David R. McGuire memorial collection, 1745-2005 | Offsite Repository

By LAC Group, Lauren Kwiatkowski, Eira Tansey

Collection Overview

Title: David R. McGuire memorial collection, 1745-2005Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1932-2005

ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 271

Primary Creator: McGuire, Jack B.

Other Creators: McGuire, David R., 1910-1960.

Extent: 98.0 Boxes

Arrangement:

The collection is divided into four series: the David R. McGuire papers, the Jack B. McGuire papers, and the Jack B. McGuire collection, and the Jack B. McGuire collection of Huey P. Long papers. The David R. McGuire papers are arranged by topic, then chronologically, as follows: correspondence 1932-1960, pamphlets and political material, New Orleans annual reports and budgets 1949-1969, photographs, clippings, and writings. The Jack B. McGuire papers are arranged by topic, as follows: correspondence 1961-2004, Louisiana politics, clippings 1961-1982, writings, video and sound recordings, and plaques. The Jack B. McGuire collection is arranged by topic and is arranged as follows: Huey P. Long materials, Earl K. Long materials, Jimmie Davis materials, Pierre Soulé papers 1822-1865, Bouligny-Baldwin papers 1749-1919, miscellaneous papers 1817-1940, Edwin Edwards correspondence and court documents, Higgins materials, Richard Leche materials, Victor Schiro materials, miscellaneous political figures and articles, Edwin Edwards clippings, Mike Foster clippings, gambling clippings, Louisiana politics clippings, riverboat gambling clippings, Buddy Roemer clippings, video and audio cassette recordings, photographs, scrapbooks and a typescript. The fourth series, the Jack B. McGuire collection of Huey P. Long papers, consists of donations of materials made between 2011-2012.

The collection consists of 98 boxes and 11 volumes.

Date Acquired: 00/00/1962

Subjects: Davis, Jimmie, 1899-2000., Edwards, Edwin W., Higgins, Andrew Jackson, 1886-1952., Long, Earl Kemp, 1895-1960., Long, Huey Pierce, 1893-1935., McGuire, David R., 1910-1960., McGuire, Jack B., Morrison, deLesseps S. (deLesseps Story), 1912-1964., Schiro, Victor H. (Victor Hugo), 1904-1992., Soule, Pierre, 1801-1870.

Forms of Material: Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence.

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian, French

Scope and Contents of the Materials

David R. McGuire (1910-1960) was secretary to Representative Hale Boggs and Director of Public Relations to New Orleans Mayor deLesseps S. Morrison. His son, Jack B. McGuire, was an aide to New Orleans Mayor Victor Schiro and three years later became his public relations director from 1967 to 1970. In addition, Jack McGuire is an avid collector of Louisiana political materials.

The collection consists of the personal papers of David and Jack McGuire, including correspondence, pamphlets, New Orleans annual reports and budgets, election returns, photographs, video tapes and audio recordings, scrapbooks, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, and plaques. In addition, Jack McGuire's collection of Louisiana political materials, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, particularly those on Huey Long, Earl Long, and Jimmie Davis, as well as manuscript materials of Pierre Soulé and Bouligny-Baldwin, are also included.

The final series, the Jack B. McGuire collection of Huey P. Long papers, consists of speech drafts; Long’s agreements with the Old Regulars political organization and Standard Oil; papers on his Share Our Wealth program; dossiers on his enemies; original illustrations for his autobiography with captions in his handwriting; documents showing that he always intended to name the Huey P. Long bridge after himself; documents relating to the Win or Lose Oil Company; campaign files; photographs of his last known public appearance, and more.

Biographical Note

Jack B. McGuire, son of David R. McGuire, was an aide to New Orleans Mayor Victor Schiro and three years later became his public relations director from 1967 to 1970. He was a paid staff member of the Goldwater campaign organization in 1964 and in 1971 was a member of the Jimmie Davis gubernatorial campaign staff in the New Orleans headquarters. He is author of Uncle Earl Deserved Better: Critical Analyses of Blaze, a Film Written and Directed by Ron Shelton, and Earl K. Long--The Saga of Uncle Earl and Louisiana Politics, by Michael L. Kurtz and Morgan Peoples, with Further Commentary on The Last of the Red-Hot Papas and co-author of the book, Louisiana Governors: Rulers, Rascals, and Reformers.

Subject/Index Terms

Davis, Jimmie, 1899-2000.
Edwards, Edwin W.
Higgins, Andrew Jackson, 1886-1952.
Long, Earl Kemp, 1895-1960.
Long, Huey Pierce, 1893-1935.
McGuire, David R., 1910-1960.
McGuire, Jack B.
Morrison, deLesseps S. (deLesseps Story), 1912-1964.
Schiro, Victor H. (Victor Hugo), 1904-1992.
Soule, Pierre, 1801-1870.

Administrative Information

Repository: Offsite Repository

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. Series 1-3 of this collection is stored offsite, please contact LaRC staff at least two business days in advance to determine availability of the collection. Series 4 is located onsite, please ask a LaRC staff member in order to arrange access.

Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Acquisition Source: Jack. B. McGuire.

Acquisition Method: Gift.

Preferred Citation: David R. McGuire memorial collection, Manuscripts Collection 271, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

Processing Information: Collection originally processed in January-February 1992 by HB.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2010.


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Series 4: Jack B. McGuire collection of Huey P. Long papers, 1929-1986Add to your cart.

All materials in this sub-series are housed in protective onsite storage. Please ask a LaRC staff member for access information.

The collection includes speech drafts; Long’s agreements with the Old Regulars political organization and Standard Oil; papers on his Share Our Wealth program; dossiers on his enemies; original illustrations for his autobiography with captions in his handwriting; documents showing that he always intended to name the Huey P. Long bridge after himself; documents relating to the Win or Lose Oil Company; campaign files; photographs of his last known public appearance, and more.

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Information on materials contained in Box 1Add to your cart.
Researchers advised to disregard annotated location notes.
Folder 2: Huey P. Long Biographical MaterialsAdd to your cart.

White’s Biography, typewritten copy of sketch. 8 pages.

United States Senate, Committee on the Judiciary, brief biography of Huey P. Long.

Huey Pierce Long biography written when he was a senator-elect prior to 1931 March 4.

Two page biography, written prior to his term as a senator. 2 pages.

Huey P. Long biography, written For The National Cyclopedia of American Biography, copyrighted James T. White & Co., Publishers, New York, 1933 March 17. 5 pages.

Folder 3: Huey P. Long’s “Accomplishments”Add to your cart.
Two copies of “A Brief Outline of the accomplishments in Louisiana of THE LATE UNITED STATES SENATOR HUEY P. LONG” by Earle J. Christenberry.
Folder 4: Huey P. Long’s Filibuster, 1935Add to your cart.

Photocopy from Huey Long. 3 pages.

W.J. Horning, Denver, Colorado, typewritten note on front-page clipping from The Denver Post, 1935 August 27, headlined: “Final Extra: HUEY LONG’S FILIBUSTER HOLDS UP OLD-AGE PENSIONS UNTIL NEXT YEAR.”

Copy of response from Christenberry to M.R. Felter, Cortland NY, 1935 December 20. Marked "Filibuster." 2 pages.

Copy of response from Christenberry to H.A. Warner, Seattle, 1935 October 2. 2 pages.

Copy of response from Christenberry to M.E. Pownall, Riverside, 1935 October 2. 2 pages.

Copy of response from Christenberry to Alice Daggit, Minneapolis, 1935 October 2. 2 pages.

Copy of response from Christenberry to S.H. Willis, High Point NC, 1935 October 2. 2 pages.

Copy of response from Christenberry toW.J. Horning, Denver, 1935 October 2. 2 pages.

H.A. Warner, Seattle, Washington, to Long, postmarked 1935 August 27. Marked by Christenberry, “Criticism of filibuster speech.”

M.E. Pownall, Riverside, California, to Long, 1935, August 27. Marked by Christenberry, “Criticism of filibuster speech.”

Mrs. Alice Daggit, Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Long, 1935 August 28.

