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dc.rights.licenseIn Copyright -- Educational Use Permitteden_US
dc.creatorStudent War Memorial Scholarship Fund Committee
dc.descriptionThis 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.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 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.en_US
dc.format.extent12 pagesen_US
dc.rightsThis material is made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.en_US
dc.subject.otherWashington and Lee University. Mock Convention, 1956en_US
dc.subject.otherWashington and Lee University. Mock Conventionen_US
dc.titleOfficial Program, Washington and Lee University's 1956 Democratic Mock Conventionen_US
dcterms.isPartOfWLU RG0036 - Mock Conventionen_US
dc.rights.holderSpecial Collections and Archives, Leyburn Library, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA
dc.subject.fastPolitical conventionsen_US

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  • Mock Convention
    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the Mock Convention.

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