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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I. Oversize Photographs

Series II. Recordings

University of Texas Arlington

Progressive Party Photographs and Recordings Collection:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Scott, Hardy.
Title: Progressive Party Photographs and Recordings Collection
Inclusive Dates: 1946-1948
Abstract: Two oversize photographs of the Progressive Party candidates for President and Vice-President in 1948 (Henry A. Wallace and Glen H. Taylor) and three cassette tape recordings of original discs of Labor and Progressive Party subjects.
Identification: AR155
Extent: 5 items.
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Historical Note

The Progressive Party, 1948, was established by former Vice-President Henry A. Wallace. Wallace and Glen H. Taylor were the Progressive Party candidates for President and Vice-President in 1948.

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Scope and Contents

Photographs and cassette recordings. Includes portraits of Henry A. Wallace and Glen H. Taylor as well as speeches by them, and skits and documentary recordings presented by the Progressive Party. Also includes a CIO Political Action Committee program recording. This collection was assembled by Hardy and Verna Scott. Some of the recordings skip or are difficult to understand in places due to the condition of the original records.

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Organization

The collection is organized in two series:
Series I. Oversize Photographs
Series II. Recordings

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Restrictions

Access

Open for research.

Literary Rights Statement

Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.

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Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons
Hardy, Verna.
Wallace, Henry Agard, 1888-1965.
Taylor, Glen Hearst, 1904-
Organizations
Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948)
Alternate Titles
Texas Political History Collection
Scott Collection of Progressive Party Photographs and Recordings

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Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of Hardy and Verna Scott, 1977.

Citation

Progressive Party Photographs and Recordings Collection, AR155, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.

Processing Information

The original discs were transferred to cassette tapes for lack of equipment to play 78 r.p.m. and 33-1/3 r.p.m. records.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series I. Oversize Photographs

Box Folder
OS164 1 Henry A. Wallace, Progressive Party candidate for President, 1948
Extent (100 cm × 122.5 cm)
2 Henry A. Wallace, and Glen H. Taylor, Progressive Party Candidates for President and Vice-President, 1948
Extent (40 cm × 60 cm)

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Series II. Recordings

Box Folder
1 1 Tape 1, Side 1
1. Labor U.S.A., CIO Political Action Committee Program, April 20, 1946, Parts 1 and 2
2. Labor U.S.A., CIO Political Action Committee Program, April 20, 1946, Part 3
3. Henry A. Wallace, December 29, 1947, Parts 1 and 3
4. Henry A. Wallace, December 29, 1947, Part 2
5. Fund Appeal by Senator Glen H. Taylor with William Gailmor, National Wallace for President Committee, circa 1947, Part 1
1 Tape 1, Side 2
1. Fund Appeal by Senator Glen H. Taylor with William Gailmor, National Wallace for President Committee, circa 1947, Part 2
2. Progressive Party Recording
Part 1, "What Do You Know? (Farms)""What Do You Know? (Labor)" (5 minute Quiz Shows) October, 1948
Part 2, "You Want Peace, Don't You?" (15 minute Documentary Program)
2 Tape 2, Side 1
1. Progressive Party Recording, Mary Price, Durham, N.C., November 1, 1948
2. Progressive Party Recording Part 1, "Great Day" (15 minute Documentary Program) circa October, 1948
2 Tape 2, Side 2
1. Progressive Party Recording Part 2, "Talking Atomic Blues, Out of the Months of Babes" (5 minute skits with Music) circa October, 1948
2. Progressive Party Recording
Part 1, Family Portrait, "A Dollar Ain't A Dollar Anymore" (15 minute Documentary Program) circa October, 1948
Part 2, "The Merry-Go-Round" (5 minute skit with Music) circa October, 1948 (Continued on Tape 3)
3 Tape 3, Side 1
1. Progressive Party Recording
Part 2 (continued), "The Investigator" (5 minute skit with Music) circa October, 1948 (Continued from Tape 2)
2. Progressive Party Recording
Part 1, "A People's Peace" (Music and Drama Show, 14:19 minutes) circa October, 1948
Part 2, "Hard-Times Blues, Veterans' Housing" (5 minute sketches)

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