S.H. Willis, High Point, North Carolina, to Long, 1935 August 29. Marked by Christenberry, “Filibuster criticism.”

Folder 5: Huey P. Long Correspondence, 1933-1936Add to your cart.

Huey P. Long to members of Share Our Wealth Program “The Share Our Wealth Principles – Roosevelt Promised to Fulfill Them: Hoover Declared Them His “Conception of America” – But Only Organized Societies Can Force the Keeping of Such Pledges.” Broadside folded in quarters.

Mrs. Allen J. Ellender to Earle Christenberry, 1936 January 9.

Resolution signed by the North Dakota Labor Association of North Dakota, signed by Dr. Jacob H. Miller and Fred E. Worlitz, sent to Rose Long, undated.

Earle Christenberry to Joint Committee on Printing, Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., 1935 May 24.

Chairman of Joint Committee on Printing, Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., to Huey P. Long, 1935 May 24.

Chairman of The Public Printer, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., to “Mr. Public Printer”, 1935 May 24.

W. Forbes Morgan to Huey P. Long, 1933 November 8. Marked “personal” and “address?” on it in red crayon.

Compton I. White, Representative-Idaho to Huey P. Long, 1935 August 17. 2 pages.

Empty envelope from Long's US Senate Office. Postmarked 1935 August 5.

Folder 6: Huey P. Long Correspondence - mostly Huron Press, 1935-1936Add to your cart.

Small card that says “Play safe, keep Trent. L. James, Assessor, Rapides Parish, Your Vote Appreciated.” “Good Photo” written by hand on the back.

W.L. Griffin, Huron Press, Inc. to Honorable Huey P. Long, 1935 May 8. 2 pages.

W.L. Griffin, Huron Press, Inc. to Honorable Huey P. Long, 1935 May 21. 2 pages.

Earle Christenberry to William L. Griffin, 1935 October 7.

Earle Christenberry to William L. Griffin, 1935 November 7. 2 pages.

William Griffin to Earle Christenberry, 1935 November 19. 2 pages.

William Griffin to Earle Christenberry, 1935 December 2.

William Griffin to Earle Christenberry, 1935 December 2 with copy of telegram from Griffin to Christenberry

William Griffin to Earle Christenberry, 1935 December 21.

William Griffin to Governor James A. Noe, 1935 December 21. 2 pages.

Unidentified to Huron Press, 1935 December 27.

Trent L. James to Earle Christenberry, 1935 December 27.

W.L. Griffin to Earle J. Christenberry, 1935 December 30. 2 pages.

Huron Press to Earle Christenberry, Western Union telegram, 1936 January 6.

Two receipts from The Huron Press, Inc. to James A. Noe and Earle Christenberry, one for $150.00 from 1936 January 7 and one claiming a balance due of $13.86 from 1936 January 7, respectively.

W.L. Griffin to Earle Christenberry, 1936 January 9.

Folder 7: Huey P. Long Miscellaneous, 1934-1935Add to your cart.

The Washington Daily News, 1934 July 30, marked with notes in margin.

“The Profane History of Louisiana, From Bienville to Huey P. Long, Featuring the Evolution of Vice from the First Days of the City and Speculations of John Law to the Basin Street Dive of Lulu White and Intricate Ramifications of the Modern Underworld, an Epitomized History Showing the Reasons why New Orleans was called “The City Care Forgot,” by Victor Volero, copyrighted 1935. Markings on inside of front and back cover and back of the back cover.

Envelope that says “Put in the Box, envelope autographed by HPL.”

Folder 8: Huey P. Long Miscellaneous CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.

Shelby Taylor to Huey Long, 1930 March 11.

Huey P. Long to Barry Faris, Editor of International News Services, Inc., New York City, copy of a Western Union Telegram, 1932 December 2.

Barry Faris to Huey P. Long, 1932 November 29.

John St. Paul, from Supreme Court of Louisiana, New Orleans, to Hon. Huey P. Long, 1932 September 26. 3 pages.

Clipping from The Times-Picayune, with red markings by Huey near a section called “A Correction” about the senatorial elections. 1932 August 17.

W.B. Shearn, from Court Florists and Fruiterers in London, to Huey Long, 1935 January 29. With envelope addressed to Huey Long, postmarked in London.

Photo of Huey P. Long with W.B. Shearn used in an issue of Sphere with clipping titled “I Say Old Fellow” describing the occasion when Shearn and Long met. 1933 September 17.

Copy of The Sphere. 1935 January 26. Features an extensive article about Huey P. Long and his potential presidential campaign.

Weldon Appelt, Edward Neal, Henry Yeager the IV, Frank Schleicher, John Melton, Frank Fuentes, Sidney Loveless, and Joe Linepaugh to Huey P. Long, Western Union Telegram, 1934 November 27.

Huey Long to John Melton, Frank Fuentes, Sidney Loveless, and Joe Linepaugh, 1934 November 28, Western Union Telegraph.

Folder 9: Huey P. Long HeadshotAdd to your cart.
Two copies of a headshot photo of Huey P. Long. Signed “My best wishes, Huey P. Long, U.S. Senator” by Long.
Folder 10: Share Our Wealth, CopyrightAdd to your cart.

“Share Our Wealth Plan, by Huey P. Long.” Typescript. 2 copies. 2 pages each copy.

Trademark of SHARE THE WEALTH SOCIETY – “EVERY Man a King.” Mason, Fenwick, & Lawrence, Patent and Trademark Lawyers, Washington, D.C., to Earle J. Christenberry, 1935 November 19. 2 pages.

Generic circular letter from Copyright Office.

Library of Congress, Copyright Office, Register of Copyright of Earle J. Christenberry, 1935 November 27.

William L. Brown, Register of Copyrights, Library of Congress, to Earle J. Christenberry, 1935 December 10.

William L. Brown, Register of Copyrights, Certificate of Copyright Registration issued to Earle J. Christenberry, 1935 December 30. Small card.

Earle J. Christenberry to Rutledge C. Clement. 1976 October 9. 2 pages.

Earle J. Christenberry, note, no date, apparently about Share Our Wealth.

Folder 11: Share Our Wealth Booklets and Pledge CardsAdd to your cart.

10 enrollment cards for the Share the Wealth Society.

Instructions for the Share the Wealth Society by Huey P. Long, United States Senator, Washington D.C. Copyright 1935 by Earle Christenberry.

Share Our Wealth – Every Man a King, Containing Authorities, Laws, Statistics, and Published Comments of Leaders of All Times by Huey P. Long. Some of the same content as the other pamphlet but a different cover and an additional message.

Folder 12: Time Article on Huey P. Long, 1935 April 1Add to your cart.
Issue with picture of Long on the cover with the subtitle “Candidate Long”. Only pages 15-18 inside the cover.
Folder 13: Huey P. Long and the Washington, D.C. Social RegisterAdd to your cart.

Rochester, N.Y., Evening Journal, 1933 December 8. "Huey Long Stays in Washington's Social Register"

New York, N.Y., Evening Journal, 1933 December 8. "1934 Register Retains Huey in Society"

Associated Press dispatch, 1933 December 15, “Huey Long refuses Social Register Listing; Finds People Can’t Dunk Their Corn Pone.”

World Telegram, New York, NY, 1933 December 16. “Long Refuses Place in Social Register.”

New York Times, New York, 1933 December 16. “Huey Long refuses Social Register Listing; Finds People Can’t Dunk Their Corn Pone.”

Washington Herald, 1933 December 16, “Huey Demands D.C. Bluebook Omit His Name.”

New York Daily News, 1933 December 17, “Kingfish Snubs Socialites Who Don’t Know Potlikker.”

Seven other brief clippings.

Huey P. Long’s file copy of his letter to the Social Register. 1933 December 15. Two pages.

Essay from unknown author (probably Christenberry) recounting Huey Long's comments. 6 pages.

Folder 14: Bazz Hitt, Jr. “Why Huey P. Long Should Be President.”Add to your cart.
1935. Pamphlet.
Folder 15: Huey P. Long correspondence file marked “funny letters”Add to your cart.

