Title

H. R. 7157

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Description

To direct the Secretary of Commerce to undertake studies of the economic effects of deactivating certain permanent military installations situated in areas of substantial unemployment.

Author/Creator

Florence P. Dwyer, New Jersey Representative of the 87th Congress, 1st session

Recipient

Congress; Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce

Creation Date

May 17, 1961

Creation Date

5-17-1961

Document Type

Paper

Collection

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

Publishing Repository

Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University

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