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dc.creatorWashington and Lee University Mock Convention Committee
dc.descriptionThis 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."en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 1, front cover, includes title and image of charging elephant.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 2 is an advertisement for Governor Nelson Rockefeller, paid for by the New York State Delegation to the Mock Convention.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 3 is the table of contents.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 4 includes ads for The National Bank of Georgia and Thomas, Ltd (a Lexington VA clothing business).en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 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).en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 6 is a "Message from President Huntley" in which he describes the value of the Mock Convention and congratulates the participating students.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 7 is a statement from the Permanent Chairman, Steven R. Saunders.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 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.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 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.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 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.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 11 features a photograph of Senator Goldwater with the Iowa delegation. Students in the picture are identified in the caption.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 12 is a brief history of the university: Washington and Lee University: 1749 - 1968.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 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.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 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.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 15 includes ads for Spartan Mills (of Spartanburg SC) and the Standard Tank & Seat Company.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 16 features a full-page ad for Harris Manufacturing Company (of Johnson City TN) and Harris Hardwood Co., Inc. (of Roanoke VA).en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPages 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.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 19 is a full-page ad for The Greeneville Publishing Company (of Greeneville TN).en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 20 is the list of the Chairmen of the state delegations, including the number of delegates for each state.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 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."en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 22 is an ad for Zippo Lighters.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 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).en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 24 is a full-page ad for B. F. Martin, Inc., a firm doing advertising typography in Norfolk VA.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 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.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 26 includes ads for Rector-Phillips-Morse (of Little Rock AR) and Richard Foundry Corporation (of Norfolk VA).en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 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).en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 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).en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 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.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 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:"en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 31 is a full-page ad for Agilon Stretch Nylon Hosiery by Deering Milliken Research Corporation.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 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).en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 33 includes a full-page ad, with photograph, for Alvin-Dennis, a Lexington clothier.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 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.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 35 is a full-page paid ad for Senator Charles Percy of Illinois.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 36 is a full-page ad for Churchill Downs ("Home of the Kentucky Derby").en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 37 is a full-page ad for College Town Shop of John Norman (Lexington VA).en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 38 is a paid ad for Nelson A. Rockefeller.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsPage 39 is a full-page paid ad for Reagan.en_US
dc.format.extent39 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, 1968en_US
dc.subject.otherHuntley, Robert E. R, 1929-en_US
dc.subject.otherSaunders, Steven R.en_US
dc.subject.otherWashington and Lee University. Mock Conventionen_US
dc.titleMock Convention Journal, Washington & Lee University, 1968 (periodical)en_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
dc.subject.fastCollege student newspapers and periodicalsen_US
dc.subject.fastRockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979en_US
dc.subject.fastGoldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998en_US
dc.subject.fastKirk, Claude R., 1926-2011en_US
dc.subject.fastBellmon, Henryen_US
dc.subject.fastBrock, William Emerson, 1930-en_US
dc.subject.fastPercy, Charles H., 1919-2011en_US
dc.subject.fastReagan, Ronalden_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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