George B. Spencer, Minneapolis, Minn., to Long, 1933 January 12. 2 pages.

Undated and unidentified note with rhyme and satirical Psalm. Full page.

Elex Henderson, President, Share You Wealth Society, New Orleans, to Long, 1934 October 12. 4 pages.

Efrain Castro Rivas, New Orleans, LA, to Long, 1934 October 3. 6 pages.

Narcisse Le Cour, Lake Charles, LA, to Long, 1934 October 22. 2 pages. Enclosed two additional letters concerning matters in letter to Long.

Unidentified letter to Long concerning lottery and family and with lottery numbers and note attached. 1934.

Lee Duprll, Benton, LA., to Long, 1934 November 5.

H.A. Ess, Miami, Oklahoma, to Long, 1934 November 10.

Marie Lapage, New Orleans, LA with shorthand at top. Undated.

Richmond Yalley (?), Baton Rouge, to Long, enclosing drawing.

Undated and unidentified note on Dupont Circle stationery. 2 pages.

Undated and unidentified note concerning "soldiers want cash!"

Undated and unidentified note with rhyme and satirical Psalm.

Joe Shuler, Creston, LA, to Long, 1934 September 8. 4 pages.

F.A. Roscol, Pelican, LA to Long, 1934 November 10.

Kenneth Lods, New Orleans, to Long, 1934 October 11.

Willie Washton, Algiers, LA, to Long, 1934 October 24.

Dr. Walpole Brewer, Miami Beach, to Huey Long, 1934 December 14. 2 pages.

Prank letter to Huey, sent at "2 am sober". Otherwise undated. Possibly sent in envelope from Beverly Hills.

E.W. Weary, Bogalusa, LA to Huey Long, 1934 October 30. 4 pages.

Willie Tullos (?) of International Brotherhood of Paper Makers to Governor O.K. Allen. 1934 November 24. Includes part of envelope.

"The Swindled, Outraged, and Embittered Inventor" to Long enclosing letter to give to Mayor Walmsley. Undated. Includes letter to Long, typescript of letter to be delivered to Walmsley and two envelopes (one postmarked from Chicago.

A.J. Solo note concerning American Representative. Includes Mexican newspaper.

David L. Newlin addressed to Long incorrectly as Governor, from Westville, Indiana, 1934 November 14.

Folder 16: Huey P. Long and Potlikker CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.

Huey P. Long to Mr. Robert Scott, 1932 April 12.

Robert E. Scott, Brooklyn, NY, to Long, 1932 April 10.

Huey P. Long to Mrs. H.E. Blackmar, 1932 March 18.

Mrs. Mary K. Blackmar, Hopewell, NJ, to Senator Huey P. Long, 1932 March 11.

Mrs. M.K. Blackmar to Huey P. Long, 1932 March 22.

Mrs. M.K. Blackmar to Huey P. Long, 1932 March 26.

A.L. Rigel, Anchor Restaurant, Akron, Ohio, to Long. 1932 May 2.

Huey P. Long to A.L. Rigel, sending recipes.1932 May 21.

Folder 17: Huey P. Long Miscellaneous ClippingsAdd to your cart.

New Orleans States, 1931 September 24. Contains article on The Co-Operative club with a picture of Earle J. Christenberry, who served as the 1st vice president.

The Washington Post, 1934 June 18, with article entitled “Politics and People” by Elliot Thurston about Huey P. Long’s filibuster. Contains red markings.

Clipping from undated newspaper, “Senate Puts Stop to Ouster of Long, Lack of Evidence Terminates Louisiana Inquiry”

Fred F. Greene of Columbus Property Owners Cooperative Association to Honorable Huey Long, 1934 June 18, Western Union Telegram.

Cynthia B. Erskine to “Hughey” P. Long, 1934 June 18.

The Washington Post, 1934 June 19 with articles pertinent to Long entitled “Long Angered by Lost Report”, “Talks on for an Hour”, and “Senate Passed 252”, with red pencil markings around it.

Memphis Press-Scimitar, 1934 June 18, with article entitled “Huey Wins Filibuster in Senate and Forces Vote on Farm Relief”, pencil marking “Honorable Senator Long Marked Copy” and pencil markings to highlight the article.

Congressional Record, Seventy-Second Congress, Second Session, 1932 December 9.

Folder 18: Huey P. Long Memorial Commission.Add to your cart.
Contains 7 warrants.
Folder 19: Charles Keck and the HPL MonumentAdd to your cart.

Charles Keck to Earle J. Chirstenberry, 1939 September 29.

Proposed inscription for Huey P. Long Monument by Keck.

Charles Keck to Earle Christenberry, 1939 October 2.

Charles Keck to Earle Christenberry, 1939 November 6.

Charles Keck to Earle Christenberry 1942 July 17.

Contract made between Commission appointed by Earl K. Long and Charles Keck for construction of Huey P. Long Memorial. 5 pages.

Keck to Christenberry, 1940 January 2.

Keck to Christenberry, 1940 March 6.

Christenberry (?) to Senator Allen J. Ellender, 1940 April 17.

Charles Keck to Christenberry, 1940 July 30.

Charles Keck, bill to Huey P. Long Memorial Commission for Memorial, 1940 August 13, cost $5,250.00

Keck to Christenberry, 1940 September 12. 2 pages.

Allen Ellender to Mrs. Huey P. Long, 1940 November 20. 2 pages.

Allen Ellender to Mrs. Huey P. Long, 1940 November 30.

Charles Keck to Earle Christenberry, 1940 December 4.

David Lynn, Architect of the Capitol, to Mrs. Huey P. Long, 1940 December 13.

Christenberry to Charles Keck, 1940 December 19.

Keck to Christenberry, 1941 January 3.

Keck to Huey P. Long Memorial Commission, receipt with payments for the Huey Long Memorial. 1941, January 3.

Allen J. Ellender to Earle J. Christenberry, 1941 March 24.

Rose McConnell Long to Earle J. Christenberry, 1941 May 3.

Pamphlet for Memorial Services for M.M. Logan, William E. Borah, Ernest W. Gibson, Ernest Lundeen, key Pittman, and Morris Sheppard in the Senate of the United States. 1941 April 25. Services would also cover the unveiling of the Huey P. Long Monument.

Charles Keck to Earle Christenberry, 1941 December 14. 2 pages. (Unclear if second page is related to first - mentions visit in Gulfport)

Notes on pricing for Huey P. Long Memorial construction.

American Bank & Trust Co. New Orleans, LA, Statement of Account of Commission for Procuring and Placing in the National Statuary Hall a Statue of Senator Huey P. Long

Two counter checks from American Bank & Trust Company, one for $5,250.00 from 1940 September 3 and one for $4,500.00 from 1940 December 18.

Marked business card from Charles Keck

Clipping from New Orleans Sunday Item-Tribute with picture and title “As Long’s Statue Was Unveiled in Washington”

Clipping from newspaper, “Huey P. Long Statue Unveiled in Capitol’s Hall of Fame”.

Page from The Washington Daily News from 1941 April 26 with article “Huey Long Joins Great, near Great, Etc., and Senators Breathe Easy”.

Allen J. Ellender to Earle Christenberry, Western Union telegram, 1941 April 1

Allen Ellender to Earle Christenberry, Western Union telegram, 1941 April 18

Photocopy of file from Huey P. Long with notes about payments made to Charles Keck

Folder 20: Photos of Huey P. Long MemorialAdd to your cart.

10 photos.

Photograph of clay bust of Huey P. Long

Distance shot of memorial in the garden

Shot of the memorial from its front

Close-up shot

Extreme close-up shot with part of its base

View from left side

Close-up from left side showing base carving of Long providing free schoolbooks to children

View of monument from right side, with carving of the state capitol forming raised part of platform for statue, Huey with arm raised with workers for capitol, one with roll of plans in hand.

Close-up from angled right-side.

View from rear of monument, with base showing the Capitol and Huey P. Long Bridge, with inscriptions.

