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Subseries 8. Events

Scope and Content Notes:

The Re-election campaign events are separated into two sections: the Thornburgh/Scranton campaign events and the Governor Thornburgh Committee (GTC) campaign events. The Thornburgh/Scranton events cover the primary and general election of 1982. The date range is April 1980-February 1983. The events include press conferences, receptions, interviews, ceremonies, meetings, rallies, and tours.

The Governor Thornburgh Committee (GTC) events contain attendance lists and background information prior to a meeting with particular associations, organizations, or companies. The events consist of receptions, breakfasts, luncheons, and dinners hosted by the GTC. The files contain information following the time of this re-election campaign, and also regarding the subsequent 1983 Primary election and the 1984 and 1985 General elections. The overall date range is September 1982-November 1985.

Section: Thornburgh/Scranton Campaign Events


Box 148
Folder 1 1980 Primary Election Telephone Calls, Harrisburg April 22, 1980
Folder 2 1980 General Election Telephone Calls and Election Day Candidate Information November 4, 1980
Folder 3 1981 Primary Election Telephone Calls, Harrisburg May 18, 1981
Folder 4 1981 General Election Telephone Calls and Election Day November 3, 1981
Folder 5 1982 Primary Election Telephone Calls and Interviews, Harrisburg March 1, 1982, May 13-18, 1982
Folder 6 1982 General Election: GOP Candidates Photos and Interviews, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Norristown, and Philadelphia July 15-26, 1982, August 10, 1982, September 1982, November 2, 1982
Folder 7 Thornburgh/Scranton (T/S) Altoona Campaign Headquarters: Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, Altoona October 12, 1982
Folder 8 1982 Press Announcement, Altoona March 3, 1982
Folder 9 Robert Asher, Republican Chairman, Breakfast, Harrisburg July 21, 1983
Folder 10 Athletes Endorsement, Pittsburgh October 14, 1982
Folder 11 1982 Press Announcement, Erie March 3, 1982
Folder 12 1982 Press Announcement, Johnstown March 3, 1982
Folder 13 1982 Press Announcement, Philadelphia March 2, 1982
Folder 14 1982 Press Announcement, Pittsburgh March 2, 1982
Folder 15 1982 Press Announcement at Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton Airport, Avoca March 3, 1982
Folder 16 Allegheny County Campaigning: GTC Rally and Campaigning at St. Bede's Polling Site, Pittsburgh October 27, 1982, November 2, 1982
Folder 17 Building and Construction Trades: Meeting, Pittsburgh June 16, 1982
Folder 18 Business Leaders: Luncheon, Harrisburg June 28, 1982
Folder 19 Butler County Headquarters: Visit, Butler October 27, 1982
Folder 20 Clearfield County Headquarters: Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, Clearfield September 10, 1982
