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John F. Kennedy Materials
Notes written by John F. Kennedy during 1960 West Virginia primary for Matt Reese, who headed the West Virginians for Kennedy, and who filled some of Kennedy's speaking engagements when he lost his voice
Portion of paper bag autographed by both Hubert H. Humphrey and John F. Kennedy in Kanawha City during their West Virginia primary campaign
Letter, John F. Kennedy to Hulett Smith, January 19, 1960
Telegram, John F. Kennedy to Hulett Smith, announcement of candidacy in West Virginia primary, February 3, 1960
Letter, John F. Kennedy to Hulett Smith, December 28, 1959
Statement of John F. Kennedy announcing candidacy for presidency, January 2, 1960
Letter, John F. Kennedy to John E. Faulconer, Hinton Daily News, May 31, 1960
Photograph, signed John F. Kennedy portrait sent to John E. Faulconer, Hinton Daily News
Remarks by Senator Jennings Randolph in introducing John F. Kennedy in Wellsburg and Charleston, October 10, 1959
Primary campaign brochure, “A Time For Greatness, U. S. Senator John F. Kennedy For President”
Campaign button, “Our Next President John F. Kennedy”
"Kennedy Kurrency For A Second Class Nation"
“Report #1 on the Nefarious Activities and Statements of Senator John Kennedy, In and Around the State of West Virginia,” by John
Chronology of Kennedy statements concerning West Virginia
Brochure, “here’s what the democrats think about kennedy” (anti-Kennedy)

Hubert H. Humphrey Materials
Letter, John E. Amos to Hubert Humphrey, November 16, 1959
Letter, Kyle McCormick to Governor Cecil Underwood, describing campaigning of Humphrey and Kennedy in West Virginia, April 11, 1960, Cecil H. Underwood Collection
Statement, Governor Cecil H. Underwood, regarding Senator Humphrey’s criticisms of the Eisenhower administration for not spending enough money on reforestation, April 28, 1960
Letter, Nell G. Yost to Cecil Underwood, regarding Humphrey’s contradictory statements on Civil Rights, April 30, 1960

Richard Nixon Materials
Letter, Richard Nixon to Cecil Underwood, July 8, 1960
Replies from Richard Nixon and JFK on equal rights, September 2, 1960
Letter, Richard Nixon to Cecil Underwood, July 8, 1960
Campaign Ad, Parody of Richard M. Nixon, October 10, 1960
Nixon Campaign Letter, on R.E.A.
Campaign Letter, Richard Nixon, on polling October 26, 1960

Lyndon B. Johnson Materials
Form Letter, October 7, 1960, about Lyndon Johnson appearance in Huntington on October 19, 1960
Remarks, Wally Barron, introducing Lyndon B. Johnson, Huntington, October 19, 1960
Letter, Lyndon Johnson to Elizabeth Kee, September 2, 1960

Cecil Underwood Materials
Letter, Cecil Underwood to John F. Kennedy, August 29, 1960
Letter, Lulu Longstreth to Cecil Underwood, regarding the bad publicity in West Virginia, August 8, 1960
Letter, Cecil Underwood to Lulu Longstreth, August 25, 1960
Article, cited by Lulu Longstreth in her June 8, 1960 letter, August 1960
Note, Helen Gibbons to Cecil Underwood, regarding Senator Kennedy buying votes in West Virginia, July 29, 1960
Letter, Cecil Underwood to Helen Gibbons, August 25, 1960
Letter, A. C. Wedemeyer to Cecil Underwood, regarding Underwood’s nomination of Senator Barry Goldwater for President, July 15, 1960
Letter, Frank C. Brophy to Cecil Underwood, regarding Underwood’s nomination of Senator Barry Goldwater for President, July 14, 1960
Letter, Goldwater for President Committee to Cecil Underwood, July 11, 1960
Letter, Cecil Underwood to A. K. Summers, commending him on his open letter to Humphrey and Kennedy in the Parkersburg News, May 3, 1960
Open Letter, to Humphrey and Kennedy in the Parkersburg News by AK Summers, May 2, 1960

John F. Kennedy Visit to Morgantown, June 11, 1958
Ticket, Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, John F. Kennedy, June 11, 1958
Name card, Hulett Smith, Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, Morgantown, June 11, 1958
Program, Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, Morgantown, June 11, 1958

Hubert H. Humphrey Visit to Moundsville, October 4, 1958
Program, Democrat Dinner, Marshall County Democratic Executive Committee, Moundsville, Hubert H. Humphrey, October 4, 1958

