Records, 1946-1978 (inclusive).

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Women United for United Nations. Records, 1946-1978 (inclusive).

Records, 1946-1978 (inclusive).

Contains correspondence, minutes, membership lists, news releases, pamphlets, clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and slides documenting WUUN's work with the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund, community programs, and other activities. Also included is correspondence with WOMAN (World Organization of Mothers of All Nations), a peace and disarmament group that was particularly active in the Federal Republic of Germany.

1 linear ft.

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