Collection contains material on McCarran's early political and legal careers in Nevada; his senatorial papers (1933-1954), most of which deal with national security, immigration, aeronautics, military and veteran affairs, mining, reclamation, and Nevada politics; scrapbooks (1933-1954); photographs; and personal, religious, and political papers of McCarran's daughter, Sister Mary Margaret Patricia McCarran -- Collection assembled and organized by Mary McCarran
Illinois State Library - Gwendolyn Brooks Building
Elbert S. Smith, member of the Illinois Senate 1949-57, discusses issues and accomplishments of his years in the General Assembly: constitutional revision, judicial reform, and reapportionment; civil rights, public utilities, and education legislation; the Gateway amendment, aeronautics, military affairs legislation, and conservation issues. Also discusses his years before the General Assembly: family, farming, Millikin University, University of Alabama law school, and his navy service in WWII. He also discusses his activities after leaving the legislature: service as Illinois Auditor of Public Accounts and Vice-President of the 1970 Illinois Constitutional Convention
Scope and Content This life oral history interview with Guion Bluford was conducted byLarry Crowe on May 9, 2013, in Westlake, Ohio, and was recorded on 6 MOV HD video files. Astronaut and military officer Guion Bluford (1942 - ) , flew 144 combat missions in Southeast Asia as an F4C fighter pilot and served as a Branch Chief in the Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory. He became the first African American astronaut to fly in space on four Space Shuttle flights: STS-8 (1983, shuttle ...