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James H. Sheldon papers, 1945-1971, bulk 1958-1964

Series I: Democratic National Conventions

This series is comprised of various materials relating to the 1960 and 1964 Democratic National Conventions.

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Subseries I.1: 1960 Democratic National Convention, 1960, 1960, 1960

Held in Los Angeles, CA in July 1960, this subseries contains papers relating the convention. It includes, but is not limited to: programs, pamphlets, correspondence, speeches, and press releases. While much of the material pertains to the event itself, a sizable portion relates to potential political issues to highlight in the upcoming 1960 Democratic Party platform.

Box 1 Democratic National Convention, (2 folders)

Subseries I.2: 1964 Democratic National Convention, 1964, 1964, 1964

Held in Atlantic City, NJ in August 1964, this subseries contains papers relating to the convention. Unlike I.1, however, I.2 is comprised primarily of publicity-related papers, especially press releases.

Box 1 1964 Democratic National Convention, (3 folders)