Xavier University of Louisiana - Library Resource Center
Town hall meeting with candidate for U.S. President, Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) to discuss issues important to the university community and citizens of New Orleans. The event was held on April 24, from 12 pm to 1 pm in the McCaffrey Ballroom, University Center. Norman Francis (President of Xavier University), Buddy Romer (former Governor of Louisiana) and Cindy McCain spoke for a few minutes before Sen. McCain took questions from the audience
University of Texas at Arlington
Albert Garza Bustamante begins with his personal and family background and elaborates on his family's home life and work around Dimmit County, Texas, and as migrant agricultural laborers in Oregon. He expresses his budding interest in politics through the American G.I. Forum. He touches on the race discrimination he encountered in Texas in Nueces and San Patricio Counties during his military service and provides details of his military experience as a U.S. Army paratrooper. He explains how he worked his way through San Antonio College and struggled through Sul Ross State College despite the aid of G.I. Bill veterans' benefits because he had married in 1958. He discusses his successful efforts as a teacher and coach at James Fenimore Cooper Junior High School in San Antonio and recalls how he met Henry B. Gonzalez through Lalo Solis and worked as Gonzalez' aide at the Hemisphere [sic, HemisFair]. He assails Gonzalez' political maneuvering and discusses Gonzalez' career in Washington, ... Read More
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
University of Texas Libraries
The collection consists primarily of 35mm color and black and white negatives but also includes medium format transparencies, and contact sheets. Subjects in this collection range from Russia to high fashion to wars and refugees in Bosnia, Sarajevo, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Palestine -- Among the many subjects is coverage of the first Gulf War, a series focused on the Rosa Lee Cunningham family's three generations of poverty in Washington D.C., and one on the refugee situation in Kosovo. Extremely wide-ranging and diverse, this collection also includes a biker rally, a Star Wars convention, Sioux Indians and mid-western tourists as well as celebrities and noteworthy events. Documentation of Interfoto, the organization Perkins founded to promote the work of Russian photographyer, and approximately 1.5 feet of Washington Post magazines and other publications containing Perkin's work as well as clipping, catalogs and promotional materials are also included
Arizona State University Libraries
The bulk of the collection covers the post Goldwater period (Barry Goldwater's 1986 retirement from the U.S. Senate) after which he exerted less direct influence upon activities of the state party. Strengths of the collection are the documentation of reapportionment and redistricting, grass roots political activities, fundraising, the selection of local state and national delegates and local and national political campaign material
Brown University Library
This collection is an oral history of David Taylor conducted by Professor Beth Taylor in 2010 about his experiences at Brown University and his military service during the Vietnam War. It includes uniforms he wore during the Vietnam War and supporting biographical information about David Taylor. Taylor attended Brown University on a Naval ROTC scholarship, graduating in 1966 before joining the Marine Corps. In the summer of 1968, after 18 months of flight school training, David served as a CH-53 helicopter pilot based out of Phu Bai. During his thirteen-month tour, First Lieutenant Taylor flew more than seven hundred missions. From 1969 to 1971, David then served as part of Helicopter Marine Experimental-1 (HMX-1), an elite squadron whose primary mission was to fly the President of the United States. David left HMX-1 to attend Harvard Business School and pursue a career in commercial real estate. David remained at the Trammell Crow Company until his retirement
Detroit Public Library - Special Collections
Purchased shortly after the election of President Barack Obama, this collection consists of political analysis, biography books on Barack and Michelle Obama, books of speeches, photographic books documenting the campaign trail and the Inauguration and cartoon books. Of special interest are books aimed at young adults, audio books and signed copies of The Audacity of Hope and Change We Can Believe In


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