Folder 21: Speech at Unveiling of the Huey P. Long StatueAdd to your cart.
“Euology at the Unveiling of the Statue of HUEY P. LONG in Statuary Hall of the capitol of the United States at Washington, D.C.” by Earle Christenberry. 5 pages.
Folder 22: Memorial Speeches for Huey P. LongAdd to your cart.

Hugh M. Wilkinson, “Addresses Delivered at the Memorial Exercises Before the Supreme Court of Louisiana, October 7, 1935, Under the Auspices of the State Bar of Louisiana, Hon. Gaston L. Porterie, President, Presiding.” Pamphlet.

Otto A. Van Tuyl, New Orleans, 1935. “A TRIBUTE TO SENATOR HUEY P. LONG”. Single card stock sheet

Folder 23: Senator John H. Overton’s Tribute to Huey P. LongAdd to your cart.
“Huey Pierce Long, Speech of Hon. John H. Overton of Louisiana in the Senate of the United States, January 22, 1936” pamphlet. 2 copies. One copy had penciled scribble on front.
Folder 24: “Flames: Pyrotechnics and Career of the Eternal Kingfish.”Add to your cart.
Lengthy typescript. Presumably by Christenberry. Reviews Long’s career. 23 pages.
Folder 25: Valley Forge, 1936Add to your cart.

Two pamphlets titled “The Thirteenth Annual Louisiana State Sunday at Valley Forge, Under the Auspices of  the Louisiana State Society, Daughters of American Revolution, FORM OF SERVICE in the Washington Memorial Chapel, SUNDAY, MAY 10, 1936, at 3.15 o’clock.”

C.C. Wilson, Jr., Secretary of the Vestry of the Washington Memorial Chapel, to The Hon. James A. Noe, Governor of Louisiana, 1936 April 1.

James A. Noe, Governor of Louisiana, to Earle Christenberry, April 4 1936.

State of Louisiana certificate with James A. Noe appointing Earle Christenberry as a delegate from Louisiana to the Thirteenth Annual Louisiana Service in the Washington Memorial Chapel to be held at Valley Forge, PA, on 1936 May 10.

C.C. Wilson to Earle J. Christenberry, 1936 April 20.

C.C. Wilson to James A. Noe, 1936 April 20.

C.C. Wilson to Earle Christenberry, 1936 May 2.

Earle Christenberry to C.C. Wilson, Jr., 1936 May 6.

Address of Earle Christenberry of New Orleans, LA, the representative of Honorable James A. Noe, Governor of Louisiana, at the Louisiana Day Ceremonies of the Washington Memorial at Valley Force, PA., on Sunday, 1936 May 10. 8 pages.

Earle Christenberry to James A. Noe, 1936 May 11.

C.C. Wilson to Earle Christenberry, 1936 May 13.

C.C.  Wilson to Mrs. Rose McConnell Long, 1936 August 27. Flyer for National Washington Memorial Carillon at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania attached.

C.C. Wilson to Earle J. Christenberry, 1936 September 9.

Rose McConnell Long, U.S.S., to Mr. C.C. Wilson Jr., 1936 September 19.

C.C. Wilson to Honorable Rose McConnell Long, 1936 September 22.

Louisiana Bell List

Folder 26: Speech Broadcast, 1936Add to your cart.

Photocopied remarks of Earle J. Christenberry, Secretary to the Late Senator Huey P. Long, in introducing a 45 minute electrical transcription of the voice of the late Senator Long over a statewide network of radio stations including WDSU, New Orleans; WJBO, Baton Rouge; KMLB, Monroe; KRMD, Shreveport; KVOL, Lafayette; KPLC, Lake Charles; KALB, Alexandria. Marked by Christenberry. 6 pages. Copy from the William Wisdom Collection of Huey P. Long papers at the Louisiana Research Collection.

Statement by Earle J. Christenberry about the "Posthumous Speech by the Late Senator Huey P. Long presented over a statewide radio hookup tonight." 4 pages.

Telegrams and Letters Sent to Earle J. Christenberry about the Broadcast of Huey P. Long’s Last Speech that he Introduced. 24 telegrams and 5 letters. 1936 January 14-18.

Folder 27: Telegrams, 1936 January 21-23Add to your cart.
State election telegrams. Five telegrams to Christenberry.
Folder 28: Christenberry SpeechesAdd to your cart.

Christenberry unmasks the hypocrisy of Pat Tugwell. Statement of Earle. J. Christenberry. 4 pages.

Earle J. Christenberry, Observations About Huey Long. 8 pages.

Two page first draft of a speech that begins “Divine Providence always furnished a remedy for the particular evils of an age or people, but it is not logical to conclude that this remedy would prove a panacea for all the future generations or future conditions of country…” that compares Huey Long to Caesar. 2 copies of same speech, one with editing marks.

Speech that introduces Earle Christenberry as a guest speaker. 2 pages.

“Remarks of Earle J. Christenberry, Director of Public Relations, State of Louisiana, Representing Honorable Robert S. Maestri, Mayer of the City of New Orleans, Louisiana, at the Dinner of the Mississippi River Parkway Association, Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C.” 1939 March 22. 3 pages.

Address on Christenberry’s candidacy for State Treasurer. 8 pages, one very damaged.

Speech after Christenberry’s withdrawal from the race for State Treasurer. 17 pages.

Folder 29: Christenberry ClipsAdd to your cart.

“E.J. Christenberry is Long’s Secretary.” Newspaper clipping, no place or date, with photo of Christenberry.

"Long's Autobiography Published by Friends." Newspaper clipping.

“Earle J. Christenberry, confidant and Secretary of Huey Pierce Long, at his desk in Washington.” Copy of article, no place or date, with photo of Christenberry with stacks of mail.

“Tugwell States Christenberry is Triple Dipper.” Copy of clipping, Times-Picayune, 1939 November 2.

“E. Christenberry Quits as head of Relations Group.” Copy of clipping from the Times-Picayune. 1940 May 8.

“Christenberry is Named Secretary to Governor Long.” Copy of clipping, Baton Rouge Morning Advocate. 1939 July 23.

“Takes Job Under Chief on Monday.” Copy of news article, New Orleans Item, 1939 July 23.

“Christenberry Withdraws From Runoff.” Copy of article. New Orleans States. 1940 January 23.

Folder 30: Photos of Earle J. ChristenberryAdd to your cart.
Nine photographs sent to him by The Times-Picayune Publishing Corporation from its files in 1964. Includes envelope and tag board.
Folder 31: Washington Carnival Mardi Gras BallAdd to your cart.

“Louisiana Plans $90,000 Mardi Gras for Washington,” Clipping, Washington Post, 1937 September 22.

Richard W. Leche, Governor of Louisiana, Memorandum to all Members of Governor’s Staff, 1938 February 25.

Senator John H. Overton to Earle J. Christenberry, 1938 February 26.

Senator John H. Overton to Governor Richard W. Leche, 1938 February 26, copy of Telegram.

Earle J. Christenberry to Congressman, 1938 March 4. Attached is a list of contributors.

Earle J. Christenberry to Senator John H. Overton, 1938 March 4.

Earle J. Christenberry to Congressman Paul Maloney, 1938 March 10.

Paul H. Maloney to Earle J. Christenberry, 1938 March 12.

Paul H. Maloney, Congressman, Second District of Louisiana. Typed statement that the society has decided not to hold the ball.

Congressman Paul H. Maloney to Seymour Weiss, 1938 March 16, copy to Christenberry.

Paul H. Maloney to Earle J. Christenberry, 1938 March 17.

R.E. Hunter, Administrative Assistant to Senator Russell B. Long, to Earle J. Christenberry, 1971 July 27.

Photocopy of original file folder notes. 2 pages.

Folder 32: Earle J. Christenberry and Miss America Pageant, 1938Add to your cart.
Campaign Manual for American beauty Event for the selection of Miss America of 1938. 3 pages.
Folder 33: Callie Long to Earle J. Christenberry, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Letter from Huey Long’s sister. Includes list of US Senators
Folder 34: Michael Gillette CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.

Agreement, signed by Michael L. Gillette on stationery of Earle J. Christenberry, 1970 November 4.

