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Julius Edelstein papers, 1917-1961, bulk 1948-1958

Series II: Campaign Files, 1934-1960, bulk 1949-1960

Files on the campaign years 1950, 1954, 1956 and 1960 are contained here. In 1949, Lehman was elected US Senator, replacing Robert F. Wagner who retired before his term expired due to ill health. In 1950, Lehman was reelected US Senator for a full 6 year term. Lehman campaigned vigorously for the presidential elections of 1952, 1956 and 1960, supporting Stevenson in 1952 and 1954 and Kennedy in 1960. In 1954, Lehman supported Wagner for New York City Mayor and Harriman for Governor.

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1950 Campaign, 1950



Box 3 Folder 1 General, 1950


Box 3 Folder 2 Agriculture and Dairy, 1950


Box 3 Folder 3 Amendments to Reclamation Project Act of 1939, 1949-1950, 1939, 1949-1950


Box 3 Folder 4 Background Materials, 1948-1950


Box 3 Folder 5 Campaign Ideas and Clippings, 1950


Box 3 Folder 6 Candidates for Governor, 1950


Box 3 Folder 7 Correspondence, 1950 July-November


Box 3 Folder 8 Democratic Campaign Kit, 1948, 1950, 1948, 1950


Box 3 Folder 9 Dewey, Thomas E.--Speeches, 1950



Box 4 Folder 1 Engel, Irving M.--Speeches Prepared by Beryl H. Levy, 1950


Box 4 Folder 2 Ewing, Oscar R.--Speeches and Clippings, 1950


Box 4 Folder 3 to 4 Foreign Affairs, 1950, (2 folders)


Box 4 Folder 5 Hanley, Joseph R.--Speeches and Biography, 1950, undated, 1950, undated


Box 4 Folder 6 Indians, 1943, 1945, 1948, 1950, 1943, 1945, 1948, 1950


Box 4 Folder 7 Internal Security--Clippings, 1950


Box 4 Folder 8 International Ladies Garment Workers' Union, 1949-1950


Box 4 Folder 9 Korea, 1950


Box 4 Folder 10 Legislative Materials--Central Valley Project, 1949-1950, undated, 1949-1950, undated


Legislative Materials



Box 5 Folder 1 Commodity Credit Corporation, 1950


Box 5 Folder 2 Defense Production Bill, 1950


Box 5 Folder 3 Excise Taxes, 1950


Box 5 Folder 4 Fur Products Labeling Act, 1949-1950


Box 5 Folder 5 Preservation of Fort Caroline Settlement, 1950


Box 5 Folder 6 Rivers and Harbors Control, 1949-1951


Box 5 Folder 7 Social Security, 1949-1950



Box 6 Folder 1 Social Security, 1950


Lehman, Herbert H.


Box 6 Folder 2 Bank Speeches, 1950, undated, 1950, undated


Box 6 Folder 3 Foreign Policy Speeches, 1950


Box 6 Folder 4 Speech Drafts, 1950, undated, 1950, undated


Box 6 Folder 5 Speech Drafts I, 1950, undated, 1950, undated


Box 6 Folder 6 Speech Drafts II, 1950, undated, 1950, undated



Box 7 Folder 1 to 2 Speeches for Re-election to the US Senate, 1950 September-November, (2 folders)


Box 7 Folder 3 Voting Record, 1949-1950


Box 7 Folder 4 Marcantonio, Vito A.--Clippings, 1950


Box 7 Folder 5 to 6 New York Politics, 1949-1950, (2 folders)


Box 7 Folder 7 Political Platforms, 1950


Box 7 Folder 8 Power, 1934-1935, 1948-1950, 1934-1935, 1948-1950



Box 8 Folder 1 Press Lists, 1949-1950


Box 8 Folder 2 Press Releases and Statements, 1950 September-November


Box 8 Folder 3 Speeches by Herbert H. Lehman Outside of the Senate (Non-Campaign), 1950 January-June, December, 1950 January-June


Box 8 Folder 4 Speeches Made on Behalf of Herbert H. Lehman, 1950 October-November


