CT Politics. Connecticut Politics and Public Affairs
Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:
John D. Alsop was elected to the Connecticut state legislature in 1946. He served as co-chairperson of one of the three committees that wrote the present Connecticut State Constitution at the Constitutional Convention of 1965.
The Alumni Legislators Collection contains ephemera, fliers, photographs, postcards, publications, and realia related to Connecticut State Legislators who were graduates of the University of Connecticut.
The collection contains correspondence, photographs, speeches, publications and administrative records created and collected by John M. Bailey, Connecticut lawyer and chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 1961-1968.
The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, notes, photographs, artifacts, and memoirs regarding Miriam Butterworth's life and activism, as well as her participation in local, state, and national politics.
Paul Capra was born 11 May 1939. He studied at Yale University (1961), Oxford University and Southern Connecticut State College. He received a Master's degree in Education research. Capra ran twice as the Republican candidate for mayor for the city of New Haven (1969, 1971).
The collection contains documentation of the organization and its activities from the 1970s through the early 1990s.
Collection consist of pamphlets collected by the Connecticut Commission on Civil Rights, previously known as the Connecticut Inter-Racial Commission. Pamphlets were arranged and distributed to state offices as reference material regarding the Commission's approach, advancement and related issues toward Civil Rights. Material also includes bulletins and pamphlets issued by the Commission as statements on legislation and federal agendas relating to Civil Rights.
The collection is an artificial one created to gather together pieces of politically related materials that are not cohesive collections in and of themselves. Presently, the collection contains political posters, printed ephemera, realia, photographs, a video recording and published speeches and one manuscript.
In 1957, the Connecticut Federation of Labor and the Connecticut State Industrial Union Council (CSIUC) merged to form the Connecticut State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, generally referred to today as the Connecticut State AFL-CIO. The stated purpose of the new organization was to provide a more effective means of promoting and coordinating the principles and objectives of the AFL-CIO in Connecticut.
The collection contains administrative records, correspondence and publications (1979-1982) detailing the activities of the Connecticut Women's Political Caucus.
The collection contains materials about Thomas J. Dodd that have been donated by individuals other than the Dodd Family.
The Thomas J. Dodd Papers illuminate the diverse public life of a self-styled crusader. The collection consists primarily of material from Dodd's Senate years (1959-1971) and the Nuremberg war crimes trial before the International Military Tribunal from 1945-1946.
The collection contains original editorial cartoons drawn by Bob Englehart. The cartoons are generally 8.5 inches by 11.5 inches in size. An additional signed copy of a cartoon is also included. Additions to the collection include clip files, sketches, tracings and line work as well as digital scans of his work from 2019-2021 and an informal video recording of his creative process.
The Attilio Frassinelli Papers contain scrapbooks, political memorabilia, and photo albums related to Frassinelli's career in politics and his activities in Connecticut's Italian-American communities.
Congressional records of Sam Gejdenson, U.S. Representative from Connecticut's 2nd Congressional district. The papers contain records spanning Gejdenson's twenty years in office. The papers include newspaper clippings on subjects ranging from veterans issues and the Groton submarine base, to Six Flags and tourism in Connecticut. Gejdenson's papers also include press releases concerning the environment, Electric Boat, and the Soviet Union's treatment of Jews.
Dorothy C. Goodwin was born in Hartford, CT, on 2 September 1914. Goodwin grew up in Connecticut and graduated magna cum laude from Smith College in 1937 (B.A., Sociology). In 1974, Goodwin returned to government service by winning a seat in the Connecticut General Assembly as a Democratic representative of the 54th district (includes Mansfield). She held positions on the Education, Finance and Human Services Committees, and co-chaired the Education Committee for much of her career.
Campaign posters, audio reels and moving image film, framed photographs and commemorative bill signing (with pens), clipping scrapbooks
The collection contains ephemera, correspondence, published materials associated with Connecticut Democratic politics collected byMarion Hoffman.
Vivien Kellems, Connecticut businesswoman and activist, served as president of the Kellems Cable Grip Company into the early 1960s. She also devoted herself to challenging the United States Government on issues such as personal rights during war time, business tax withholding from employees, inflated singles income tax and fair voting procedures.
Barbara Bailey Kennelly represented Connecticut in Congress for 17 years, leaving in 1999 as the highest ranking woman member in the history of the House of Representatives to that time. The collection includes correspondence to and from constituents and colleagues, notes, research materials, speeches, official congressional documents, congressional records, press clips, photographs, audio and video tapes, and special interest reports.
The Ken Krayeske Papers consist of administrative records, publications, pamphlets, correspondence, clippings, financial records, fliers, legal documents, audio cassettes, photographs, and posters of Meriden, Connecticut based attorney and activist Ken Krayeske. The collection contains materials from 1969 to 2009, with the bulk of the collection comprised of materials from the 1990s and 2000s.
The collection contains publications, proposals, petitions, photographs and plans for the "new community" and documentation of the Greater Hartford Process, Inc.