St. Louis/Missouri Political Ephemera

Accession Number: SC U:148
Location: RB-M
Dates: 1916-2004
Size: 1 record carton; 1.0 cubic foot
Creator/Collector: Various
Acquisition info: Some items donated by Sandra Bennett, 2000; some items donated by Noel Holobeck, 2004
Accruals: No accruals expected
Custodial history: Mailings to Sandra Bennett and Noel Holobeck; rest is unknown
Language: English
Processed by: Jean Gosebrink, May 2009; reprocessed by Melissa Miller, October 2018
Conservation notes: Items placed in acid-free folders; buttons placed in acid-free envelopes
Scope and Content: The collection contains political ephemera, mainly from St. Louis and Missouri candidates. Items include Mailings, fliers, bumper stickers, buttons, and brochures. Most candidates are affiliated with the Democratic Party.
Arrangement: Alphabetical by candidate
Restrictions: No restrictions
Remarks: No remarks

St. Louis/Missouri Political Ephemera
1916-2004
1 record carton; 1.0 cubic foot

Box/Folder Description
1/1 Finding aid
1/2 23rd Ward Democrats

-Correspondence

-Mailings; 1997 (3)

-Primary election information; 2000 (2)

-Sample ballot; 1994 (2)

-Voter Guides; 2000 (3)

-Voting registration flier

1/3 Martie J. Aboussie, Board of Aldermen

-Bumper sticker

-Sticker

1/4 Penny Alcott, Comptroller

-Mailing; ca. 1993

1/5 James J. Askew, Secretary of State

-Button

1/6 Ron Auer, State Representative

-Sticker; 1998

1/7 Velma Gene Bailey, Board of Aldermen President

-Resume; 1995 (2)

1/8 Tom Bauer, State Representative

-Flier

-Mailings; 1998 (8)

1/9 Paul Beckerle, Board of Aldermen President

-Brochures (3)

-Bumper sticker

-Buttons (2)

1/10 Paul M. Berra, Comptroller

-Bumper sticker

-Button

1/11 Matt Blunt, Missouri Governor

-Mailing; 2004

1/12 Kit Bond, US Senate

-Mailings; 1998-2004 (2)

1/13 Freeman Bosley Jr., St. Louis Mayor

-Flier; ca. 1997

-Mailer; ca. 1997

-Stickers (2)

1/14 Billie A. Boykins, License Collector

-Brochures; 1986 (2)

1/15 Tom Braford, Aldermanic Board President

-Brochures (2)

-Business card

-News clipping; 1995

1/16 Betty Brooks, Board of Aldermen

-Business card

1/17 George W. Bush, US President

-Mailings; 2000-2004 (3)

1/18 Mel Carnahan, US Senate

-Bumper stickers (4)

-Button

-Door hanging; 2000

-Mailing; 2000

1/19 Sharon Quigley Carpenter, Recorder of Deeds

-Campaign donation form; 1998

-Correspondence; 1998

-Flier; 1998

-Mailings; 1999

-Sticker

1/20 AJ Cervantes, Board of Aldermen President

-Brochure; 1963

1/21 Marit Clark, St. Louis Mayor

-Brochure

-Buttons (2)

-Mailing

1/22 William L. Clay Jr., State Representative

-Correspondence; 1986

1/23 Stephen J. Conway, Comptroller

-Brochure

-Fliers; 1989 (2)

1/24 Calvin Coolidge, US President

-Button

1/25 John Corbett, State Representative

-Brochure

1/26 Gregory FX Daly, License Collector

-Brochure

-Mailings (2)

1/27 Michael P. David, Judge

-Button

1/28 Shirley DeMay, State Senate

-Brochures (2)

1/29 Democratic Party

-9th Ward correspondence; 1998

-13th Ward mailing

-13th Ward sample ballot; 1986-2002 (2)

-28th Ward correspondence

-Benefit invitations; 1999 (2)

-Clinton/Gore bumper sticker; 1996

-Clinton/Gore buttons; 1992-1996 (7)