Folder 21 Democrats for Thornburgh/Scranton: Press Announcements, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia September 22, 1982
Folder 22 Educators: Visit and Breakfast, Harrisburg May 23, 1982, May 24, 1982
Folder 23 Erie County Headquarters: Ribbon-Cutting, Erie October 21, 1982
Folder 24 Fraternal Order of Police Endorsement: Press Announcement, Philadelphia September 23, 1982
Folder 25 Farmers Endorsement, Press Availability and Luncheon Tribute to Dick Thornburgh, Elizabethtown and Harrisburg July 8, 1982, October 8, 1982
Folder 26 Firefighters Endorsement, Press Conference, and Luncheon, Carlisle September 11, 1982
Folder 27 "Join the Champs" Party: Reception and Rally, McKeesport August 10, 1982
Folder 28 Labor Leaders Endorsement, Luncheon, Meeting, and Press Announcement, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh February 25, 1982, June 16, 1982, July 29, 1982
Folder 29 Labor Rally: Italian Market Tour and Dinner, Philadelphia April 22, 1982, October 19, 1982, October 30,1982
Folder 30 Lancaster County Rally and Tour, Lancaster October 29, 1982
Folder 31 Lawrence County Headquarters: Visit, New Castle October 28, 1982
Folder 32 Lehigh Valley Rally, Allentown October 29, 1982
Folder 33 John Morris, President of Teamsters: Meeting, Harrisburg January 13, 1982
Folder 34 Henry Nicholas Endorsement, Philadelphia October 15, 1982
Folder 35 Northampton County Rally, Easton October 29, 1982
Folder 36 Northeast Rally and Press Conference, Avoca November 1, 1982
Folder 37 PA Dental Association: Meeting, Harrisburg June 8, 1982
Folder 38 PA Farmers Union Board of Directors: Meeting, Harrisburg July 23, 1982
Folder 39 PA Federation of Teachers Endorsement and Press Availability September 6, 1982, September 23, 1982
Folder 40 Perry County: Buffet and Rally, New Bloomfield September 2, 1982
Folder 41 Polish-American Citizens League Endorsement, Harrisburg September 20, 1982
Folder 42 Polish Rally, Philadelphia October 28, 1982
Folder 43 Republican State Committee Endorsement: Reception and Meeting, Harrisburg March 12, 1982, March 13, 1982
Folder 44 Small Business Endorsement and Tour, McKees Rocks September 30, 1982
Folder 45 Teamsters Endorsement and Meeting with John Morris, President, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia October 20, 1982, June 17, 1982
Folder 46 Transport Workers Union Endorsement, Philadelphia October 6, 1982
Folder 47 Travel Endorsement, Harrisburg September 21, 1982
Folder 48 Lou Tullio Endorsement, Erie October 21, 1982
Folder 49 United Transportation Union: Luncheon, Seven Springs August 6, 1982
Folder 50 Veterans: Meeting, Harrisburg February 26, 1982
Folder 51 York County Rally, York October 31, 1982
Folder 52 1983 Inaugural information, Harrisburg January 18, 1983
Folder 53 1983 Inaugural Committee Reception, Harrisburg February 24, 1983

