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Women in Government Documents

a quick look at resources relating to the history of women in the united states.

E.P.W. Packard

Postal rights of inmates of insane asylums. Memorial in support of the bill for the protection of the postal rights of the inmates of insane asylums. February 1, 1875 Y 1.1/2:Serial Set Number 1654

This serial set document is the testimony of a women who was falsely sent to an insane asylum for three years. Her husband, a reverend, had her committed for a difference in opinion in religion.

You're Going to Employ Women

Call number W 1.2:W84

From 1943 this booklet was intended to help employers who would be hiring women for the first time.