Women's Joint Congressional Committee records
Women's Joint Congressional Co ...

Women's Joint Congressional Committee records


Written in English.

About the Book

Correspondence, minutes, reports, information forms, membership lists, financial records, printed matter, and other papers relating to the Committee's work in monitoring and promoting legislation in the areas of education, social welfare, and women's rights. Subjects include civil rights, social security, women's and children's bureaus, maternity and infancy, a department of education, school lunch programs, anti-lynching legislation, and home rule for the District of Columbia. Member organizations represented include the National Consumers' League, National Education Association of the United States, and National Council of Jewish Women. Correspondents include Katharine M. Ansley, Helen W. Atwater, Mary T. Bannerman, Bessie S. Cone, Elizabeth Eastman, Eleanor M. Hadley, Florence Kelley, Margaret C. Maule, Claire Sifton, Florence V. Watkins, and Lenna Lowe Yost.

Edition Notes

Open to research.

Microfilm edition available, no. 18,849.

Microfilm produced from originals in the Manuscript Division. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1984.

Gift, Women's Joint Congressional Committee, 1964-1972.

Committee organized in 1920, shortly after the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, as a clearinghouse and information center for legislation pending in Congress. Special interests included legislation in the fields of social welfare, education, and women's right. Composed of representatives from national organizations including the National Consumers' League, National Education Association of the United States, and National Council of Jewish Women.

Collection material in English.

Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms012029

The Physical Object

Pagination 6,200 12 7 5.2
Number of pages 6200

ID Numbers

Open Library OL25292954M
LC Control Number 79046250

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