University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Texas Politics Miscellany, 1886, 1910, 1922-1932, 1944



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Undetermined creator
Title: Texas politics miscellany
Dates: 1886, 1910, 1922-1932, 1944
Abstract: Texas Politics Miscellany consists of political campaign brochures, broadsides, cards, speeches, mailers, newspaper advertisements, and a bumper sticker from Texas during the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01329
Extent: 0.25 inches
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Texas Politics Miscellany consists of political campaign brochures, broadsides, cards, speeches, mailers, newspaper advertisements, and a bumper sticker from Texas during the late 19th century and early 20th century. Notable items include copies of a brochure and the opening speeches from Miriam "Ma" Ferguson's gubernatorial reelection bid in 1926, she eventually lost the democratic primary to Dan Moody. The collection also contains a brochure for Ma Ferguson's Republican opponent for governor in 1924, George C. Butte, as well as an interview with W.C. Hogg concerning impeachment proceedings against her. There are several speeches and articles concerning prohibition in Texas, as early as 1886, a bumper sticker from one of Dan Moody's campaigns for governor, and a 1944 political mailer from the Austin Chapter of the Texas Committee to abolish the poll tax.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Ferguson, Miriam Amanda, 1875-1961
Corporate Names
Texas. Office of the Governor
Subjects
Politics and government
Prohibition
Places
Texas
United States

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Texas Politics Miscellany, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Revisions were made by Megan Mummey, October 2009.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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2J145 [SRH1230008641] Political campaign brochures, broadsides, and cards
1886
1910
1922-1932
1944