Hugh C. MacDougall Collection of Progressive Party Papers
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Scope and Contents
The Hugh MacDougall Collection of Progressive Party Papers primarily documents the Henry A. Wallace presidential campaign of 1948. The papers are largely comprised of documents published by the Progressive Party such as broadsides, campaign brochures, party statements, and pamphlets. A correspondence file, speeches, and clippings make up the remainder of this collection.
- Creation: 1946-1950
- Creation: Majority of material found in 1948
- MacDougall, Hugh C. (Person)
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This collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
Founded in 1948, the Progressive Party's first presidential candidate was Henry A. Wallace. The party (which continued until 1954) opposed the bipartisan Cold War policy, advocated civil rights, and wanted an extension of New Deal policies. Hugh MacDougall was a student when the Progressive Party was formed. He collected these materials at that time.
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Language of Materials
MacDougall was a collector of materials from the Henry A. Wallace's presidential campaign on the Progressive Party ticket. Includes broadsides, correspondence, and speeches, as well as Progressive Party statements, meetings, and brochures.
Method of Acquisition
Hugh C. MacDougall donated these papers to the University of Iowa in 1993.
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