Papers of Roberta Wellford [manuscript], 1918-1946 (bulk 1923-1939).


Wellford, Roberta,. Papers of Roberta Wellford [manuscript], 1918-1946 (bulk 1923-1939).

Papers of Roberta Wellford [manuscript], 1918-1946 (bulk 1923-1939).

Material regarding these women's organizations: Women's Suffrage and Equal Suffrage League of Virginia, Women's Trade Union League, National Consumer's League, and annual conferences on the cause and cure of war

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