Edith Green papers 1955-1975


Edith Green papers, 1955-1975

Edith Green papers 1955-1975

This collection consists of papers compiled by Edith Green during her service as the Representative for the 3rd District of the State of Oregon in the United States House of Representatives (1955-1974), and includes correspondence, committee and subcommittee files, bills and hearings, and scrapbooks and reports. It represents Mrs. Green's active role in the Democratic Party, including support of presidential candidates John and Robert Kennedy, and her many years as a champion for education, civil rights, fair labor practices, and gender equity, and the important legislation that she shepherded through Congress.

376.2 cubic feet; 379 boxes


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United States. Congress. House

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U.S. House of Representatives is the lower house of Congress. From the guide to the Subscription lists, 1870, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Schrunk, Terry D. 1913-1975.

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Hatfield, Mark O., 1922-2011

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Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968

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Ullman, Al

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Green, Edith, 1910-1987

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Morse, Wayne L. (Wayne Lyman), 1900-1974

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