H. R. 6307



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To prohibit discrimination on account of sex in the payment of wages by employers having employees engaged in commerce or in the production of goods for commerce, and to provide procedures for assisting employees in collecting wages lost by reason of any such discrimination.


Florence P. Dwyer, New Jersey Representative of the 85th Congress, 1st session


Congress; Committee on Education and Labor

Creation Date

March 25, 1957

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Florence Price Dwyer was the second woman–and first Republican woman–elected to Congress from New Jersey. She served in the House from January 3, 1957 to January 3, 1973. She was an advocate for women’s rights and a critic of the Vietnam War. Dwyer’s papers include records of public service, correspondence with peers and constituents, printed material, and memorabilia documenting her career as a member of the United States Congress. The congresswoman frequently corresponded with the residents of Essex and Union counties about the legislation of the mid-twentieth century within the federal and state government.

Inventory Location

Bay 2, Column 9, Public Service, Box 1


This collection is open to the public for research use. Copyright remains with Kean University. Credit this material. Personal photographs may be made for research purposes. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to Lynette Zimmerman, Executive Director at the Liberty Hall Academic Center & Exhibition Hall at lzimmerm@kean.edu.

Publishing Repository

Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University

H. R. 6307


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