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Folder 1 Grinnell 1904-1912:  Notes from the Scarlet and Black and Grinnell Herald Register, notes on early family life and move to Grinnell. Folder 2 1908-1910:  Various Scarlet Black articles including “What Grinnell Is; Its Spirit and Life” President Main, December 2, 1908. Various notes on Hopkins taken from SB. Folder 3 1911:  SB articles on Hopkins’ basketball career Folder 4 1912:  “Outline of the Possible Organization and Scope of Work of a Poverty Commission” by John A. Kingsbury. Folder 5 1913:  Notes from Grinnell Herald Register, “Women’s Work Shops” Bailey B. Burritt, Folder 6 1914:  Unemployment Relief Correspondance, “Study of the Methods Employed by the AICP to secure work for unemployed applicants”, notes from the Grinnell Herald Register Folder 7 1915:  “Should the work be continued?”  Confidentional memorandum on the work of the Department of Social Welfare by John A. Kingsbury Folder 8 1917:  United States Civil Service Commission correspondence a propos Hopkins, Board of Child Welfare notes, recommendations for Hopkins’ appointment to proposed Army and Navy War Life Insurance Bureau, Red Cross Gulf Division Annual Report, “Report of the Bureau of Civilian Relief Gulf Division” American Red Cross October- December 1917 Folder 9 1918:  Letter to United States Civil Service Commission from John A. Kingsbury recommending Harry Hopkins. Folder 10 1919:  Red Cross Gulf Division Bulletin, Minutes from the Central Council of the National Assocation of Social Workers, Gulf Division; Red Cross Reports January- September 1919, multiple articles from the Gulf Division Bulletin concerning the future of Home Service, excerpts from Hopkins’ monthly reports Folder 11 1920:  February 1920 American Relief Council correspondence, AMC Gulf Division Bulletin April 1920, Hopkins’ report on trip to Mexico after Vera Cruz Earthquake and Flood, Folder 12 1922: Correspondence regarding Hopkins’ Red Cross and Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor Folder 13 1923:  Minutes from meetings of the American Association of Social Workers Folder 14 1924:  Minutes from meetings of the American Association of Social Workers Folder 15 1925:  Minutes from meetings of the American Association of Social Workers Folder 16 1926:  Letter to Lawson Purdy from Hopkins as the Director of the New York Tuberculosis Association Minutes from meetings of the American Association of Social Workers Folder 17 1927:  Extracts from: Hopkins’ “Consolidating Private Health Work Under One Banner,” Nation’s Health, January 1927, Vol. 9, No. 1. Minutes from meetings of the American Association of Social Workers Folder 18 1931:  Continued correspondence with Lawson Purdy Confidential Memo “Comments on selective rehabilitation of unemployed on the land”, unsigned Red Cross documents concerning the State Unemployment Relief Plan Folder 19 1932:  “A Social Work Study of Federal Aid for Unemployment Relief: Report of the Steering Committee” January 1932. Folder 20 1933:  Minutes from meetings of the American Association of Social Workers; list of Hopkins’ engagements from May 1933 to December 1934; FERA Grant Reports “Outline of Remarks on Occasion of Testimonial Dinner to Mr. Harry Hopkins” June 22, 1933; record of June 1933 FERA Conference Beginning of correspondence with FDR as Federal Relief Administrator

Chapter Outlines/ Drafts

Folders in Box 10 contain drafts of several chapters from Harry Hopkins: Ally of the Poor, Defender of Democracy. Folder titles are those of the chapter within. Folder 1 Chapter Outline: Overview of all Chapters Folder 2 London Folder 3 Delivering the Goods Folder 4 Supplies and Strategy Folder 5 Russia Folder 6 Making the Goods Folder 7 Laying the Groundwork Folder 8 No Front Stairs in Washington Folder 9 Casablanca Folder 10 Arcadia Folder 12 Reference: Timelines, Collection References, McJimsey’s research correspondence

