Elly Peterson papers 1943-2006 1961-1980

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Elly Peterson papers, 1943-2006, 1961-1980

Elly Peterson papers 1943-2006 1961-1980

Michigan Republican Party official, 1961-1969, assistant chairman of the national Republican Party, 1963-1964 and 1969-1970, candidate for, U.S. senate in 1964, and co-chair of ERAmerica, a national organization promoting the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment. Papers consist of correspondence, reports, speeches, organizational records of ERAmerica, scrapbooks and photographs.

25 linear feet, 4 outsize volumes and 1 oversize folder (UAm)

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