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Historical Newspapers

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Date Range
1932 - 1981
Category
Faculty Publications
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1139
Date Range
1932 - 1981
Category
Faculty Publications
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1139
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
These newspapers cover major political events in US history including the murder of the Lindbergh baby; the Kennedy assasination; NASA events such as the Apollo landing; Nixon impeachment; Ford becoming president; Reagan becoming president; and Reagan shot. San Francisco Examiner Vol. 136, No. 63, March 3, 1932; "Lindy Prepares to Pay $50,000 Ransom; Expects Baby Back in 12 Hours; Estate Cleared; 'Child Safe,' Postcard Declares" Boston Evening Globe Vol. 121, No. 134, May 13, 1932: "Arrest May Be Made any Time for Murderer of Baby" The Boston Herald Vol. 171, No. 134, May 13, 1932: "Baby Found Murdered" Daily News Vol. 45, No. 130, November 22, 1963: "President Killed; Gov. Connally Shot; Suspect Seized; Johnson is Sworn in" The Evening Bulletin No. 224, November 22, 1963: "President Shot Dead" The Evening Journal Vol. 31, No. 276, November 22, 1963: "Kennedy Dead; Wounds Prove Fatal" New York Journal American, November 22, 1963: "Our President Assassinated" Philadelphia Daily News, November 22, 1963: "President Slain by Assassin" The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 23, 1963: "Kennedy Shot to Death; Johnson is Sowrn in as President" Buffalo Courier Express Vol. 129, No. 123, November 23, 1963: "Sniper's Shots Slay Kennedy; Lyndon Johnson is Sworn In" Daily News Vol. 45, No. 131, November 25, 1963: "The Fatal Shot" Wilmington Morning News Vol. 157, No. 70, March 23, 1965: "U.S. Ticks off Countdown for Gemini" The Sunday Bulletin No. 99, July 20, 1969: "Apollo 11 Circles Moon, Ready to Land" The Morning News Vol. 176, No. 18, July 21, 1969: "Man Steps onto Moon! Armstrong, Aldrin take walk early" The Sun Vol. 265, No. 56-B, July 21, 1969: "Astronauts Land on the Moon with 'Very Smooth Touchdown'" Evening Journal Vol. 39, No. 31, February 6, 1971: "Astronauts Back Inside L.M. Walk Ends; Cone Unscaled" The Morning News Vol. 184, No. 85, October 11, 1973: "Agnew Resigns; Gets Probation for Tax Fraud" The Morning News Vol. 184, No. 96, October 24, 1973: "Nixon Agrees to Give up Tapes as Impeachment Pressure Builds" Evening Journal Vol. 22, No. 187, August 9, 1974: "Ford Inaugurated as 38th President; Nixon in Tearful Farewell to Aides" The Morning News Vol. 186, No. 35, August 10, 1974: "Ford is Sworn in as 38th President; Says Nation's long 'Nightmare is Over'" The Morning News No. 226, January 21, 1981: "A Beginning - and an End; Ronald Reagan Sworn in as Nation's 40th President" The Morning News No. 22, March 31, 1981: "Reagan Shot, but OK; Press Aide Brady Fights for his Life"
History / Biographical
Stephen Kauffman is a Social Work faculty member at Widener University and has taught at Widener University since 1991.
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Stephen Kauffman donated these materials.
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Date Range
1942 - 1972
Category
Faculty Publications
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Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1147
Date Range
1942 - 1972
Category
Faculty Publications
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1147
Format
Artifacts
Scope and Content
Naval plate, white with blue anchor. US Navy banner with Mother and Dad poem. Military buttons and 1942 Nazi Police pin. US Army USA Armor Center patch US Army Mountain division patch US Airforce Electronic Security Command patch US Navy aviation radio technician patch V-mail letter envelopes used by the Armed Forces to send correspondence, 1943 Andrews Air Force Base ticket, February 28, 1972. Includes note that reads, "Special admission ticket to meet President Nixon on his return from Communist China"
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Stephen Kauffman is a Social Work faculty member at Widener University and has taught at Widener University since 1991.
