Papers: Series III, 1909-1942 (inclusive) [microform].

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Papers: Series III, 1909-1942 (inclusive) [microform].

Series III, Suffrage, includes correspondence, and articles and clippings by Dennett and others, documenting her work with the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and the dispute with NAWSA's board that eventually led to her resignation.

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