Papers, 1850-1974

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Papers, 1850-1974

Papers, 1850-1974

Diaries, correspondence, photographs, etc., of Nellie (Nugent) Somerville, suffragist and temperance worker; her daughter Lucy (Somerville) Howorth, lawyer; and other female family members in Mississippi.

17.1 linear ft.; (2 cartons, 10 file boxes, 2 folio folders,2 folio+ folders, 1 oversize folder, 2 supersize folders, 1 folio volume, 6 oversize volumes, 7 reels of microfilm)

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Willard, Frances E. (Frances Elizabeth), 1839-1898

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Best known for her leadership (1879-1898) of the influential Woman's Christian Temperance Union, Willard also supported and often spearheaded a wide variety of social reforms, including woman suffrage, economic equality, and fair labor laws. Willard gained an international reputation through her speeches and publications. She was the first woman to be honored with a statue in the U.S Capitol building, and her Evanston home was one of the first house museums to in the country. ...

Stennis, John C. (John Cornelius), 1901-1995

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John C. Stennis (August 3, 1901 – April 23, 1995) was an American politician who served as a U.S. Senator from the state of Mississippi. He was a Democrat who served in the Senate for over 41 years. Stennis served in the Senate from 1947-1989. He was a supporter of racial segregation. He signed the Southern Manifesto, which called for massive resistance to the Supreme Court ruling in Brown v. Board of Education. He also voted against the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965...

Columbia University

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Shands, Nugent

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American Legion. Auxiliary

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The American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) was founded in 1919 as a patriotic women's service organization. From the description of Ledger of the American Legion Auxiliary, Los Angeles Post #8, 1920-1948. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 729435810 ...

Methodist Industrial Association

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WJYN

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Mississippi State Democratic Party

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Business and Professional Women's Clubs of Jackson, Miss.

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National Nursing Council

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Greenville Civic Improvement Club

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Shaw, Anna Howard, 1847-1919

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Anna Howard Shaw (February 14, 1847 – July 2, 1919) was a leader of the women's suffrage movement in the United States. She was also a physician and one of the first ordained female Methodist ministers in the United States. Born in northern England in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1847, her family left England and immigrated to the United States. In their new country, the Shaws made several moves. After settling in the bustling port city of New Bedford, Massachusetts, they uprooted again, this time ...

John Pratt Nugent

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Randolph-Macon Woman's College

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Olive O. Van Horn

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National Consumers' League

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Organization founded in 1899 to monitor the conditions under which goods were manufactured and distributed. From the description of National Consumers' League records, 1882-1986 (bulk 1920-1950). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981678 The League was founded in 1898 to improve conditions for workers. From the description of Records, 1912-1949 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006759 The National Consumers' League was founded in 18...

McHale, Kathryn

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Bowie, Robert R. 1909-

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International Congress of Working Women

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Robert Somerville

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Kathleen Sexton Holmes

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Woman's National Convention for Law Enforcement

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Assembly of Women's Organizations for National Security.

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Woman's Home Mission Society

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Somerville, Keith (Frazier)

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Helm, Mary, 1845-1913

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Institute of Women's Professional Relations

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The Institute was established in 1928 in New London, CT, to raise the level and number of women in professional positions. From the description of Records, 1928-1941 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006670 ...

Sherwood Eddy

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SOMERVILLE-HOWORTH FAMILY

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The Somerville-Howorth papers span six generations of Mississippi women, but are primarily the papers of Nellie (Nugent) Somerville (1863-1952) and her daughter, Lucy (Somerville) Howorth (1895- ). Nellie Nugent Somerville was born September 25, 1863, on a plantation in Mississippi; her father was serving in the Confederate Army at the time. Her mother died two years later, and her father was widowed again after a brief second marriage; NNS was raised primarily by her gr...

Somerville, Nellie Nugent, 1863-1952.

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Nellie Nugent Somerville, a pioneer in Mississippi work for women's rights and the first woman to be elected to the state House of Representatives, was active in the Mississippi Woman's Christian Temperance Union, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the First Methodist Church of Greenville, the Monteagle Assembly, the Mississippi Woman Suffrage Association, and women's clubs. Lucy Somerville Howorth (1895- ), Somerville's daughter, a lawyer and also a representativ...

Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, 1877-1947

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Controversial Mississippi state senator, 1908-1912; Lieutenant Governor, 1912-1916; Governor, 1916-1920 and 1928-1932; U.S. senator, 1934-1947. From the description of Papers, 1905-1947. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 45071691 ...

C. J. Nugent

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Robert Nugent Somerville

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D. Priscilla Edgerton

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Wood, Margaret Wells

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Eastland, James O.

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Lindsay, Malvina

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Phi beta kappa

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Collegiate scholastic honor society founded in 1776 at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va. From the description of Phi Beta Kappa records, 1776-2006 (bulk 1900-2000). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983375 The national Phi Beta Kappa Society, America's oldest and most prestigious honor society, was founded in 1776 at the College of William and Mary in Virginia. Membership in the national society is a significant achievement, which honors excellen...

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U.S. Veterans Administration

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Daughters of the American Revolution.

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Cox, Alfred

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Hannah More Academy

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Hughes, Sarah T. (Sarah Tilghman), 1896-1985

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Elizabeth B. Borden

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Greenville (Miss.) First Methodist Episcopal Church

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Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973

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Pearl S. Buck was the daughter of American missionary parents, and spent the first seventeen years of her life in China. Her third novel, The Good Earth, won the Pulitzer Prize, and a Nobel Prize for literature followed, citing The Good Earth as well as her biographies of her parents. Critical reception for her works has been mixed since these early successes. A prolific and optimistic author, most of her fiction is set in China, and she displays great affection for the place and her characters....

Helm, Lucinda

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Nugent, Eleanor Fulkerson Smith, 1844-1866.

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Kross, Anna M. (Anna Moscowitz), 1891-1979

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Prisoner in cell at Women's House of Detention, New York, May 2, 1956. Photograph by Jacona Anna Moscowitz was born in Nesheves Russia, July 17, 1891, daughter of Mayer and Esther (Drazen) Moscowitz. When Anna was two years old, the family immigrated to the United States to avoid religious persecution. They were desperately poor. Anna studied at Columbia University in 1907, worked in a factory, taught English to foreigners, and at night studied law on a scholarship. She...

Central Committee for an Economic Survey of Mississippi

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United daughters of the Confederacy

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The Southern Cross of Honor award, which later became the Cross of Military Service, originated on Oct. 13, 1862 as an act of the Confederate Congress to recognize the courage and good conduct of officers, non-commissioned officers and privates of the Confederate army. However, due to wartime shortages, the medals were not made, but the recipients' names were recorded in an Honor Roll for future reference. The cross's design was created by Mrs. Alexander S. Erwin in July 1898. It featured a cros...

Federation of Women Shareholders

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Edmonds, James E. (James Ezekiel), 1903-

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Anne Lavinia Lewis Nugent

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H. R. Shands

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Abram Douglas Somerville

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Federal bar association

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Richardson, Eudora Ramsay, 1892-1973

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Women in World Affairs

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Smith, Evelina

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Alpha Omicron Pi

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Methodist Church (Canada). Woman's Missionary Society

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Nugent, Anne L.

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Aimee Webb Nugent

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Shands, Dorothy

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Ella Knox Keener

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Helen R. Carloss

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Civic Improvement Club

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Kendall, Mary Louise

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Lewis, Seth

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Thomson, Amelia Lewis, 1799-

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Washington County Council of Defense Woman's Committee

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Multi-Party Committee of Women

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Dewson, Molly, 1874-1962

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Mary Williams Dewson was born in Massachusetts and graduated from Wellesley College in 1897. At the Women's Educational and Industrial Union (Boston) she studied ways to professionalize housework. She was the first head of the parole department (1900-1912) of the Massachusetts State Industrial School for Girls (Lancaster), and worked for a minimum wage in Massachusetts and later with the National Consumers' League. She also worked for woman suffrage, and with the American Red Cross in France, 19...

Maybel McDaniel

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Parsonage Aid Society

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Greenville Women's Club

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Woodward, Ellen Sullivan, 1887-1971.

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Born in Oxford, Mississippi, Woodward married Albert Y. Woodward, lawyer and judge. Widowed in 1925, she became the second woman in the Mississippi House of Representatives and held various state jobs, was assistant administrator of the Works Progress Administration in Washington (1933-1938), a member of the Social Security Board, a member of U.S. delegations to the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and director of the Office of Inter-Agency and International Relations of ...

