Women's International Democratic Federation (WIDF) Records
Women's International Democratic Federation (WIDF) Records, 1945-1979
3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 594
Pacifist organization, Peace activists. Records contain printed materials dating from the founding in 1946 to its investigation by HUAC in 1949; publications of international affiliates; and records of congresses sponsored by WIDF between 1945 and 1969, primarily from the World Congress of Women held in Helsinki in 1969. Included is a biography of the founder Eugenie Cotton; correspondence of the Congress of American Women (American affiliate); and materials relating to the Vietnam War and International Women's Day.
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