State Library of Western Australia
Brennan Park was later renamed Gloucester Park. The first meeting was held 7 December 1929 (Daily News 9 Dec. 1929, p.2 and the Truth 8 Dec. 1929) and the official opening meeting 26 December 1929 (Daily News 24 Dec. 1929, p.2). Neither photograph has been found published in the Truth
State Library of Western Australia
Jack Sheehan's offical name was William John Sheehan. He was a WWII veteran, prospector and a wood cutter as well as running the two-up
New York State Archives
The series consists of original records of the "Delafield Commission" appointed by the governor to study the impact of off-track betting, legalized gambling, and other legislative regulatory or financial measures on the horse racing industry. Records include internal commission correspondence and memoranda; draft reports; a large amount of public hearing testimony, including statements by prominent businesspersons and industry leaders; minutes of commission meetings; and many letters of opinion, news clippings, and press releases from citizens and organizations concerned with the future of racing in the state
Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
Rupert Cornelius describes his training and experiences while preparing to pilot a B-17 and his Air Force service in the European theatre. A student at the University of Wisconsin at the time, he mentions remembering his shock upon learning about Pearl Harbor while stopped in a tavern. Cornelius mentions his reasons for volunteering for the Air Force in 1942. Assigned to Santa Ana (California) for ground school, he describes the exams, training, and types of plane they trained on; speculates about the criteria for different jobs within the Air Force; and mentions that his physical education instructor was Joe DiMaggio. Following ground school, Cornelius went to primary school in Dos Palos (California) to learn flying. He mentions his instructor was a veteran pilot from the Battle of Britain, describes the types of planes and comments on equipment condition. Cornelius details training on single and multi-engine airplanes, types of planes used, transitioning to larger aircraft, and ... Read More
State Library of Western Australia
State Library of Western Australia
Includes a photograph of inside the data processing room
University of South Carolina
Journal article re politics and controversy over regulation and ultimate prohibition against video poker and various other forms of gambling in South Carolina. Reprint from the Mississippi Law Journal (Winter 2002)
Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play
The Brian Sutton-Smith papers document seven decades of play-related research, teaching, and writing by one of the foremost figures in play scholarship, with the bulk of the materials dated between 1950 and 2008. These papers contain professional manuscripts, publications, original research data, reference materials, notes, correspondence, memorabilia, photographs, and other research materials; some personal papers are also part of this collection. The information within the collection reflects Sutton-Smith interdisciplinary research in psychology, education, and folklore; his teaching at three American universities; and his contribution to play scholarship (work on 50 books and more than 350 articles)
Georgia State University - Special Collections and Archives
The collection consists of oral history interviews with Roy Vincent Harris on August 10 and 20, 1972 in which he discusses Harris and E.D. Rivers in the Assembly; Rivers' 1928 campaign for governor; Rivers as Speaker of the House; financial problems of the campaign; Fred Wilson; Walter George; 1930 governor's race; Zell Miller's father; "Young Harris crowd"; 1936 governor's race; John Greer; Downing Musgrove; Charles Redwine; the three R's (Roosevelt, Russell and Rivers); the New Deal in Georgia; Minimum Foundation program; the highway department; seven month schooling; ALTO and the fight over the mental hospital in Milledgeville; Rivers' mistakes in office; financing programs; Rivers and Harris; Rivers' radio interests; Robert Patton; Rivers financial success in the media; political corruption; how Ellis Arnall and Carl Sanders made money as Governor; raising money during a campaign to avoid future graft; sales tax; raising money for Rivers programs; and Herman Talmadge and the sales ... Read More
Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
Minutes from meetings of the commission. Included are original meeting agendas