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20th Century Magazine Collection

by LeBel, Phillip (1911 – 1962)

1 oversize box (1.5 linear feet)

The 20th Century Magazine Collection contains twelve magazines including: Look, The Saturday Evening Post, and The Spur  ranging from 1911 to 1962. In addition there are four pages, presumably from Vogue. Cover stories include topics such as women's suffrage, Easter, World War I, color photos of the Eastern Shore and Vladimir Lenin, and fox hunting.

Identifier: SC2021.002
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Album de la Revolucion Cubana, 1952-1959

by Picart, J.M.; Jimenez, Mario (1960)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This album, published by Editorial Echevarria in 1960 for the Ministry of Commerce, consists of trading cards that consumers collected when purchasing goods from the CIA Industrial Empacadora de Dulces, S.A.. Each trading card, complete with illustrations of the revolution's leaders and major figures, includes an explanatory subtitle that tells the story of the Cuban Revolution from 1952 to 1959. Illustrations by J.M. Picart and text by Mario Jimenez.

Associated Subjects: Politics • Military History • Advertising • Graphic Arts
Identifier: SC2016.091
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

American Protective Association Manual

by American Protective Association (1894)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This manual contains the "principles and objects" of the American Protective Association and was published in Toledo, Ohio in 1894. The association was an anti-Catholic secret society established in 1887 and pushed for the perpetual separation of church and state.

Associated Subjects: Clubs • Politics • Publications • Religious History
Identifier: SC2017.003a
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Avery W. Hall papers

by Hall, Avery W. (1853 – 1982)

1 box (0.5 linear feet)

Avery W. Hall papers document Hall’s participation as a civic leader in Salisbury Maryland and surrounding regions from 1853-1889, 1932-1982 with the bulk of the material dating from 1945-1970. Hall’s leadership is identified through a series of political memorabilia including correspondence from Governor Millard Tawes and Presidents Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan. Also included in the collection are booklets from Avery W. Hall Insurance Agency relating to Peninsula Regional Hospital and the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Project.

Associated Subjects: Politics • Business
Identifier: 2000.019
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Ballot, Eighth Election District, Wicomico County

by Unknown (1895)

1 oversize folder (2 linear feet)

Official ballot for the eighth election district of Wicomico County for the election to be held November 5, 1895. The printed ballot features five individual nomination party tickets (Democratic, Republican, Prohibition, People's Party and Socialist Labor Party) with nominees such as Elihu Jackson for State Senator, and Thomas F.J. Rider for States Attorney.

Associated Subjects: Elections • Politics • Government
Identifier: 2017.051a
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Benjamin Franklin Kennerly papers

by Kennerly, Benjamin Franklin (1868 – 1982)

1 carton,  1 oversize box (1.75 linear feet)

The Benjamin Franklin Kennerly papers document the extensive business background of one of Salisbury, Maryland’s mayors. Correspondences and receipts, as well as ledgers and checkbooks, record the personal and business interactions of a small-town businessman at the beginning of the twentieth century. Correspondence and receipts dated after his death, created by his family members and business partners, provide insight into the elongated process of receiving life insurance and selling off businesses. The papers also include family photographs, advertisements, and other business notes and materials. The papers date from 1868-1982 and include modern publications referencing B. F. Kennerly and subjects he found interesting.

Associated Subjects: Business • Politics
Identifier: 2008.093
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Bertha Adkins papers

by Adkins, Bertha (1950 – 2004)

1 box,  1 oversize folder (2 linear feet)

Bertha Adkins papers document the political life of Bertha Sheppard Adkins, originally from Salisbury, Maryland, 1950-1990. The bulk of the material encompasses Ms. Adkins political career when she attended the 1956 Republican National Convention in San Francisco, California. Materials include photographs of Ms. Adkins and noted politicians, newspaper clippings, magazines, and ephemera. Also included are promotional materials from the family business, E.S. Adkins & Company and printed materials about Ms. Adkins.

Associated Subjects: Government • Politics • Public Administration
Identifier: 1998.003
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Bradway Republican Club Ledger

by Bradway Republican Club (1936 – 1946)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This ledger was maintained by the secretaries of the Bradway Republican Club from 1936 to 1945. The ledger features detailed accounts of the group's activities from 1936 to 1938 including fundraising, bills, parties and political activities. In addition, there are two short entries from 1946 when Doris attempted to bring the club back.   

Associated Subjects: Politics • Women's History
Identifier: SC2023.005
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Burton Family Diaries

by Burton Family (1865 – 1920)

8 folders (0.8 linear feet)

The Burton Family Diaries were written by Henry Melvin, Ada Bogardus, and Julia Burton in Romulus, New York. Henry Melvin Burton, who was a farmer, postmaster, and insurance salesman, wrote the nine diaries between 1865 and 1873 when he was married to his first wife, Sarah Hill, with whom he had his daughter Julia. After Sarah's death, he married the younger Ada Bogardus in 1893. Ada wrote the diaries that date 1897 to 1900, 1902 to 1904, 1906 to 1907, 1912, 1916, 1918, and 1920. However, when Henry died in January 1916, Julia wrote entries in the diary. The diaries include entries about daily life in rural upstate New York, but also mention national events such as the assassination of President Lincoln, the beginning of the Spanish-American War in 1898, and presidential elections. In 1920, Ada was purportedly one of the first women to vote in Seneca County. She worked for the Mount Green Cemetery Association.

Associated Subjects: Diaries • Diaries (Men) • Diaries (Women) • Family Life • Farm Life • Politics
Identifier: SC2014.064
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Chilean Zine Collection

by Unknown (2013 – 2021)

4 folders (0.4 linear feet)

The Chilean Zine collection contains materials from 2013 to 2021 that comment on politics, feminism, and family life in Chile. The materials are made by various people and organizations such as Luna Henriquez Olviares, Ergo Comics, Rodrigo Duran Huidobro, and Griffio Ediciones. Zines are traditionally a small-circulation self-published work of original content.

Associated Subjects: Art • Family Life • Magazines • Photography • Politics
Identifier: SC2022.014b
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Colonel Freeman Bruce Olmstead papers

by Olmstead, Freeman Bruce (1960 – 1976)

1 box,  1 oversize folder (0.5 linear feet)

The Colonel Freeman Bruce Olmstead papers document Colonel Olmstead's imprisonment in the Soviet Union after his RB-47 reconnaissance plane was shot down over the Barents Sea in 1960 and his release in 1961. His papers date from 1960 to 1976 with the majority of papers from 1960 to 1962. This collection includes telegrams and correspondence, records from the United Nations' Security Council, maps, photographs, press conference notes, a copy of The Little Toy Dog, international press releases, magazines, and newspaper clippings. There is also a calendar by Captain Olmstead that he made and hid in his cell that denotes when he sent and received letters from his family.

Associated Subjects: International Relations • Military History • Politics
Identifier: SC2019.011
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Committee for International Friendly Visits Scrapbook

by Webb, Jane (1969 – 2003)

1 box (0.5 linear feet)

This scrapbook was collected by Jane Webb, co-founder of the Peace Action Committee (PAX) in Massachusetts, who traveled with the Committee for International Friendly Visits to the Soviet Union several times at the height of the Cold War between 1969 and 2003.

Associated Subjects: Politics • Scrapbooks • International Relations • Voyages and Travel
Identifier: SC2014.047
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment