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On December 1, 1930, the Women’s Joint Congressional Committee celebrated the tenth anniversary of its founding at the Dodge Hotel in Washington, D.C. Opening the celebration was Carrie Chapman Catt, who regaled committee members with humorous anecdotes about her early contacts with members of Congr...

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Published in: The Women's Joint Congressional Committee and the Politics of Maternalism, 1920-30 p. 171
Main Author: JAN DOOLITTLE WILSON
Format: Book Chapter
Language: English
Published: University of Illinois Press 05-24-2007
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Summary: On December 1, 1930, the Women’s Joint Congressional Committee celebrated the tenth anniversary of its founding at the Dodge Hotel in Washington, D.C. Opening the celebration was Carrie Chapman Catt, who regaled committee members with humorous anecdotes about her early contacts with members of Congress when women were still a foreign and somewhat ominous presence on the political stage. Ten years after the creation of the WJCC, organized women had good reason to be proud of their progress as political actors, Catt noted. Combining their efforts under the large umbrella of the WJCC, they had managed to make a significant
ISBN: 0252031679
9780252031670
DOI: 10.5406/j.ctt1xcfpj.15