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Author Wilson, Jan Doolittle, 1972-
Title The Women's Joint Congressional Committee and the politics of maternalism, 1920-30 / Jan Doolittle Wilson
Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2007
book jacket
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 Euro-Am Studies Lib  331.3 W6943 2007    AVAILABLE  -  30500101327388
Descript x, 245 p., [6] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Women in American history
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-237) and index
Introduction -- The emergence of the WJCC -- The lobby for the Sheppard-Towner Bill, 1921 -- Opposition to the state campaign for Sheppard-Towner, 1921-23 -- The crusade for the child labor amendment, 1922-24 -- Allies and opponents during the battle for ratification, 1924 -- Defeat of the child labor amendment, 1924-26 -- The struggle to save the Sheppard-Towner Act, 1926-30 -- The impact of right-wing attacks on the WJCC and its social reform agenda, 1924-30 -- Conclusion
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Subject Women's Joint Congressional Committee
Women in politics -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Women social reformers -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Women -- United States -- Societies and clubs -- History -- 20th century
Pressure groups -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Social legislation -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Maternal and infant welfare -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History
Child labor -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History
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