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America First Movement Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS10
Abstract This collection contains materials from three sources: the America First Committee, other American groups with similar goals, and German propaganda in the 1930s. Materials include pamphlets, small monographs, serials, correspondence, flyers, posters, political ephemera, and photographs. These items are a sample of the kinds of material generated before U.S. entry into World War II. Taken individually, the items in this collection provide only a fragmentary record of the times; considered as a...
Dates: 1930-1941

Chicago tribune. John M. Flynn files

 Collection
Identifier: XI-174
Abstract This collection represents files (chiefly clippings from newspapers and magazines) created by John M. ("Jack") Flynn (Tribune writer; died 1971-12-31) to help him when preparing speeches for Colonel Robert R. McCormick, and for use in rebutting the many attacks being made on the Chicago tribune. These files also contain clippings, publications and other items related to Tribune color printing and photography; attacks on the ...
Dates: late 1930s to early 1950s

Robert R. McCormick. Business correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: I-60
Abstract The papers of Robert R. McCormick (editor and publisher of the emph>, but includes a great deal of material on organizations related to the newspaper publishing business and various political personages and departments, freedom of the press issues and some personal and family correspondence.
Dates: 1927 - 1955

Republican National Committee

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Identifier: MS92
Abstract Papers held at the Chicago headquarters of the Republican National Committee's Western Division containing information leading to the 1936 Republican National Convention held in Cleveland.
Dates: 1935-1936

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Realia

 Collection
Identifier: AS11
Abstract The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Realia is one part of a larger collection of Rooseveltiana collected by Hunt H. Unger and given to Northwestern University in 1966. The realia comprises 44 boxes and includes a wide range of three-dimensional objects, primarily busts, plaques, portraits and campaign buttons, as well as other ornamental and practical items.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1933 - 1945