Citations, Clippings, Chapter Notes

Folder 1 Ideas: McJimsey’s early conceptions of Hopkins’ role and legacy. Folder 2 Citations: Various citations used by McJimsey throughout his book. Folder 3 Newspapers I: Photocopies of newspaper clippings on Hopkins. Folder 4 Newspapers II: Photocopies of newspaper clippings on Hopkins. Folder 5 Newspapers III: Photocopies of newspaper clippings on Hopkins. Folder 6 Oral Histories: Various interviews from Sherwood, McJimsey and Columbia University’s collection among others. Folder 7 Chapter II: Materials focused on Hopkins’ early life and social work. Folder 8 Chapter III: Materials focused on Hopkins’ early life and social work Folder 9 Chapters II and III: Materials focused on Hopkins’ early life and social work.

Family, Personal, Miscellaneous

Folder 1 Hopkins’ Family: Familial correspondence. Folder 2 Health: Reports, Corresondance and notes regarding Hopkins’ various bouts of illness and other medical conditions. Folder 3 Job Requests: Hopkins’ requests of employment for various associates. Folder 4 HLH Trips 1941-1945: “Official Trips Made By the Honorable Harry Hopkins During the Period March 27, 1941 to May 3, 1945” Folder 5 Office Boy: Correspondence pertaining to Hopkins’ role as ‘office boy' for FDR. Folder 6 Press Conferences: Record of Hopkins’ Press Conferences from January 1934 to December 1939 Folder 7 Newspapers, Hearings, etc.: Notes of various hearings, articles in the New York Times, etc. Folder 8 HLH Appointments 1941-1944: List of appointments from August 1941 to December 1944. Folder 9 Presidential: Hopkins’ notes regarding 1944 Presidential election Folder 10 Death: Hopkins’ reactions to various deaths, letters of condolence, etc. Folder 11 Financial: Checking records, check stubs, salary information, etc. Folder 12 Reading: Books checked out by Hopkins 1936-1940 Folder 13 Biographical: Biographical information on Harry and the Hopkins family. Folder 14 FBI File: FBI files mentioning HLH. Folder 15 Personality Notes: Various psychology notes taken by McJimsey in order to evaluate Hopkins. Folder 16 Humor: Jokes from Hopkins to Churchill, FDR, etc. Folder 17 Personal: Medical, Racing, Summer Homes: Various correspondence, dietary regulations, prescription schedules, etc. Folder 18 Personal 1942-1945: Personal, non-political/professional correspondence between 1942 and 1945. Folder 19 Telephone Topics 1930’s: Telephone logs from 1934-1936. Folder 20 HLH Intro: Materials compiled by McJimsey for his introduction to Harry Hopkins Folder 21 Sherwood Interviews: Interviews done by Robert E. Sherwood in finishing Hopkins’ memoirs. Folder 22 Sherwood: Notes from Sherwood’s work on Hopkins. Folder 23 Letters to Sherwood: Letters to Sherwood regarding various aspects of Harry Hopkins’ life and career. Folder 24 Henry Stimson Diary 1941-1942: Summary of the diary entries of Henry L. Stimson, U.S. Secretary of War Folder 25 Henry Stimson Papers: Selections from Stimson’s papers between 1942 and 1945. Summary given in front of folder. Folder 26 Photos: Various photos of Hopkins and family including: 1912 Grinnell Class Photo; Hopkins and Churchill; Hopkins and Stalin, August 1941; Hopkins and Chester Davis at Grinnell College, 1935; Hopkins w/ FDR and Churchill at Atlantic Conference 1941; Harry, Louise and Diana in Georgetown home, 1941; Hopkins inspecting troops in North Africa; Barbara Hopkins, 1944

