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Collection TitleCL 92 Agnes Pastirik PapersCreatorBooth Library
Processed BySue Rogan
Date Completed:March 2009
Provenance:The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by James Plate in 2002.
Terms:Agriculture; Horseheads (N.Y.); Political participation; Political parties--Republicans

Pastirik Family- The Pastirik brothers, Henry and Joseph, and their wives Jean and Agnes, were residents of Horseheads, New York from the 1950s to the 1980s.  Henry and Joseph were both employed by the Eclipse Machine Division of Bendix Aviation Corps.  Jean and Agnes were involved in small-scale agriculture including strawberry farming.  During the 1960s, the Pastiriks, especially Jean, became heavily involved in Republican Party politics at both the state and local level.  Joseph died in 1962, Agnes passed away during the 1970s and Henry and Jean died in the early 1980s.

Scope:The Agnes Pastirik Papers contain materials collected by the Pastirik family including booklets, catalogs and brochures on home improvement and farming; Republican Party promotional literature and internal memos; and miscellaneous materials.
Extent.5 linear feet
Date Span1941-1970
AbstractThe Agnes Pastirik Papers contain materials collected by the Pastirik family of Horseheads, NY. 

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Diagrams and Directions for Voting on the Voting Machine, November 8, 1966. With notes on the vote count. (2 versions)DocumentsA1701
Letter from Betty Jane Boudreau, New York Republican Sate Committee, to Jean Pastrick regarding the Citizens Information Service with enclosed press release, September 16, 1966.LetterA1801
Memo from Mrs. Dorothy McHgh, New York State Republican Committee, to the Chairmen of the Housewives committee regarding special interest brochures, September 16, 1966. Brochers enclosed: He Did Something About A More Dignified Way of Life for Older Persons; A Friend in Albany; 2+2=? Who Cares?; New York the Star Performer in the Arts; There's Been a Revolution in Higher Education; More Than Sympathy; It's Your Health...MemorandumA1802
Letter from Dorothy McHugh, New York Republican State Committee Campaign Co-Director regarding the Housewives for Rockerfeller campign, 1966.LetterA1803
Memo from Betty Jane Boudreau to the Chairmen of Housewives for Rockefeller Team Committee regarding publicity photos, 1966. MemorandumA1804
Memo from Wilma C. Rogalin, Vice Chairman New York State Republican Committee, to the Delegates & Alternates regarding the New York Republican State Covention, August 19, 1966.MemorandumA1805
Document - What Changes in the Medicare Program Mean.DocumentA1806
Flyer - Leadership Makes the Difference. Let's Keep It. Vote Rockefeller, 1966. FlyerA1807
Document - Governor Rockefeller's Statement before the Joint Legislative Committee on Problems of Public Health and Medicare. Given on Tuesday May 26, 1966 at Albany, New York.DocumentA1808
Newsletter - GOP Women's Straight Talk, August 1966.NewsletterA1809
Christmas Card from Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller to the Pastirik Family, December 1967.Greeting CardA1810
Newsletter - 16 Ogdensburg Journal, Wed. Aug. 24, 1966. Thoughts on Governor Rockefeller.NewsletterA1811
Newsletter - Women to Women, published by Federation of Women's Republican Clubs of NYS,Inc. and the Housewives for Rockefeller Team Committee, September 30, 1966.NewsletterA1812
Pamphlet - The Massive Rockefeller Record. A Ruthlessly Condensed Version. Re-elect Governor Rockefeller, 1966.PamphletA1813
Nelson Rockefeller for Governor bumperstickers, 1966. (5)Bumper StickersA1814
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