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Date Range
1901 - 1966
Category
Faculty Publications
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Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1145
Date Range
1901 - 1966
Category
Faculty Publications
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1145
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
The Howitzer 1929 West Point Yearbook Pictorial History of the Schley Court of Inquiry by Henry Litchfield West, 1901 War in the Air: Fighting Planes and Pilots in Action by John B. Walker 1941 Documents de la Section Photographique de L'Armee Francaise [Documents of the Photographic Section of the French Army] 1917 Military Requirements for Petty Officer 1 & C, Bureau of Naval Personnel, 1966 edition Military Requirements for Petty Officer 3 & 2, Bureau of Naval Personnel, Revised 1962 Information Program Gasoline COnservation, prepared for by the Office of War Information, 1943 United States Naval Training Center Company 484, 1948 The Naval Officer's Manual, January 1951 Aerodynamics for Pilots by Bradley Jones, September 1940 Beach Red by Peter Bowman, 1945 Qualifications for Advancement in Rating, Part D, Chapter 5, Section 2, Bureau of Naval Personnel Manual 1944 edition A Manual for Courts-Martial U. S. Army, 1928 Get Tough! How to Win in Hand-to-Hand Fighting by Major W. E. Fairbairn, 1942 The Soldier's Guide, Department of the Army Field Manual FM 21-13, June 1952 Personal Conduct for the Soldier, Department of the Army Pamphlet 21-41, February 1949 D.A.R Manual for Citizenship 11th edition, revised December 1934 How to Become a Citizen of the United States, Supplement to D.A.R Manual for Citenzenship, by the Daughters of the American Revolution, revised December 8, 1933 U.S.S. Albemarle (AV-5) Preliminary Acceptance Trials, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, December 2-4, 1957 Spotlight: A Squadron Guide, U.S. Navy Chief of Naval Air Reserve Training VP Aircrewman Handbook, March 25, 1964 Heavy Hints for Light Packs: A Guide for Using the Individual Load Carrying Equipment, Department of the Army The Soldier's Handbook, Pamphlet 21-13, September 15, 1964 Departmental Ditties by Rudyard Kipling Private Buck by Clyde Lewis, 1942
Documents of the Photographic Section of the French Army
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Stephen Kauffman is a Social Work faculty member at Widener University and has taught at Widener University since 1991.
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Date Range
1909 - 1993
Category
Faculty Publications
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1143
Date Range
1909 - 1993
Category
Faculty Publications
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1143
Format
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
Folder 1: VE Day photo of Terms of Unconditional Surrender being signed by Col. Gen. Gustaf Jodl, Natzi Chief of Staff, May 6, 1945 on envelope postmarked May 8, 1993 Folder 2: Pearl Harbor 50th Anniversary images on envelopes, 1991 and Pearl Harbor image on envelope, 1993. Folder 3: USCS Naval Cover Cachet Contest envelopes, 1989 - 1990. Folder 4: Pamphlets, programs & brochures: Umbaugh Aircraft Corporation, Florida, December 1, 1958; USS Pampanito AGSS 383 World War II Fleet Submarine; The Story of the Coast Guard Aviation by Col. Robert H. Rankin, 1959; United States Coast Guard Ships, Planes and Stations, 1955; Coast Guard History, 1958, and undated; The Lucky Lou program, December 6, 1981. Presentation by the USS St. Louis CL49 Association to the US Naval Academy; Civil Defence Supplement to the American Red Cross First Aid Textbook, January 1951; Reserve Officers Association call for membership; The Naval Air Reservist, June 1, 1966; How Civil Air Patrol Cadet Training helps you win your wings as Gunner, Bombardier, Navigator, or Pilot on AAF Air Combat Crew! and Prepares Young Women for the Women's Army Corps; Military Parade & Bugle Corps Contest souvenir program, July 28, 1930; Come on...Texas! February 10, 1973; Fly Navy Folder 5: Navy Department envelope, April 18, 1944; Print of USS St. Louis; Print of Navy plane, Hornet; Drawing of the USS Akron, built by the Goodyear Zeppelin Corporation in 1931; Arrival of battleships at San Francisco, 1908 postcard, January 19, 1909; The Flying Squadron, print of military ships; print of plane named Mars; Navy ship postcards; U.S.S. Comstock card; Airforce postcards; Small print of the ship, Nautilus, German writing on back, December 1931; Brief bio and photo of Commander Albert W. Cox, commanding officer of the USS Willis A. Lee Folder 6: Military maps: War Maps (2); United States Low Altitude Enroute Charts, April 11, 1969 Folder 7: Military training papers and military discharge papers: State of Georgia, Dept. Of Public Safety card for George Wallace for serving in the Armed Forces during time of war; Army Basic Training Certificate to Robert J. Johnson, November 6, 1954; National Guard discharge, June 30, 1922, July 19, 