Official Program, Washington and Lee University's 1956 Democratic Mock Convention
Student War Memorial Scholarship Fund Committee
Washington and Lee University. Mock Convention, 1956
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This item contains 1 PDF file. This was the official program from the 1956 Democratic Mock Convention. The front page is marked with a price of 25 cents. The dates are April 30 and May 1.Page 1, the front cover, includes a picture of the Colonnade, featuring Washington Hall. Page 2 lists convention officials, publicity staff, and campaign managers. Page 3 includes introductory remarks and a paragraph about the Chairman of the 1956 Mock Convention. Pages 4 and 5 include the order of business and an article about the parade. Pages 6 and 7, the centerfold, are a form for recording the ballots. Page 8 is an article about Alben W. Barkley, the "keynoter." Page 9 lists each state, its number of votes, and its delegation chairman. Page 10 is an article about the importance and accuracy of W&L's Mock Convention, along with a short piece about The Student War Memorial Scholarship Fund Committee, who assembled this program. Page 11, the inside back cover, is a piece "About The Convention" with a scorecard for past conventions and their success. Page 12, the back cover, is an advertisement.