATE SPAN: 11/07/1919 - 03/18/1930

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to HLH re. prospective employment with League related to relief aid in Poland. Includes:

1 TL carbon from HLH to Curtis E. Lakeman, secretary, American Society for Control of Cancer, N.Y., re. cable from Sir David Henderson's request that HLH join League as director of field work, 11/7/1919.

1 TLS from Lakeman to HLH re. above, 11/10/1919.

1 TL carbon from HLH to Livingston Farrand stating his disinclination to move from ARC Gulf Division at this time, 11/12/1919.

3 TLS, 1 ALS from W. Frank Persons to HLH re. prospective employment with League. (Note: Persons listed as director of administration for League, see letterhead.)

Includes miscellaneous cables/cable carbons re. HLH prospects with League.

Box: 1 Fold: 13 National Conference of Charities and Correction
DATE SPAN: [06/14/1917]? - 06/14/1917

DESCRIPTION: News clipping and typescript (12 pp., page 1 missing) of a memorial signed by 500 delegates to the National Conference of Charities and Correction, Pittsburgh, addressed to the US president pledging support for a revised statement of Allied peace terms "focusing the liberal forces of all mankind for a democratic organization of the world."

Box: 1 Fold: 14 N.Y. Association for Improving Conditions of the Poor
DATE SPAN: 10/09/1914 - 11/15/1916

DESCRIPTION: Covers HLH's acceptance for employment and early years with NYAICP, Board of Child Welfare. Correspondence includes salary; HLH's statement of experience; letters from Bailey B. Burritt, general director of NYAICP.

Letters of recommendation written for HLH's new position on the board include William H. Matthews; (Miss) C.I. MacColl from Christadora House; G.P Wyckoff, president, Iowa State Conference of Chrarities and Correction; Helene Ingram, superintendent of NYAICP Bureau of Family Rehabilitation and Relief.

1 TLS from John Kingsbury formerly HLH's supervisor in the employment bureau of NYAICP, and friend 5/24/1916.

1 TLS from William H. Matthews (?) to HLH re. resignation as president of Board of Child Welfare, 10/5/1916.

Folder also includes 3 TMs carbons -

"The Work of the Board" a report of functions, 4 pp.

"The First Annual Report of the Board of Child Welfare..." 10/1/1915-10/1/1916.

Address by Hannah B. Einstein, member of N.Y. Board of Child Welfare, at meeting of the State Fedeartion of Women's Clubs, Rochester, NY, 11/15/1916, "Child Welfare Work and State Allowance for Widowed Mothers."

Box: 1 Fold: 15 N.Y. Association for Improving Conditions of the Poor
DATE SPAN: 02/01/1917 - 01/04/1918

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence covering HLH's latter years with NYAICP Board of Child Welfare. Includes letters of commendation from Board staff; salary increase requests for HLH from William H. Matthews.

Includes 1 TLS, 1 TL carbon from Bailey B. Burritt, general director, NYAICP, to William McAdoo, secretary US Treasury, re. recommendation of HLH for position with McAdoo.

Includes 1 TLS from Henry Bruere, president Board Child Welfare and memos from HLH to Bruere re. Board cases.

Includes 1 TLS from Sophie Irene Loeb, chairman and former vice-president, Board of Child Welfare, to HLH, 1/4/1918.

Includes 1 TMs Report of the Child Welfare Board, 1917, with annotations by HLH, see note in pencil attached (dated 12/29/1964). 1 TMs (+ duplicate) by HLH (?) with annotations, "To What Extent are Public and Private Relief Agencies Supplementing Low Wages?" (dated 1917?)

Box: 1 Fold: 16 New York Tuberculosis and Health Association
DATE SPAN: 06/21/1933 - 08/09/1933

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to HLH in capacity of director, New York Tuberculosis and Health Association:

1 TLS from Albert Sinks, dir. AICP Committee for the Prevention and Relief of Tuberculosis, 6/21/1933.

1 TLS from Margaret Sanger, dir. Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau re. HLH's resignation from its board of trustees and executive committee, 8/9/1933.

Box: 1 Fold: 17 Harry L. Hopkins - Secretary of Commerce - Correspondence
DATE SPAN: 01/14/1939 - 12/07/1940

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to HLH in his capacity as US Secretary of Commerce, primarily funds solicitations, congratulatory messages on his new position as secretary. Includes 1 TLS from William Stanley to HLH, 3/20/1919 with TL carbon reply from HLH and his secretary Mary Van Meter. 1 TLS from William A. Smith to HLH, 6/1/1939.