January 1934- August 1935

Folder 1 January – May 1934 Testimony of Hopkins as Federal Relief Administrator before Bureau of the Budget, January 22, 1934; “Memorandum Concerning Funds Required by the Federal Emergency Relief Administration,” to the President; The Red Cross Courier May 1934 including multiple articles on Hopkins; “Report of the Committee on Current Relief Program” Folder 2 June- October 1934 Estimates of Costs of Direct and Work Relief Aug- Sept. 1934; “A Public Employment Program as a means of Economic Security,” Emerson Ross, Committee on Economic Security; “Employment and Employability in the Relief Population,” Emerson Ross; “A National Work Program,” Jacob Baker to FDR; “Relief Needs this Winter,” Corrington Gill to Hopkins Folder 3 November – December 1934 “The Plan to Give Work to the Able-Bodied Needy Unemployed,” Nov. 30, 1934; “A Program of Economic Security,” Nov. 13, 1934; “Informal Report of a Special Committee Advisory to the President’s Committee on Economic Security,” Nov. 24, 1934; “Federal Surplus Relief Corporation: Report on Operations,” October 1933- November 1934 Folder 4 January – April 1935 “Activities of State Legislatures”; “Work Relief Commentary” by locale; “Work Projects for Municipalities”; Executive Order “Establishing agencies… for carrying out the purposes of the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935” April 8, 1935 Folder 5 May- August 1935 WPA Bulletin “Labor Relations,” July, 1935; WPA Bulletin #13 “Distinction Between Public Works Administration Projects and Works Progrss Administration Projects,” July 1935; “The Works Program,” 1935; “Conferences with the Directors of Labor Management in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia” August 10, 1935

January- June 1942

Folder 1 January 1-15, 1942: “Combined Raw Materials Board,” January 26, 1942; “Munitions Assignment Board,” January 26, 1942; “Combined Shipping Adjustment Board,” January 26, 1942. Folder 2 January 16-31, 1942: “First Meeting of the Munitions Assignments Board,” January 31, 1942; “Allocation of finished military equipment to Allies,” January 9, 1942; “Merchant Ship Construction in the United States,” Mr. Lubin January 24, 1942. Folder 3 February 1-15, 1942: “Petroleum Refining Plants for the U.S.S.R.”; “Policy Towards Russia” Lord Beaverbrook,” February 1942; “Text of Resolution No. 30 Passed by the Rio Conference: Improvement of Health and Sanitary Conditions,” February 12, 1942; “Possibility of a Negotiated Russo-German Settlement,” Raymond E. Lee February 12, 1942. Folder 4 February 16-29, 1942: “Munitions Assignment Board Minutes of Second Meeting,” February 16, 1942; “Used Octane Gasoline Refining Equipment for Russia,” E.R. Stettinius, Jr. February 21, 1942. Folder 5 March 1942: “Method of Establishing Shipping Priorities”; “Russia,” March 25, 1942. Folder 6 April 1942: “Hopkins and Marshall in London,” Davies Diary Entry April 8, 1942. Folder 7 May 1942: “Harry Hopkins to Overseas Writers,” May 18, 1942; “Organization for controlling aid to Russia,” May 1, 1942; “Combined U.S.- British Committee on Armament and Ammunition Production,” May 1942; “Survey of Lend- Lease Administration,” Donald C. Stone May 16, 1942. Folder 8 June 1942: “Recommendation of the Committee Appointed by the Munitions Assignments Board,” June 6, 1942; “Memorandum Covering the Inter-Departmental Relationship Between the Army and the War Shipping Administration to form a Basis for Full and Complete Cooperation in Connection with the Purchase, Charter, Use and Operation of Vessels and Terminal Facilities”; “Combined Production and Research Board,” June 19

