Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1915-1960 (inclusive).


Dewson, Molly, 1874-1962. Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1915-1960 (inclusive).

Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1915-1960 (inclusive).

Collection consists of correspondence, a photograph, fliers, reports, legal briefs, writings, speeches, clippings, and printed campaign material that document Dewson's involvement in the suffrage movement, the minimum wage battle, the National Consumers' League, and the Democratic Party.

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