Inlcudes TL carbons from HLH. Includes 1 TL carbon from HLH to Jacob Billikopf, director, Labor Standards Association.

Box: 1 Fold: 18 Serbian Child Welfare Association of America
DATE SPAN: 03/23/1920 - 04/27/1920

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from John Kingsbury, chairman, executive committee, Serbian Child Welfare Association of America, to HLH re. position with Serbian Child Welfare Association of America.

1 TLS from William J. Doherty, overseas commissioner of Serbian Child Welfare Association of America, re. above.

Includes 1 TMs summary of the association's activities in Serbia, n.d., 4 pp.

Box: 1 Fold: 19 Tuberculosis Society of Saint Louis
DATE SPAN: 03/21/1922 - 03/21/1922

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from A.W. Jones, director, Tuberculosis Society of Saint Louis, to HLH re. employment opportunities with the society.

Box: 1 Fold: 20 Harry L. Hopkins - Miscellaneous Corres. from Public
DATE SPAN: 02/23/1933 - 02/16/1945

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL (poem by WW2 veteran) submitted to HLH by Nassau County Veterans' Relief and Executive Board.

1 TLS to HLH from Douglas M. Black, vice president of Doubleday, Doran and Company.

Miscellaneous correspondence from the public to HLH in official capacity requesting assistance with various personal problems.

Box: 1 Fold: 21 Harry L. Hopkins - White House Period - Correspondence
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1940]? - [12/31/1945]?

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous correspondence to HLH during the years 1940 to 1944 after resignation as secretary of commerce, when he became advisor and assistant to FDR. Includes:

1 TLS from Blanche Knopf, 10/1/1940.

1 TLS, 1 telegram from George Earle, later governor of Pennsylvania. 1 telegram from HLH to Earle.

1 TLS from W, J. Turnbull, principal secretary, Office of Prime Minister, Canada, 8/17/1943.

1 ALS, 1 TLS from Frank T. Hines, administrator, Veterans Affairs,, Veterans Administration, to HLH with attached TL and TMs by L.W. Douglas.

Box: 1 Fold: 22 Harry L. Hopkins - Europe 1934 - Correspondence
DATE SPAN: 06/23/1934 - 07/25/1934

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence re. HLH's trip to Europe in summer 1934. Divided chronologically into three main batches: London, Germany, Rome. Includes:

1 TLs from W.D. Herridge listing officials to contact in London, 7/1/1934.

1 ALS from the Earl of Stanhope to HLH, 7/18/1934.

1 border pass (original document) for Germany, July 3, 1934.

TL carbons from HLH to US ambassadors abroad, incl. Amb. Messersmith, Vienna, Austria; Hon. Theodore Marriner, counselor of US Embassy, Paris.

Includes misc. cables, blank hotel stationery, news clippings, business cards, 1 b/w photo of HLH dated 1934.

Box: 1 Fold: 23 Harry L. Hopkins - Europe 1934 - Correspondence
DATE SPAN: 07/04/1934 - 08/21/1934

DESCRIPTION: Ships menus, crew and passenger lists from HLH's voyage to Europe 1934.

Box: 1 Fold: 24 Harry L. Hopkins - Europe 1941 - Correspondence
DATE SPAN: 01/04/1941 - 09/02/1944

DESCRIPTION: Incidental correspondence re. HLH's trip to Europe in 1941. Reference to Louise Macy Hopkins' and HLH's luggage transport arrangements.

Box: 1 Fold: 25 Harry L. Hopkins - London 1941 - Correspondence
DATE SPAN: 01/04/1941 - 11/14/1941

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to HLH re. London trip 1941. Arranged chronologically. Includes:

1 TLS from William L. Batt, member Business Advisory Council, Dept. of Commerce, to HLH, 1/14/1941.

TLSs from James E. Brown, Jr., to HLH, 1/20/1941.

1 TLS from Lord Kemsley to HLH requesting a meeting, 1/23/1941.

1 TLS from Lord Noel-Buxton to HLH requesting a meeting, 1/31/1941.

1 ALS from Pamela S. Churchill, wife of Randolph Churchill, to HLH. Refers to Randolph and to publication of speeches by Winston Churchill, 2/2/1941. 1 TLS from H. Aubrey Gentry, business director, Cassell & Co., Ltd., Publishers, to HLH re. complimentary copies of Winston Churchill's book, "Into Battle," 2/4/1941.

