Brooklyn College, Brooklyn Democratic Party Scrapbooks

The 223 objects in this collection consist of digitized archival materials are from the George A. Wingate, John B. Johnston, and Patrick Quinn Scrapbooks contained in the Records of the Brooklyn Democratic Party at the Brooklyn College Library.

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Fenberg supports Reuben L. Haskell
Letter written by Louis M. Fenberg to individuals requesting that they serve on the Non-Partisan Lawyers Committee supporting the candidacy of Reuben L. Haskell for Judge of the County Court.
Fifth Avenue merchants praise Patrick H. Quinn
Merchants along Fifth Avenue, though they had arguments with Street Cleaning Deputy Commissioner Patrick H. Quinn over snow removal, now commend him on the "excellent manner in which the streets are kept clean."
Fish for municipal court justice
Handbill to elect Lawrence C. Fish for Municipal Court Justice with a map indicating boundaries of his district.
Flier promoting John B. Johnston campaign in Nassau County
Flier advertising John B. Johnston's campaign in Nassau County.
Flier promoting John B. Johnston for Supreme Court justice
Promotional flier for John B. Johnston, Democratic Nominee for Justice of the Supreme Court, Second Judicial District.
Flynn letter endorsing Frank S. Gannon, Jr.
Letter from Joseph Flynn urging voters to support Frank S. Gannon, Jr., for Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice.
Fort Greene marketmen thank street cleaning deputy commissioner Patrick H. Quinn
Fort Greene marketmen thanked Deputy Commissioner of Street Cleaning, Patrick H. Quinn, for the prompt removal of snow from their neighborhood.
Fox for 18th assembly district
Handbill advocating Daniel W. Fox, candidate for the 18th Assembly District in Brooklyn. Front: Photo and sample ballot. Reverse: Biography and sample ballot.
Fundraising luncheon letter for John B. Johnston
Letter about a luncheon honoring John B. Johnston mentions the "large turn-out, impressive speakers, and non-partisan character of the gathering" with a list of the guests who attended.
Gannon and Lewis for justices of the Supreme Court
This double-sided handbill promotes Frank S. Gannon, Jr. and Harry E. Lewis as Justices of the Supreme Court. Front: Photo and biography of candidates. Reverse: Sample ballot with advice on voting.
Gannon for Supreme Court justice
Double-sided handbill advocating Judge Frank S. Gannon, Jr., for Supreme Court Justice. Front: Image of Gannon with Lady Justice. Reverse: Biography of Gannon.
Garvin for Supreme Court justice
Double-sided handbill asking people to vote for Edwin L. Garvin for Justice of the Supreme Court. Front: Photo of Edwin L. Garvin. Reverse: Reasons why voters should choose Garvin.
German newspaper endorses John B. Johnston
Article in German-language newspaper promoting John B. Johnston's candidacy for Justice of the Supreme Court.
Handbill for John B. Johnston, candidate for Supreme Court
This double-sided handbill touts John B. Johnston's abilities. Front: Photo of Johnston. Reverse: Biography and endorsements.
Handbill for Judge Edgar M. Doughty
Handbill asking voters to to re-elect Judge Edgar M. Doughty of the Sixth Municipal Court District. Includes map of the district.
Handbill listing democratic nominees
Long thin handbill enumerating all the nominees running for office with John B. Johnston heading up the list for Supreme Court Justice.
Handbill urging support for James O'Malley
Handbill urging support for James O'Malley for the Supreme Court in Manhattan and the Bronx. Photo and sample ballot with biography and ballot instructions.
Handwritten letter to George A. Wingate
Handwritten letter of support from "a democrat" to George Wingate.
Hart for surrogate
Handbill that promotes Louis B. Hart for Surrogate. Hart's photograph is in the center of a large red heart on the handbill.
Hessberg for sheriff
Handbill advising voters about the regular Democratic Candidate for Sheriff, Herman M. Hessberg. Front: Photo of Hessberg. Reverse: Short biography and pointers on how to vote.
Higgins for state senator
Handbill asks voters to choose James A. Higgins for State Senator of the sixth district. Front: Photograph with sample ballot. Back: "Say it With Votes!" proclaims the handbill.
Higgins letter requesting support
Letter from Thomas Higgins to Democrats in the 12th Assembly District asking them to vote for him as Candidate for Member of the State Committee.
How big men win success newspaper article
Newspaper article about John B. Johnston in the New York Journal on August 1, 1927.
Hulbert for president of board of alderman
Voters are asked to choose Murray Hulbert, Democratic candidate for President of the Board of Alderman. Front: Photo of Hulbert describing his record of public service. Back: Quotes by local newspapers of his accomplishments.