Box 8 Folder 5 United Nations Week Kit, 1950


1952 Campaign, 1952


Box 8 Folder 6 General, 1952


Box 8 Folder 7 General Political, 1951-1952


The Candidates


Box 8 Folder 8 General, 1952


Box 8 Folder 9 Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1948-1952


Box 8 Folder 10 Harriman, Averell, 1951-1952


Box 8 Folder 11 Kefauver, Estes, 1952


Box 8 Folder 12 McMahon, Brian, 1952



Box 9 Folder 1 Russell, Richard B., 1952


Box 9 Folder 2 Stevenson, Adlai, 1951-1952


Box 9 Folder 3 Taft, Robert A., 1952


Box 9 Folder 4 to 5 Correspondence, 1951-1952, (2 folders)


Box 9 Folder 6 Democratic Campaign Kit, 1952


Box 9 Folder 7 Democratic National Convention (DNC)--Rules, 1952


Box 9 Folder 8 Democratic State Convention--General, 1952


Box 9 Folder 9 Lists of People, 1952


Box 9 Folder 10 Domestic Issues--Spending, Taxes and Inflation, 1951-1953


Box 9 Folder 11 Domestic Policy--General, 1952


Box 9 Folder 12 Agriculture, 1952



Box 10 Folder 1 Civil Liberties, 1952


Box 10 Folder 2 Civil Rights and Nationalities, 1952


Box 10 Folder 3 Dairy, 1952


Box 10 Folder 4 to 5 Foreign Policy, 1942-1952, (2 folders)


Box 10 Folder 6 McCarran Committee, 1952


Box 10 Folder 7 New York State--Ives-Lehman, 1952


Box 10 Folder 8 Platform(s)--General, 1950-1952


Platform(s)



Box 11 Folder 1 to 2 General, 1952-1953, (2 folders)


Box 11 Folder 3 to 4 Harriman (Averell) Statements, 1952, (2 folders)


Box 11 Folder 5 Resources, 1949-1952


Box 11 Folder 6 to 7 Speeches--Democratic National Convention (DNC), 1951-1952, (2 folders)


Box 11 Folder 8 Positions, 1952-1953


Box 11 Folder 9 Power, 1952



Box 12 Folder 1 to 2 Source Materials, 1951-1953, (2 folders)


Box 12 Folder 3 to 4 Speech Material, 1949, 1952, 1949, 1952, (2 folders)


Box 12 Folder 5 Stevenson, Adlai, 1952


Box 12 Folder 6 Campaign Speeches, 1952 July 21-September 12, 1952 July


Stevenson, Adlai



Box 13 Folder 1 to 4 Campaign Speeches, 1952 September 13-October 25, 1952 September, (4 folders)


Box 13 Folder 5 Truman, Harry S.--Whistle Stop Speeches, 1952 September 1-October 6, 1952 September



Box 14 Folder 1 to 3 Truman, Harry S.--Whistle Stop Speeches, 1952 October 7-November 2, 1952 October, (3 folders)


Box 14 Folder 4 to 5 Voting Records, 1947-1952, (2 folders)


1954 Campaign, 1954



Box 15 Folder 1 Civil Rights, 1953-1954


Box 15 Folder 2 Fiscal Policy, 1954


Box 15 Folder 3 Immigration, 1953-1954


Speeches


Box 15 Folder 4 Harriman, Averell, 1954


Box 15 Folder 5 to 6 Lehman, Herbert H., 1953-1954, (2 folders)


1956 Campaign, 1956


Box 15 Folder 7 Akers, Anthony--General, 1956


Box 15 Folder 8 Alaska, 1955-1956


Box 15 Folder 9 Campaign Organization, 1956


Box 15 Folder 10 Civil Rights Bills, 1955-1956


Box 15 Folder 11 Civil Rights Issues, 1955-1956


Box 15 Folder 12 Civil Service Retirement Program, 1956


Box 15 Folder 13 Cloture, 1951-1953, 1956, 1951-1953, 1956



Box 16 Folder 1 Communism, 1956


Box 16 Folder 2 to 3 Correspondence, 1956, (2 folders)


Box 16 Folder 4 Regarding Averell Harriman, 1954-1955


Box 16 Folder 5 Democratic National Committee (DNC), 1951, 1953, 1955, 1951, 1953, 1955


Box 16 Folder 6 1956 Strategy Dinner, 1955 March 8, 1956, 1955 March 8


Box 16 Folder 7 to 8 Drafts--Speeches and Statements, 1956, (2 folders)


Box 16 Folder 9 Dulles, John Foster, 1956


Edelstein, Julius C. C.



