Additional papers, 1857-1976 (inclusive), 1912-1971 (bulk).

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Brown, Dorothy Kirchwey. Additional papers, 1857-1976 (inclusive), 1912-1971 (bulk).

Additional papers, 1857-1976 (inclusive), 1912-1971 (bulk).

1912-1971 (bulk)

Family and general correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, certificates, clippings, newsletters, articles, speeches, pamphlets, and programs include material re. Al Smith's 1928 Presidential campaign, the League of Women Voters (national, Massachusetts, and Boston), women's suffrage, juvenile delinquency and the Massachusetts Youth Services Board, the Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, and child labor and the Sheppard-Towner Act. Material on Katharine Driscoll, Mildred Mahoney, and LaRue Brown's mother Nellie is also included. Correspondents include Minnie Fisher Cunningham, Texas attorney and executive secretary of the national LWV during its first years; Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt; Oliver Wendell Holmes; and Felix and Estelle Frankfurter.

21.89 linear feet ((52 file boxes, 1 half file box) plus 2 folio folders, 3 folio+ folders, 2 oversize folders, 14 photograph folders, 3 objects)

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