Papers: Series V, 1913-1945 (inclusive).

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Papers: Series V, 1913-1945 (inclusive).

Series V, Other organizations and causes, includes correspondence, publications, and other mailings from a variety of organizations: Twilight Sleep Association, American Union Against Militarism, Woman's Peace Party, International Free Trade League, People's Council, American Foundation for Homoeopathy, American Civil Liberties Union, and others. This series also contains material on Dennett's work in the Woodrow Wilson, Morris Hillquit, and Elinor Byrns election campaigns, and in the movements for the single tax and proportional representation; and her writings on various political issues.

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League for Mutual Aid

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Woman's Committee for Political Action.

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Swing, Raymond, 1887-1968

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Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949

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League for Progressive Democracy.

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Twilight Sleep Association.

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