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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Democratic National Convention of 1936 Souvenir Book Collection



Creator United States. Works Progress Administration
Creator Democratic Party (U.S.)
Title: Democratic National Convention of 1936 souvenir book collection
Dates: 1936
Abstract: The Democratic National Convention of 1936 souvenir book collection consists of three copies of the bound volume The Democratic National Convention, 1936, as well as materials used in creating the book.
Identification: camh-arc-003984
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Historical Note

The 1936 Democratic National Convention was held from June 23 to 27 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Democrats nominated President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Vice President John N. Garner of Uvalde, Texas, for re-election by acclamation.

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Content Description

The Democratic National Convention of 1936 souvenir book collection consists of three copies of the bound volume The Democratic National Convention, 1936, as well as drafts, sketches, and Works Progress Administration photographs that were used in creating the book.

One hardbound copy is embossed with the name of James A. Moffett, the Federal Housing Administrator in the Roosevelt administration. A paperbound copy bears the name Chet M. Foresman, a North Dakota delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1940.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Garner, John Nance, 1868-1967
Roosevelt, Franklin D., Jr. (Franklin Delano), 1914-1988
Corporate Names
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Democratic national convention
United States. Works Progress Administration
Subjects
Political parties
Presidential candidates

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Democratic National Convention of 1936 Souvenir Book Collection, 1936, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Accession Number

2017-219

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Detailed Description of the Collection

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2.325/AAA60 [SRH1230002967] Photographs from Democratic National Convention souvenir book 1936

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2.325/AAA61 [SRH1230002968] Two Democratic National Convention souvenir books, 1 hardbound and 1 soft cover 1936

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2.325/AAA62 [SRH1230002969] One Democratic National Convention souvenir book, hardbound

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2.325/AAA63 [SRH1230002970] Photographs from Democratic National Convention souvenir book 1936

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2.325/AAA64 [SRH1230002972] Documents and sketches from Democratic National Convention souvenir book 1936

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