Papers, 1940-1961 (inclusive), 1955-1961 (bulk).

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Parisi, Angela R., 1914-1961. Papers, 1940-1961 (inclusive), 1955-1961 (bulk).

Papers, 1940-1961 (inclusive), 1955-1961 (bulk).

The bulk of the papers pertains to Parisi's chairmanship of the N.Y. State Workers' Compensation Board, 1955-1961, most of it correspondence, but also speeches, clippings, news releases, and photos. Other correspondence concerns her presidency of the Brooklyn Women's Bar Association and her membership in various social, political, and charitable organizations. There are no papers of her early childhood or family life and almost none of her professional activities prior to 1955.

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