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Marcella F. Killen Collection M/A 1994.26.01

Marcella F. Killen Collection M/A 1994.26.01

Creator:Killen, Marcella F., 1909-1993
Title: Marcella F. Killen Collection
Dates:1935-1978
Quantity: 2.0 boxes
Repository: James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library

Marcella F. Killen

Marcella Killen was born Marcella Fitzgerald in Minneapolis December 19, 1909. She was the first woman nominated to run for Congress in Minnesota. She lost a primary race as a liberal Republican in 1946, then ran as the DFL candidate in both 1948 and 1950, losing both times. She was politically active in other causes, as well, She worked for 10 years in the U.S. Department of the Interior. She and her husband Starr retired to Winter Haven, Florida where she died September 11, 1993.


Collection Description

Two boxes. Papers include clippings, correspondence, reports, campaign materials, 1935-1979.


Subject Headings

Subjects

Democratic Party (Minn.)
Political campaigns -- Minnesota.
Political candidates -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis.
Political participation -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis.
Politicians -- Minnesota.

Photos of Marcella and Starr Killen in Minneapolis Historic Photo Collection

http://www.hclib.org/pub/search/mplsphotos/index.cfm


Table of Contents


Newspaper clippings, 1948 1948 -- Box 1, Folder 1
Clippings from poliitcal races 1946, 1948, 1950, 1952, campaign brochure, 1952, engraving of a political cartoon 1946-1958 -- Box 1, Folder 2
Correpsondence and personal papers 1935-1945 -- Box 1, Folder 2
Primary campaign brochure, 1946 1946 -- Box 1, Folder 4
Letters to newspapers 1946 -- Box 1, Folder 5
Killen Papers June, 1946 campaign expenses and fliers, text of a speech, 1946 -- Box 1, Folder 6
Killen papers July, 1946. Correspondence, text of a speech. 1946 -- Box 1, Folder 7
Killen papers September, 1946. Report on a meeting with Killen campaign supporters 1946 -- Box 1, Folder 8
Killen papers November-December, 1946. Minutes of meeting of the American Christian Palestine Committee and correspondence 1946 -- Box 1, Folder 9
Killen Papers January-March 1947. Papers from American Christian Palestine Committee, correspondence and First Unitarian Society Newsletter 1947 -- Box 1, Folder 10
Killen Papers, April-June 1947. Correspondence with Hubert Humphrey and others. 1947 -- Box 1, Folder 11
Killen Papers July-September, 1947. Correspondence and program from the Minnehaha Christian Church with Killen listed as speaker 1947 -- Box 1, Folder 12
Killen Papers October-December, 1947. Correspondence, Unitarian Newsletter, and bulletin for Kenesseth Israel Temple 1947 -- Box 1, Folder 13
Killen Papers January-February, 1948. Corresondence. 1948 -- Box 1, Folder 14
Killen Papers March-April, 1948. Correspondence. 1948 -- Box 1, Folder 15
Killen Papers July 1948. Correspondence, handwritten list of campaign contributors 1948 -- Box 1, Folder 16
Killen Papers August, 1948. Correspondence. 1948 -- Box 1, Folder 17
Killen Papers September, 1948. Correspondence, texts of speeches, Lists of Minnesota political candidates for the 1948 election. 1948 -- Box 1, Folder 18a
Killen Papers October 1948. Correspondence, caqndidate questionaires. 1948 -- Box 1, Folder 18b
Killen Papers November 1948. Correspondence, telegrams, campaign receipts, campaign literature 1948 -- Box 1, Folder 19
Killen Papers December 1948. Correspondence 1948 -- Box 1, Folder 20
Killen Papers April-June 1949. Correespondence -- Box 1, Folder 21
Killen Papers July-September 1949. Correspondence 1949 -- Box 1, Folder 22
Killen Papers October-December 1949. Correspondence. 1949 -- Box 1, Folder 23
Killen Papers January-March 1949. Correspondence. 1949 -- Box 1, Folder 24
Killen Papers January-February 1950. Correspondence 1950 -- Box 1, Folder 1
Killen Papers March-April 1950. Correspondence 1950 -- Box 2, Folder 2
Killen Papers May-June 1950. Correspondence. 1950 -- Box 2, Folder 3
Killen Papers July 1950. Correspondence, program for charity ball. 1950 -- Box 2, Folder 4
Killen Papers August 1950. Correspondence 1950 -- Box 2, Folder 5
Killen Papers September 1950. Correspondence, Foreign Affairs Outlines newsletter. 1950 -- Box 2, Folder 6
Killen Papers October 1950. Correspondence, campaign literature. 1950 -- Box 2, Folder 7
Killen Papers November 1950. Correspondence. 1950 -- Box 2, Folder 8
Killen Papers December 1950. Correspondence 1950 -- Box 2, Folder 9
Killen Papers January-March 1951. Correspondence. 1951 -- Box 2, Folder 10
Killen Papers April-June 1951. Correspondence 1951 -- Box 2, Folder 11
Killen Papers July-September 1951. Correspondence. 1951 -- Box 2, Folder 12
Killen Papers 1952. Correspondence 1952 -- Box 2, Folder 13
Killen Papers 1953. Correspondence 1953 -- Box 2, Folder 14
Killen Papers 1954. Correspondence. 1954 -- Box 2, Folder 15
Killen Papers 1955. Correspondence. 1955 -- Box 2, Folder 16
Killen Papers 1956. Correspondence 1956 -- Box 2, Folder 17
Killen Papers 1970s. Correspondence 1977-1978 -- Box 2, Folder 18
Marcella Fitzgerald Killen
Marcella Killen was born Marcella Fitzgerald in Minneapolis December 19, 1909. She was the first woman nominated to run for Congress in Minnesota. She lost a primary race as a liberal Republican in 1946, then ran as the DFL candidate in both 1948 and 1950, losing both times. She was politically active in other causes She worked for 10 years in the U.S. Department of the Interior. She and her husband Starr retired to Winter Haven, Florida where she died September 11, 1993.


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