Martha Wright Griffiths papers: 1956-1976
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Title: Martha Wright Griffiths papers
Creator: Griffiths, Martha Wright, 1912-2003
Inclusive dates: 1956-1976
Extent: 59 linear feet
Extent: 8 oversize volumes
Extent: 33 film reels
Extent: 74.52 GB (online)
Location: Offsite storage; prior notification required for access.
Abstract:
Detroit, Michigan, attorney, Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives, 1955-1974, and member of the House Ways and Means Committee. Congressional papers, arranged by term, include legislative files, bills files, topical files, schedules, sound recordings, photographs, motion pictures, and scrapbooks. The collection details relationship with colleagues and constituents and pertains to committee activities, legislation sponsored, and issues of the day. Topics of interest include civil rights, the war in Vietnam, Sleeping Bear Dunes, the humane slaughtering of animals, the economy and the fiscal policy of the federal government, women's rights, the Equal Rights Amendment, economic problems of women, and the need for national health insurance legislation.
Call number: 851378 Aa 2
Language: The materials are in English.
Repository: Bentley Historical Library
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Finding aid prepared by: Bentley Historical Library staff