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Charles W. Poletti papers, 1920-1991, bulk 1923-1970

Series II: Subject Files, 1910-1991

This extensive series holds information on a wide range of subjects relating to Poletti's military, political, and professional careers. Allied Military Government (AMG) files document his work as an allied military governor in Italy and include official orders, reports, correspondence, and descriptions of the state of the country. "Discrimination" Files contain a variety of material relating to Poletti's stance against discrimination, including press releases and campaign fliers focusing on his support of minority groups; discussions of the appointment of black employees to government positions; and correspondence and reports relating to the State War Council Committee on Discrimination in Employment, which investigated cases of discrimination in the workforce. They also contain a travel diary kept by philosopher Corliss Lamont, detailing his observations of racism on a 1926 trip through the South with Poletti, and his report based on the experience. Files on the New York World's Fair hold correspondence and reports outlining plans for the fair; photographs of Poletti and others at work on the project; and information on each of the country pavilions. They also hold public documents such as promotional fliers, postcards, maps, and articles. The series also contains material on Poletti's political campaigns and his work with the power authority, as well as notes and correspondence on a variety of issues such as low-cost housing and birth control. Files are arranged alphabetically by subject

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Allied Military Government (AMG)



Box 17 Folder 8 Poletti Military Service, 1939-1942


Box 17 Folder 9 Poletti 201 File, 1944-1945


General


Box 17 Folder 10 to 13 1943 January-1944 April



Box 18 Folder 1 to 11 1944 May-1948, 1944



Box 60 Folder 1 to 4 1944 January-1945 June



Box 19 Folder 1 to 8 Administrative Instructions, 1943-1944


Box 19 Folder 9 to 18 Monthly Reports, 1943-1945



Box 83 Folder 2 Monthly Reports, 1943September, 1943



Box 20 Folder 1 to 4 Official Orders, 1943-1944



Box 60 Folder 5 Proclamations, 1944



Box 20 Folder 5 to 8 Regional Orders, 1943-1945



Box 60 Folder 6 Lombardy Region, 1945 June 1-27



Box 20 Folder 9 Special Orders, 1943 October 25-1944 February 15


Clippings


Box 20 Folder 10 to 12 1943-1944



Box 21 Folder 1 General, undated


Box 21 Folder 2 to 4 1945-1962



Box 60 Folder 7 1944 January-May


Box 60 Folder 8 1944 June-December



Box 63 Oversize Broadsides and Maps, 1943-1945



Box 21 Folder 5 American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), 1941


Box 21 Folder 6 Birth Control, 1941


Box 21 Folder 7 Campaign, 1960


Box 21 Folder 8 Campaign--General I, 1942


Campaign, 1942



Box 22 Folder 1 General II, 1942


Box 22 Folder 2 to 3 Clippings, 1941 August-1942 November


Box 22 Folder 4 Dewey, Thomas E., 1942


Box 22 Folder 5 Jaeckle, Edwin F., 1942


Box 22 Folder 6 Contributions, 1942


Box 22 Folder 7 Statements and Handbills, 1942



Box 61 Folder 11 Statement of Operating Costs and Revenue from Power Plants, 1926-1940


Campaign, 1941



Box 23 Folder 1 Clippings, 1941


Box 23 Folder 2 Speeches and Statements, 1941


Campaign, 1940


Box 23 Folder 3 Memos and Speeches, 1940


Box 23 Folder 4 Clippings, 1940



Box 24 Folder 1 Campaign, 1938


Box 24 Folder 2 Correspondence, 1938


Box 24 Folder 3 Circulars, 1938


Box 24 Folder 4 to 5 Clippings, 20 October-, November 1938


Box 24 Folder 6 Clippings--Catholic Question, 1938


Box 24 Folder 7 Endorsements, 1938


Box 24 Folder 8 Press Releases, 1938


Box 24 Folder 9 Democratic Campaign Committee--Kings County Speakers Bureau, 1938



Box 60 Folder 9 Posters and Clippings, 1938



Box 25 Folder 1 Campaign--General, 1937


Box 25 Folder 2 Campaign--General, 1936


Box 25 Folder 3 Campaign--Circulars, 1936


Box 25 Folder 4 Campaign, 1932


Box 25 Folder 5 Catholic Charities, 1946-1947


Box 25 Folder 6 Charitable Contributions, 1946-1947


Box 25 Folder 7 to 8 Charles Poletti Power Project, 1991


Box 25 Folder 9 Child Labor, 1937


Box 25 Folder 10 Christmas and Other Greeting Cards, 1948-1963


Box 25 Folder 12 Citizens Union Reports and Pamphlets, 1928-1937


Box 25 Folder 13 Cloak and Suit Industry--Congratulations Upon Appointment as Impartial Chairman,, 1946


