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Lowitt, Richard 1922-

Overview
Works: 48 works in 158 publications in 1 language and 8,878 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Bibliography  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: E748.N65, B
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Most widely held works by Richard Lowitt
One third of a nation : Lorena Hickok reports on the Great Depression by Lorena A Hickok( Book )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in English and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between 1933 and 1935, Lorena Hickok traveled across thirty-two states as a "confidential investigator" for Harry Hopkins, head of FDR's Federal Emergency Relief Administration. Her assignment was to gather information about the day-to-day toll the Depression was exacting on individual citizens. "One Third of a Nation" is her record, underscored by the eloquent photographs of Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, and others, of the shocking plight of millions of unemployed and dispossessed Americans
George W. Norris : the making of a progressive, 1861-1912 by Richard Lowitt( Book )

13 editions published between 1963 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George W. Norris : the persistence of a progressive, 1913-1933 by Richard Lowitt( Book )

8 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New Deal and the West by Richard Lowitt( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George W. Norris : the triumph of a progressive, 1933-1944 by Richard Lowitt( Book )

9 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Standing Bear controversy : prelude to Indian reform by Valerie Sherer Mathes( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book Valerie Sherer Mathes and Richard Lowitt examine how the national publicity surrounding the trial of Chief Standing Bear, as well as a speaking tour by the chief and others, brought the plight of his tribe, and of all Native Americans, to the attention of the general public, serving as a catalyst for the nineteenth-century Indian reform movement"--BOOK JACKET
Politics in the postwar American West( Book )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Truman-MacArthur controversy by Richard Lowitt( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists chiefly of excerpts from Military situation in the Far East, issued by the U.S. Senate Committees on Armed Servies and Foreign Relations, President Truman's Memoirs, and General MacArthur's Reminiscences
A merchant prince of the nineteenth century, William E. Dodge by Richard Lowitt( Book )

12 editions published between 1952 and 1954 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new era and the New Deal, 1920-1940 by Robert E Burke( Book )

10 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bronson M. Cutting : progressive politician by Richard Lowitt( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bronson M. Cutting revolutionized modern New Mexico politics in the early twentieth century by bringing Hispanics into the political mainstream. No politician was more loved by his supporters and more hated by his enemies. Born into a wealthy, urbane New York family in 1888, Cutting attended Groton School and Harvard University. As a tubercular patient, he moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1911 and purchased the Santa Fe New Mexican several years later. Although nominally a Republican, he shunned party regularity to champion progressive reform in state and local government. After his service in World War I, Cutting organized the Hispanic veterans through American Legion chapters and forced the Republican and Democratic parties to adopt progressive planks and candidates and to include qualified Hispanics in their administrations. Once elected to the United States Senate in 1928, Cutting criticized the weak efforts of Presidents Herbert Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt to end the Great Depression. While battling trumped-up charges of election fraud, Cutting died in a plane crash on May 6, 1935. Lowitt's volume is an excellent study of both Cutting and early twentieth-century New Mexico and United States politics
Journal of a tamed bureaucrat : Nils A. Olsen and the BAE, 1925-1935 by Nils Andreas Olsen( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry A. Wallace's irrigation frontier : on the trail of the corn belt farmer, 1909 by Henry A Wallace( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Harris : his journey from liberalism to populism by Richard Lowitt( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Later, as a result of his involvement with the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disobedience, his role as chairman of the Democratic National Committee, and his work in the burgeoning peace movement, Fred Harris began to articulate his plans for New Populism - a program designed for millions of Americans who believed that government should serve the people and not special interests. In 1972 and 1976, Harris launched New Populist campaigns for the presidency, but, in both instances, inadequate funding forced him to abandon his efforts."
Letters from an American farmer : the eastern European and Russian correspondence of Roswell Garst by Roswell Garst( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty years a legislator by Elmer Thomas( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Elmer Thomas (1876-1965) represented the people of Oklahoma in the state's first legislature and in Congress. This memoir, written shortly after he left the U.S. Senate in 1951 but never before published, chronicles his long career and offers a wealth of information on people and events that helped shape the development of the state and the course of American history."
American outback : the Oklahoma Panhandle in the twentieth century by Richard Lowitt( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Examines how inhabitants of the Oklahoma Panhandle throughout the 20th century used the semiarid lands that Kansas, Colorado, and New Mexico did not want, and that Texas, after entering the Union as a slave state, could not have. Focuses particularly on agriculture and production of natural gas and helium"--Provided by publisher
Interpreting twentieth-century America: a reader by Richard Lowitt( Book )

4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America in depression & war( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twentieth-century Oklahoma : reflections on the forty-sixth state by Richard Lowitt( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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One third of a nation : Lorena Hickok reports on the Great Depression
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The New Deal and the WestThe Standing Bear controversy : prelude to Indian reformThe new era and the New Deal, 1920-1940Letters from an American farmer : the eastern European and Russian correspondence of Roswell GarstForty years a legislatorAmerican outback : the Oklahoma Panhandle in the twentieth century