Mock Convention Journal, Washington & Lee University, 1968 (periodical)
Washington and Lee University Mock Convention Committee
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979
Huntley, Robert E. R, 1929-
Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998
Kirk, Claude R., 1926-2011
Brock, William Emerson, 1930-
Percy, Charles H., 1919-2011
College student newspapers and periodicals
Saunders, Steven R.
Washington and Lee University. Mock Convention, 1968
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This item contains 1 PDF file. This is essentially a program for the 1968 Mock Convention, with ads and articles and photographs. It is In Memorium of Tommy Mac Baremore, 1946-1968, "whose devoted and loyal service to the Mock Convention as Regional Manager (1965-67) and Director of State Delegations (1967-68) were in large measure responsible for the success of the 1968 Mock Convention."Page 1, front cover, includes title and image of charging elephant.Page 2 is an advertisement for Governor Nelson Rockefeller, paid for by the New York State Delegation to the Mock Convention.Page 3 is the table of contents.Page 4 includes ads for The National Bank of Georgia and Thomas, Ltd (a Lexington VA clothing business).Page 5 includes ads for Bear Brothers, Inc. Contractors (of Montgomery AL), Heer Bros., Inc., Mechanical Contractors (of Baltimore MD), and Fisher-Brown, Inc. (of Pensacola FL).Page 6 is a "Message from President Huntley" in which he describes the value of the Mock Convention and congratulates the participating students.Page 7 is a statement from the Permanent Chairman, Steven R. Saunders.Page 8 includes ads for Schewel Furniture Co. (a regional company with a store in Lexington) and the members of the Oklahoma Delegation, 1968 Mock Republican Convention.Page 9 includes ads for RCA Victor, The Roanoke Times and The Roanoke World News, Globe Life and Accident Insurance Company, Rice Employment Agency (of Little Rock AR), Kenney's (a Lexington restaurant), and Compliments of a Friend.Page 10 includes ads for V. P. Lowe & Associates, Inc. (of Baltimore MD), the Southern Inn (a Lexington restaurant), Smith's Transfer & Storage Co. (a regional company), and the Massachusetts Delegation of the Mock Convention.Page 11 features a photograph of Senator Goldwater with the Iowa delegation. Students in the picture are identified in the caption.Page 12 is a brief history of the university: Washington and Lee University: 1749 - 1968.Page 13 is a history of the Mock Convention at Washington and Lee University, entitled "Sixty Years of Mock Convention" and written by Jack David Horowitz.Page 14 includes ads for The Citizens and Peoples National Bank (of Pensacola FL), the Sunflower County (MS) Republican Party, MALCO Products (of Roswell NM), and "a friend" from Spartanburg SC.Page 15 includes ads for Spartan Mills (of Spartanburg SC) and the Standard Tank & Seat Company.Page 16 features a full-page ad for Harris Manufacturing Company (of Johnson City TN) and Harris Hardwood Co., Inc. (of Roanoke VA).Pages 17 and 18 are the convention schedule, beginning with the parade at 1:30 pm on Friday, May 3 and ending with the Adjournment sine die on Saturday, May 4.Page 19 is a full-page ad for The Greeneville Publishing Company (of Greeneville TN).Page 20 is the list of the Chairmen of the state delegations, including the number of delegates for each state.Page 21 features a group of ads: a paid political advertisement for Reagan, Higgins & Irvine (a Lexington building supply store), U. S. Engineering Company (of Kansas City MO), McCrum's Drug Store (of Lexington VA), and The Quid (a Lexington establishment featuring "ABC on & off."Page 22 is an ad for Zippo Lighters.Page 23 includes an "In Memoriam" piece for Tommy Mac Baremore (1946-1968) as well as an ad for the Barn Dinner Theatre (in Roanoke VA).Page 24 is a full-page ad for B. F. Martin, Inc., a firm doing advertising typography in Norfolk VA.Page 25 lists the Mock Convention Secretariat and Secretariat Staff along with ads for Campus Corner, Inc. (in Lexington) and the Rockbridge Bank and Trust Company.Page 26 includes ads for Rector-Phillips-Morse (of Little Rock AR) and Richard Foundry Corporation (of Norfolk VA).Page 27 includes profiles of Claude R. Kirk (the Governor of Florida and keynote speaker for the Mock Convention), Henry Bellmon (former Governor of Oklahoma and presenter of the platform at the Mock Convention), and William E. Brock (a W&L alumnus and Tennessee Congressman, serving as Parade Grand Marshall).Page 28 includes an ad for Moreland Chemical Company (of Spartanburg SC), an ad placed by the W&L Students Against the War ("End the war in Vietnam Now"), and a list of the members of The National Advisory Council to the 1968 Mock Convention (Sol Wachtler -- Justice of the NY State Supreme Court, Bill Brock -- Member of Congress for Tennessee, Gerald Ford -- House Minority Leader from Michigan, Everett Dirkson -- Senate Minority Leader from Illinois, Mark Hatfield -- Senator for Oregon, Melvin Laird -- Congressman for Wisconsin, Richard Poff -- Congressman for Virginia, William Scranton -- former Governor of Pennsylvania, Robert E. Smylie -- former Governor of Idaho).Page 29 has six ads: London Dry, Ltd. (Spartanburg SC), C. L. Cannon and Sons, Inc. (Spartanburg SC), Frank's Restaurant (Roanoke VA), The Anxious i ("A Democrat"), Troy H. Cribb and Sons (Spartanburg SC), and Lexington Hardware.Page 30 has a list of donors with the message, "The West Virginia Delegation would like to express its appreciation to the following who have made substantial contributions in time and money:"Page 31 is a full-page ad for Agilon Stretch Nylon Hosiery by Deering Milliken Research Corporation.Page 32 includes ads for McJunkin Corporation, Hostetter's Repair and Body Shop (with a Lexington phone number), East Lexington Grocery, and WREL 1450 (radio station).Page 33 includes a full-page ad, with photograph, for Alvin-Dennis, a Lexington clothier.Page 34 is a full-page ad from the Illinois Booster Club listing individuals who "have kindly contributed their efforts to the Illinois Delegation" and listing the Illinois Delegation Officers.Page 35 is a full-page paid ad for Senator Charles Percy of Illinois.Page 36 is a full-page ad for Churchill Downs ("Home of the Kentucky Derby").Page 37 is a full-page ad for College Town Shop of John Norman (Lexington VA).Page 38 is a paid ad for Nelson A. Rockefeller.Page 39 is a full-page paid ad for Reagan.