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Finding Aid for the John J. O'Connor Scrapbooks, 1931-2008 2010.31.r
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Box 1

Series 1, Scrapbooks 1931-1951

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 box)

Scope and Contents note

Scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, congressional memoranda, political commentary and misc. ephemera pertaining to Congressman John J. O’Connor (1885-1960).
Scrapbooks are dated as follows: Book 1 (1931-1932), Book 2 (1932-1934), Book 3 (1937-1938), Book 4 (1938-1939), Book 5 (1940-1951).

Subjects and Indexing Terms

O' Connor, John J., Representative, (Joseph), 1885 - 1960
Folder 1, Box 1

Series 2, Basil O’Connor 2008-2009

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 folder)

Scope and Contents note

This folder contains a copy of one article from Look magazine, written in Oct. 1950 by Basil O’Connor (1892-1972), an issue of the Dartmouth alumni Magazine, dated May/June 2008 documenting Mr. O’Connor's works with FDR and Polio, as well as a collection of four eulogies given at his funeral in 1972.
Biographic information is also included.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

O'Connor, Basil, 1892 - 1972
Poliomyelitis -- United States -- History.
Folder 2, Box 1

Series 3, FDR Inauguration Programs Jan. 20, 1937

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 folder)

Scope and Contents note

This folder contains two different programs for the inauguration of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945) and Vice President John N. Garner (1868-1967), dated January 20, 1937.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Roosevelt, Franklin D., (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
United States. President.
Box 1

Series 4 Correspondence and Clippings 1949-1957

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (2 folders)

Scope and Contents note

These materials were added after the initial receipt of materials. Letters received by Mr. O'Connor 2 from Cordell Hull in 1949 13 in October, 1957, from various Congressmen or Senators about being endorsed or not endorsed by the Americans for Democratic Action in their publication in that same month. 1 letter in October, 1957, acknowledging receipt of a statement by Matthew s. Crinkley, Isbrandtsen Company, about "the dual rate case before the Supreme Court" by Edward C. Johnson of the Federal Maritime Board. This has the statement with it. 1 transcript of a hearing before the Committee to Investigate Campaign Expenditures, House of Representatives, December 29, 1944. The main witness was Mr. O'Connor.
Newspaper article about Mr. O'Connor from the "Daily Mirror" of September 17, 1938.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

O' Connor, John J., Representative, (Joseph), 1885 - 1960