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

Series V: Speeches and Press Releases, 1937-1947

This series is comprised primarily of campaign speeches given by Poletti at conventions and meetings, or over the radio. They cover topics such as public housing, discrimination, labor legislation, and civil and religious liberty. Several speeches present Poletti's experiences working with Herbert. H. Lehman. Files contain both drafts and completed speeches, arranged chronologically. An index can be found within each folder. The series also holds press releases announcing Poletti's actions as Lieutenant Governor and as acting Governor of New York, filed chronologically.

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Box 47 Press Releases, 1939-1942, (4 Folders)

Folder 10 to 11 Speeches, 1937-1938, (2 Folders)

Box 48 Folder 1 1939-1941, (8 Folders)

Box 49 Folder 1 to 6 1941-1942, (6 Folders)

Box 50 Folder 1 to 3 1945-1947, (3 Folders)

Box 50 Folder 4 General, undated