Agreement, 1970 November 4, signed by Michael L. Gillette and Earle J. Christenberry.

Michael Gillette to Earle J. Christenberry, 1970, November 5, thanking him for an interview on 1970 November 4.

Michael Gillette to Christenberry, 1971 February 17, forwarding transcript of 1970 November 4 interview. (Unclear if this refers to transcripts appearing later in this folder)

Lyndon B. Johnson to Michael L. Gillette, 1971 April 7, copy.

Michael Gillette to Christenberry, 1971 April 22.

Michael Gillette to Christenberry, 1971 May 11.

Michael Gillette to Christenberry, 1971 July 7.

Michael Gillette to Christenberry, 1971 August 1.

Michael Gillette to Christenberry, 1971 October 21.

Michael Gillette to Christenberry, 1971 November 10.

Michael Gillette to Chrisstenberry, 1972 June 18.

Michael Gillette to Christenberry, 1972 July 27.

Photostat of clipping.

Henry E. Edmunds, Director, Ford Archives, to Michael L. Gillette, 1972 August 9. Includes two enclosures of copies of records from Ford Archives.

Michael Gillette to Christenberry, 1972 August 17.

Earle J. Christenberry to Michael Gillette, 1972, September 29, copy.

Michael Gilette to Christenberry, 1972 October 22.

Michael Gillette to Christenberry, 1972 December 20.

Michael Gillette to Christenberry, on stationery from Lyndon B. Johnson’s Library, 1973 February 21.

Michael Gillette to Christenberry, 1973 April 25.

Gillette to Christenberry, 1973 May 23.

Gillette to Christenberry, 1973 June 5.

Gillette to Christenberry, 1973 July 6.

Gillette to Christenberry, 1973 August 29.

Gillette to Christenberry, 1973 October 21.

Interview dates, note: 1970, November 4; 1971, February 10; 1971, February 26; 1971, March 10; 1971, June 14; 1971, July 27.

List of Names submitted to Christenberry by Gillette, with his comments.

List of Names and Subjects, in Christenberry’s handwriting.

Notes by Christenberry, regarding Interview V.

Typed note by Christenberry: “62769 Share our Wealth Societies… 874,872 Membership list… Huey’s speech $10,000 salary, etc.”

4 loose pages of notes.

“HUEY LONG AND THE BLACKS.” Chapter on the “Negro Issue” in Southern politics in the 1930s as it involved Huey Long and Share Our Wealth. 16 pages.

WIN OR LOSE OIL COMPANY. Christenberry discussed Win or Lose with Michael Gillette. Edits and deletions marked by Christenberry. Partial copy? 7 pages.

MY FIRST DAYS IN THE WHITE HOUSE. Gillette questioned Christenberry about the book, published shortly after Huey Long’s death. 14 pages. Pages significantly edited. Page 16 has section cut out.

Folder 35: Earle J. Christenberry and Gerald Ford During the 1976 National ElectionsAdd to your cart.

General Fundraising letter from Gerald Ford to Earle Christenberry, 1976 August 31, soliciting campaign contributions, enclosing letter from Ronald Reagan.

Earle Christenberry to President Ford, 1976 September 10, forwarding a check to the G.O.P.Victory Fund

Ronald L. Elliott, Director of Correspondence, The White House, to Earle J. Christenberry, 1976 September 28, advising President Ford has asked him to thank Christenberry, however his contribution was sent to the White House and federal law does not allow acceptance of political contributions in Government buildings. He returns the check and provides the address of the Republican National Committee.

Guy Vander Jagt, Chairman, Republican National Committee to Christenberry, 1976 November 19, expressing gratitude for contribution of $100.00 and enclosing a letter from Congressmen Trent Lott and Tom Corcoran about the help his campaign received from the RNC

Congressman Guy Vander Jagt to Christenberry, 1976 December 7, about the election

Guy Vander Jagt to Christenberry, 1976 December 14, about the election.

Gerald L. Ford to Christenberry, 1977 January 12, discussing the election, reviewing his presidency, seeking contributions to the Republican Party, and enclosing photos of the President with his wife, in a crowd, and being sworn in; Special Post-Election Report of the National Republican Congressional Committee to contributors

Congressman Guy Vander Jagt to Christenberry, 1977 February 7, soliciting a contribution to the Committee.

Folder 36: Christenberry MiscellanyAdd to your cart.

Memorandom to Earle J. Christenberry.  1935 September 30. Includes shorthand version of original note.

Envelope with 4 of Christenberry's business cards (Secretary to Huey Long, Producer of Crude Oil and Gas, Director of Public Relations for the State of Louisiana, and Director of Public Relations for the Port of New Orleans)

Folder 37: Rose LongAdd to your cart.

John D. Rhodes to Hon. Rose McConnell Long. 1936?

John D. Rhodes to Hon. Rose McConnell Long. 1936? (Second letter)

Letter from Rita Hovey-King to Senator Rose McConnell Long, 1936 May 26. 2 pages.

Photograph of painting of Huey P. Long enclosed in above letter from Rita Hovey-King.

Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Information on materials contained in Folder 2Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Huey P. Long Birth and Family Background, 1931 July 27–1932 January 23Add to your cart.

Catherine B. Dillon to Mr. George Wallace, 1931 July 27. New Orleans, LA. To Baton Rouge, LA. George Wallace was Huey P. Long’s legal advisor.

Miss Louise Farmer to Governor Huey P. Long, 1932 January 23. Paris, Texas to Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Folder 3: Information on materials contained in Folders 4-7Add to your cart.
Please see notes that are inside the folder.
Folder 4: Huey P. Long Correspondence, 1933Add to your cart.

These letters are primarily boilerplate responses.

Letter to Joseph Bowab, 1933 April 8. Includes envelope.

Letter to Joseph Bowab, 1933 April 11.

Generic letter,  1933 April 15. Two pages.

Letter to Gladys Sheperdson, undated.

4 items. 6 pieces.

Folder 5: Telegram, Julian Howell to Huey P. Long, 1935 January 3Add to your cart.
Mobile, Alabama to New Orleans. 1 item. 1 piece.
Folder 6: Huey Long and the Hibernia National Bank Crisis in New Orleans, 1933 February 4-5Add to your cart.

3 items. 10 pages.

Huey P. Long, Senator; Oscar K. Allen, Governor; and J.S. Brock, State Bank Examiner to the Reconstruction Finance Corporation and Federal Reserve System, New Orleans, 1933 February 4, Telegram.  This telegram is a lengthy appeal for a federal cash infusion to the Hibernia Bank. Typescript. 4 pages.

Statement of Huey P. Long, United States Senator, 1933 February 5. Transcript of a statement by Long on the Hibernia Bank crisis. 3 pages.

Statement of United states Senator Huey P. Long over Radio Station WWL, 1933 February 5, 7:00 P.M. Huey Long’s typescript of his statement on the bank crisis. 3 pages.

Folder 7: The Old Regular Ward Leaders Call on Mayor Walmsley to Resign in the Face of Huey Long’s Assault on the City, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Statement by members of Old Regular Caucus. One page.
Folder 8: Information on materials contained in Folder 9 - Folder 14Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Huey P. Long correspondence, 1933, January 31-1935, May 24Add to your cart.

5 items. 6 pieces.

Huey Long to President-Elect Franklin D. Roosevelt. Telegram. 1933 January 31. From Long in Washington to Roosevelt at Warm Springs. Two pages.

Louisiana State University Junior Prom Committee to Huey P. Long. 1933 March 29. Telegram.

Huey P. Long to Louisiana State University Junior Prom Committee. 1933 March 29. Telegram.

Huey P. Long to Earle J. Christenberry. 1935 May 24.Telegram. From Long in Gainesville, Georegia, to Christenberry in Washington.

Huey P. Long to Disabled American Veterans. 1933 June 24. Printed letter to “Dear Friend”.

Folder 10: Huey P. Long’s “War Record”, 1935 and undatedAdd to your cart.

2 items. 4 pieces.

W.T. Heflin to Earle J. Christenberry. 1935 May 12. Telegram. From Helfin, Chairman of the Draft Board, Winn Parish Louisiana, Winnfield, Louisiana to Christenbery, Care Senator Huey P. Long, Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. 3 pages.

