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12. Laura Belle Reed McCoy

 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.

Dates

  • 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

Mrs. McCoy was the first non-white alderwoman in the United States, elected in 1940, and was an active Democrat and civic leader. She resided in New Haven as was 86 years old at the time of the interview.

Extent

From the Collection: .75 cubic feet

Repository Details

Part of the Connecticut State Library Repository

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