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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Letter from George A. Wingate to women voters
Letter from George A. Wingate to women voters detailing his concern for war widow and orphan issues.
Letter from John B. Johnston to supporter
Letter from John B. Johnston thanking a constituent for participating in a Judiciary Convention.
Letter from John B. Johnston to supporters
Letter written by John B. Johnston personally at the request of his friend New York Supreme Court Justice James A. Dunne who supports Johnston. Johnston asks voters to "give earnest thought to my candidacy."
Letter from Judge Burt Jay Humphrey
Letter from Judge Burt Jay Humphrey asking for McDonald's assistance in seeking a promotion to the Supreme Court.
Letter from Leander B. Faber asking women to vote
Letter from Leander B. Faber asking women to vote for him for Supreme Court Justice.
Letter from Master Horseshoers National Protective Association supporting Alfred E. Smith for governor
Letter from the Master Horseshoers National Protective Association supporting Alfred E. Smith for Governor of New York.
Letter from Mayor William Walton of Long Beach supporting John B. Johnston
Letter in which William J. Walton, Mayor of Long Beach, pledges his support for the John B. Johnston campaign.
Letter from Mitchell May to John R. McDonald
Letter from Mitchell May to John R. McDonald thanking him for the congratulations and good wishes he conveyed.
Letter from New York Lawyers Committee advocating Alfred E. Smith for president
Letter from Martin Conboy to Mr. McDonald asking him to join the New York Lawyers Committee supporting Alfred E. Smith for President.
Letter from citizens committee supporting John B. Johnston
Letter advocating John B. Johnston for Justice of the Supreme Court as he is "eminently qualified ... Citizens, irrespective of their political associations, should assist in the candidacy of Mr. Johnston."
Letter from lawyers supporting William P. Burr
Letter to voters from a group of lawyers asking suppport for the candidacy of Justice William P. Burr.
Letter from non-partisan citizens committee endorsing George A. Wingate
Letter endorsing George A. Wingate and asking for citizens' aid in displaying photos of Surrogate Wingate in their windows.
Letter from non-partisan lawyers committee supporting George A. Wingate
Letter advocating George A. Wingate and the use of automobiles as a conveyance to enable the candidate to cover more territory while campaigning.
Letter from the John B. Johnston Non-Partisan Lawyers Committee
Letter from the John B. Johnston Non-Partisan Lawyers Committee inviting prospective members to a committee meeting.
Letter in support of George A. Wingate
Letter to voters signed by M. J. McGrath and Frank Bryan? supporting George Wingate's candidacy.
Letter requesting names and addresses of John B. Johnston supporters
Letter from the Secretary of John B. Johnston Lawyers Committee requesting the names and addresses of people who would support Johnston.
Letter to supporters of John B. Johnston
Note to supporters requesting that they "fill in the enclosed blank with names and addresses of friends … facilitating the work of the Committee."
Lockwood letter supporting Edward H. Maddox
Letter from Charles Lockwood to voters asking for their support of Edward H. Maddox's campaign for Kings County Register.
Loomis letter supporting John E. Ruston
Letter from Guy Loomis soliciting support for the candidacy of Rotarian District Attorney, John E. Ruston.
MacCrate for Supreme Court justice
Double-sided handbill to vote for Republican John MacCrate for Supreme Court Justice. Front: Image and Biography. Reverse: How to mark Ballot.
Mary Le Greico routs the bosses
Eleven year old Mary Le Greico appealed to Street Cleaning Deputy Commissioner Patrick H. Quinn for her father who, she said was "a strong man, worked hard … so why couldn't he get a position with the street-cleaning department?"
Mayor Jimmy Walker pamphlet
Pamphlet sent to the 7,500 member Kings County Democratic Committee reprinting two letters outlining the controversy over the Committees' support of James Walker for Mayor.
Mayor Jimmy Walker speaks at campaign rally
Article on the reception Mayor Jimmy Walker received upon opening the campaign, and his appeal to voters "not to allow indifference to defeat the amendment to the State Constitution."
Mayor Jimmy Walker visits Staten Island, praises John B. Johnston
Newspaper article about a visit by New York Mayor Jimmy Walker to Staten Island. During his speech, he praised John B. Johnston and remarked "how jealous I am of you that you can vote for him and I cannot."
Mayor Jimmy Walker's opinion of John B. Johnston
This two-page typescript attests to Mayor Jimmy Walker's friendship with John B. Johnston, the Democratic nominee for Supreme Court. Walker states that Johnston is a man who is an "outstanding practictioner of law."
McCooey corrects misstatements and endorses George A. Wingate
Letter by John H. McCooey correcting misstatements made during the campaign about Surrogate George A. Wingate who had been appointed to finish up the term begun by Surrogate Herbert T. Ketcham.
