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Relating to the reporting by Members of the House of Representatives of expenditures from the contingent fund of the House of Representatives and of expenditures of counterpart funds by Members of Congress.
Florence P. Dwyer, New Jersey Representative of the 86th Congress, 2nd session
Congress; Committee on House Administration
June 21, 1960
Bay 2, Column 9, Public Service, Box 1
Dwyer, Florence P., "H. R. 12746" (1960). Florence Dwyer Congressional Bills 1960. 6.
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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.