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Frederick A. Blossom letter to Jeannette Rankin

Frederick A. Blossom letter to Jeannette Rankin

Descriptive Summary

Title: Frederick A. Blossom letter to Jeannette Rankin
Creator: Blossom, F. A. (Frederick Augustus), 1878-1974
Inclusive Dates: 1917 April 13
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s) 1 letter
Collection Number: ms4322
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Dr. Frederick A. Blossom (1877-1973) was an author, activist, and teacher. He supported worker's and women's rights, poverty and pacifist movements. He organized the Birth Control League of New York during WWI, and later taught at Johns Hopkins and Bryn Mawr College.

Jeannette Rankin (1880-1973) was the first woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, serving from Montana and later Georgia. She was well known for her activism on behalf of women's rights and pacifist ideals. For more information on Ms. Rankin please visit the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

This collection contains a letter from Dr. Frederick A. Blossom, president of the Birth Control League of New York, to Representative Jeannette Rankin expressing his appreciation for her work regarding her resistance to the war.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Frederick A. Blossom letter to Jeannette Rankin, ms4322, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Birth Control League of New York
Legislators -- Correspondence.
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973
Women legislators -- United States.
Women's rights -- United States.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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