1917, Clarence Dawson; Army appointment letter of Captain, Signal Corps, August 14, 1947; Enlisted record and report of separation honorable discharge for Frank D. Jones, March 17, 1948; Naval Air Reserve Electronics Training Unit, U.S. Naval Air Station, Willow Grove, PA information sheet and operational checks; Naval Air Reserve Training Unit Communications and Recall, January 1, 1967; Order to report for induction into the Armed Forces, Harold Leonard Megee, July 16, 1963; Induction notice of registrants, 1958; Information concerning payment of dependency allotments for the army, navy, marine corps and air force; U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Veterans' Reemplyment Rights, June 1958; Instructions for completing statement of personal history (DD Form 398), 1963; Information to prospective members of the United States army on inductee processing; List of army inductees, August 6, 1963; ASA-16 Quickey On/Cal Procedure; Line Operations Comprehensive Examination Form 0-3, Test #4, Naval Air Technical Training Center; Bundle of military papers from the Santa Ana Army Air Base concerning Robert H. Smith, 1943 - 1945. Folder 8: Army Navy Hit Kit of Popular Songs; Black Horse News, Vol. 9, No. 2, Fall 1960; Flying Safety, Vol. 8, No. 10, October 1952; The Normandie is Raised: Months, Men, Machinery with Chemicals, Righ a Tragedy, Monsanto Magazine article, January 1944; Employers Guide No. 5, Apprenticeship for Veterans, March 1946; U.S.S Wright - CVL 49; 'Trooper newspaper, Vol. 1, Publication 30, August 12, 1945; Ships and Postmarks of the U.S. Navy, Vol. 1, No. 1, June 1946;The Stabilizer, Vol. 11, No. 3, June-July 1942; The Stabilizer, Vol. 12, No. 4, August-September-October 1943; The Virginia Military Institute Sniper, Vol. 5, No. 3, December 1928 Folder 9: Letters and memos: Memorandum Re President Eisenhower's Recommendations for Reorganization of the Defence Department contained in Reorganization Plan No. 6 of 1953, F. Eberstadt, May 14, 1953; Letters to Senator Dewey Short, January 1953; April 4, 1953 letter from Major General E. L. Eaton; September 13, 1951 letter from U.S. Navy Commander EDW. E. Conrad; June 16, 1950 letter from U.S. Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel R. H. Thomas; December 15, 1954 letter from Lt. Colonel William J. Ray; March 15, 1950 letter from Lt. Colonel Stanley R. Larsen; June 7, 1950 letter from Lt. Commander Herbert H. Anderson; August 23, 1951 letter from Lt. Commander Jefferson Kennedy, Jr; February 11, 1953 letter to Colonel E. V. Knight from Brigadier General A. W. Martenstein; August 28, 1952 letter to Associate Judge Edward Delaplaine from Major General K. B. Bush; May 21, 1953 letter to Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz; June 19, 1930 letter to Colonel Arthuer C. Collahan from Colonel L. S. Sorley; April 2, 1931 letter to Colonel Arthur C. Colahan from Colonel Joseph Klapp Nicholls; Naval message written to Hedda Hopper (gossip columnist and actor) from Bob Hope, December 28, 1963 (Bob Hope did a USO tour in 1963).
History / Biographical
Stephen Kauffman is a Social Work faculty member at Widener University and has taught at Widener University since 1991.
Custodial History
Stephen Kauffman donated these materials.
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Date Range
1931 - 1964
Category
Faculty Publications
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1146
Date Range
1931 - 1964
Category
Faculty Publications
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1146
Format
Photographs
Scope and Content
Variety of military photographs and prints. Many undated and of the Navy. Navy group photo, Company 779 A-3, Camp Peary, Virgina, July 1944 (2 copies); Rear Admiral James A. Brown, US Navy April 25, 1958; Offical US Navy Photograph of Michael J. Kenna, DKCA, is sworn for 6 more years by Captain Allen F. Fleming, co of the USS Saratoga, April 12, 1960; Admiral George Whelan Anderson, US Navy, August 1, 1961 Offical US Navy Photograph of 4 Mishipmen from the Naval Academies of Chile and Equador aboard the USS Intrepid as part of the Mishipman exchange program established between the United States and Latin American naval officer training academies, February 13, 1964; Two army men. Note on back: Taken after our Regtl. inspection, November 4, 1952, Myself and the Col. 1st Sgt John Seifesl Naval ships, Newport RI 1947; Naval ship, Tarranto, Italy 1947 Army group photo with names, May 1954 Photos of the North Polar Expeditionary submarine Nautilus, June 26, 1931, commanded by Sir Hubert Wilkins. Photo of Lincoln Ellsworth. Photos of navy men in the North Pole. Undated photos and prints of the US Army, Army men, US Airforce, US Navy, naval ships, Naval Air Station, navy officers and admirals including Rear Admiral George Dewey, Commodore Winfield S. Schley Navy print that reads, "We have met the enemy and they are ours, two ships- two brigs- one schooner and one sloop" Photo of group of people at the Assault Amphibian Schools Battalion Marine Corps Base.
