Papers of Rosa Marie Levis, 1884-1994 (inclusive), 1910-1959 (bulk)

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Levis, Rosa Marie, 1878-1959. Papers, 1884-1994 (bulk: 1910-1959)

Papers of Rosa Marie Levis, 1884-1994 (inclusive), 1910-1959 (bulk)

1884-1994 (inclusive), 1910-1959 (bulk)

Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, of Rosa Marie Finnochietti Levis, volunteer civic service worker.

5 boxes, 2 folio+ folders, 3 oversize items

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Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944

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Martin, Joseph W. (Joseph William), 1884-1968

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Hynes, John B -1970

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Saltonstall, Leverett, 1892-

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Tillinghast, Anna Churchill Moulton, 1874-1951.

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Tillinghast was an ordained minister, speaker for prohibition, Commissioner of Immigration for New England (1927-1933), suffrage amendment advocate, and state and local Republican party worker. From the description of Papers, 1911-1945 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006867 ...

Fuller, Alvan T. (Alvan Tufts), 1878-1958

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Peters, Andrew James, 1872-1938.

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Stantial, Edna Lamprey

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Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

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Adkins, Bertha Sheppard, 1906-1970

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Hoover, Lou Henry, 1874-1944

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Rosa Marie Levis was born March 17, 1878 on Hull Street in the North End of Boston. Her parents, Giovanni and Theresa Finnochietti, were recent emigrés from Genoa, Italy. In her teens, while still a student at the Hancock School, RML began her long career of volunteer civic service, interpreting for doctors in the Hull Street Medical Center. In 1897 she married Albert Warren Levis, a Florentine sculptor and fencer who had come to the United States to help design a bronze door for th...

Page, Mary H. (Mary Hutcheson), 1860-1940

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Bagley, Grace Hodges, 1860-1944.

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Women's Columbus Republican Club.

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Women's Italian Club.

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