3. Emily Sophie Brown
Scope and Content
"The Emergence of Political Women in Connecticut: 1920-1945" project interviewed women who were active in the political life of Connecticut between 1920 and 1945. There are 21 transcripts.
Also in the collection is the transcript of a series of interviews conducted in 2008 with Senator George L. "Doc" Gunther.
Language of Materials
The records are in English.
Restrictions on Access
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Biographical / Historical
Miss Brown was one of the first five women elected to the General Assembly in 1920 and she served as New Haven County Commissioner from 1922 to 1927. She resided in Naugatuck and was 99 years old at the time of the interview.
From the Collection: .75 cubic feet
- Women -- Political activity -- Connecticut Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Part of the Connecticut State Library Repository