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William Jason Fields scrapbook, 1911-1923, 1911

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kukm1m59m19Guide to the William Jason Fields scrapbook, 1911-1923Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039 USAPhone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Copyright 2002University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC Database Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the William Jason Fields scrapbook, 1911-1923Collection number: 1M59M19Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039Phone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3Processed by: Archives StaffEncoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved.William Jason Fields scrapbook, 1911-19231M59M19Fields, William Jason, 1874-1954.1 volume.None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Huffman, Mrs. Jean, Morehead State College, Morehead, Ky. Gift, June 10, 1958.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], William Jason Fields scrapbook, 1911-1923, 1M59M19, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.U.S. congressman, Kentucky governor. Fields was born in Carter county, Ky. After attending local schools and the University of Kentucky, he farmed and sold real estate in Olive Hill, Ky. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1911 to 1923, resigning his seat to take office as governor. In the 1930's he served as Commonwealth's Attorney for the 37th district of Kentucky.This scrapbook contains materials William Jason Fields collected during his years in the U.S. House of Representatives. It contains newspaper clippings, printed booklets and a small amount of correspondence, most of it dealing with issues then before Congress. Included are several articles in favor of prohibition of the sale of alcoholic beverages, items both in favor of and opposing woman suffrage, and clippings from 1915 and 1916 opposing American intervention in World War I.No discernible arrangement.Fields, William Jason, 1874-1954.United States.--Congress.--House.Prohibition.Women--Suffrage.World War, 1914-1918--Public opinion.Legislators--United States.