Papers, 1925-1972 (inclusive).

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Frank, Adelaide Schulkind. Papers, 1925-1972 (inclusive).

Papers, 1925-1972 (inclusive).

Correspondence, mainly letters to Frank concerning League assistance, and bulletins. Correspondents include Ralph J. Bunche, Mary Ware Dennett, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, Katherine Anne Porter, Rosika Schwimmer, and Norman Thomas.

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