1 TLS from Marka Loening, friend (?) to HLH (personal), 2/19/1941.

1 TLS from Jane Hoey, friend (?) to HLH (personal), 2/20/1941.

1 ALS from Margaret [Fisher?], friend and wife of Dorsey Fisher (?), to HLH (personal) with reference to Diana Hopkins, 8/1/1941.

1 TLS (folder includes other corres. by Fisher answering corres. to HLH) from Dorsey Gassaway Fisher, second secretary of US Embassy, to HLH, 1/8/1941.

1 TLS from John S. Dill, chief of Imperial General Staff, later head of British Joint Staff Mission, Washington, D.C., thanking HLH for aiding US relations with Britain, 8/11/1941.

1 TLS from Sir Charles Portal, British Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal, 8/21/1941.

1 TLS from Brendan Bracken introducing W.J. Brown to HLH, 9/11/1941.

Includes cables from HLH to David and Diana Hopkins, and undated letters from the following: Lilie Roosevelt Bramwell, John Durant, Cliveden Taplow.

Includes miscellaneous items: hotel messages, dinner menu, House of Commons pass, blank invitation to Brit. prime minister's house (10 Downing Street), luggage tag, blank stationery from 10 Downing Street and Chequers, notice of orders of the day possibly for House of Lords, news clippings.

Misc. TL carbons by James E. Brown, Jr., second secretary of US Embassy, replying to various correspondence to HLH from British public.

Box: 1 Fold: 26 Harry L. Hopkins - Yalta and Moscow 1945
DATE SPAN: 01/31/1945 - 07/04/1945

DESCRIPTION: Telephone directory of the US delegation to the ARGONAUT Conference (Yalta) which took place 2/4/1945.

Incidental correspondence re. HLH's trip to Moscow 1945: TLS from Oscar Cox, TL carbon from HLH to Jefferson Caffery.

Includes copies of news releases about his visit, sent to HLH by colleagues. Includes 1 reel of film labelled, " Louise Macy trip to Moscow June 1945." (see Box 7)

Box: 2 Fold: 1 Democratic National Convention - Correspondence "A"
DATE SPAN: [03/01/1939]? - [08/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence re. DNC. Primarily letters from the public and state government officials to HLH voicing support. Incl. 1 TL carbon from HLH to Paul H. Appleby, assistant to the secretary, US Department of Agriculture.



Box: 2 Fold: 2 Democratic National Convention - Correspondence "Anonymous"
DATE SPAN: [07/01/1940]? - [08/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: Anonymous poison pen letters to HLH during DNC 1940.

Box: 2 Fold: 3 Democratic National Convention - Correspondence "B"
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1939]? - [08/31/1939]?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence re. DNC. Include:

1 TLS from David Niles, assistant to HLH, to Oscar Barker, candidate for congress in the Sixth North Carolina District, 1940, 9/29/1939. 1 TLS from Barker to HLH, announcing his candidacy, 9/20/1939. 1 news clipping re. Barker's announcement.

4 TLS from E.H. Birmingham, state chairman, Democratic State Central Committee of Iowa, to HLH re. Henry Wallace's candidacy for US vice-president. Includes 1 b/w photo showing Democratic Headquarters at DNC.

1 TL carbon from Birmingham to Henry Wallace, then secretary of Agriculture, critiquing some comments by Wallace, 9/14/1939.

1 TLS, 1 original music score from Shirley and Lou Botwin to HLH honoring FDR, 7/17/1940.

1 TLS from Edward J. Bowen to HLH re. candidacy for representative in Congress of 26th New York District.

Box: 2 Fold: 4 Democratic National Convention - Correspondence "C"
DATE SPAN: [10/01/1939]? - [08/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence re. DNC to HLH from the public. Include:

TL carbons from HLH in reply to some.

TL carbons from Victor Scholis, special assistant to HLH.

1 TLS from Bernard S. Coleman, secretary, New York Tuberculosis and Health Association, 8/16/1940.

Box: 2 Fold: 5 Democratic National Convention - Correspondence "D"
DATE SPAN: 04/12/1938 - [08/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to HLH re. DNC. Includes:

1 TLS from James Roosevelt, FDR's son and secretary, sending attached telegram from Alfred S. Dale to James Roosevelt re. political temper of North Dakota and prospective state Democratic candidiate for senate, Thomas Moodie.

