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Drucker & Co. Committee on Political Reform. The Union League Club. N.Y. Jan. 7, 1914.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04471.14 Author/Creator: Drucker & Co. Place Written: New York, New York Type: Photograph Date: 7 January 1914 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 28.0 x 44.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Image of a group of ten men in tuxedos around a dinner table at the Union League Club. The Committe on Political Reform was a group within the Union League Club, a gentlemen's club in New York City with which President Theodore Roosevelt was closely associated. The club's fourteen members in 1914 were mostly Republican politicians from the city. Fourth from the left sits Samuel W. Fairchild, then President of the Union League Club. Fifth from left, at Fairchild's side, is Reuben Leslie Maynard, the chairman of the committee. The rest of the men cannot be identified with certainty. The photograph has suffered some discoloration. The image is mounted on backer board.

People: Drucker & Co. (fl. 1914)
Maynard, Reuben Leslie, 1862-1945
Fairchild, Samuel W., 1852-1927

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Progressive EraFraternal OrganizationPoliticsReform MovementOrganizationsOffice SeekerNew York

Sub Era: The Politics of Reform

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