Letter from Anna Lord Strauss to Carrie Chapman Catt Memorial Fund and Committee of Correspondence, August 13, 1958

Letter from Anna Lord Strauss to Carrie Chapman Catt Memorial Fund and Committee of Correspondence, August 13, 1958

written by Anna Lord Strauss, 1899-1979, in Committee of Correspondence Records, 1952-1989, of Sophia Smith Collection. Women's History Archive (Box 11, Folder 109, 3pp.) (Northampton, MA) (13 August 1958) , 3 page(s)

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Abstract / Summary
Written from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Writes about Madame Senadu (Senedu Gebru), one of only two women in the Ethiopian Parliament, and the Vice-Chairman. She is coming to the US for two months and should receive VIP attention. Madame Senedu has been to the USSR, but does not appreciate the lack of freedom there, and is disturbed by the number of Sudanese people going to the USSR. She believes in women being active in politics and wants to see the US League of Women Voters and wants advice on how to organize. Strauss was sent to visit her by the United States Information Agency, mentions Miss (Elizabeth) Wheeler.
Field of Interest
Women and Social Movements
Author
Anna Lord Strauss, 1899-1979
Collection
Women and Social Movements, International
Content Type
Letter
Format
Text
Page Count
3
Subject
Women and Social Movements, History, Transnational Women’s Movement, Movimiento de Mujeres Transnacional, Movimento Feminista Transnacional, National League of Women Voters, Carrie Chapman Catt Memorial Fund, Ethiopia
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Movimiento de Mujeres Transnacional, Movimento Feminista Transnacional

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