Finding aid for the Ralph Rudd Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Rudd, Ralph
Title: Ralph Rudd Papers
Dates: 1957-1962
Extent: 4.00 linear feet (4 containers)
Abstract: Ralph Rudd (b. 1915) was a state legislator from Lake County, Ohio, 19591962. Rudd championed numerous liberal causes such as unemployment compensation, minimum wage laws, workers' compensation, and the abolition of capital punishment. He also served as director of the Cleveland Civil Liberties Union and on the board of directors of the Ohio Consumers League. The collection consists of correspondence, news releases, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material relating to legislation of interest to Rudd, to his 1960 Republican opponent, C. Lee Mantle, and other topics. The collection pertains to Rudd's activities as a state representative and to legislation relating to such areas as unemployment compensation, school finance, capital punishment, and the Ohio Fair Employment Practices Commission.
MS Number MS 4274
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English