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William B. Welsh papers, 1819-1956, bulk 1952-1956

Series V: Joseph McCarthy, 1950-1954

This series contains material on Joseph McCarthy and McCarthyism, which Herbert Lehman opposed. It contains research and clippings, reports, press releases, and copies of Lehman's speeches on McCarthy and his charges against him. There is a folder on the McCarthy franking controversy, in which both Lehman and McCarthy accused each other of abusing franking privileges, that includes franked envelopes sent by McCarthy.

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Box 7 Folder 3 Background Material, 1950-1953


Box 7 Folder 4 Censure, 1950-1954


Box 7 Folder 5 Charges against made by Lehman, 1950


Box 7 Folder 6 Lehman Franking Controversy, 1953-1954



Box 8 Folder 1 Lehman Franking Controversy, 1953-1954


Box 8 Folder 2 Lehman's Resolution, 1949-1953