Creator: Andrews, Ike Franklin, 1925-
Collection number: 4404
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Abstract: Materials documenting the congressional career of Ike Franklin Andrews, a Democrat who represented North Carolina’s Fourth Congressional District from 1972 to 1984. For all or part of this period, the Fourth District included Chatham, Franklin, Randolph, and Wake counties. These papers consist largely of constituent correspondence, office files, and campaign materials. Topics documented include relations between constituents and federal agencies, federal projects in Andrews’s district, and public policy areas in which Andrews took a special interest, especially agriculture, education, health, veterans’ affairs, and the aged. Files of constituent correspondence on such issues as abortion, the Watergate scandal, busing for school integration, and women’s rights also are included.
Repository: Southern Historical Collection
Collection Highlights: Primarily correspondence relating to the congressional career of Andrews, a Democrat representing North Carolina’s 4th Congressional District from 1972-1984. The collection contains correspondence on bussing and civil rights.