Richard Nixon Visit to Huntington, October 10, 1958
Invitation to Nixon Rally, Hotel Frederick, October 10, 1958

Hubert H. Humphrey Visit to Charleston, March 21, 1959
Program, 2nd Annual Democratic Women’s Day, Daniel Boone Hotel, Charleston, March 21, 1959
Handbook, 2nd Annual Democratic Women’s Day, Daniel Boone Hotel, Charleston, March 21, 1959

John F. Kennedy Visit to Welch, May 9, 1959
Letter, Robert C. Byrd to Sidney L. Christie, February 27, 1959
Letter, Sidney L. Christie to Robert C. Byrd, April 22, 1959
Letter, Sidney L. Christie to Robert C. Byrd, April 23, 1959
Letter, Robert C. Byrd to Sidney L. Christie, April 24, 1959
Letter, Jennings Randolph to Sidney L. Christie, April 27, 1959
Letter, Robert C. Byrd to Sidney L. Christie, May 9, 1959
Note card, detailing travel schedule of John F. Kennedy, May 9-10, 1959
Letter, Robert C. Byrd to John F. Kennedy, May 13, 1959
Letter, John F. Kennedy to Jennings Randolph, May 15, 1959
Letter, Jennings Randolph to Laurence E. Tierney, May 15, 1959
Letter, Jennings Randolph to Sidney L. Christie, May 15, 1959
Letter, Jennings Randolph to John F. Kennedy, June 9, 1959
Program, Dinner Honoring Harry S. Truman’s 75th Birthday, McDowell County Democratic Executive Committee, John F. Kennedy, featured speaker, Welch, May 9, 1959

Hubert H. Humphrey Visit to Beckley, November 21, 1959
Introduction, of Hubert H. Humphrey by Jennings Randolph, Beckley, November 21, 1959

Response to Huntley-Brinkley Report on West Virginia
Letter, Cecil H. Underwood to Robert Kintner et al, May 1, 1960
Telegram, Cecil H. Underwood to Robert Kintner et al, April 29, 1960
Letter, Cecil H. Underwood to Robert W. Ferguson, WTRF, May 5, 1960
Letter, Robert W. Ferguson, WTRF to Cecil H. Underwood, May 3, 1960
Letter, Frederick W. Ford, FCC to Cecil H.Underwood, August 10, 1960
Letter, David Brinkley to Frances Evans, May 27, 1960
Letter, Frances Evans to David Brinkley, June 4, 1960
Letter, C. Thomas Garten, WSAZ to Cecil H. Underwood, May 2, 1960
Letter, C. Thomas Garten, WSAZ to Raymond T. O’Connell, NBC, April 27, 1960

John F. Kennedy Visit to Weirton, May 1, 1960
Program, Weirtonian Club Lodge No. 183, Order Italian Sons and Daughters of America, Fifth Annual Banquet, Sunday, May 1, 1960, Weirton Community Center

Humphrey-Kennedy Debate, Charleston, May 4, 1960
Program Cover, Humphrey-Kennedy debate on WCHS, May 4, 1960
Analysis of the Humphrey-Kennedy debate on WCHS by Goodwin F. Berquist Jr., May 4, 1960
Remarks, Mutual Broadcasting Network, Washington DC, May 9, 1960

1960 Democratic National Convention
Sticker, 1960 Democratic National Convention
Ticket, to Session Six of the 1960 Democratic Convention
Ticket, Acceptance Speech Rally at the 1960 Democratic National Convention
Luggage Tag, for the 1960 Democratic Convention
Telegram, California Governor Pat Brown to Hulett Smith concerning the 1960 Democratic National Convention
Cover, Official Program for the 1960 Democratic National Convention
Housing Bulletin, Delegates and Alternates to the 1960 Democratic National Convention

John F. Kennedy "Call to Victory" Campaign
Letter, Robert F. Kennedy to Hulett Smith, regarding “Call to Victory drive, October 18, 1960
Memorandum from Robert Kennedy regarding “Call to Victory” Campaign
Memorandum, R. P. McDonough, West Virginia Citizens for Kennedy and Johnson, October 27, 1960
Instructions For “Call To Victory” Campaign

