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Physical Description
  • 418,100 items.
  • 1,468 containers plus 22 oversize.
  • 594.2 linear feet.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • La Follette family papers, 1781-1988
Other Creators
  • La Follette, Belle Case, 1859-1931. Belle Case La Follette papers. 1879-1931.
  • La Follette, Fola, 1882-1970. Fola La Follette papers. 1879-1970.
  • La Follette, Mary Josephine, 1899-1988. Mary Josephine La Follette papers. 1925-1988.
  • La Follette, Philip Fox, 1897-1965. Philip Fox La Follette papers. 1911-1971.
  • La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925. Robert M. La Follette papers. 1844-1925.
  • La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1895-1953. Robert M. La Follette papers. 1895-1960.
  • Lynch, Grace C., ca. 1892-1970. Grace C. Lynch papers. 1905-1965.
  • Roe, Gilbert E. (Gilbert Ernstein), 1865-1929. Gilbert E. Roe papers. 1887-1961.
  • Rogers, Alfred Thomas, 1873-1948. Alfred Thomas Rogers papers. 1900-1928.
  • National Progressive Republican League. National Progressive Republican League records. 1911-1912.
Physical Description
  • 418,100 items.
  • 1,468 containers plus 22 oversize.
  • 594.2 linear feet.
Part/s
  • La Follette family papers
Subjects
Summary
  • Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, legal files, office files, campaign files, legislative files, subject files, financial records, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers principally documenting the careers of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., governor of Wisconsin and U.S. representative and senator, and his son Robert M. La Follette, Jr., U.S. senator.
  • Includes papers of Robert M. La Follette, Sr.; papers of Robert M. La Follette, Jr.; papers of Belle Case La Follette, lawyer, journalist, editor, and suffragist; papers of Fola La Follette, actress and educator; papers of Philip Fox La Follette, lawyer and governor of Wisconsin; and papers of Mary Josephine La Follette, art consultant, social science research analyst, and editor. Also includes papers of Grace C. Lynch, secretary to Robert M. La Follette, Sr., and to Robert M. La Follette, Jr.; papers of Gilbert E. Roe, New York lawyer and adviser to Robert M. La Follette, Sr.; papers of Alfred Thomas Rogers, law partner of Robert M. La Follette, Sr.; records of the National Progressive Republican League; and extensive files relating to La Follette's Magazine and to its successor, The Progressive.
  • Subjects include American Indian affairs, child labor laws, civil rights, conservation, disarmament, education, espionage, foreign relations especially with Latin America and Asia, freedom of assembly, freedom of the press, hygiene, immigration, isolationism, judicial reform, New Deal, peace movement, political primaries, presidential elections of 1912 and 1924, public lands, railroad regulation, reform lobbies, regulatory commissions, tariffs, taxation, the Teapot Dome scandal, U.S. political affairs, veteran's claims, Wisconsin politics, women's rights and suffrage, World Wars I and II, and outlawry of war. Also includes material concerning American handicrafts, Wisconsin attorney general Bronson C. La Follette, and family biographer Sherry Zabriskie.
  • Includes material pertaining to the Conference for Progressive Political Action, Emily Bishop League, League of Nations, National Conservation Association, National Consumers' League, National Council for Prevention of War, National League of Women Voters, National Municipal League, People's Legislative Service, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, and other progressive and reform movements.
  • In addition to family members, correspondents include Jane Addams, Peter A. Arntson, Ray Stannard Baker, Charles Austin Beard, Mary Ritter Beard, Joseph D. Beck, Emily Montague Mulkin Bishop, Alice Stone Blackwell, John J. Blaine, W. Wade Boardman, Alice Goldmark Brandeis, Louis Dembitz Brandeis, William Jennings Bryan, Austin F. Cansler, James H. Causey, John Rogers Commons, Calvin Coolidge, Charles Richard Crane, Charles Henry Crownhart, Bronson M. Cutting, Jo Davidson, Thomas F. Davlin, Eugene V. Debs, Charles M. Dow, Theodore Dreiser, Herman Lewis Ekern, Elizabeth Glendower Evans, William Theodore Evjue, John D. Fackler, Lorena King Fairbank, Felix Frankfurter, Zona Gale, A.C. Grimm, John J. Hannan, Norman Hapgood, Frank A. Harrison, Herbert Hoover, Walter L. Houser, B. W. Huebsch, Ralph M. Immell, Helen Keller, William Kirsch, Walter Jodok Kohler, Irvine Luther Lenroot, Katharine F. Lenroot, David Eli Lilienthal, Edward G. Little, Henry Cabot Lodge, Alice Roosevelt Longworth, Grace C. Lynch, Joseph McCarthy, Medill McCormick, Thomas M. McCusker, Nellie Dunn MacKenzie, Basil Maxwell Manly, Wayne L. Morse, Sylvester W. Muldowny, Richard L. Neuberger, Richard M. Nixon, Cornelia Bryce Pinchot, Gifford Pinchot, William Thomas Rawleigh, Vinnie Ream, R.O. Richards, Glenn D. Roberts, Gilbert R. Roe, Gwyneth K. Roe, John Ernest Roe, Alfred Thomas Rogers, Walter S. Rogers, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Morris H. Rubin, Upton Sinclair, Gordon Sinykin, Rudolph Spreckels, Lincoln Steffens, Isaac Stephenson, Bela Tokaji, Harry S. Truman, Arthur H. Vandenberg, Frank P. Walsh, William Allen White, Woodrow Wilson, Emma Wold, and A.W. Zeratsky.
Biography
  • Prominent Wisconsin family in late nineteenth and twentieth century national politics.
Notes
  • Primary record for La Follette family papers. Continuation record mm2009085509 consists of the correspondents represented in the collection.
  • Gift La Follette family 1931-1974.
  • Gift Carolyn J. Mattern, State Historical Society of Wisconsin 1986.
  • Gift Joan La Follette Sucher 1988.
  • transferred to Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
Access Conditions
  • Open to research.
Language
  • English
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