McGarry roasted
Residents of the twenty-third ward are upset with Joseph McGarry because of his failure to "remove ashes from the front of their houses for several days."
McKenna-Muller Agency advertises for John B. Johnston
Letter from McKenna-Muller Agency authorizing newspapers ads be placed about John B. Johnston, with two insertions each week ending November 5th, in local and suburban papers.
McLaughlin for county judge
This double-sided handbill ask voters to choose Alonzo G. McLaughlin for County Judge. Front: Question mark. Reverse: Photograph and biography.
McMahon for Supreme Court justice
Double-sided handbill encouraging voters to choose Edward Ward McMahon, Democratic Candidate for Justice of the Supreme Court. Front: Image of Edward Ward McMahon. Reverse: Biography and sample ballot.
McQuade for Kings County register
Double-sided handbill for James A. McQuade for Kings County Register. Front: Photo and endorsements. Back: Reasons for home-owners and renters to choose him.
Merchant & Plumber Fitter Magazine advertisement for George A. Wingate
Advertisement and article on George A. Wingate. The article was placed in the Merchant Plumber and Fitter Magazine. Second page missing.
Miller letter supporting George A. Wingate
Letter from Manasseh Miller enlisting support from friends for George A. Wingate's re-election as Surrogate.
Mock theater stub endorsing John P. Cohalan (blue)
The front side of this blue 3"x1" mock theater ticket stub urges voters to endorse re-election of Surrogate John P. Cohalan. The back tells voters that he is on the Independent Ticket and to "ask your friends to help."
Mock theater stub endorsing John P. Cohalan (pink)
The front side of this pink 3"x1" mock theater ticket stub urges voters to endorse re-election of Surrogate John P. Cohalan. The back tells voters that he is on the Independent Ticket and to "ask your friends to help."
More men to be hired to clean streets
The Democratic district leader was told that he could hire thirty more men to work for the Street-Cleaning Department.
Moses named treasurer of John B. Johnston Citizens Committee
Acknowledgement by Robert Moses, Secretary of State, for choice of Treasurer in the John B. Johnston Citizens Committee.
Nassau County lawyers organizing for John B. Johnston
Freeport News article on how Democratic leaders in Nassau County are organizing the Nassau County Lawyers' Committee to boost John B. Johnston for Justice of the Supreme Court.
Nassau County newspaper endorses John B. Johnston
Newspaper article advocating John B. Johnston, the Supreme Court Justice candidate.
New York Sun endorses Colonel James Crooke McLeer
Handbill with a reprint of an article in New York Sun endorsing Republican Candidate, Colonel James Crooke McLeer, for Brooklyn's Surrogate.
Newspaper advertisement endorsing Edward Cassin
Newspaper advertisement endorsing Edward Cassin who has "served the people as President and Secretary of South Brooklyn Board of Trade … and will vote to repeal the tax on all necessaries of life."
Newspaper advertisement for John B. Johnston
Rockaway Wave newspaper advertisement for Democratic Candidate John B. Johnston as Justice of the Supreme Court, Second Judicial District. Ad states he is "a man of tried ability who would be an asset to our judiciary."
Newspaper article advocating John B. Johnston
Rockaway Wave newspaper article exhorting citizens to elect John B. Johnston, Democratic candidate for Supreme Court Justice for the Second Judicial District. A house to house canvass will be made for him.
Newspaper article on John B. Johnston
Flushing Home News article states that "judicial ticket compares favorably with any that has ever been submitted to the voters of the district."
Newspaper article on John B. Johnston's experience, judicial poise and dignity
Greenport Home News article describes John B. Johnston as one with "a wide, active and important legal experience ... a man who possesses not only consummate skill as an advocate, but judicial poise and dignity."
Newspaper article on street obstructions by vehicles
New York World article on Street Cleaning Deputy Commissioner Patrick H. Quinn issuing orders concerning obstructions by vehicles. Owners who disregard "the ordinance will find their vehicles in the city's possession."
Noon day meeting at Ansonia Clock Company
Handbill announcing that George A. Wingate and Mary Elizabeth Lease will be speaking at a Noon Day Meeting at the Ansonia Clock Company on October 30, 1919.
Officials stirred up over gross violations
New York World article reporting on the "gross violations in Brooklyn at night … streets encumbered by heavy trucks and other vehicles has stirred the Department of Streets."
Pamphlet advocating Charles Lockwood for comptroller
Pamphlet asking fathers and mothers to vote for Charles Lockwood for Comptroller. Front: Note from Chair of Women's Committee on Lockwood's record. Inside: Biography and endorsements. Back: Newspaper endorsements.
Pamphlet for lawyers in support of Charles D. Newton for attorney general
Pamphlet to lawyers requesting support for Charles D. Newton as New York Attorney General. Front: Flow chart. Inside: Promotional letter. Back: Names of Lawyers' Committee.

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