Shea, John J. B., 1924-1978.
John J.B. Shea Papers on Adlai E. Stevenson
3.1 linear feet, 6 archival boxes and 1 8x10 box
The papers of John J.B. Shea document his activities as executive chairman of the 1956 Stevenson for President Committee (New York State). The committee was comprised of Democrats, Republicans, Liberals, and Independents devoted to promoting Stevenson's candidacy and election to the office of President of the United States. The New York committee organized local Stevenson for President Committees throughout New York State, and provided guidance and overall supervision to these local groups.