John F. Kennedy Visit to Charleston, September 19, 1960
Invoice, newspaper ad for Kennedy speech at Civic Center, Charleston, September 19, 1960
Usher Tag or Placeholder, Kennedy Conference Dinner, Charleston, September 19, 1960
Logo, Kennedy Conference Dinner, Charleston, September 19, 1960
Dinner Ticket, Kennedy Conference Dinner, Charleston, September 19, 1960
News Release, Kennedy Conference Dinner, Charleston, September 19, 1960
Press Release, Kennedy Conference Dinner, Charleston, September 19, 1960
Newspaper Ad, John F. Kennedy speech at Civic Center, Charleston, September 19, 1960
Ticket, 1960 Kennedy Dinner, Daniel Boone Hotel, Charleston, September 19, 1960
News of West Virginia Democrats starting with September 19 conference (page 1 only)
Press release, August 26, 1960, for September 19 conference, Charleston
Letter, William L. Batt, Jr. to W. W. Barron, September 30, 1960
Tentative Agenda, September 19 conference
Letter, Wm. S. Bolden to Syd Barksdale, Jr., regarding Civic Center rental, September 16, 1960
Letter, A. S. Barksdale, Jr. to Hon. John M. Slack, September 15, 1960
Contract, Atlantic Greyhound, for bus, September 16, 1960
List, Out of State guests to be introduced at Kennedy Conference, September 19, 1960
Letter, William S. Bolden to Syd Barksdale, Jr. regarding lunch menu, September 14, 1960
Night Letter, to county chairmen, September 13, 1960
Press Release, delegations to Kennedy Conference, September 18, 1960
Letter, A. S. Barksdale, Jr. to Robert Kennedy, August 5, 1960

Eleanor Roosevelt Visit to Morgantown, September 24, 1960
Note, Helen Frankman to Jennings Randolph, regarding transportation of Eleanor Roosevelt to Morgantown
Memorandum, September 12, 1960, regarding air transportation of Eleanor Roosevelt and Jennings Randolph

Richard Nixon Visit to Charleston, September 27, 1960
Invitation, from Underwood to Nixon to visit WV September 26, 1960
Memo, Richard Nixon motorcade

Election Materials
Sample primary ballot, Harrison County, May 10, 1960
West Virginia Republican and Democratic Primary Election Returns, May 10, 1960
1960 Primary Election results

John F. Kennedy Inauguration
Ticket, Presidential Inauguration, White House East – South Side, Washington, DC, January 20, 1961
Invitation, Reception for distinguished ladies, presidential inauguration, Washington, DC, January 20, 1961
Ticket, Inaugural Platform, East Front of Capitol, Washington, DC, January 20, 1961
Inauguration 1961 Guide Book, Washington, DC, January 20, 1961
Program, Reception for distinguished ladies, presidential inauguration, Washington, DC, January 20, 1961
Cover, Inaugural gala program, Washington, DC, January 19, 1961
Decal, "Our President,"
Cover, official inaugural program, Washington, DC, January 20, 1961

Publications
Publication, Inside West Virginia: Political Meanderings In the Mountain State, Ravenswood (cover)
Publication, Inside West Virginia: Political Meanderings In the Mountain State, Ravenswood (editorial cartoons)
Publication, Inside West Virginia: Political Meanderings In the Mountain State, Ravenswood, “The Ghost of Al Smith”
Publication, Inside West Virginia: Political Meanderings In the Mountain State, Ravenswood, JFK political advertisement
Publication, Inside West Virginia: Political Meanderings In the Mountain State, Ravenswood, Hubert Humphrey political advertisement
Cover Page, Democratic Digest, November-December 1960

Miscellaneous
Description of 1960 Democratic primary and Kennedy/Humphrey visits, Pauline Tompkins to Roger Tompkins, April 21, 1960
Description of 1960 Democratic primary results and Kennedy victory, Pauline Tompkins to Roger Tompkins, May 12, 1960
Press Release, Jennings Randolph, April 7, 1960
Letter, Robert W. Barrie to Hulett Smith, January 20, 1960
Program, The Young Democrat Club of Cabell County, Seventh Annual County Convention, April 15-16, 1960, Huntington
Campaign card, “1960 Vote Democratic, The ___ You Save May Be Your Own”
Form Letter, October 21, 1960, about Franklin Roosevelt, Jr. visit on October 28, 1960
Form Letter, October 14, 1960, about national speakers appearing in West Virginia
Letter, Frank Thompson Jr to Curtis Wilson, November 23, 1960
Letter, C. W. Dickerson to A. S. Barksdale, September 29, 1960
Advertisement, Full page Democratic ad in the WVU vs. Syracuse football game, October 22, 1960


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