Hulbert for president of the board of alderman
This tiny 2"x3" double-sided handbill asks voters to choose Murray Hulbert, Democratic Candidate for President of the Board of Alderman. Front: Photo of Hulbert. Back: Touts Hulbert as congressman, dock commissioner and citizen with sample ballot.
Illustration of street cleaning deputy commissioner Patrick H. Quinn
Illustration of the Street Cleaning Deputy Commissioner Patrick H. Quinn, Commander of the "White Wings Army."
Invitation to a tea for Johnston and
Invitation to an informal meeting followed by tea on Saturday afternoon, October 29th, at the Castillian Gallery, Hotel St. George, honoring Johnston and Scudder.
Invitation to luncheon honoring John B. Johnston
Invitation to a luncheon sent by Law Students Committee for the John B. Johnston to be held at Hotel St. George on Saturday, October 22, 1927.
Jacobs letter endorsing John B. Johnston
Letter to John B. Johnston supporters from Ralph K. Jacobs asking people to "drop him a line reassuring him of their support."
John B. Johnston Lawyers Committee campaign reply card
Reply card used to join the John B. Johnston Lawyers Committee.
Johnston Lawyers Committee envelope
Envelope used by the John B. Johnston Lawyers Committee.
Johnston address at Hotel Bossert
John B. Johnston's address to suppporters at the Hotel Bossert.
Johnston begins campaign tour in five counties
Sayville Press article on Congressman John B. Johnston beginning his campaign tour by speaking at every one of the five counties that have endorsed him.
Johnston letter asking for support
Letter written by John B. Johnston at the request of Thomas H. Matters, Jr. asking for support but only "if you are convinced or upon fair inquiry shall become satisfied that I will make a just and efficient judge."
Johnston speakers bureau enrollment card
Card asking individuals to enroll as members of the Johnston Speakers Bureau requesting individuals' names, addresses, phone numbers, and whether or not they can supply a car.
Johnston supports Herman Hessberg for sheriff
Brooklyn Times article in which John B. Johnston urges support of Herman Hessberg, Democratic nominee for Sheriff, at meetings of clubs for the 14th, 15th, and 19th Assembly Districts.
Kelly for county clerk handbill in Yiddish and English
Small double-sided handbill asking voters to choose William E. Kelly for County Clerk. One side is in English, the other in Yiddish.
Kelly letter thanking supporters
Letter from William E. Kelly to friends who assisted in the primaries and "during the strenuous campaign."
Ketcham letter appealing for re-election help
Letter from Herbert T. Ketcham to friends appealing for help in his re-election bid as Surrogate of Kings County.
Kings county district attorney Charles J. Dodd praises John B. Johnston
Brooklyn Times article in which Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Dodd praises John B. Johnston as "one of the finest selections for that office made by any party in years."
Kings county district attorney Harry E. Lewis for Supreme Court justice
Handbill urges voters to elect Harry E. Lewis, presently district attorney of Kings County, as Justice of the Supreme Court with sample ballot form on bottom.
LaGuardia civil service committee leaflet
Leaflet promoting candidacy of Fiorello LaGuardia as Candidate of Board of Alderman.
Lawyers committee advocates John B. Johnston
Note acknowledging receipt of a list of names that had been submitted to the Lawyers Committee advocating the election of John B. Johnston.
Lawyers committee letter on distribution of John B. Johnston literature
Letter from Lawyers Committee Secretary requesting that literature regarding the distribution of material on John B. Johnston's election be properly distributed.
Letter asking voters to choose William R. Bayes
Letter asking voters to choose Judge William R. Bayes as a candidate for the office of Justice of the Supreme Court.
Letter encouraging renomination of Richardson Webster for register
Open letter to voters advocating Richardson Webster for Register of Kings County.
Letter from Brooklyn President Riegelmann to John R. McDonald
Thank you letter from Brooklyn Borough President Edward Riegelman to John R. McDonald for nominating him as Supreme Court Justice.
Letter from Celler endorsing George A. Wingate for surrogate
Letter from Emanuel Celler asking voters to support George A. Wingate, Democratic Nominee for Surrogate of Kings County.
Letter from Conboy supporting Robert L. Luce
Letter to friends from Martin Conboy requesting support for the Hon. Robert L. Luce for election to the Supreme Court, the bench Luce presently occupies under appointment.
Letter from George A. Wingate thanking supporters
Letter from George A. Wingate thanking voters for supporting his candidacy.

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