Capitol Commission Newspaper Clippings

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About the Collection

This series documents public relations efforts by the Capitol Commission and public opinion regarding the building of the state capitol. It contains newspaper clippings collected by the Capitol Commission.

Text excerpt from news clipping about capitol building

Capitol Commission Newspaper clippings

Series 11273

This series documents public relations efforts by the Capitol Commission and public opinion regarding the building of the state capitol. It contains newspaper clippings collected by the Capitol Commission with the bulk of the series focusing on articles addressing the design competition for the capitol building, arguments for and against construction, location issues, calls for voter participation, messages from Governor Spry, and highlights from the construction process such as the laying of the cornerstone.