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Theodore G. Bilbo Papers

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Identifier: M2
Scope and Contents The Theodore G. Bilbo Papers document the activities of the former Mississippi governor and United States Senator from approximately 1905-1947.This collection provides insight into the government of the state of Mississippi in the early decades of the twentieth century, as well as American culture, political climate, and governmental activities during the Great Depression and World War II. It paints a definitive portrait of one of Mississippi's most colorful and controversial...
Dates: 1905-1947

James D. Gautier Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M311
Scope and Contents This letter dated November 21, 1945 from U.S. Senator, Theodore G. Bilbo (D., Mississippi) to James D. Gautier is written on District of Columbia letterhead. Bilbo, responding to a letter written by Gautier on November 18, 1945, discusses his views concerning conscription of young soldiers and the technological and social changes brought about by WWII.Bilbo uses very colorful language to express his reasons as "one Southerner to another" why young men should not be conscripted...
Dates: November 21, 1945

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  • Repository: Historical Manuscripts and Photographs X
  • Subject: Letter. X
  • Subject: Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, 1877-1947. X
  • Names: Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, Governor, 1877-1947 X

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