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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Guard the Home Front, World War II poster

Accession: 2013-238

Numerous United States Federal agencies issued posters throughout World War II in order to support the war effort. The Railway Labor Executives' Association (RLEA) was founded in 1926 as a lobbist group for railroad labor unions. This item is a poster issued by the RLEA titled "Guard the Homefront" and is designed to encourage people to vote.

Dates: circa 1944

Henry A. du Pont letters to Benjamin Harrison (photocopies)

Accession: 0825

Henry Algernon du Pont (1838-1926) was a military officer, a politician from Delaware, and vice president of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. The collection contains two photocopied letters of du Pont to President Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) concerning the Republican Party in Delaware prior to the state elections.

Dates: 1892

Huston-Lukens family papers

Accession: 1441

Stewart Huston (1898-1971) began his career as a metallurgist and worked in varying capacities in the family business, Lukens Steel Company, in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, from 1923 until his death. Assembled by Huston, the collection relates to genealogy and family history.

Dates: 1718-1971

"The Presidential Puzzle" from the campaign of Herbert Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt

Accession: 1977-420

The Presidential election of 1932 was between Republican candidate and incumbent Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) and the Democratic candidate Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945). This item is a small wooden puzzle, "The Presidential Puzzle," from the campaign of Herbert Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1932.

Dates: 1932

Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform (WONPR), Pennsylvania Division records

Accession: 2271

The Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform (WONPR) National Committee investigated the increase in drunkenness and effect of Prohibition, operated a publicity campaign, created a speakers' bureau, spoke at legislative hearings, and enrolled members. This collection of the Pennsylvania division records consists of the Executive Committee minutes, administrative files, financial records, and membership records.

Dates: 1930-1934