United Nations League of Lawyers

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Lucy L. Barton

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Harrison, Pat

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Southern States Woman Suffrage Conference

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Rankin, John E. (John Elliott), 1882-1960

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Mississippi congressman, Democrat representing the First District, serving from 1921 to 1953. From the description of Rankin (John E.) collection, 1932-1964. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 45430949 ...

International Council of Women.

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International Council of Women (ICW) founded in Washington, D.C., in 1888, as an international federation of national women's organizations. Later affiliated with the United Nations with headquarters in Paris. From the description of International Council of Women records, 1931-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981886 The International Council of Women, founded in 1888, is one of the pioneer women's international organizations. From the outset its aim was to form a Nati...

Kate Cox Kretschmar

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World Center for Women's Archives

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Frazier, Keith

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Joseph Marion Howorth

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University of Mississippi

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American Association of University Women

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According to the The American Association of University Women's website, the AAUW is a nationwide network for the advancement of equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. From the guide to the The American Association of University Women, 1937-1994, (Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives) Based in Washington, D.C. From the description of American Association of University Women records, 1935-1955. (Unkno...

Parsonage and Home Mission Society

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Wilson Primm Kretschmar

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Business and Professional Women's Clubs of Washington, D.C.

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Mason, Lucy Randolph, 1882-1959

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Public relations representative in the South for the Congress of Industrial Organizations and resident of Richmond, Va., and Atlanta, Ga. From the description of Papers, 1917-1954. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20019172 George Walter Mapp was born on 25 May 1873 to parents, Dr. John E. Mapp and Margaret Benson (LeCato) Mapp. In 1891, he received a degree of licentiate from the College of William and Mary. This qualified him to teach at the colle...

Hypatia Club

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Smith, S. Myra Cox, 1822-1887.

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Faulkner, William

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Epithet: trade union official British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000981.0x00008c From the guide to the William Faulkner papers, 1925-1973, 1931-1973, (Literature and Rare Books) ...

Eleanor Fulkerson Smith Nugent

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Abram Fulkerson Smith

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Woman's National Committee for Law Enforcement

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Somerville, Robert, 1906-

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Epithet: Surveyor of Customs British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001304.0x0003d0 ...

Harrison, Ella, 1859-1933.

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Harrison campaigned for woman suffrage in the south and midwest. From the description of Papers, 1892-1933 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007371 ...

White, Sue

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Kirby Page

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Howorth, Lucy (Somerville), 1895-

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Rawalt, Marguerite, 1895-

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Lawyer and feminist Rawalt has served as legal counsel for the National Organization for Women (NOW) and the Women's Equity Action League (WEAL), chaired the Civil and Political Rights Committee (CPR) of the President's Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW), and worked with the Citizens' Advisory Council on the Status of Women (CACSW). From the description of [Audiotape collection] [sound recording]. 1953-1979. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122583145 Lawyer, i...

National Council of the National Planning Association

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Florence Simms

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Donlon, Mary

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Faulkner, William, 1897-1962

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American fiction writer. From the description of Papers of William Faulkner [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809728 From the description of Jacket, [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647811922 From the description of Uncorrected galley proof of The Faulkner reader [manuscript], 1954 April 1. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809700 From the description of Photograph, 1962 Mar. 2...

Eleanor F. Smith Nugent

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Woman's Home and Foreign Mission Societies

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Amelia Thomson Watts

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J. Allison Hardy

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Kjelsberg, Betzy

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Young Women's Christian Association

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The YWCA of Washington State College was established in 1895. It provided the women of the college a place to worship, held bible classes, and located housing and employment. It also served as a social organization that participated with the YMCA of Washington State College. A popular social event in the 1910s-1930s were the conferences held at Seabeck, Washington. Topics at Seabeck focused on issues of the YWCA and the YMCA of the Pacific Northwest. During the 1940s, th...

Posey, Zoe

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Brewer, Minnie

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Edwards, India

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Political activist. From the description of Reminiscences of India Edwards : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122598141 Government official and journalist. From the description of Papers, 1928-1977. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70943999 Edwards was born in Chicago and worked as a journalist (1918-1942) before becoming active in the women's division of the Democratic Party...

Phi Delta Delta Legal Fraternity

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International Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs

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Monteagle Equal Suffrage Club.

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