July 1940- June 1941

Folder 1 July- December 1940: “Memorandum Regarding Latin America”; “Economic Defence in the British Empire and the Western Hemisphere” Folder 2 January- February 1941: Hopkins’ appointments between January 9 and Febrary 10, 1941. This is during his visit to London; “List of Items Urgently Required From U.S.A”; Several Telegrams to FDR from Hopkins’ regarding British Armament needs. Folder 3 March 1941: “Examples of war-time Increases in Taxation” Hopkins to Morgenthau, March 4, 1941; War Department Reports regarding “Recent Lend Lease Activities”; “Operations Under the Act of March 11, 1941”; “Minimum Legal Steps Required to be Taken In Disposing of Defense Articles Under H.R. 1776” Folder 4 April 1941: “Proposed Public Statement by the President” April 11, 1941; “Lend Lease Aid for Exile Governments” April 14, 1941; “Establishment of British Air Schools in the United States”; “Machine Tools” Folder 5 May 1941: “Some Policy Considerations on Defense” Oscar Cox May 25, 1941; “Proclaiming a Full National Emergency in Order to Meet the Imminent Danger to Our National Security and to Strengthen the National Defense of the United States and of the Western Hemisphere”; “Lend-Lease Agreements” General Burns May 19, 1941; “Future Lend-Lease Operations” Oscar Cox May 30, 1941. Folder 6 June 1941: “First Report Under the Act of March 11, 1941 (Lend-Lease At)”; “Proposed Master Agreement with the British under the Lend-Lease Act” Oscar Cox June 6, 1941; “Subversive Activities” Oscar Cox June 30, 1941; “Reduction of Automobile Production” Oscar Cox June 16, 1941.

July 1942- April 1943

Folder 1 July- August 1942: “Danger in Delay of Normandy Invasion,” Davies Diary Entry, June 20, 1942; “Maritime Commission’s letter of August 14 to the President”; “Importance of the Middle East,” Bonner F. Fellers, August 4, 1942; “Movement of Airplanes to Russia,” J.H. Burns, August 21, 1942; “Prime Minister’s Visit to Moscow,” British War Cabinet, August 23, 1942. Folder 2 September 1942: “Plans for Operation against the Enemy,” H.H. Arnold September 3, 1942. Folder 3 October 1942: “Aid to Russia,” October 6, 1942; “Conference with the President, HL Hopkins, Admiral Land,” October 21, 1942; “Memorandum for the President,” War Shipping Administration, October 16, 1942; “Report to Hopkins on Soviet Press on Stalin- Churchill Row,” Davies Diary Entry, October 3, 1942. Folder 4 November 1942: “Summary of Minutes of Meeting of President’s Soviet Protocol Committee,” November 25, 1942; “Proposal that CLLA Take Over the Contract of Defense Supplies Corporation with Amtorg Trading Corporation,” Office of Lend-Lease Administration, November 13, 1942; “Lend-Lease Aid to the Fighting Frech in North Africa,” E.R. Stettinius, Jr., November 13, 1942; “Allocation of Net Increase in U.S. Dry Cargo Merchant Fleet to British War Services,” at Shipping Administration, November 20, 1942. Folder 5 December 1942: “North Africa: Summary of Proposed Course of Action,” December 24, 1942; “Importance of Soviet Relationships and Suggestions for Improving Them,” J.H. Burns, December 1, 1942; “General Bradley’s Conference with Mr. Harry Hopkins,” December 8, 1942. Folder 6 January- February 1943: “Minutes of Meeting of President’s Soviet Protocol Committee,” January 5, 1943; “Report to the President on Policy Decisions Relating to Dollar Position of Lend-Lease Countries” Folder 7 March 1943: “The British Foreign Secretary’s Visit to the United States- March 1943”; “Hopkins’ Concern,” Davies Diary Entry, March 12, 1943; “United Kingdom Import Requirements,” Joint Economic Analysis Folder 8 April 1943: “Why Moscow Broke with the London Poles,” Davies Diary Entry, April 30, 1943; “Summary of Events Leading to Establishment of Hopkins Committee,” April 5, 1943; “Memorandum Concerning Meat for the U.K.,” April 26, 1943; “Russia’s Position,” J.H. Burn, August 10, 1943.