Earle J. Christenberry to Mr. Wes Robovsky, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Undated

Folder 11: Huey P. Long and LSU Football, 1933 April 29-1934 November 14Add to your cart.

L.W. “Chip” Robert, Jr., Atlanta, to Senator Huey Long, Washington, D.C. Telegram. 1933 April 29.

Telegram sent to Huey P. Long from “George”, New York City. 1933 September 2.

Harry P. Clark, Jr., Editor of Knoxville Journal, to Huey Long. 1934 November 11 (10?). Telegram.

Harry P. Clark, Jr., Knoxville, to Secretary of Senator Huey Long, Baton Rouge. 1934 November 11. Telegram. Two pages.

Marvin Thompson, Journal Sports Editor, Knoxville, to Senator Huey P. Long, Baton Rouge, Telegram, 1934 November 11.

Knoxville Chamber of Commerce, C.F. Holland, Executive Vice President, to Huey Long, Baton rouge, Telegram, 1934 November 14.

L.K. Wright, President, Wright-Cruze Hardware Co., Knoxville, to Hon. Huey P. Long, 1934 November 14.

7 items. 8 pieces.

Folder 12: Huey P. Long and the Huey P. Long Bridge, 1933Add to your cart.

James W. MacDonald, New Orleans, to Senator Huey P. Long, Washington, Telegram, 1933 January 18.

Huey P. Long, Washington, to James W. MacDonald, Hotel Roosevelt, New Orleans, Telegram, 1933 January 18.

Huey Long’s copy of the Modjeski, Masters, and Chase Engineers’ drawing of the bridge, with his written direction that it be named for him. Folded in quarters.

3 items. 3 pieces.

Folder 13: Threat Against Life of Huey P. Long by “C”, 1935Add to your cart.

Note from “C”. 1935 January 1.

Envelope that contained note. Postmarked New Orleans 1935 January 2.

B.C.I. envelope with note and envelope. From State of Louisiana, Bureau of Criminal identification and Investigation, Baton Rouge.

Long’s Reaction to threat. Noted in pencil “File – THREATS”.

4 items. 4 pieces.

Folder 14: Assassination of Huey P. Long, 1935Add to your cart.

Washington Herald, 1935 September 10, “Huey Long Sinking, Family at Bedside – Hope Given up for Senator; Reported Dying as Oxygen and Fourth Transfusion Fail – Adrenalin Injected; Relatives in Tears; State Troops Mobilized.”

The Washington Post, 1935 September 10, “Bulletin Tells of Long’s Condition.”

New York Daily  News, 1935 September 10. “Weiss Brooded on Long While on Duty Here.”

The Washington Post, September 10, “Surgeon Tells Why Weiss Shot Long.”

“10,000 Pass Bier of Long; Assassination Called a Plot.”

New York Times, 1935 September 13. “Long Aides Receive Threats of Death.”

Washington Herald, 1935 September 13. “A Dictator is Buried – 100,000 at Rites for Huey Long – Called a ‘Martyr’ – Secretary Threatened as Murder Probe Widens.”

“U.S. Inquiry Demanded in Long Death.”

"Long Aids Charge Conspiracy in his Murder"

Fragment

"Son will Carry on, says Long's widow"

Earle J. Christenberry, Confidential Secretary to the Late Senator Huey P. Long, to Roy Helgesen, Washington Herald, Washington, D.C., Baton Rouge, LA. 1935 September 11. On Huey P. Long’s official U.S. Senate stationery. 5 pages.

Newspaper fragments very fragile.

Folder 15: Information on materials contained in Folder 16Add to your cart.
Please see information inside folders
Folder 16: Share Our Wealth Movement: Earle J. Christenberry and Gerald L.K. Smith, 1936Add to your cart.

Notes by Earle J. Christenberry on Share our Wealth. Typescript. Undated but 1936.

Earle J. Christenberry's notes on Gerald L.K. Smith, on letterhead of Senator Rose McConnelll Long, New Orleans Office, 822 Perdido Street. Undated but 1936. Two pages.

Earle J. Christenberry's notes for a radio speech attacking Gerald L.K. Smith, on carbon paper. Undated but 1936.

"Remarks of Earle J. Christenberry, Secretary to the late Senator Huey P. Long" Typescript. Undated but July 23, 1936. 20 pages.

Telegram to Earle J. Christenberry from the Walle Family. 1936 July 23.

Letter from Mrs. B.W. Paquet, 4605 Baronne Street, New Orleans to Earle J. Christenberry. 1936 July 24. Two pages.

Statement from Mrs. Huey P. Long on Senate letterhead. 1936 July 28.

"Remarks of Earle J. Christenberry over a setate-wide network of radio stations on Monday, November 2nd 1936, 7:45 pm" Typescript with Christenberry's editing, on blank backs of Rose McConnell Long Senate letterhead. 11 pages.

Please see information inside folder 15 for more information. 8 items. 39 pieces.

Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Information on materials contained in Folder 2Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Huey Long’s Agreement with Standard Oil, 1935, January 22Add to your cart.
1 item. 1 piece.
Folder 3: Information on materials contained in Folders 4, 5, and 6Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Impeachment of Huey P. Long, 1929Add to your cart.
1 item. 1 piece.
Folder 5: Former Governor John M. Parker and anti-Long Leader Edward Rightor Seek Federal Investigation of Huey P. Long, No dateAdd to your cart.
1 item. 1 piece.
Folder 6: Sidney Songy “Exposes” a Plot to Murder Huey Long, 1935, January 26Add to your cart.

2 items. 5 pieces.

Affidavit by Songy. 1935 January 26. 4 pages.

Copy of Washington Post report that someone attempted to assassinate Songy the day after Huey Long was shot. 1935 September 10.

Folder 7: Information on materials contained in Folder 8Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Huey Long’s Agreement with the Old regulars, no dateAdd to your cart.
Signed by Huey P. Long and T. Semmes Walmsley and witnessed by O.K. Allen and Robert S. Maestri, and others. Three typed pages. Includes envelope.
Folder 9: Information on materials contained in Folders 10-14Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Denunciation of Francis Williams, 1934Add to your cart.

“Resolution of Ward Leaders of the Jackson Club,” denouncing Francis Williams for Supporting the Old Regular Choctaw Organization. 2 pages.

“Statement of Women’s Division of the Jackson Democratic Club.” 1 page.

Includes envelope.

3 items. 4 pieces.

Folder 11: “New York Affidavit, Re: Farley”, 1935 April 23Add to your cart.
From Huey Long’s files. Signed Affidavit by Helen Humphreys, St. Albans, Long Island, New York, before Florence M. Bailey, Notary Public, New York County, April 23, 1935. Two additional copies, unsigned, of the affidavit. Includes two envelopes.
Folder 12: F.B.I. Investigation of Joseph B. David, President of Franklin Printing Company, 1934, May 18Add to your cart.

“Testimony of Klorer, Warner,” written on a Huey P. Long franked envelope.

Internal Revenue Service and F.B.I. investigation of the Huey Long organization, Depositions of Lloyd E. Warner, regarding sale of advertising in the Louisiana Progress and Joseph B. David, President of the Franklin Printing Company, regarding printing for the Long Organization.  1934 May 18. 7 pages.

Sworn Deposition of Lloyd E. Warner. 1934 May 1. 3 pages.

3 items.

Folder 13: Mrs. S.P. Walmsley Seeks Payment of Commission Due Her on State Printing, UndatedAdd to your cart.
1 item. 3 pieces. Letter, plus two envelopes. One envelope marked "Original letter, Mrs. Walmsley to Rogers Printing Co." and another marked Mr. Alfred Danziger.
Folder 14: Huey Long Investigates Craddock Goins, Author of an Unfavorable Article About Him, and Gathers Information on his Political Enemies John P. Sullivan and Edward RightorAdd to your cart.