Cloak and Suit Industry



Box 26 Folder 1 Correspondence, 1946-1947


Box 26 Folder 2 Decisions and Contracts, 1946-1947


Box 26 Folder 3 Clippings, 1946-1947


Box 26 Folder 4 Commutations, 1943


Box 26 Folder 5 Gilmore Case, 1942-1943


Box 26 Folder 6 Hoffman, 1942-1943


Box 26 Folder 7 to 8 Statements and Speeches, 1942-1943


Box 26 Folder 9 Crank Files, 1942-1943


Box 26 Folder 10 Clippings, 1942-1943


Box 26 Folder 11 Clippings, 1946-1961


Box 26 Folder 12 Constitutional Convention, 1938


Box 26 Folder 13 Constitutional Convention--Clippings, 1938



Box 27 Folder 1 Constitutional Convention--General, 1938


Box 27 Folder 2 Council on Foreign Relations, 1950s



Folder 3 Decorations



Box 27 Folder 4 Gold Medal of the City of Rome, 1945


Box 27 Folder 5 Legion of Merit, undated


Box 27 Folder 6 Order of British Empire, 1910s-1940s


Box 27 Order of St. Gregory the Great, undated


Box 27 Folder 9 Reserve Officers Association of U.S., undated


Box 27 Folder 10 Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1943



Box 61 Folder 12 Order of the Crown of Italy, undated, 1940s



Box 27 Folder 11 Democratic National Convention, 1932


Discrimination


Box 27 Folder 12 General, 1938-1942


Box 27 Folder 13 Appointment of Negroes, 1939-1940


Box 27 Folder 14 Baseball Clippings, 1940


Box 27 Folder 15 N.Y. State Guard, 1942


Box 27 Folder 16 U.S. Military, 1940-1943



Box 28 Folder 1 C. Poletti and Corliss Lamont Diary Trip through the South, 1926


Box 28 Folder 2 "The Negro Problem"--Paper Result of Poletti Lamont Trip, by Corliss Lamont,, 1926


Box 28 Folder 3 Eastchester (St. Paul's Church), 1938


Box 28 Folder 4 Extradition--D. Blythe, 1942


Box 28 Folder 5 Foreign Policy Association, 1920s


Box 28 Folder 6 Governor's Committee on Fiscal Organization in New York State, 1960s


