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dc.rights.licenseIn Copyright -- Educational Use Permitteden_US
dc.creatorGaines, Francis Pendleton, 1892-1963
dc.descriptionThis item contains 1 PDF file. W&L President Francis P. Gaines justifies the actions of students in blocking photographers and cameramen from taking pictures of Senator Alben W. Barclay after he fell, dead, during his keynote speech at the 1956 Democratic Mock Convention. The letter is addressed to representatives of two different organizations: The National Press Photographers Association, Inc. and Shenandoah Life Stations, Inc. (specifically, Roanoke 7, Virginia). At the top, the letter is labeled, "Personal and not for publication."en_US
dc.format.extent1 pageen_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.titleLetter from Francis P. Gaines to James H. Moore and Milton Freier, May 12, 1956 (correspondence)en_US
dcterms.isPartOfWLU RG0036 - Mock Conventionen_US
dc.rights.holderSpecial Collections and Archives, Leyburn Library, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA
dc.subject.fastBarkley, Alben William, 1877-1956en_US
dc.subject.fastPolitical conventionsen_US

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

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