THOMAS D. MCKEOWN COLLECTION
Box and Folder Inventory

Box 1

F 1: Biographical, n.d., 1933-1934.

a. Radio Address, W.C.F.L., Oct. 27, 1933. (Typewritten). Re: McKeown's personality and federal receiverships in an un-designated district.
b. "My Work in Congress." Given by T.D. McKeown before the House of Representatives, Monday, May 28, 1934, Congressional Record.
c. Speech. Given by T.D. McKeown, n.d. (Typewritten with handwritten changes). Re: In honor of the late Warren G. Harding.
d. Speech. Given by T.D. McKeown, n.d. (Typewritten with handwritten changes). Re: Inner strength of Woodrow Wilson.
e. Joey E. Riddle. Given by T.D. McKeown, n.d. (Handwritten with handwritten corrections). Re: Personality of Joey E. "Pat" Riddle.

F 2: Democratic Party, n.d.

a. "The Democratic Party is the Hope of the Masses." Given by T.D. McKeown, n.d. (Typewritten with typewritten and handwritten changes). Re: Principles of the Democratic Party.
b. Speech. Given by T.D. McKeown before the Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Democratic Committee, n.d. (Typewritten with handwritten changes). Re: Principles of the Democratic Party.
c. Speech. Given by T.D. McKeown, n.d. (Typewritten with handwritten changes). Re: Principles of the Democratic Party.

F 3: Ethical, n.d.

a. "Eulogy." Given by T.D. McKeown, n.d. (Handwritten with handwritten changes). Re: Love.
b. "Am I My Brother's Keeper?" Given by T.D. McKeown, n.d. (Handwritten with handwritten changes). Re: Historical answers.
c. Speech Fragment. Given by T.D. McKeown, n.d. (Typewritten with typewritten changes). Re: Retainment of good morals.

F 4: Patriotic, 1900, 1912.

a. Speech. Given by T.D., McKeown at Brown's Springs, July 4, 1900 (Typewritten with typewritten and handwritten changes). Re: Bravery of our forefathers.
b. Speech. Given by T.D. McKeown at the Colored Century Celebration at Malvern, Arkansas, July 28, 1900 (Typewritten with handwritten changes). Re: 20th century and the role of black men.
c. "Secession and its Unjust Punishment." Given by T.D. McKeown, September 4, 1912 (Typewritten with handwritten changes). Re: glory of the South's cause.

F 5: Patriotic, n.d., 1901, 1931.

a. "Memorial Address of Congressman Tom D. McKeown." Given by T.D. McKeown at Wewoka, Oklahoma, May 31, 1931 (Typewritten with handwritten and typewritten changes). Re: Glory and civil duty of World War I veterans.
b. Speech. Given by T.D. McKeown, July 4, no year given (Handwritten with handwritten corrections). Re: July 4th celebration.
c. John Marshall's interpretation of the Constitution. Given by Tom D. McKeown on John Marshall Day, February 4, 1901 (Handwritten with handwritten corrections). Re: John Marshall, American statesman and exponent of the Constitution.

F 6: Miscellaneous, 1900.

Speech. Given by T.D. McKeown before Amity High School, Amity Arkansas, June 4, 1900. (Newspaper, Amity Enterprise, published June 15, 1900). Re: American Glory.

F 7: Miscellaneous, n.d., 1917, 1934.

a. "Revenue to Defray War Expenses." Given by T.D. McKeown before the House of Representatives, Wednesday, May 23, 1917. (Printed). Re: Fair taxation of all to defray war expenses.
b. "Cotton Production Control will Eliminate Poverty in Dixie." Given by T.D. McKeown before the House of Representatives, March 15, 1934, Congressional Record. Re: Relief.
c. "Mr. Anonymous Receives a Letter." Given by T.D. McKeown before the House of Representatives, Wednesday, April 4, 1934, Congressional Record. Re: McKeown's voting record on World War I veterans pensions.
d. Speech. Given by T.D. McKeown, n.d. (Typewritten with typewritten changes). Re: Injustices done to Indian Territory.
e. Speech. Given by T.D. McKeown, (Typewritten). Re: Fragment.

F 8: Publications, 1922, 1931-1932, 1934.

a. Democratic Platform Adopted by the State Democratic Convention, August 15, 1922.
b. The Democratic Bulletin - Some Suggestions for a Democratic Platform, December, 1931. Re: Suggestions of platform, anti-trust, et al.
c. Railroads and Trucks, What IS a Fair Deal for Both? Some Practical Suggestions for a Co-operative Solution, October 5, 1932.
d. American Bankruptcy Review, August, 1934. Re: T.D. McKeown Defeated for re-nomination.

F 9: Clippings, T.D. McKeown Bills, n.d., 1934.

Includes information on bankruptcy and enlarging the Shawnee post office.

F 10 Clippings, Campaign Material, n.d., 1916, 1928, 1934, 1936, 1941.

Includes material on Tom McKeown, Lyle Boren, Victor Wickersham, Bruce G. Carter, and Percy Gassaway.

F 11: Clippings, Miscellaneous, n.d., 1916.

F 12: Correspondence, n.d., 1933.

a. Letter, from Tom D. McKeown to Mr. T. William Crawford, Ada, Oklahoma, December 7, 1933 (Typewritten). Re: Bromide Water of Bromide, Oklahoma. Fragment.
b. Shorthand message to (?) J.B. Gillbreath.
c. Scribbles on a Western Union Sheet.

F 13: Miscellaneous, n.d., 1933-1934.

a. Poem.
b. Presentation notes of two pens presented to Tom D. McKeown.

Box 2

a. Two scrapbooks, containing clippings on McKeown's career, drafting bills, campaign material. Circa: 1910-1934.
b. Book and loose sheets of McKeown speeches and bills from the 65th and 66th Congresses, 1917-1920.

Thomas D. McKeown Collection Description


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