Real America, December 1934 issue, from Huey Long’s file, stamped “Mirror News Stand, 116 University Pl.” Contains Goins’ article, “The Drunken Tyranny of Huey P. Long.” Contains an additional copy of page p. 11-12. The same page bound within the issue has some annotated remarks.

Three photos of the building mentioned in “The Drunken Tyranny of Huey P. Long.” By Chas. L. Franck of New Orleans.

E.A. Conway, Secretary of State, State of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, to Huey P. Long, 822 Perdido Street, New Orleans, 1934 November 26, with a note in Huey Long’s handwriting. Two pages.

Affidavit by Nicholas G. Carbajal before Augustus G. Williams, Notary Public, New Orleans, 1935 January 3. Two copies, one with handwritten annotations at the top. May possibly read "Real Owner, Red Light"

James M. Acker, Jr., M.D., Superintendent, Mississippi State Hospital, Jackson, 1934 November 27, to Mr. E.R. Schindler, 600 Interstate Bank Building, New Orleans. One page.

8 items.

Folder 15: Copies of Today magazine that contain articles on Huey P. Long, 1934, October-NovemberAdd to your cart.

6 items.

October 6, 1934

October 13, 1934

October 20, 1934

October 27, 1934

November 3, 1934

November 10, 1934

Folder 16: Information on materials contained in Folders 17-26Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Speech Notes by Huey P. Long, with his additions, corrections, and notes about Share Our Wealth., UndatedAdd to your cart.
1 item. 7 pages.
Folder 18: “Forcing the Truth to Light, By Huey P. Long, U.S. Senator.”Add to your cart.
Typescript. 1 item. 6 pages.
Folder 19: Huey Long’s Memorandum on “The Effect of the Democratic Administration on Wages and Working conditions of Labor.”Add to your cart.
1 item. 8 pages. No date on documents, but ca. 1934-1935.
Folder 20: “Huey Long Scheming to be the Fascist Dictator of This Country?”, UndatedAdd to your cart.

Manuscript, in pencil.

9 pages.

Folder 21: “Speech of Senator Huey P. Long, National Broadcasting Company, Washington, D.C., 1934 February 23, by Draper Reporting Co., Washington, D.C.”Add to your cart.

Stapled typescript. Edits made on typescript by Long.

1 item.

Folder 22: Huey Long’s Copy of the Congressional Record, Seventy-Fourth Congress, First Session., 1935 January 7Add to your cart.
One item. Marked by Long.
Folder 23: “Senator Huey Long Discusses ‘Share Our Wealthy Society’ over CBS.”, 1935 January 16Add to your cart.

From The Columbia Broadcasting System, 8th Floor Earle Building, Washington, D.C.

1 item. 4 pages.

Folder 24: “Principal Addresses of Senator Huey P. Long in the U.S. Senate since December 1st, 1932.”Add to your cart.
2 pages.
Folder 25: Various published speeches of Huey P. Long, 1936Add to your cart.

"The Pendulum of Civilization," delivered in Shreveport, September 1, 1919.

"Are We Rich or Poor?"

Speeches by the Late Huey P. Long, United States Senator From Louisiana, Compiled and Distributed with the compliments of Earle J. Christenberry, Secretary to the Late Senator Huey P. Long and Secretary to Rose McConnell Long, United States Senator"

Also a copy of Jefferson Davis' inaugural speech.

4 items.

Folder 26: Huey P. Long Speech Typescript on Share Our Wealth, UndatedAdd to your cart.
1 item. 10 pages.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Information on materials contained in Folders 2-4Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Sands Point Incident ArticlesAdd to your cart.

“Huey’s Smile Before Things Went Black – And Blue.” Undated newspaper. From Huey Long’s personal file.

“Jack Curley, Well Known Sportsman, Offers His Story of How He Acted as Nurse to Huey Long After Incident at Sands Point Club.” Put Towels on Kingfish’s Eye After He was Hurt.” Clipping from the New York Enquirer. 1933 September 3. From Long’s personal file.

Folder 3: Jack Curley to Huey Long, 1933 September 9Add to your cart.
Stationery with Curley's letterhead
Folder 4: Huey P. Long’s Signed Statement about the Sands Point IncidentAdd to your cart.

Two typed pages with pen corrections and signature.

File Folder, labeled Sands point Statement.

Folder 5: Information on materials contained in folders 6-8Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Huey P. Long’s EstateAdd to your cart.

W.W. Herrgen, Bank Lock Sales, The Yale & Towne Manufacturing Co., Stamford, Conn., to American Bank & Trust Co., New Orleans, LA, copy, 1936 August 18.

Earle J. Christenberry, Secretary to Senator Rose McConnell Long (Mrs. Huey P. Long) to The Riggs National Bank, Washington, D.C., copy, 1936 November 30.

Albert E. Fisher, Manager, Safe Deposit Department, The Riggs National Bank of Washington, D.C., to Mr. Earle J. Christenberry, 1936 December 3.

Albert E. Fisher to Honorable Rose McConnell Long, 1936 December 3.

Folder 7: Huey P. Long’s IncomeAdd to your cart.

Marshall Purvis, Purvis & Purvis, Attorneys at Law, Kempner Building, Hot Springs National park, Arkansas to Earle J. Christenberry, 1935 October 12. Includes envelope from Senate office with 'Purvis' on it.

Robert J. O’Neal, Lawyer, Shreveport, LA., to Mrs. Rose Long, 1936 July 3, concerning the Estate of Huey P. Long

H.H, Hunter, Protective Union, Inc., Purveyors to the Discriminating, Worcester, Mass., to Executor, Estate of Honorable Huey Long, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1936 July 15.

Earle J. Christenberry, Secretary to Senator Rose McConnell Long, to H.H. Hunter, 1936 August 5.

Rose McConnell Long to William O. Burgess, Monroe, LA, 1936 August 5. Copy.

J.M. Fush, Office Assistant, Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans, to Earle J. Christenberry, 1936 August 7.

Manager, Credits and Collections, The Western Union Telegraph Company, new Orleans, to Honorable Senator Rose Long, 14 Audubon Boulevard, New Orleans, 1936 August 24. Includes attached bill.

D.M. Burgess, Monroe, La., to Estate of Huey P. Long, 1936 August 31.

J. Porter Burgess, Baton Rouge, LA, to the Succession of Huey P. Long, In Account with Porter Burgess, 1936 September 1.

Frank Farmer, Lawyer, Monroe, LA, to Mrs. Rose McConnell Long. No Date.

Rose McConnell Long to Frank Farmer, 1936 September 2.

D.M. Burgess, Monroe, LA to Mrs. Rose McConnell Long, 1936 August 31.

Rose McConnell Long to D.M. Burgess, 1936 September 10.

Earle J. Christenberry, Secretary to Senator Rose McConnell Long to Charles Rivet, 1936 October 12.

Folder 8: Letter From “A friend, a woman” to Mrs. Huey P. Long, 1935, October 14Add to your cart.
From Forest Hills, Long Island, New York. Three sheets plus one smaller piece.
Folder 9: Information on materials in folders 9-20Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Earle J. Christenberry Papers, 1936, April 22Add to your cart.
Justin C. Daspit, Attorney for State Supervisor of Public Accounts, Alice Lee Grosjean, to Earle Christenberry
Folder 11: Huey P. Long and Arkansas PoliticsAdd to your cart.
Typescript of a piece in The Cleburne News
Folder 12: Photos and PrintsAdd to your cart.

Memorial Tribute to Huey P. Long, photo by J. Scordill, New Orleans

Photo of political meeting

Photo tribute to Huey P. Long

Printing of The State Capitol

Folder 13: Harry J. Early, Louisiana Federal Emergency ReliefAdd to your cart.
Administrator, to Harry L. Hopkins, Federal Emergency Relief Administrator on Huey Long’s Cooperation, Telegram, 1934 November 16.
Folder 14: Huey Long and Mrs. Bolivar Kemp, 1933 July 26Add to your cart.
Folder 15: “Huey Long Runs the Gamut of Emotions From A to Z”Add to your cart.
Two pieces. From an unidentified magazine.
Folder 16: Huey P. Long and Warner Brothers’ Proposed Film of the “Kingfish”. Part I.Add to your cart.