-Connelly for Clerk of the Circuit Court button

-Donkey button

-Gore/Lieberman bumper stickers; 2000 (3)

-Gore/Liberman buttons; 2000 (2)

-I’m a Young Democrat (at heart) button

-Suda and Tucci button (2)

-Vote Democrat bumper stickers (2)

-When Seniors Vote Democratic Everybody Wins! button

-When Women Vote Democrats Win buttons (2)

1/30 Department of Public Safety

-Bond Issue Election brochures; 1998 (3)

1/31 Bob Dole, US President

-Mailing; 1996

1/32 Thomas Eagleton, US Senate

-Button

1/33 Dwight D. Eisenhower, US President

-Buttons (2)

1/34 Bernard J. Elking, St. Louis Mayor

-Brochures; 1989 (2)

-Bumper sticker

1/35 Catherine S. Enz, US Congress

-Mailing; 2002

1/36 Nancy Farmer, State Treasurer

-Mailings; 2000 (4)

1/37 Mariano Favazza, Circuit Clerk

-Fliers; 1998 (4)

-Mailings (3)

1/38 Bill Federer, US Congress

-Mailing; 2004

-News clipping; 2000

-Sticker

1/39 Joe Ferrario, State Representative

-Brochure; 1996

-Sample ballot; 1996

1/40 Derio Gambaro, State Representative

-Brochures (2)

-Door hanging

-Flier

-Magnet; 1998

-Mailings; 1998 (4)

1/41 Frederick D. Gardner, Missouri Governor

-Brochures; ca. 1916 (4)

1/42 Steve Gaw, Secretary of State

-Bumper sticker

1/43 Dick Gephardt, US Representative

-Brochures; 1985-2000 (5)

-Bumper stickers (2)

-Buttons; 1998 (2)

-Door hanging; 1994

-Flier; 1994

-Invitation; 1992

-Mailings; 1994-2000 (15)

1/44 Al Gore, US Vice President and US President

-Button; 2000

-Flier (Vice President); 1996

-Ticket (Vice President); 1996

-Victory Rally tickets (President); 2000 (2)

1/45 Darlene Green, Comptroller

-Mailing

1/46 Dan Gruen, Board of Aldermen

-Mailings; 1997 (2)

1/47 Lou Hamilton, Circuit Clerk

-Brochures (6)

-Bumper sticker

-Buttons (3)

-Correspondence; 1986 (9)

-Fliers; 1986 (5)

-Invitations; 1986 (3)

-RSVP card

-Sample ballot; 1986 (2)

-Stickers (3)

1/48 Clarence Harmon, St. Louis Mayor

-Door hanging

-Fliers (2)

-Mailings (2)

1/49 Gary Hart, US President

-Button

1/50 Dee Joyce Hayes, Circuit Attorney

-Mailing

1/51 Carl Hoffmann, Board of Aldermen

-Business card

1/52 Bob Holden, State Treasurer and Governor

-Brochure (State Treasurer); 1992

-Bumper sticker (Governor)

-Thank you card (State Treasurer)

1/53 Mack Holekamp, US Congress

-Brochure

-Bumper sticker

1/54 Herbert Hoover, US President

-Flier (1932)

1/55 James E. Hudson, Board of Education

-Brochure; 1997

1/56 Dick Illyes, US Congress

-Flier

1/57 Alphonso Jackson, Collector of Revenue

-Brochure; 1986

1/58 Jennifer Joyce, Circuit Attorney

-Brochure; 2000

-Bumper sticker (Board of Aldermen)

-Invitation; 2000

-Mailings; 2000 (4)

1/59 Nellene Joyce, Board of Aldermen

-Brochures; 1981 (4)

-Bumper sticker

-Campaign donation forms (3)

-Correspondence; 1981

-Invitation; 1981

1/60 Jack Keane, Collector of Revenue

-Brochures; 1986 (3)

-Bumper stickers (2)

