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Series 5. Records pertaining to Presidential elections, April 1912-January 1937.

Pertaining primarily to the Democratic Party's nominating process. Printed materials are placed at the end of the file with the appropriate date, alphabetical letter, or subject heading, unless otherwise noted.  Six subseries in eleven boxes (31-42).

Subseries 1. General election 1912. 1 folder
Subseries 2. General election 1920. 1 folder
Subseries 3. General election 1924. 3 folders
Subseries 4. General election 1928. 9 boxes
Subseries 5. General election 1932. 1 ½ boxes
Subseries 6. General election 1936. 2 boxes


1. General election 1912. 1 folder.

Correspondence, April-June 1912, pertaining to attendance at the Democratic National Convention in Baltimore. JTR attended as an elected delegate. Arranged chronologically.


2. General election 1920. 1 folder.

Records, May-July, 1920, pertaining to Democratic National Convention in San Francisco. Correspondence relates primarily to requests to attend the convention and suggestions for nominee as the Democratic candidate for president. JTR was elected permanent chairman of the convention. Arranged chronologically.


3. General election 1924. 3 folders.

Records pertaining to the presidential election of 1924, primarily to the nomination of the Democratic candidate. Subjects include possible nomination of JTR as a Presidential candidate. Arranged topically and chronologically.


4. General election 1928. 9 boxes.

Records, 1927-1928,  pertaining to the Presidential election, and primarily to JTR's nomination as Vice-presidential candidate. JTR was again selected permanent chairman of the Democratic National Convention at Houston. Arranged topically and chronologically.


5. General election 1932. 1 ½ boxes.

Records June 1929-March 1933,  pertaining to the Presidential election and in particular to the efforts of the Democratic National Committee between 1929 and 1932. Also included are papers concerning the Democratic National Committee in Chicago, Illinois. Arranged topically and chronologically.


6. General election 1936. 2 boxes.

Records, May 1935-January 1937, pertaining to the Presidential election of 1936, and particularly to the Democratic nominating process. The Democratic National Convention was held in Philadelphia, and JTR was again elected permanent chairman. Arranged topically and chronologically.



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