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Papers of Alice Park
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Description
The collection contains chiefly correspondence in addition to some documents and manuscripts related to Park family matters and Alice Park's reform interests, particularly women's rights.
Background
Alice Locke Park, feminist, reformer, and pacifist, was born in Boston in 1861, but lived most of her life in California. She was active in both national and international organizations for the improvement of prison conditions, labor laws, human education, wild life conservation, and the preservation of natural resources. Her primary interest, however, was in women's rights, and she was assistant director of the Susan B. Anthony Memorial Committee of California. She wrote and promoted the California law, adopted in 1913, granting women equal rights of guardianship over their children. Alice Locke Park died in 1961.
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