-Flier; 1985

-Mailing

-Sticker

1/61 Peter Kelly, US Representative

-Brochure

1/62 Harry Kennedy, State Representative

-Brochure

-Fundraising form; 1996

1/63 John F. Kennedy, US President

-Button

1/64 Frank Kilcullen, License Collector

-Business card

-Mailing

1/65 Lyda Krewson, School Board and Board Aldermen

-Brochures (School Board) (3)

-Business card

-Card (Board of Aldermen)

-Mailing (Board of Aldermen)

-Stickers (School Board) (2)

1/66 Ronald A. Leggett, Collector of Revenue

-Brochure

-Mailing; 2002

1/67 Libertarian Party

-Brochures; 1998 (2)

1/68 Blaine Luetkemeyer, State Treasurer

-Mailings; 2004 (3)

1/69 Lester Maddox, Georgia State Governor

-Cartoon flier

1/70 Annette Mandel, St. Louis County Council

-William Lacy Clay endorsement letter; ca. 2002

1/71 Jimmie Matthews, Board of Aldermen President

-Flier; 1995

1/72 Joe Maxwell, Lieutenant Governor

-Brochure

1/73 Claire McCaskill, Missouri Governor

-Door hanging; 2004

1/74 Wilbur Mills, US President

-Bumper sticker

-Button

1/75 Steve Miloscia, US Representative

-Brochure

1/76 Miscellaneous Items

-ACT Missouri brochure

-Advance St. Louis mailing; 2004 (2)

-Campaign to Reward Work brochure

-CARE Committee mailings; 1993 (2)

-FAIR Propositions mailing; 1988

-Harris for President bumper sticker; 1972

-Living Wage Campaign mailing

-McGovern for President bumper sticker

-Politics, Country, and Flag! button

-Presidential Debates button; 1984

-Propositions 1, 2, and 3 newspapers (3)

-Proposition A card

-Proposition J card

-Re-elect the President tie clip

-We Need Vince! buttons (3)

1/77 Missouri Amendment 1 (2004)

-Mailings (8)

1/78 Missouri Amendment 3 (ca. 1994)

-Mailings (3)

1/79 Missouri Amendment 6 (1994)

-Mailings (2)

1/80 Missouri Amendment 9 (1998)

-Door hanging

-Mailing

1/81 Miquel "Michael" Thomas Mitchell, Board of Aldermen

-Criminal history information sheet

1/82 Walter Mondale, US Vice President

-Stickers (2)

1/83 Travis Morrison, State Auditor

-Brochure

-Sticker

1/84 Nels Moss, Circuit Attorney

-Mailing; 1992

1/85 Jay Nixon, US Senate

-Flier

1/86 John O’Gorman, St. Louis Mayor

-Business card

1/87 Ken Ortmann, Board of Aldermen

-Flier; 1999

-Mailings; 1999 (2)

1/88 Geraldine Osborn, Board of Aldermen

-Bumper stickers (2)

-Invitations; 1987-1988 (2)

-Mailing

1/89 Mark J. Pedroli, State Representative

-Flier

1/90 Peter R. Percich, Comptroller

-Brochures; 1989 (4)

-Bumper sticker

-Cards (6)

-Correspondence; 1989 (2)

-Invitations (2)

-News clipping; 1989 (3)

-Stickers (3)

1/91 Raymond T. Percich, Sheriff

-Mailing; 1976

1/92 Ted Powers, State Representative

-Correspondence

1/93 Proposition 1 (1985)

-Correspondence (2)

-Invitation

1/94 Proposition 1 (1992)

-Brochure

-Correspondence (2)

-Fliers (2)

1/95 Proposition 1 (1998)

-Brochures (2)

-Correspondence

1/99 Proposition 1 (1999)

-Mailings (4)

1/100 Proposition A (1998)

-Flier

-Sticker

1/101 Proposition B (2002)

-Mailings; 2002 (3)

1/102 Proposition E (1993)

-Brochure

-Bumper sticker

-Card

-Correspondence (2)

-Endorsement list

-Mailings (6)

1/103 Proposition L (1988)

-Brochure

-Mailing

1/104 Proposition M (ca. 2000)

-Mailings (3)

1/105 Judy Raker, State Senate

-Brochures; 1986 (2)