July- December 1941

Folder 1 July 1941: “Report on Progress in Recruitment of Civilian Technicians for the Civilian Technical Corps”; Speech by Hopkins to British upon arrival in London; “Coference held at the Kremlin, Moscow, between M. Stalin, Mr. Hopkins, M. Litvinov, the interpreter,” July 31, 1941; Original Notes taken by Hopkins at the Kremlin July 31, 1941; “Flight to Archangel with Mr. Harry Hopkins July- August 1941” Folder 2 August 1941: “Office of Facts and Figures,” August 22, 1941; “Draft of Eight Point Memorandum,” August 1941; “The General Shipping Position” Arthur Salter August 8, 1941. Folder 3 September 1-15 1941: “Joint Board Estimate of United States Over-All Producation Requirements,” September 11, 1941; “Hopkins’ First Mission to Moscow,” Joseph E. Davies Diary Entry September 8, 1941; “Lend-Lease Activities- US Maritime Commission,” September 6, 1941. Folder 4 September 16-30 1941: “Military Information given by Mr. Stalin at Meeting with Lord Beaverbrook and Mr. Harriman,” September 28, 1941; “Bombers for Russia,” Oscar Cox September 19, 1941; “Note on the Slessor Agreement in Relation to Releases to Britain of U.S. Army Air Corps Contracts,” September 29, 1941; “Comparison of U.S. and U.K.- Canadian Production Schedules in Absolute Terms,” Henry L. Stimson. Folder 5 October 1941: “Further Determination of Diversions to Russian Aid,” October 21, 1941; “Report of Special Mission to U.S.S.R. on allocation of Aircraft from U.K. and U.S. Production,” October 10, 1941. Folder 6 November 1941: “Quarterly Earnings before and after Federal Income Taxes, and Reserves for such Taxes, 122 Companies”; “Corporate Profits and Wage Policy,” A. F. Hinrichs November 25, 1941; “100 Octane Aviation Spirit,” William Piercey November 8, 1941; “The Practical Victory Program” T.H. Burns November 28, 1941. Folder 7 December 1941: “Future Lend- Lease Appropriations,” E.R. Stettinius, Jr. December 27, 1941; “Status of the Soviet Aid Program,” E.R. Stettinius, Jr. December 26, 1941; “Shipping Under British Control”; “The American- British Production Programme 1942”; “Lend- Lease Shipments by Country- November 1941” December 13, 1941.

May 1937- June 1940

Folder 1 May- December 1937: “Employment on Works Progress Administration Projects, Civilian Conservation Corps and Projects of Other Agencies, By Month: August 31, 1935- October 16, 1937”; “Number of Person Certified as In Need of Relief Employed on Works Progress Administration Projects, Civilian Conservation Corsps and Projects of Other Agenices, August 31, 1935- October 16, 1937”; “Employment on Works Program Projects, By Agency”; “Employment on Works Program Projects, By Relief Status and By Agency”; “Employment on Works Progress Administration Projects, Civilian Conservation Corps and Projects of Other Agencies, By State” Folder 2 January- July 1938: Matthews, William H. “These Past Five Years” March 1938; “Review of ‘Administration of Work Relief in the City of New York August 1936 to December 1937’”; “The WPA Project on Technological Change and Unemployment” Folder 3 August- December 1938: “Basic Considerations Affecting A National Public Assistance Program” General Industrial Advisor Council August 13, 1938; “Text of Mr. Hopkins’ Speech Given at the Departmental Auditorium November 14, 1938”; Williams, Pierce “Problems of Social and Economic Planning Which Will Be Raised By a Large Scale Program of Armaments,” December 15, 1938; Williams, Pierce “Population Basis of Allocating W.P.A. Funds” December 18, 1938. Folder 4 January- March 1939: “Suggested Revision of the Old Age Security Program”; “Broad Case for Drastic Amendment of the Present Old Age Security Program”; “Comments on Pending Amendments to the Social Security Act” Harry L. Hopkins. Folder 5 April- December 1939: “Reorganization Suggestions By the Secretary of Commerce” April 1939; Johnston, Alan “Reflections on Public Work and on The President’s Reorganization Plan No. 1 of April 25 and The President’s Relief Message of April 27” Arpil 29, 1939. Folder 6 January- May 1940: “Organization of Defense Research”; “Press Conference Transcript” Harry L. Hopkins May 23, 1940; “U.S. Inventors to Be Mobilized” Sandor S. Klein, June 1940. Folder 7 June 1940: Executive Order Creating “National Defense Research Committee”