History / Biographical
Stephen Kauffman is a Social Work faculty member at Widener University and has taught at Widener University since 1991.
Custodial History
Stephen Kauffman donated these materials.
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Date Range
1930 - 1950
Category
Faculty Publications
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1144
Date Range
1930 - 1950
Category
Faculty Publications
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1144
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
Army Navy scrapbook containing newspaper articles, comics, 1930s - 1950s. Also includes: Evening Courier Vol. 61, No. 290, May 7, 1945 VE Day; Courier Vol. 61, No. 291 May 8, 1945 VE Day; Courier Vol. 61, No. 5 June 6, 1944 WWII; John Steinbeck articles; The Evening Bulletin, April 8, 1944; Philadelphia Record, No. 27,220, September 12, 1946
History / Biographical
Stephen Kauffman is a Social Work faculty member at Widener University and has taught at Widener University since 1991.
Physical Condition
Fragile
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Political Campaign Materials

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Category
Faculty Publications
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1141
Category
Faculty Publications
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1141
Format
Papers
Scope and Content
Hubert Humphrey paper campaign hat band. Richard Nixon paper campaign hat band. George Wallace paper campaign hat band. Hubert Humphrey campaign stickers Hubert Humphrey self-stick seals Edmund Muskie self-stick seals John Kerry, John Edwards campaign sticker for the United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of American (UAW) John Kerry campaign stickers for the United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of American (UAW) Scrapbook of various political campaign stickers Re-elect Congressman Albert W. Johnson notepad Richard Nixon stamps Hillary Clinton campaign postcard Barack Obama campagin flyer George M. Rhodes postcard Gus Yatron postcard Tom Golden election button Sam Katz election button Adcock election button Cirillo election button U.S. District Court, Wester district of Michigan juror button Free Canada, Trade Mulroney button
History / Biographical
Stephen Kauffman is a Social Work faculty member at Widener University and has taught at Widener University since 1991.
Custodial History
Stephen Kauffman donated these materials.
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Faculty
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Category
Faculty Collections
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Category
Faculty Collections
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Format
Artifacts
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Category
Faculty Collections
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1140
Category
Faculty Collections
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1140
Format
Artifacts
Scope and Content
John F. Kennedy bust, white. Inscription reads "Ask not what your country can do for you but what you can do for your country" John F. Kennedy bust, bronze Abraham Lincoln paper weight, bronze George Washington paper weight, bronze John F. Kennedy commemorative plate Jackie Kennedy salt shaker
History / Biographical
Stephen Kauffman is a Social Work faculty member at Widener University and has taught at Widener University since 1991.
Custodial History
Stephen Kauffman donated these materials.