Box 28 Folder 7 Governorship Clippings, 1942 December


Housing


Box 28 Folder 8 Correspondence, 1938


Box 28 Folder 9 General and Clippings, 1938


Box 28 Folder 10 Speeches, 1937-1938


Box 28 Folder 11 Labor Relations Act, 1930s


Box 28 Folder 12 Legal Action--Vito Genovese in AMG, 1940s-1950s


Box 28 Folder 13 Legal and Business, 1940s-1950s



Box 29 Folder 1 Letterheads and Envelopes, undated


Box 29 Folder 2 Loyalty Oaths, 1930s


Box 29 Folder 3 Martin, George W.--Charges for Removal of, 1939


Box 29 Folder 4 Massena Power Line--Water Power, 1940s


Box 29 Folder 5 Membership Cards and Certificates, 1950s


Box 29 Folder 6 Masena Power Line, 1941-1942


Box 29 Folder 7 Mussolini, Benito, 1960s



Box 30 Folder 1 National Youth Administration, 1930s-1950s


Box 30 Folder 2 Newspaper List--Circulation and Political Slant, undated


Box 30 Folder 3 New York City--Employment Situation, 1942


Box 30 Folder 4 New York City Politics--Clippings, 1939-1940


NY State


Defense and War Council


Box 30 Folder 5 Applicants for Positions,1942


Box 30 Folder 6 General, 1940s undated


Box 30 Folder 7 War Council Official Bulletin, 1942 July-December


Box 30 Folder 8 Defense Bulletins, 1941-1942


Box 30 Folder 9 Printed Brochures, 1941


Box 30 Folder 10 Printed Brochures, 1942



Box 31 Folder 1 Clippings, 1940-1942



Folder 2 Trips



Box 31 Folder 3 Binghamton, Endicott, Hillcrest, Port Dickinson, 1941


Box 31 Folder 4 Buffalo, 1941-1942


Box 31 Folder 5 Elmira, Corning, Painted Post, 1941


Box 31 Folder 6 Long Island, 1941


Box 31 Folder 7 Massena, Canton, Ogdensburg, 1942


Box 31 Folder 8 Rochester, 1941


Box 31 Folder 9 Rome, Ilion, Utica, Oneida County, 1941


Box 31 Folder 10 Schenectady, 1941


Box 31 Folder 11 Syracuse, Onondaga County, 1941


Box 31 Folder 12 Utica, 1941-1942


Box 31 Folder 13 Westchester County, 1941


Democratic Platform


Box 31 Folder 14 Committee, 1958 August 1-17


Box 31 Folder 15 Committee, 1958 August 18-19


Box 31 Folder 16 General, 1958 July


Box 31 Folder 17 Charles Poletti Memoranda, 1958


Box 31 Folder 18 3rd Draft, 1958



Box 32 Folder 1 1st and 2nd Drafts, 1942


Box 32 Folder 2 General, 1942


Box 32 Folder 3 Correspondence, 1942 August 7-16


Box 32 Folder 4 Correspondence, 1942 August 17-27


Box 32 Folder 5 Draft Suggestions, 1942


Box 32 Folder 6 Drafts, 1942


Box 32 Folder 7 Reference Material and Clippings, 1942


Box 32 Folder 8 Democratic Platforms and Republican Platforms, 1932-1936


Box 32 Folder 9 Legislature, 1930s-1940s


Box 32 Folder 10 Politics--Clippings, 1943-1945



Box 33 Folder 1 Politics--Clippings, 1938-1940


Box 33 Folder 2 Niagara Falls Power Company, 1930s



Folder 3 to 7 Power Authority, 1957-1970



Box 60 Folder 10 Maps, 1948, 1957, 1948, 1957



Box 34 Folder 1 General, 1951-1954


Box 34 Folder 2 Clippings, 1955-1958


Box 34 Folder 3 Of the State of New York--Dedication of the Poletti Power Projects, Astoria, Gift of C.P.,, 1982



Folder 4 St. Lawrence Seaway Power Project



Box 34 Folder 5 General, 1941-1942



Box 35 Folder 1 to 4 General, 1938-1941


Box 35 Folder 5 San Remo Strike, 1930s


Box 35 Folder 6 Savings Bank Life Insurance, 1930s


Box 35 Folder 7 School Bus Transportation Bill, 1935-1937


Box 35 Folder 8 to 9 School Bus Transportation Bill Clippings, 1935-1936


Box 35 Folder 10 Supreme Court Appointment, 1937



Box 36 Folder 1 to 2 School Bus Transportation Bill Clippings, 1935


Box 36 Folder 3 Searches and Seizures, 1930s


Box 36 Folder 4 Special Secretary Applications, 1930s


Box 36 Folder 5 Supreme Court Clippings, 1937


Box 36 Folder 6 Supreme Court--"Proceedings on the Confirmation and Induction of Poletti as Justice of the Supreme Court, 1937


Box 36 Folder 7 Trip to Italy--Clippings, 1947


Box 36 Folder 8 Trip to the Soviet Union--Report, 1927


Box 36 Folder 9 Trips to Europe, 1924-1947


Box 36 Folder 10 Vatican Statuette of St. Peter, 1949-1954


Box 36 Folder 11 Visiting Cards and Social Announcements, undated



Box 37 Folder 1 WMCA Radio Broadcast--"Success Story,", 1941


Worlds Fair


Box 37 Folder 2 to 6 General, 1959-1962


Box 37 Folder 7 Christmas Greetings, 1962



Box 38 Folder 1 Christmas Greetings, 1962


Box 38 Folder 2 General, 1963


Box 38 Folder 3 Directors Meeting, 1963 April


Box 38 Folder 4 to 7 General, 1964



Box 39 Folder 1 to 3 General, 1964


Box 39 Folder 4 to 6 Christmas Greetings, 1964



Box 40 Folder 1 to 5 Clippings, 1965 April


Box 40 Folder 6 Directors Meeting, 1965 January


Box 40 Folder 7 1965 Reopening Press Kit, 1965 April, 1965, 1965 April


Box 40 Folder 8 General, 1966


Box 40 Folder 6 Directors Meeting, 1965 January



Box 41 Folder 1 Bureau of International Expositions, 1960s


Box 41 Folder 2 Ground-breaking Ceremonies, 1960s


Box 41 Folder 3 to 5 General, 1960s


Box 41 Folder 6 International Exhibits, 1960s


Box 41 Folder 7 Sukarno Visit, undated


Box 41 Folder 8 Travel and Pavilions, 1960s


Box 41 Folder 9 Itineraries, 1960s



Box 42 Folder 1 General, 1960s


Box 42 Folder 2 Bali, undated


Box 42 Folder 3 China (Taiwan), 1960s


Box 42 Folder 4 Colombia, 1960s


Box 42 Folder 5 India, 1960s


Box 42 Folder 6 Indonesia, 1960s


Box 42 Folder 7 Iran, 1960s


Box 42 Folder 8 Israel, 1960s


Box 42 Folder 9 Italy (Turin Center), 1960s


Box 42 Folder 10 Japan, 1960s


Box 42 Folder 11 Pakistan, 1960s


World Fair-Travel and Pavilions



Box 43 Folder 1 Sierra Leone, 1960s


Box 43 Folder 2 Sudan, 1960s


Box 43 Folder 3 Spain, 1960s


Box 43 Folder 4 Sweden, 1960s


Box 43 Folder 5 Switzerland, 1960s


Box 43 Folder 6 Syria, 1960s


Box 43 Folder 7 Thailand, 1960s


Box 43 Folder 8 Togo, 1960s


Box 43 Folder 9 Trinidad, 1960s


Box 43 Folder 10 Tunis, 1960s


Box 43 Folder 11 Turkey, 1960s


Box 43 Folder 12 United Arab Republic (Egypt), 1960s



Box 44 Folder 1 Uruguay, 1960s


Box 44 Folder 2 Vatican City, 1960s


Box 44 Folder 3 Venezuela, 1960s


Box 44 Folder 4 West African Trips, 1961