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COLLECTION Identifier: B-12

Records of the International Federation of Working Women, 1919-1923


Stenographic reports of the 1st and 2nd congresses, programs, articles, etc., of the International Federation of Working Women.


  • 1919-1923

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the records created by the International Federation of Working Women as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.


.42 linear feet (1 file box)

Papers consist of stenographic reports of the 1st and 2nd Congresses, also calls, programs, speeches of Mrs. Raymond Robins, the president, and clippings and articles re all three congresses.


First Congress was called in Washington, D.C. October 28, 1919 by the National women's trade union league. Later congresses were held in 1921 at Geneva, and in 1923 at Vienna.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 50-15

Received 1950. Gift of National Women's Trade Union League, Machinists Building, Washington, D.C.

International Federation of Working Women. Records of the International Federation of Working Women, 1919-1923: A Finding Aid
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
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Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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