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Box 1


Contains 19 Results:

Rorison family research, 1968-2013, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents

Contains Cooke's research on the Rorison family of North Carolina, especially of Harmon Chadbourn Rorison and John C. Rorison, brothers who served in World War I and World War II. This includes newspaper articles, photographs, newsletters, typed notes, and two CDs containing files and photos. The majority of the material is copies of the original documents.

Dates: 1968-2013, undated

Star-Spangled Banner sheet music, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 18
Scope and Contents

This folder contains a copy of sheet music for the Star-Spangled Banner.

Dates: undated

"Youth for Wallace" campaign manual, 1968

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

Contains a "Youth for Wallace" campaign manual from George C. Wallace's campaign in the 1968 United States presidential election.

Dates: 1968

Campaign material for Senator Eugene McCarthy, 1967-1968

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

Contains campaign pamphlets and fact sheets for Senator Eugene McCarthy in the 1968 presidential election.

Dates: 1967-1968

Cooke's press credentials and material, 1976

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

Contains Cooke's NBC News press credentials, reporter's notebook, and a Carter/Mondale campaign pin.

Dates: 1976

Convention logistics and planning, 1976

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Contains directories, seating charts, floor plans, food prices, and schedules. Of particular interest is a document listing the number and percentage of women delegates from each state.

Dates: 1976

Candidate biographies, 1975-1976

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Contains biographies of various candidates up for nomination, including Florida Governor Reubin Askew, Senator and NASA astronaut John Glenn, and the Honorable Walter Mondale, who would go on to serve as President Jimmy Carter's vice president. Additional biographies represent Barbara Jordan--the first Southern African-American woman elected to the United States House of Representatives, Ella Grasso, Wendell R. Anderson, Frank Church, Edmund S. Muskie, and Robert S. Strauss.

Dates: 1975-1976

Convention speeches, 1976

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

Contains nominating and keynote speeches by various candidates at the convention, notably including future President Jimmy Carter and former astronaut, Senator John Glenn. Other speakers include Reverend Joseph L. Baglio, Senator Edmund S. Muskie, Archibald Cox, Peter W. Rodino, Jr., James Killilea, Margaret Constanza, Representative Barbara Jordan, Gladys Noon Spellman, and Walter F. Mondale.

Dates: 1976

Convention publications, 1976

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

Contains telephone directories/guides, delegate and alternate rolls, telephone slip forms, and a Newsweek convention scorecard.

Dates: 1976

Booklets, 1976-1977

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

Contains booklets on the Presidents of the United States, George Roden for President, the National Democratic Platform 1976, the Report of the 1976 Committee on Rules. and "We, The People of Urban America..." from the National Conference of Democratic Mayors.

Dates: 1976-1977