Box 17 Folder 1 Projects, 1956


Box 17 Folder 2 to 3 Research, 1955-1956, (2 folders)


Box 17 Folder 4 To Read File, 1956


Box 17 Folder 5 Elections Research, 1955-1956


Box 17 Folder 6 Foreign Policy,1956


Box 17 Folder 7 Highway Bill, 1956


Box 17 Folder 8 Hydrogen Bomb, 1956


Box 17 Folder 9 International Labor Organization, 1956


Box 17 Folder 10 to 11 Israel, 1956, (2 folders)



Box 18 Folder 1 Israeli-Arab Refugees, 1955-1956


Box 18 Folder 2 to 3 Javits, Jacob--General, 1951, 1956, 1951, 1956, (2 folders)


Box 18 Folder 4 Profile in The New Yorker andTime, 1950, 1956, 1950, 1956


Box 18 Folder 5 Voting Record, 1953, 1956, 1953, 1956


Box 18 Folder 6 Jewish Telegraphic Agency, 1956


Box 18 Folder 7 Kefauver, Estes, 1956


Box 18 Folder 8 Legislative Mail, 1956


Lehman, Herbert H.


Box 18 Folder 9 to 10 Engagements, 1956 October-November, (2 folders)


Box 18 Folder 11 Statements on Robert Wagner, 1956



Box 19 Folder 1 to 2 Schedule, 1956 September-November, (2 folders)


Box 19 Folder 3 Speeches, 1956 August-September


Box 19 Folder 4 New York Democratic History, 1955


Box 19 Folder 5 Nixon, Richard M., 1956


Box 19 Folder 6 Nixon, Richard M. and Jacob Javits, 1956


Box 19 Folder 7 to 8 Platforms--Source Materials--General, 1956, (2 folders)



Box 20 Folder 1 Platforms--Source Materials--General, 1956


Box 20 Folder 2 to 5 Civil Rights, 1952-1957, (4 folders)


Box 20 Folder 6 Power Projects, 1956


Box 20 Folder 7 Political Issues--Civil Rights, 1956


Box 20 Folder 8 Political Projects, 1956



Box 21 Folder 1 Racial Discrimination on Military Bases, 1955-1956


Box 21 Folder 2 Research from the Democratic National Committee (DNC), 1955


Box 21 Folder 3 Pyle, Howard, 1956


Box 21 Folder 4 Research Materials, 1956


Box 21 Folder 5 Roll Calls, 1956


Box 21 Folder 6 Saudi Arabia, 1951, 1956, 1951, 1956


Box 21 Folder 7 Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), 1956


Speeches


Box 21 Folder 8 Drafts on Civil Rights, 1956


Box 21 Folder 9 1956 November 1-6, 1956 November


Box 21 Folder 10 to 11 Includes Those Not Delivered, 1956 July-October, (2 folders)



Box 22 Folder 1 Stevenson, Adlai, 1956


Box 22 Folder 2 to 3 Wagner, Robert , 1956 September 25-October 22, 1956 September, (2 folders)


Box 22 Folder 4 Drafts, 1956


Box 22 Folder 5 Tax Relief Program, 1956


Box 22 Folder 6 Telephone Lists, 1956


Box 22 Folder 7 U.S. Republican Political Party (GOP) on Civil Rights, 1956


Box 22 Folder 8 Wagner, Robert and the Urban League of Greater New York, 1956


Box 22 Folder 9 Positions, 1956


1960 Campaign, 1960


Box 22 Folder 10 Press Releases--DNC--Fact Sheets, 1960 September-November


Press Releases



Box 23 Folder 1 to 4 DNC--Publicity Division, 1960 September 28-November 4, (4 folders)


Box 23 Folder 5 US Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1960



Box 24 Folder 1 to 3 US Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1960, (3 folders)


Box 24 Folder 4 Lehman, Herbert H. as Honorary Chairman of the NY Citizens Committee for Kennedy and Johnson, 1960 September 14-November 5, 1960 September


Box 24 Folder 5 to 6 Veteran's Administration, 1960 June-December, (2 folders)