1 ALS from Joseph E. Davies, later US Ambassador to Moscow, to HLH.

1 TL from John P. Devaney, former state supreme court chief justice, to David K. Niles re. news clipping about campaign in Minnesota of Democratic candidate for state governor, Tom Gallagher.

1 TLS from Devaney to HLH, re. DNC with references to Leo Crowley and David Niles, 9/6/1940. 1 TL carbon from HLH in reply, 9/13/1940.

1 memo from Joseph B. Keenan, assistant to the attorney general, to HLH re. possible support from Ohio Senator Vic Donahey for the DNC. Reference also to TVA, Francis Biddle, 11/28/1938.



Box: 2 Fold: 6 Democratic National Convention - Correspondence "E"
DATE SPAN: [03/01/1939]? - [08/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence re. DNC 1940. Include:

1 TLS from Edward C. Eicher, commissioner, Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, to HLH re. DNC, 2,/18/1939.

1 TL carbon from Eicher to David Niles.

1 TL carbon from Eicher to FDR, 6/22/1939.

Includes misc. correspondence to Eicher.

Correspondence re. prospective employment of lawyer Oscar Ewing in Democratic campaign 1940:

1 TL carbon from HLH to Edward J. Flynn, Democratic National Committee, 8/15/1940.

1 TL carbon memo from FDR to HLH, 8/3/1940.

1 TLS from Oscar Ewing to Ferdinand Pecora [Judge], 7/25/1940, with attached paper by Ewing, "Divided Constitutional Opinions: Why?" TMs, 14 pp

Box: 2 Fold: 7 Democratic National Convention - Correspondence "F"
DATE SPAN: 04/18/1939 - [08/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to HLH re. DNC 1940. Includes:

2 TLS from James A. Farley, chairman, Democratic National Committee, 7/29/1940 and 8/3/1940, respectively. 2 TL carbons from HLH in reply, 7/31/1940 and n.d., respectively.

1 TLS from Fred L. Feick, mayor, city of Garrett, Indiana, 7/26/1940. 1 TL carbon from HLH in reply, 8/26/1940 re. DNC.

1 TL carbon to FDR, 1 TLS to HLH from Joachim O. Fernandez, 1st. District Louisiana, House of Representatives, re. anti-FDR sentiment in Louisiana, 7/22/1940 and 7/23/1940. 1 TL carbon from HLH in reply 7/31/1940.

1 TL carbon from C.M Fitzwilliam, chairman, Democratic State Committee, Kansas, to HLH re. DNC 1940, 7/29/1940. 1 TL carbon from HLH in reply, 8/22/ 1940.

Includes other correspondence from public to HLH and to FDR, Wendell L. Wilkie, Republican presidential candidate, 1940, and James A. Farley.

Box: 2 Fold: 8 Democratic National Convention - Correspondence "G"
DATE SPAN: [02/01/1939]? - [08/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to HLH re. DNC 1940. Includes:

1 ALS from George Goodman, WPA, Federal Works Agency, enclosing clipping on FDR, n.d. 1 TL carbon from HLH in reply 8/2/1940.

1 signed b/w photo, 1 published music score "Prosperity," 1 clipping on HLH from Katherine M. Goodnature requesting HLH use her song at the DNC.

2 TLS from Frank P. Graham, president, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, to HLH re. DNC, 7/13, 1940 and 8/6/1940. 2 TL carbons from HLH in reply, with reference to Robert Hopkins applying to Univ. North Carolina.

1 ALS from Graham to FDR, 7/15/1940. 1 TL from Edwin M. Watson, secretary to the president in reply, 7/27/1940.

1 ALS from Hon. (David) Bibb Graves to HLH, 7/22/1940. 1 TL carbon from HLH in reply, 8/22/1940.

Box: 2 Fold: 9 Democratic National Convention - Correspondence "H"
DATE SPAN: [09/01/1938]? - [07/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence re. DNC 1940. Includes:

1 telegram from Charles Quinn, secretary, New Jersey State Democratic Committee, to HLH, 4/2/1940.

1 telegram from Frank Hague, member, National Democratic Committee, later mayor New Jersey (1946), to HLH re. William H.J. Ely, US senate candidate, potential FDR supporter, 10/25/1938.

1 telegram from Hague to HLH re. appointment of Thomas G. Walker as judge of US District Court in New Jersey, 1/23/1939.

