Records of the American Council on Education, 1951
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Copying. Records may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
.21 linear feet (1/2 file box)
The American Council on Education Conference on Women in the Defense Decade was convened for the purpose of stimulating discussion as to "what women's attitudes, philosophy and activities should be" for the years 1951-1960. With the onset of the Cold War and the Korean conflict, particular emphasis was placed on the ways in which women could contribute to the defense and development of the United States.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The records of The American Council on Education were given to the Schlesinger Library by Alice Stewart in November 1969.
By: Jolene A. Robinson
- American Council on Education. Records of the American Council on Education, 1951: A Finding Aid
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