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Record Group Number: 900000
Series/Collection Number: N2000- 9
Creator: Askew, Reubin O'D., 1928-
Title, Dates: Photographs and audio/visual materials, 1941-1999.
Amount: 9.75 cubic ft.
Medium Included: photographs
motion pictures
Organization/Arrangement: Arranged by record type, then chronological
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Biographical/Historical:     Reubin O'Donovan Askew, the thirty-seventh Governor of Florida, served from 1971 to 1979.  He served in the state House and Senate before being elected governor in 1970, defeating incumbent Claude Kirk.  Askew was reelected in 1974, becoming the first governor in state history elected for a second successive full term.      Askew was primarily involved in tax reform, especially in the increase of homestead exemption, and passage of the "Sunshine Amendment" which called for full financial disclosure by public officials and candidates.  Askew ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic Presidential nomination in 1984.
Summary:     This collection consists of photographs and audio/visual material maintained by Reubin O'D. Askew during the many different phases of his political career. It consists primarily of photographs taken during Askew's service in the Air Force ROTC, his years in the Florida House and Senate, his two terms as governor, and from Askew's position as U.S. Trade Representative in the Carter administration. Also included are recorded interviews and addresses, gubernatorial campaign advertisments, and documentary programs produced during and after his retirement from public office.
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Subject Access Fields: Askew, Donna Lou.
Governors Florida
Governors' spouses Florida
Photographs. aat
Slides. aat
Negatives. aat
Videocassettes. aat
Video recordings. aat
Audio cassettes. aat
Audio tapes. aat
Motion pictures. aat
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