Papers, 1917-1924

Proudfit, Clara L
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  • Format Mixed Materials
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    • 0.6 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
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  • Papers of a Madison civic leader concerning her involvement in three Dane County women's organizations: the Women's Committee of the Dane County Council on Defense (1917-1918), which sought to involve Madison women in the war effort during World War I; the Dane County Community League (1919-1920); and the Public Opinion Committee (1922-1924). Included are correspondence, lists, minutes, brochures, reports, and numerous clippings concerning the interest of the Public Opinion Committee in dance hall regulation via passage of the Ridgeway Law.


  • Presented July 1, 1947.