Grace Wick Papers 1888-1962 1928-1951


Grace Wick Papers, 1888-1962, 1928-1951

Grace Wick Papers 1888-1962 1928-1951

Papers of an Oregon political activist who began as a New Deal Democrat in the 1930s and ended as a right-wing Republican in the 1950s. Includes correspondence, such as letters to and from right-wing activist Gerald L.K. Smith; writings; subject files; and ephemera.

6 cubic feet; 7 boxes


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