May 1943- 1946

Folder 1 May 1943: “Notes on Statements of Dry Cargo Shipping Position,” May 10, 1943; “Committee on supplies to Russia,” May 18, 1943; “Minutes of Fourth Meeting of President’s Soviet Protocol Committee,” May 15, 1943. Folder 2 June- July 1943: “Tonnage through the Persian Gulf,” J.H. Burns July 22, 1943; “Hopkins’ Anxiety: Things Were Bad and Breaking Fast,” Davies Diary Entry June 7, 1943; “Hopkins’ Concern Over Lend- Lease in Moscow,” Davies Diary Entry, June 3, 1943. Folder 3 August- September 1943: “Russian Request for Additional Oil Refineries,” J.H. Burns, August 20, 1943; “Probabilities of a German Collapse,” Joint Intelligence Sub- Committee, September 9, 1943; “Similarities Between Germany’s Situation in August 1918 and August 1943,” Joint Intelligence Sub- Committee, September 9, 1943; “Minutes of Sixth Meeting of President’s Soviet Protocol Committee,” September 30, 1943; “Report of Subcommittee on Shipping to the Soviet Protocol Committee” Folder 4 October- December 1943: “Liaison Between European Advisory Commission and Combined Chiefs of Staff,” November 30, 1943; “Chiang Kai Shek and China,” December 31, 1943; “Policy on Industrial Equipment for Russia,” October 26, 1943. Folder 5 January- April 1944: “Things Needing Definition or Management in Connection with Reoccupation”; “Coordinated Attack on Japan’s Inner Zone,” John Davies, January 16, 1943; “Observers’ Mission to North China,” John Davies, January 15, 1944. Folder 6 May- August 1944: “Marshall’s Concern for His Soldiers,” Davies Diary Entry, August 10, 1944; “Check List of Essential Differences Between the United States, the British, and the Soviet Proposals,” August 19, 1944. Folder 7 September 1944: “The Need for Flexibility in American Policy Toward China,” John Davies, August 30, 1944; “Considerations with Respect to Possible Recongnition by Principal Allied Governments of a Provisional Government of France,” September 17, 1943. Folder 8 October- November 1944: “The Pacification of Japan,” John K. Emmerson, October 6, 1944; “Policy Concerning Our Military Air Activities in Other American Republics,” H.H. Arnold, November 16, 1944; “Policy for Creation of Balanced Air Forces in Central and South American Republics,” H.H. Arnold Folder 9 December 1944: “Munitions Assignment Board in Washington,” December 9, 1944. Folder 10 January 1945: “Combined Military Transportation Committee,” January 2, 1945. Folder 11 February- April 1945: Hopkins to Stalin, April 13, 1945. Folder 12 May- December 1945: “Hopkins- Law Shipping Agreement,” Combined Military Transportation Committee, May 1, 1945; “Allocation of U.S. Supplies to U.S.S.R,” Joint Chiefs of Staff, May 2, 1945; Folder 13 1946 H.H Arnold to Mrs. Harry Hopkins, January 29, 1946.


