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American Liberty League


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

J. Howard Pew papers

Accession: 1634

J. Howard Pew (1882-1971) was president of one of the largest wholesale distributor of motor petroleum companies, the Sun Oil Company (now Sunoco) from 1912 to 1947. He was a prominent philanthropist. In 1948, Pew and his siblings co-founded The Pew Charitable Trusts, a non-profit, non-governmental organization with the purpose of serving the public. The J. Howard Pew papers are primarily concerned with Pew's political activities and philanthropy. The collection is arranged into seven series: Alphabetical general correspondence; Subject files; Presbyterian Church; Christian Freedom Foundation; Glenmede Trust Co.; Pew Memorial Foundation; and Grove City College.

Dates: 1902-1971

John J. Raskob letter to Meyer Blumenthal

Accession: 1968

John J. Raskob (1879-1950) was a prominent business and political figure in the early twentieth century. A top financial executive for both E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company and the General Motors Corporation, Raskob was heavily involved in politics, serving as chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 1928 to 1932. Meyer Blumenthal (1888-1951) founded Blumenthal Brothers, a Philadelphia chocolate company. In this letter, Raskob urges Blumenthal to join the American Liberty League.

Dates: 1936 January 30

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Anti-communist movements 1
Business and politics 1
Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations 1
Communism and religion 1
Conservatism 1