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Alben William Barkley Papers
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
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[Identification of item], Alben William Barkley Papers, 1916-1952, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
U.S. Senator from Kentucky and Vice President of the United States under Harry Truman. Barkley's correspondence, 1916-1962, discusses routine political matters; liberalization of loans; and the constitutional amendment limiting the presidency to two terms. Papers also include handwritten and typewritten copies of Barkley's June 1936 speech to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia nominating Franklin D. Roosevelt to run for his second term as president
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