Records, 1909-1953 (inclusive).
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In 1900, suffragists Maud Wood Park and Inez Haynes (later Irwin) founded the first College Equal Suffrage League in Boston. During the following decade, Park travelled across Massachusetts and then the United States founding branches, intending to persuade recent college alumnae to take an interest in suffrage work. The hope was that the alumnae would provide the suffrage ranks with younger members and interest current college women in the cause. MWP believed that college women be...
Author and professor at American University (Ohio Wesleyan, B.A., 1925; University of Pennsylvania, M.A., 1927, Ph.D., 1939), Young was active in the League of Women Voters, arranged the files of the LWV for the Library of Congress, was executive vice chair of the National Committee on the Status of Women (1946-1948), and representative of the International Alliance of Women at U.N. Conferences of Non-Governmental Organizations (1947-1948). From the description of Papers, 1946-1980 (...