Papers of Molly Dewson in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1915-1960

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Dewson, Molly, 1874-1962. Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1915-1960

Papers of Molly Dewson in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1915-1960

1915-1960

Correspondence, photograph, fliers, reports, etc., of Molly Dewson, suffragist and reformer. These papers are part of the Woman's Rights Collection.

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