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Albert H. Vestal papers, 1899-1932 bulk 1917-1932.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L352 (Text) 00000106353972 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 4 manuscript boxes

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General Note: Processing information: Collection processing completed 2006/04 by Christina Baich. Finding aid updated 2011/11/20 by Lauren Patton.
Restrictions on Access Note: The collection is open for research use.
Summary, etc.: The bulk of the collection is invitations, programs, and announcements for social events in Washington, D.C. Other items include clippings related to Vestal's work in Congress; his diary and other materials from his trip to California and Alaska (1927); speeches; a record of assistance given to World War I veterans and their families in his congressional district; and a transcript of headlines made by Vestal during 1917.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Albert H. Vestal papers, Rare Books and Manuscripts Section, Indiana State Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library. Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.
Biographical or Historical Data: Albert Henry Vestal was born on January 18, 1875, near Frankton, Madison County, Indiana. In 1896, he graduated from Valparaiso University, was admitted to the bar, and began practicing in Frankton, Indiana. Vestal married Hulda Maude Malone on January 8, 1903. From 1900 to 1906, Vestal was prosecuting attorney of the 50th judicial circuit. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1916 and served in the next eight Congresses (1917-1932). Vestal served as the majority whip from 1923 to 1932. He died on April 1, 1932, in Washington, D.C.
Subject: Vestal, Albert H. (Albert Henry), 1875-1932.
Vestal, Hulda Malone.
United States. Congress. House.
Lawyers > Indiana > Frankton.
Lawyers > Indiana > Anderson.
Judges > Indiana.
Legislators > United States.
World War, 1914-1918.
Genre: Legislative bills.
Theater programs.

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