1 TL carbon from Mauritz Hallgren to Leon Henderson, executive secretary, Temporary National Economic Committee, 11/12/1938.

1 TLS from Frank W. Hancock, Jr., member Federal Home Loan Bank Board, to HLH congratulating on results of DNC, 7/22/1940.

1 telegram from John J. Hardin, Illinois congressman, House of Representatives, to HLH re. DNC, 6/12/1940. 1 TL carbon from HLH in reply.

1 TLS from Marvin C. Harrison, lawyer on Cleveland state democratic committee, to HLH re. Cleveland Roosevelt button at DNC, 7/20/1940. Includes 3 FDR buttons (approx. 1 centimeter square).

1 telegram from Harrison to HLH re. failure to appoint Justice Carl Friebolin as Cleveland Federal Judge, 12/6/1940.

1 ALS from William Hodson, head New York City Welfare Council, to HLH re. DNC.



Box: 2 Fold: 10 Democratic National Convention - Correspondence "I"
DATE SPAN: [06/01/1940]? - [08/01/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence re. DNC 1940 from V.C. Ikirt.

Printed material includes:

PR items endorsing Scott W. Lucas of Illinois as Democratic Candidate for US vice-president. 1 TLS from Illinois congressmen Laurence F. Arnold and James M. Barnes.

Iowa State Democratic Convention official program; 2 lists of committeemen and state officials, 7/31/1940. Includes Directory of Federal and State Departments and Agencies in Iowa. 2 newsclippings re. Iowa state convention with reference to Chicago Mayor Edward J. Kelly's support for FDR.



Box: 2 Fold: 11 Democratic National Convention - Correspondence "J"
DATE SPAN: [05/01/1940]? - [08/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence and printed material re. DNC 1940. Includes:

Printed material, with accompanying typed note "Left by Dewey Johnson," entitled "The Upper Harbor Development for Minneapolis" (3 cc.), and "Water Transportation on the Upper Mississippi" (3 cc.) Johnson was a Minnesota congressman, House of Representatives.

1 TL carbon from "VM" (?) to HLH re. Baltimore Mayor Howard Jackson and alleged collaboration with Senator Millard E. Tydings, and Sen. George Radcliffe to ensure victory of Maryland State Democratic Convention, 1940. Includes newsclipping on the same.

1 TLS from Jesse H. Jones, chairman of board for Reconstruction Finance Corporation and future US Secretary of Commerce (1941-1945), to HLH re. 1938 elections in Georgia. Includes newspaper feature in "The George-ian" on campaign of Sen. Walter F. George (v.1, n.1, 8/1/1938)

2 TL carbons from Sam H. Jones, Governor of Louisiana requesting Henry Wallace's presence to help "nip in the bud [the] Republican movement." 2 TL carbons from HLH in reply.

Box: 2 Fold: 12 Democratic National Convention - Correspondence "K"
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1940]? - [08/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to HLH re. DNC 1940. Includes:

1 TLS from Dorothy Kahn, assistant executive secretary, American Association of Social Workers, re. DNC, 7/15/1940.

12 telegrams from Gus Kasch, member Ohio House of Representatives to Herber S. Bigelow, Cincinnati, Ohio candidate for governor, 1940.

1 ALS from Joe Keenan to HLH (personal), 7/19/1940.

1 TLS from Rev. James F. Kelley, Seton Hall College, South Orange, N.J., to HLH, 7/14/1939.

5 TLS, 1 telegram, newsclippings from Chicago Mayor Edward J. Kelly to HLH re. DNC 1940.



Box: 2 Fold: 13 Democratic National Convention - Correspondence "L"
DATE SPAN: [03/01/1939]? - [08/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence re. DNC 1940. Includes:

1 ALS from Abner E. Larner, Michigan WPA administrator, to HLH thanking him for the appointment.

1 ANS with news clipping, 1 TL carbon from Howard Latourette, Oregon Democratic National Committeeman, to HLH, 7/24/1940.

2 TLS from Josh Lee, senator Oklahoma to HLH, 5/14/1940 and 5/26/1939. Includes typed address by Lee.

2 TLS from Warren Lightfoot, president Lightfoot Associates, Inc. to HLH re. support of FDR.



Box: 3 Fold: 1 Democratic National Convention - Correspondence "M"
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1938]? - [08/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence re. DNC 1940, includes:

1 telegram carbon from William H. Burke, Jr., chairman Massachusetts Democratic State Committee, appointing Mary Maliotis as alternate delegate at large to the DNC, 2/12/1940.

