Somerset County residents' steadfast values informed their voting behavior and political actions. Because their values were often conservative and they had a long history of voting Republican, the residents fought to preserve the party's conservative principles and also to retain the Republican Party in power at the local, state, and national levels. Although this is a community study, it is important because the region's people helped to shape the political landscape of the late 1930s and beyond.11McMurry, From Sugar Camps to Star Barns, 40 and Meyersdale Centennial Souvenir Book 12Book Committee of the ... Appreciative of the prosperity it brought to them, Glencoe residents named their town after the two engineers who madeanbsp;...
|Title||:||"Keep America American": Great Depression, Government Intervention, and Conservative Response in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, 1920s--1940|
|Author||:||Jennifer Ann Egolf|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|