Personal Papers of Harry L. Hopkins: Roll 2 HLH Press Conferences, 2/14/35-3/26/36; Roll 6 Notes on 1934 trip to Europe, 1941 trip to Great Britain etc.; Roll 11- Personal letters, 1941-1945; Roll 12 Personal letters, 1941-1945; Roll 16 Finances, 1930-1939, Letters to various heads of state from late 30s and early 40s; Roll 17 1935-1936 spending, 1942-1943 “mobilized”, prewar and postwar mobilization, diary 1935; Roll 21- Personal letters, 1945; “The History of the National Red Cross Volume IX: The History of the Home Service” Ruth Walrad Washington D.C., 1950; “History of Treasury Participation in Formulation of German Occupation Program”; “The Formulation of American Aid Policy Toward the Soviet Union, 1940-1943: The Hopkins Shop and the Department of State,” John Daniel Langer, Yale University, 1975.

Personal and Professional Relationships

Folder 1 HLH Personal Relationships Folder 2 John A. Kingsbury (Assistant to Hopkins at WPA) Folder 3 Harry S. Truman (33rd President of the United States) Folder 4 Richard Law (British Minister of State during WWII) Folder 5 Hap Arnold (General Henry H. Arnold, “Architect of American Air Power”) Folder 6 Joseph Alsop and Robert Kintner 1941 (Respected Washington Columnists) Folder 7 Harry C. Butcher Diary (Friend and member of Eisenhower’s Staff) Folder 8 James Byrnes: Supreme Court Justice involved in Lend- Lease. Folder 9 Sidney Hyman Notes (Hired by HLH to sort through his papers after leaving politics) Folder 10 Louise Macy (Married to Hopkins from 1942 until his death). Folder 11 Lorena Hicock (Press Correspondent to and confidant of Eleanor Roosevelt) Folder 12 Henry Wallace (Vice President under Roosevelt from 1940-1944) Folder 13 Jesse Macy (Professor of Political Science during Hopkins’ years at Grinnell). Folder 14 Burns, Cox and Young (worked with Hopkins on developing Lend- Lease). Folder 15 Eleanor Roosevelt (Wife of FDR, worked with HLH on New Deal policy) Folder 16 Franklin Delano Roosevelt (32nd President of the United States) Folder 17 Diana Hopkins (Daughter) Folder 18 John N. Hazard (Worked with Hopkins on Lend- Lease for USSR)

Political Career

Folder 1 Board of Child Welfare: “Report for June 1916”; “Office Report for Nevember 1916”; “Office Report for March 1917”; “Office Report for April 1917”; “Minutes of September 18, 1917”; “Office Report for November 1917” Folder 2 New York Tuberculosis and Health Association: “Twenty Years of Work: Outline of the History of the Harlem Tubeculosis and Health Committee of the New York Tuberculosis and Health Association, 1922-1942” Folder 3 Emergency Relief 1933-1942: Various relief correspondence. Folder 4 Committee on Economic Security 1934: “Executive Order: Establishing the Committee on Economic Security and the Advisory Council on Economic Security,” Franklin D. Roosevelt, June 29, 1934; Minutes on the Meetings of the Committee on Economic Security, August- December 1934 Folder 5 WPA Official Orders: WPA Administrative Bulletins July 21, 1935- May 1936 Folder 6 WPA Labor Assignment: Analyses of WPA Labor Assignment Folder 7 WPA Biographies: Biographical Sketches of Key WPA personnel including Corrington Gill, Robert Hinckley, Lawrence Westbrook, Jacob Baker, Ellen S. Woodward, Pierce Williams, Florence Kerr, Aubrey Williams, Emerson Ross, David K. Niles, Howard O. Hunter Folder 8 WPA Mail: Analysis of Letters Regarding Labor Relations Acknowledged by Correspondence Division, November 1-15, 1936 by Region; “Committee on Mail Confernce,” July 10, 1936; “Analysis of Mail Handled in Correspondence Division of WPA 1937”; “Summary of Public Opinion Relating to the WPA and Relief,” February 20, 1939. Folder 9 1935-1936 Local Politics: “Partisanship at the Local Level” Folder 10 FSRC: Minutes January 1934- January 1935 Folder 11 State Department: Material regarding the organization of the State Department Folder 12 HLH Press War: Various materials regarding press covering Hopkins Folder 13 National Security: Correspondence regarding Nazi- German Americans, Japanese Americans on West Coast, paranoia, information leaks, Civil liberties, seditious activities, post monitoring U.S. v. Carl Wilhelm Baumgartner, etc. Folder 14 Election of 1944: “What Victory Will Bring Us” Harry L. Hopkins, American Magazine No. 137 January 1944. “Your Job After the War” Harry L. Hopkins American Magazine No. 138 November 1944. “Suggested Procedure to Make Administration’s Post- War Policy Acceptable to American Public” Hadley Cantril and Gerard B. Lambert November 15, 1943. “Wartime Economic Stablization and the Efficiency of Government Procurement” Thomas Blanchord Worsley June 1948. “Tomorrow’s Army and Your Boy” Harry L. Hopkins American Magazine No. 139 March 1935. Folder 15 New Deal 1941-1945 “Comment on Dean Hoover’s Study of International Trade and Domestic Employment” W.L. Clayton November 18, 1945. Folder 16 National Executive Council Hopkins’ Reports to National Executive Council 1933-1934