1 TLS from Maury Maverick, mayor city of San Antonio, to HLH re. Paul McNutt, prospective vice-president, 7/2/1940.

1 TLS from H.H. Marrs, president, Humanitarian Heart Mission, Inc., to HLH re. the mission's support of HLH should he run for US president in 1940, 1/12/1940.

2 TLS from Joseph N. Moonan, chairman, Democratic State Central Committee, Minnesota, to HLH re. Farm Credit Law, 2/2/1939 and 3/30/1939.



Box: 3 Fold: 2 Democratic National Convention / Willis Mahoney Correspondence
DATE SPAN: 11/29/1938 - 07/03/1940

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence re. DNC from Willis Mahoney, Democratic candidate for US senator, Oregon, to HLH: 7 telegrams, 11 TLS, 1 ALS, 1 ANS to HLH; 2 TL carbons to FDR; 1 TL carbon to James A. Farley; 1 TLS to David Niles. Includes some TL carbons from HLH in reply.

Box: 3 Fold: 3 Democratic National Convention - Correspondence "Mc"
DATE SPAN: [09/01/1938]? - [08/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence re. DNC 1940 includes:

1 TLS from John W. McCormack, Massachusetts congressman, House of Representatives, to HLH re. circular letter from Clement Norton, member Boston School Committee to former New York congressman John O'Connor, 8/3/1940.

1 ALS from John J. McDonough, regional director WPA, to HLH (personal), 5/13/1940. Includes 1 TL carbon from HLH in reply.

1 TMs, acceptance address by Charles L. McNary for Republican nomination for US vice-president, Oregon, 10 pp.

1 telegram (copy) from Martin Miller, representative, Indiana State Legislative Board of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, to FDR re. nomination of former Indiana governor Paul McNutt for US vice-president.

1 TL carbon from Miller to Fred F. Bays, Indiana Democratic Committee.

Includes printed material on McNutt: labor record, Memorial Day address.

Box: 3 Fold: 4 Democratic National Convention - Correspondence "N"
DATE SPAN: [11/01/1938]? - [08/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence re. DNC 1940 includes:

1 TLS from Carl Watson, administrator, WPA Ohio to HLH.

1 memo from FDR to HLH.

1 TLS from James A. Farley to FDR.

1 TLS to Farley from an Ohio citizen, Ray Normile re. Ohio presidential campaign.

Box: 3 Fold: 5 Democratic National Convention - Correspondence "O"
DATE SPAN: [06/01/1939]? - [08/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence re. DNC 1940 includes:

1 TLS from John O'Connor to Edward C. Moran, Jr., 7/4/1939.

1 TLS, 1 ALS from Judge J.F.T. [Jefty] O'Connor, former US Comptroller of the Currency, to HLH, with TL carbons from HLH in reply re. FDR nomination for third term. Includes newsclippings.



Box: 3 Fold: 6 Democratic National Convention - Correspondence "P"
DATE SPAN: [12/01/1938]? - [08/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence re. DNC 1940, includes:

1 TLS from Joseph E. Parker, administrator Montana WPA, to HLH re. recent state elections involving Montana Republican congressman Jacob Thorkelson; with reference to Montana Democratic senators Burton K. Wheeler and James E. Murray, 12/9/1938.

1 TLS from Richard C. Patterson, Jr., chairman, Radio Keith Orpheum Corporation, to HLH offering his service, 7/22/1940. Includes 1 TL carbon from HLH in reply.

1 TLS, 6 pp. to John O'Connor from Philip B. Perlman re. DNC 1940 and to James Farley.

1 TMs, 4 pp. re. proposed appointment of Dr. Clarence Poe, president and editor of the "Progressive Farmer and the Southern Ruralist" to fill out unexpired term of US Secretary Agriculture Henry Wallace. n.d.

Box: 3 Fold: 7 Democratic National Convention - Correspondence "Q"
DATE SPAN: 05/29/1940 - 06/01/1940

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Charles Quinn, secretary, New Jersey Democratic State Committee, enclosing 2 pp. TMs re. resolution of the N.J. committee to favor FDR's reelection. Includes 1 TL carbon from HLH in reply.

Box: 3 Fold: 8 Democratic National Convention - Correspondence "R"
DATE SPAN: 09/26/1938 - [08/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence re. DNC. Includes:

1 TLS to Thomas Corcoran, FDR's advisor, from Calvin W. Rawlings, Rawlings, Wallace & Black, Attorneys at Law, Utah, re. Eleven Western States Conference and DNC 1940.