Section: Governor Thornburgh Committee (GTC) Campaign Events


Box 149
Folder 1 Asian-Pacific Association: Reception and Dinner, Philadelphia September 11, 1982
Folder 2 Bachelors Barge Club: Dinner, Philadelphia March 31, 1982
Folder 3 Herb Barness 1982
Folder 4 Bear, Stearns, and Company: Breakfast, New York, NY May 25, 1982
Folder 5 Remo Butera Luncheons, Philadelphia June 18, 1982, September 23, 1982
Folder 6 Peter Carlino Reception, Blue Bell June 17, 1982
Folder 7 Centre County Reception, State College March 22, 1982
Folder 8 Clarion County 1982
Folder 9 Dairy Farm Filming, Mechanicsburg September 30, 1982
Folder 10 Craig Dare Reception, Horsham May 16, 1982
Folder 11 Dauphin County and Republican Committee Breakfast and Visit, Harrisburg September 25, 1982
Folder 12 Erie County Reception, Erie August 11, 1982
Folder 13 Sam Evans and Family of Leaders Rally, Philadelphia October 26, 1982
Folder 14 Filming Thank You Notes August 30, 1982, October 18, 1982
Folder 15 Gerald Ford: Western Kick-off Dinner with Gerald Ford, Pittsburgh March 22, 1982
Folder 16 Richard Fox: Dinner, Penn Valley June 17, 1982
Folder 17 Chris Gleason: Luncheon, Johnstown July 17, 1981
Folder 18 Dr. Joseph Haller: Reception, Hollidaysburg October 12, 1982
Folder 19 Hershey Dinner, Hershey March 2, 1982
Folder 20 Ober Hess: Brunch, Gladwyne September 19, 1982
Folder 21 Hispanic Community: Reception, Philadelphia June 29, 1982
Folder 22 Harold Horn: Reception, Paradise June 25, 1982
Folder 23 Indiana County: Reception and Dinner, Indiana August 5, 1982
Folder 24 Insurance Federation of PA: Breakfast and Remarks, Philadelphia April 1, 1982
Folder 25 Jefferson County: Reception and Dinner, Punxsutawney September 10, 1982
Folder 26 Juniata County: Breakfast, Mifflintown September 2, 1982
Folder 27 John Kaufman: Reception, Ambler September 19, 1982
Folder 28 Bruce Kauffman: Reception, Gladwyne April 18, 1982
Folder 29 Charles Kirkwood-Northeast: Fundraiser, Shawnee-On-Delaware July 22, 1982
Folder 30 Henry Kissinger: Reception and Dinner, Philadelphia September 23, 1982
Folder 31 Malcolm Lazin: Dinner and VIP Reception, Philadelphia March 18, 1982
Folder 32 Lehigh and Northampton Counties: Reception and Dinner, Allentown June 12, 1982
Folder 33 Charles Lockhart: Reception, Washington, D.C. June 24, 1982
Folder 34 Lycoming County: Reception, Williamsport September 27, 1982
Folder 35 Mario Mele: Meeting and Luncheons, Philadelphia January 21, 1982, March 18, 1982
Folder 36 Nathan Mao: VIP Reception and Dinner, Chambersburg May 27, 1982
Folder 37 Sam McCullough and Joe Welch: Buffet Reception, Wyomissing May 28, 1982
Folder 38 Northeastern PA: Dinner, Old Forge September 14, 1982
Folder 39 Northwest Regional Campaign Committee: Reception and Dinner, Warren September 9, 1982
Folder 40 John O'Hara: Reception, Ardmore April 18, 1982
Folder 41 PA Food Merchants Association: Meeting, Harrisburg October 14, 1982
Folder 42 PA Medical Society: Reception, Harrisburg July 26, 1982
Folder 43 Philadelphia Club: Luncheon, Philadelphia October 1, 1982
Folder 44 Mrs. Vivian Piasecki and Mrs. Ann P. Curran: Luncheon, Villanova February 1, 1982
Folder 45 Pittsburgh: Reception and Dinner, Pittsburgh September 30, 1982
Folder 46 Radio Spots: Radio Commercial Taping, Harrisburg October 7, 1982
Folder 47 Ronald Reagan: Luncheon, Philadelphia May 14, 1982
Folder 48 Don Rose and Ernie Buckman: Breakfast, Sewickley June 26, 1982
Folder 49 Evans Rose: Fundraising Reception, Pittsburgh May 23, 1984
Folder 50 Ken Ross and Ed Lewis: Luncheon, Pittsburgh May 6, 1982
Folder 51 Ralph Scalera: Reception and Buffet, Beaver July 29, 1982
Folder 52 Schuylkill County: Reception, Ashland August 13, 1982
Folder 53 Richard Schweiker: Press Availability, Reception, and Dinner, Hershey October 18, 1982
Folder 54 W.W. Scranton, II: Reception, Scranton September 14, 1982
Folder 55 Seminar and Luncheon, Harrisburg April 24, 1982
Folder 56 David Shakarian: Luncheon, Harrisburg September 20, 1982
Folder 57 Susquehanna Valley: Luncheon, Shamokin Dam September 2, 1982
Folder 58 Joseph Walker, Jr.: Receptions and Luncheon, New York, NY May 6, 1982, May 25, 1982
Folder 59 Harold Yoh: Reception, Bryn Mawr May 16, 1982
Folder 60 1982 General Election Night Festivities, Philadelphia November 2, 1982
Folder 61 Victory Gala: Reception and Dinner, Harrisburg December 14, 1982
Folder 62 Ginny Thornburgh Campaign Staff Dinner, Harrisburg November 12, 1982
Folder 63 1983 Primary Election Telephone Calls, Harrisburg May 16, 1983
Folder 64 1984 General Election: Voting and Interviews, Harrisburg and Dauphin November 6, 1984
Folder 65 1985 General Election: Voting, Harrisburg November 5, 1985