21. Chase Going Woodhouse
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
Mrs. Woodhouse taught economics at Smith College and the Women's College of the University of North Carolina before accepting a position at Connecticut College in New London in 1932. In New London, she began her political career first as a member of the Democratic Town Committee, then as Secretary of the State, 1940-1942, and a a U.S. Representative from he Second District in Connecticut, 1944-1946 and 1948-1950. She resided in the Baltic section of Sprague and was 90 years old at the time of the interview.
From the Collection: .75 cubic feet