1 telegram from John Rogge, assistant attorney general to Robert H. Jackson, attorney general re DNC, 7/17/1940.

1 TLS from Daniel C. Roper, former US Secretary Commerce, 1933-1937, to HLH re. elections in Chicago, 7/22/1940. Includes 1 TL carbon from HLH in reply. Attachments include 1 TLS from Thomas B. Love, lawyer, to Roper; 1 TL carbon from Love to HLH.

1 ALS from Samuel I. Rosenman, justice of New York State Supreme Court and some time presidential speechwriter, to HLH, n.d. 1 TL carbon from HLH in reply, 7/2/1940.

1 TLS with list of endorsers, from Frank W. Reed, chairman, Colored State and National Democrat Club, to HLH thanking HLH for his support.

1 TL carbon with attachment from James Rowe, Jr., assistant to James Roosevelt to HLH, 9/26/1938.

1 telegram to HLH from Floyd Reeves re. Thomas Dewey's misrepresentation of the report of the conference on post war readjustment of civilian and military personnel of which Reeves was chairman. (Dewey would later be governor of New York, 1943; Republican nominee for US presidency, 1944.) Includes memos from HLH to Samuel Rosenman.

Box: 3 Fold: 9 Democratic National Convention - Correspondence "S"
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1939]? - [08/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence re. DNC. Includes:

1 TL carbon to Leon Henderson from Joseph Schulz, Schultz Brothers, law, re. FDR's prospective third term, 5/31/1939.

1 telegram from Robert Sherwood, playwright and presidential speechwriter, to HLH, 7/16/1940.

3 TLS from Charles H. Shreve, executive secretary, Young Democratic Clubs of America, to HLH. Includes TL carbons from HLH in reply.

1 telegram from J. Francis Smith to HLH, 7/17/1940.

1 ALS from Grace Smith (friend?) to HLH re. request to attend DNC, 7/14/1940.

1 TLS from F.H. Dryden, field representative, WPA, Philadelphia, to HLH with attachment of news article typescript re. William D. Smith, first assistant US attorney, 11/14/1938.

2 FDR DNC lapel pennants.

1 TLS from Robert K. Straus to HLH re. Bronx Democrats, with references to Edward Flynn and Fiorello La Guardia, 8/8/1940. Includes 1 ATL carbon from HLH.

1 TLS to HLH from James H. Sullivan, attorney at law, Danvers, Mass. , 8/6/1940, with attached copy of form letter from John O'Connor, 7/24/1940.

1 TLS from Joseph T. Sylvester, chairman, Maine Democratic State Committee, to HLH, 2/7/1939. Includes TL carbons from HLH in reply.

Box: 3 Fold: 10 Democratic National Convention - Correspondence "T"
DATE SPAN: 07/14/1940 - 07/31/1940

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence re. DNC 1940. Includes:

1 TL carbon from William R. Thom, attorney and former congressman, to HLH re. support for Henry Wallace, then US Secretary of Agriculture, 7/27/1940. Includes TL carbon from HLH in reply.



Box: 3 Fold: 11 Democratic National Convention - Correspondence "U"
DATE SPAN: 07/26/1939 - 08/04/1939

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL carbon from David K. Niles to Stephen Early, secretary to FDR re. Judge Hubert Utterback, Democratic National Committeeman, Des Moines, Iowa, 8/4/1939. Includes 1 memo from FDR to HLH re. above.



Box: 3 Fold: 12 Democratic National Convention - Correspondence "V"
DATE SPAN: 10/17/1938 - 08/22/1940

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence re. DNC 1940. Includes:

1 TLS from Arthur A. Van Dyke to HLH re. newsclipping with references to Minnesota Congressman Elmer J. Ryan and Harold Stassen, governor of Minnesota (1939).

1 TLS to HLH from G. Donald Kennedy re. candidacy of Murray D. Van Wagoner for governor of Michigan, 7/3/1940. Includes 1 TL carbon from HLH in reply, and printed PR matter on Van Wagoner.

2 TLS to HLH from Jerry Vhooris, congressman, 12th District, California, US House of Representatives, 10/13/1938 and 11/18/1938. Includes 1 TL carbon to FDR re. Sheridan Downey, Democratic nominee for US Senate, 10/13/1938.

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