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3. Emily Sophie Brown

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: 1982-006

Scope and Content

From the Collection:

"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.


  • 1980-1981

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

The records are in English.

Restrictions on Access

This collection is stored at an off-site facility and therefore may not be available on a same-day basis.

See the Rules and Procedures for Researchers Using Archival Records and Secured Collections policy.

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


Repository Details

Part of the Connecticut State Library Repository