William Rankin, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc., West Coast Studios, Burbank, California, to Senator Huey P. Long, 1933 June 8.

Jacob Wilk, Manager-Story Story Department, Warner Bros. Pictures., Home Office, New York City, to Senator Huey Long, 1933 June 10.

William Rankin to Huey Long, 1933 July 26

William Rankin to Earle J. Christenberry, 1933 July 26.

Huey P. Long to Warner Brothers Studio, 1933 August 8, Telegram to “Attention Bill Rankin and others.”

Bill Rankin to Huey Long, Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans, 1933 August 14.

Typescript, marked “Film,” titled “BEGINS.”

Bill Rankin to Senator Huey P. Long, Telegram, from Hollywood, CA, 1933 September 1.

Huey P. Long to Warner Brothers Studios, Attention Bill Rankin, Telegram from New Orleans, 1933 September 2.

“What’s Happening on the Warner-First National Lot,” press release, 1933 October 7.

James Long Wright, Sr., Los Angeles, to Earle Christenberry, 1935 September 6.

James Long Wright to Earle Christenberry, Telegram, 1935 September 10.

James Long Wright, Senior, Los Angeles, to Earle Christenberry, 1935 September 11.

Wright to Earle J. Christenberry, Telegram, 1935 September 17.

James Long Wright to Earle J. Christenberry, 1935 September 18.

Wright to Earle J. Christenberry, care Senator Long’s Office, Washington, Telegram, 1935 September 19.

Wright to Earle J. Christenberry, Telegram, 1935 September 21.

James Long Wright to Earle J. Christenberry, 1935 September 24.

James Long Wright to Earle J. Christenberry, 1935 September 25.

James Long Wright to Earle J. Christenberry, 1935 September 25. (These are two separate letters)

Mrs. Huey P. Long to Universal Pictures Corporation, New York City, Attention Mr. Robert Cochran, Vice-President, from her home at 14 Audubon Place, New Orleans, 1935 September 26. File copy, with registered, return receipt card, addressed to Christenberry’s business office at 822 Perdido Street. Dated 9/30/1935.

R.H. Cochrane, Vice-President, Universal Pictures Corporation, to Mrs. Huey P. Long, 1935 October 1.

Receipt dated September 27, 1935.

Will H. Hays, President of the Motion Picture Producers & Distributors of America, Inc., New York City, 1935 October 1, to Mrs. Huey P. Long, with return Receipt card to Mrs. Long. Dated 9/30/1955.

Earle J. Christenberry to James L. Wright, 1935 October 7.

Lou Irwin, New York City, to Seymour Weiss, Hotel Roosevelt, Telegram, 1935 November 26.

Earle Christenberry’s notes regarding proposed film. No date, apparently made during a telephone conversation.

Earle J. Christenberry to William Rankin, 1936 August 3.

Bill Rankin to Earle J. Christenberry, letterhead of Major Pictures Corporation, Releasing Through Paramount Pictures Corp., Hollywood, 1936 August 27.

Brief newspaper clipping, "Films Spurn Huey's Book"

Mrs. Huey P. Long and Earle J. Christenberry, Agreement, signed by both, New Orleans, 1941 June 5.

Contract between Mrs. Huey P. Long and Earle J. Christenberry granting Christenberry permission to negotiate a contract for a motion picture based on the life of Huey P. Long, June 1941.

William M. Rankin to Earle J. Christenberry, 1947 July 22.

Earle J. Christenberry and William Rankin, A Film Scenario Depicting How Politics Can Be Manipulated Within State and Federal Laws. “FICTION AND FACT,” (Continuity) by Earle J. Christenberry and William Rankin.

Earle J. Christenberry, notes, 1976 October 18, “Warner Brothers.”

Folder 17: Information on material contained in folder 18Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Huey P. Long and Warner Brothers’ Proposed Film of the “Kingfish”. Part II.Add to your cart.

Lin Bonner, writer of the “Hollywood call Sheet” column, to Clarke Salmon, 1933 March 1. Two pages.

Clarke Salmon to Senator Huey P. Long, 1933 March 3. Salmon attached this when he forwarded the letter from Lin Bonner.

William Rankin, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. to Huey P. Long. Telegram. 2 pages. 1933 March 10.

William Rankin to The Secretary to Huey P. Long, 1933 March 22.

John D. Stephon, Editor, “Film Opinion,” to Huey Long, 1933 April 27.

Jacob Wilk, Manager, Story Department, Warner Bros. Pictures to Huey Long, 1 page, 1933 March 29. Includes newspaper clipping.

Jacob Wilk, Manager, Story Department, Warner Bros. pictures to Huey Long, 1 page, 1933 April 21.

William V. Gale, Hollywood, to Huey P. Long. 1 page. 1933 May 5.

Folder 19: “The KINGFISH,” (Revised Continuity) by Earle J. Christenberry and William Rankin.Add to your cart.
No Date. Copy one.
Folder 20: “The KINGFISH,” (Revised Continuity) by Earle J. Christenberry and William Rankin.Add to your cart.
No Date. Copy two. Has a cover sheet.
Folder 21: Guide to photos contained in folders 22-24Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Huey P. Long photos (1)Add to your cart.
13 photos. Mostly headshots of Huey Long, some pictures of Huey with other politicians.
Folder 23: Huey P. Long photos (2)Add to your cart.
25 photos. Mostly images of Huey with other politicians or in political meetings, some images of Huey and Louisiana citizens outside of the capital building.
Folder 24: Huey P. Long photos (3)Add to your cart.
15 photos. Several are of the Huey P. Long bridge, some are of memorial ceremonies for him, and some are of Huey with friends/family and Rose McConnell Long, his wife.
Folder 25: Information on materials contained in folders 25-30Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Envelope marked “Comparative Photographs of LA Improvements” with note by Earle J. Christenberry, “Hon. Huey P. Long”.Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Every Man a King photos (1)Add to your cart.
21 photos. Contains pictures listed on the Frontispiece and primarily between pages 120 and 240
Folder 28: Every Man a King photos (2)Add to your cart.
13 photos. Contains pictures primarily between pages 241-328.
Folder 29: Every Man a King photos (3)Add to your cart.
19 photos. Photos that Huey Long kept to write the autobiography, but was not published in the book. Mostly pictures of public works. From Huey Long’s personal file.
Folder 30: Every Man a King photos (4)Add to your cart.
11 photos. Photos that Huey Long kept to write the autobiography, but was not published in the book. Mostly pictures of public works. Includes several photos of flooding. From Huey Long’s personal file.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Information on materials contained in folder 2Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Photos of Huey P. Long’s Last Public Function, 1935, September 2Add to your cart.
Labor Day, 1935 September 2. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Original prints of photographs by an Oklahoma City photographer named Harpel. Some dated 1935. 13 photos. Kaye Dawson. Photo of Dawson at microphone, introducing Long. Photo of Huey Long on steps, at microphone, smiling, with Dawson standing on porch behind him. Photo of Long, numbered “4”, one hand in pocket, gesturing at microphone, with crowd gathered around him, several boys up close, Dawson and others on porch behind him. Photo, numbered “7”, of a very large crowd on folding chairs listening to Long speak. Photo, numbered “9”, from behind large crowd, showing Long, Dawson, and others on porch. Photo, number “10”, of Dawson and Long by microphone, with elderly priest being introduced to Long. Photo, numbered “11”, of large crowd with Long and Dawson at front, shaking hands. Photo, number “12”, of a smiling Long greeting several ladies, with large crowd behind him. Photo, number “13”, of a large crowd seated on folding chairs, with Long, Dawson, and others seated in front row. Photo of Long and Dawson seated in front row with large crowd behind them. Photo of Long on bottom step of porch, at microphone, in profile, arms outstretched. Long’s signature on photo in white ink. Photo of Long on step, speaking, one arm raised, signed in white ink and labeled: “U.S. Senator Huey Long, Kingfish of LA.” Photo of Long on porch step, at microphone, looking at camera, hands clasped, signed in white ink and labeled “8-31-35 Assassinated 9 days later.”

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