Summary Books and papers related to his political campaigns and years in Congress, including his voting record. Research material
for his books, files related to his political, economic, and social interests, material about the Voorhis School for Boys,
and Voorhis family history. Includes information on co-operatives and personal and business correspondence with prominent
figures. Also includes supporting books and periodicals, phonograph records used in radio broadcasts, scrapbooks, photographs,
articles and speeches by Voorhis, newspaper clippings, and other artifacts.
Jerry Voorhis, 1901-1984, was founder of the Voorhis School for Boys in San Dimas, Calif.; U.S. congressman from California's
12th district, 1936-1946, until his defeat by Richard Nixon; member of the Dies Committee on Un-American Activities; president
and later executive director of the Co-operative League of the U.S.A