Papers: Series V-VII, 1906-1947 (inclusive).

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Papers: Series V-VII, 1906-1947 (inclusive).

Series V, Suffrage and other U.S. issues, includes correspondence, photographs, minutes, financial records, press rleases, bulletins, reports, speeches, fliers, programs, valentines, and printed material concerning Laidlaw's work with the National American Woman Suffrage Association, Men's League for Woman Suffrage, and League of Women Voters. Also included is material on anti-suffrage, prohibition, and labor. Series VI, World War I, consists of correspondence, certificates, and printed material concerning her activities during 1917-1919. Series VII, International organizations and issues, includes correspondence, reports, minutes, press releases, programs, etc., relating to the League of Nations and organizations supporting it.

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