Lightburn, Joseph B. Papers Regarding Conservative Politics 1957-1970
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Title: Lightburn, Joseph B. Papers Regarding Conservative Politics
Creator: Lightburn, Joseph B.
Inclusive dates: 1957-1970

Extent: 2 1/2 in. (2 folders, 1 1/2 in. ); (1 oversize folder, 1 in.)
Materials regarding the Constitution Party and other conservative political organizations created and collected by Joseph B. Lightburn. Folder 1 contains handbills, correspondence, etc. of the Constitution Party of the U.S.A. and the Constitution Party of West Virginia (1961-1963). Folder 2 contains pamphlets, newsletters, correspondence, and clippings pertaining to conservative political topics (1957-1970); topics include: income tax repeal, constitutionalism, anti-communism and anti-socialism, arguments against sex education, and a potential world government. Folder 3 (oversize) contains conservative newspapers and bulletins, including issues of The Augusta Courier (4 different items; 1965/11), Constitution-News Review (2 different items; 1961), and an American Education Lobby special publication on sex education (ca. 1969), among other material. Joseph B. Lightburn of Jane Lew, West Virginia served as National Committeeman for the Constitution Party of West Virginia; folders 1 and 2 include items authored by Mr. Lightburn. See also P17630 and P17629 in the Printed Ephemera Collection. For photographs related to this collection, go to and search for this collection's four digit call number (otherwise known as an a&m number).

Call number: A&M No.: 3826
Language: The materials are in English
Repository: West Virginia & Regional History Collection