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A Guide to the
Gladys Roberts Williams Papers
circa  1894-1982
2.5 linear feet
 
1998.066
 
Gladys Roberts Williiams
 
Abstract
 
Correspondence, records of the Missouri Federation of Women's Democratic Club, photographs, news clippings, scrapbook, and War Finance Committee material (1942-1944) of Williams, a Cape Girardeau resident who took an active role in state and local politics.  From 1937 to 1940, she headed the Cafeteria Committee for the Southeast Missouri State Teachers College.  She served in local branches of New Deal organizations, was a prominent member of the Democratic Party, and served as President of the Missouri Federation of Women's Democratic Club in 1939.  She played an active role in the Minute Women at War Week in November 1942, the War Finance Committee, and the re-election campaign for Franklin Roosevelt in 1944.
 
I. Descriptive Overview
II. Container List
 
Revised by Jennifer Leucke, 2002
 
 
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