-Sticker

1/106 Matt Rankin, State Representative

-Flier; 2000

-Press release; 2000

1/107 Republican Party

-Mailings; 2000 (4)

-Reagan/Bush bumper sticker; 1984

-This is Your Brain on Drugs card

1/108 Tony Ribaudo, State Representative and St. Louis Mayor

-Brochures; 1994

-Correspondence; 1992 (3)

-Endorsement list

-Fliers; 1992 (6)

-House Joint Resolution No. 58; 1988

-Keychain

-Mailings; 1994 (4)

-News clippings; 1992-1993 (4)

1/109 Mike Roberts, Board of Aldermen

-News clipping; 1986

1/110 Steve Roberts, St. Louis Mayor

-Brochure; 1993

1/111 Craig Schmid, Board of Aldermen

-Brochure

-Correspondence; 1998

-Fliers; 1995

-Good Neighbor Guide; 1998

-Invitation; 1995

1/112 Vince Schoemehl, St. Louis Mayor and Governor

-Brochure (Mayor); 1985

-Bumper stickers (Mayor); 1985 (6)

-Buttons (Mayor); 1985 (6)

-Campaign volunteer forms; 1985 (4)

-Coasters (Governor) (3)

-Correspondence; 1989-1992 (4)

-Flier

-Invitations; 1985-1990 (3)

-Matchbook cover (Mayor); 1985

-News clippings; 1985-1989 (3)

-Sticker (Mayor); 1985

-Tickets; 1983-1989 (5)

-Tote bag (Mayor); 1985

1/113 John E. Scott, State Senator

-Correspondence

-Newsletter; June 1992

1/114 Jim Shrewsbury, Comptroller and Aldermanic President

-Brochure (Comptroller); ca. 1993

-Correspondence (Comptroller); 1996

-Mailing (Aldermanic President)

-Mailings (Comptroller); ca. 1993 (5)

1/115 Francis G. Slay, Board of Aldermen

-Brochures; 1987 (4)

-Bumper stickers (2)

-Card; 1985

-Correspondence; 1987

-Door hanging

-Fliers; 1985-1993 (3)

-Mailings

1/116 Jim Sondermann, Board of Aldermen

-Brochure

-Mailings (3)

-Volunteer form

1/117 Tom Stoff, State Representative

-Buttons (2)

-Flier

1/118 Steve Stoll, US Representative

-Mailing

1/119 Richard Swatek, Circuit Attorney

-Brochure; 1992

-Correspondence; 1992

1/120 Jim Talent, US Congress

-Mailing

-Volunteer form

1/121 John Temporiti, US Congress

-Brochures; 1988 (3)

-Bumper stickers (3)

-Buttons (3)

-Press Packet; 1988

-Volunteer forms; 1988 (3)

1/122 Joe Vaccaro, Board of Aldermen

-Brochure; 1993

-Correspondence; 1993

1/123 Matt Villa, Board of Aldermen

-Newsletter; Summer 2000

1/124 Thomas A. Villa, St. Louis Mayor and Board of Aldermen

-Brochures (Board of Aldermen); 1987 (5)

-Brochure (Mayor); 1993

-Bumper stickers (Board of Aldermen) (2)

-Call script (Board of Aldermen)

-Correspondence (Board of Aldermen); 1987 (4)

-Invitation (Mayor); 1993

-Mailings (Mayor); 1992-1993 (5)

-News clippings (Board of Aldermen); 1987 (6)

-Sample ballot (Board of Aldermen); 1987

1/125 Vincent T. Volpe, State Auditor

-Biography; 1986

-Brochure; 1986

-Correspondence; 1986

1/126 Alan Wheat, US Senate

-Button

1/127 Wendell Willkie, US President

-Brochures; 1940 (2)

-Fliers; 1940 (3)

-News clipping; 1940

1/128 Roger B. Wilson, Lt. Governor

-Button

1/129 Mike Wolff, Attorney General

-Button

1/130 Phyllis Young, Board of Aldermen President

-Brochure

-Flier

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