September 1935 – April 1937

Folder 1 September – October 1935: “Hopkins- Ickes Dispute To Go To President” Baltimore Sun September 11, 1935; “Memorandum of Conference on Status of Emergency Funds…” September 12, 1935 Folder 2 November- December 1935: “The Works Program Situation” Memorandum to the President from Harry Hopkins, November 20, 1935; “Field Report- Regional Adviser Labor Assignment: Ohio” Chester A. Smith, December 10, 1935. Folder 3 January- March 1936: “The Constitution and the New Deal” and “The Price of Failure” Howard Lee McBain; “Meeting of the Advisory Committee of the Stuyd or Relief Procedures and Techniques” January 17, 1935; “Report to Mr. Hunter on the Wisconsin Workers’ Alliance” January 31, 1936; “Conference at the White House Regarding Additional Funds For Work Relief Projects…” February 6, 1936; Nationwide Radio Address given by Harry L. Hopkins March 14, 1936. Folder 4 April – July 1936: WPA and FERA correspondence; Henry Morgenthau Diary Entires Folder 5 August – October 1936: “Conference with the President at Hyde Park” August 19, 1936; “Works Progress Administration Comparative Analysis of Administrative Costs as of August 31, 1936”; “Employment and Relief Policy for 1936 and 1937”; “Relief and Work Relief in Illinois”; “Relief and Work Relief- New York City” September 18, 1936; “Report on Mr. Hopkins’ Western Trip: August 25 through September 29, 1936”; “Conference with the President at Hyde Park” August 4, 1936; Report of the Director of the Bureau of the Budget Folder 6 November- December 1936: “Sponsors’ Fund Procedure in the Operation, Recording, and Reporting of the WPA Program” R. Ecker November 3, 1936; “Deficiency Appropriation for Works Program”; “Conference with the President on Relief, December 30, 1936; “Conference with the President Regarding Additional Funds Needed to Operate the WA and Resettlement Programs from February 1 to June 30, 1937” December 29, 1936. Folder 7 January- April 1937: “Summary and Selected Table Concerning the Investigation into Skills of WPA Brick and Stone Masons, Carpenters and Painters in Seven Cities in January 1937”; “Outlook for Employment, Unemployment and Relief” Division of Research, Statistics, and Records Works Progress Administration February 25, 1937; “How to Prevent Another 1929 in 1940” Harry Hopkins, 1937; “Meeting at 2201 R Street on Selective Federal Expenditures” April 1, 1937; “Conference at the White House” April 19, 1937.

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