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Citizens Union of Massachusetts Voters Guide

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09923 Author/Creator: Citizens Union of Massachusetts Place Written: Cambridge, Massachusetts Type: Booklet Date: 1938 Pagination: 1 v. : 16 p. ; 22.8 x 15.2 cm.

Summary of Content: One booklet entitled "Voters Guide" dated 1938. Includes a list of the candidates for State Senate, State Representative, and Congressman that is running in each district, including their platforms. It also includes information on the District Attorney race for Middlesex County. There is also information on two questions that will be on the ballot; Annual vs, Biennial Sessions of the Legislature, and Married Women in Public Service Jobs. Includes information on Sybil H. Holmes the first woman elected to the Massachusetts Senate.

People: Blanchard, Arthur F., fl. 1938
Brackman, David M., (fl. 1938) Bradford, Robert Fiske, (1902-1983) Bradley, G. Edward, (fl. 1938) Brown, La Rue, (fl. 1938) Carlin, Andrew F., (fl. 1938) Carroll, Joseph Vincent, (fl. 1938) Cary Jr., William H., (fl. 1938) Cleary Joseph F., (fl. 1938) Coh

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: ElectionVoting RightsVotingGovernment and CivicsWomen's HistoryWomen's RightsWorker's rights

Sub Era: The New Deal

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