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.