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U.S. Government Materials

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Date Range
1777 - 1992
Category
Faculty Publications
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1142
Date Range
1777 - 1992
Category
Faculty Publications
Group
Stephen Kauffman Collection
Institution
Widener University
Location
1142
Format
Papers
Photographs
Magazines
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Folder 1: Photographs including: Ronald Reagan campaign rally, October 1980 (2); Reagan/Bush sign, October 1980; George H. W. Bush leaving the President's plane; Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh leaving the Capitol Building, 1951; Winston Churchill adressing Congress, 1941; President Truman delivering the State of the Union message Folder 2: Letters: April 20, 1950 letter signed by Kevin McCann, assistant to the President; August 15, 1952 letter signed by Earle C. Clements; December 23, 1987 letter to Congressman Robert A. Roe from the US Postal Service; January 5, 1988 letter to Congressman Robert A. Roe from thr US Government Printing Office; June 6, 1990 letter from the office of Lottie H. Shackelford, Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee; November 1, 1984 donation thank you letter from the Democratic National Committee; February 15, 1985 letter from State Senator Polly Baca; May 20, 1965 letter to Assistant Postmaster General Richard J. Murphy; May 24, 1988 letter to President of the Association of State Democratic Chairs, Richard Wiener; February 18, 1985 letter from the chair of the Maryland Democratic Party; June 20, 1990 letter from Mayor Michael R. White, Cleveland; March 21, 1990 letter from Thomas J. Coyne, Mayor of Brook Park, Samuel H. Miller, honroary chairman and Michael R. White, Mayor of Cleveland; April 19, 1960 letter to Justice Stanley Reed from Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources; July 21, 1958 letter from C. William O'Neill, Govenor of Ohio; July 1956 letters about missing letter of Chief Justice Roger Brook Taney. Folder 3: General election ballot, Chester County, November 4, 2008 (Obama presidential election); Democratic Poll Book, Lehigh County, Campaign of 1938 (blank) Folder 4: United States Air Forces postcard; White House envelope with James Hoban, White House Architect, stamp; White House Commemorative envelopes, 1992; U.S. Supreme Court elects Gov. Bush as President envelope, December 14, 2000; Bush Wins the Battle, 2000 election envelopes; Inaugeration Day, January 20, 2005 envelope; Souvenir stamps of the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, 1937; 133rd Anniversary of the Signing of the Declaration of Independence souvenir booklet, July 4, 1909; Invitation tickets to the Reagan Administration Executive Forum, January 25, 1985; Invitation to the Vice Presidential Reception honoring VP Elect James Danforth Quayle and Mrs. Quayle, January 19, 1989; Invitation to the Celebration for Young Americans, January 21, 1989; Napkin printed with the Seal of the President of the United States; Program for the Appreciation Dinner for Govenor Michael V. DiSalle, 1962 Folder 5: June 3, 1876 Delaware license agreement for manufacturing goods signed by Delaware Govenor John P. Cochran Folder 6: National Heritage News Vol. 18, No. 1 1992 newspaper announcing Bush as President; Washington Inquirer, Vol. 12, No. 30 July 24, 1992 newspaper about Bill Clinton and alleged affair with Sally Perdue; Time Magazine, Vol. 34, No. 11, September 11, 1939 with new section, World War, following WWII events. Folder 7: Democratic National Convention program for July 12, 1948; The White House and the Presidency by Earl Schenck Miers 1965; The Living White House by Lonnelle Aikman 1966; American Presidents Album booklet 1967; New Faces of 1953 booklet by the Philadelphia Inquirer. Folder 8: Back of the Ballot: A Woman Suffrage Farce in One Act by George Middleton, 1915; Spirit of America short stories by Don Valentine (signed by author), 1972; Thumbs Up, American sheet music. Inaugural theme song for President Ronald Reagan and his First Lady, Nancy, January 20, 1981. Folder 9: Your New Social Security: Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance booklet, April 1951; State and Revolution: Marxist Teaching about the Theory of the State and the Tasks of the Proletariat in the Revolution by V.I. Lenin, 1932; Report of the Sub-Committee Appointed to Investigate the Causes Underlying the Dissatisfaction with our Judicial System, presented at the 36th Annual Meeting of the New York State Bar Association, January 24-25, 1913; Is Our Representative Government Imperiled? by Francis T.A. Junkin, an address delivered at the 84th Kenyon College Commencement, June 17, 1912; Annual Report of the Public Printer, from the Government Printing Office, 1926; Political Facts Including Full Text of Republican and Democratic Platforms, c. 1920; Our American Government: What Is Is? Hos Does It Function?, 1942; Proceedings at the Ceremony in Commemoration of the 150th Commencement of the First Congress of the United States under the Constitution, March 4, 1939; United States Department of the Interior Petroleum Administration for Defence, November 13, 1952 Folder 10: 1000$ bank note/check, December 15, 1840; Tax document, December 31, 1895; Certificate issued by the State of Georgia during the Revolutionary War. "Georgia. 1777. No. 2991, This Certificate for the Support of the Continental Troops, and other Expences of the Government, entitles the Bearer to Three dollars in Continental Currency, according to the Resolution of Assembly, September 10th, 1777."; Bank note, South Carolina No. 640 Five Shillings, lawful money dated the tenth day of April 1778; Captain commissioning document dated December 31, 1850, signed by the Pennsylvania Govenor.
History / Biographical
Stephen Kauffman is a Social Work faculty member at Widener University and has taught at Widener University since 1991.
Custodial History
Stephen Kauffman donated these materials.
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