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Register of the Belle Persons Clewe Papers, 1921-1960
MSS 014  
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Description
The bulk of the material in this collection derives from the 1931 incident at Fairfax High School in which Clewe was criticized for involving her students in disarmament issues. The first series, FAIRFAX HIGH SCHOOL, is comprised of this material and is followed by REFERENCE MATERIALS, CORRESPONDENCE, ORGANIZATIONS AND ACTIVITIES, and JOHN F. CLEWE.
Background
Belle Persons Clewe (dates not known) was a teacher in the Los Angeles school district from the early part of the century until approximately the late 1930s or early 1940s. As a member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), she was active in local peace and disarmament efforts.
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research. Researchers may make single copies of any portion of the collection, but publication from the collection will be allowed only with the express written permission of the Library's director. It is not necessary to obtain written permission to quote from a collection. When the Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research gives permission for publication, it is as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
The collection is available for research only at the Library's facility in Los Angeles.  The Library is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Researchers are encouraged to call or email the Library indicating the nature of their research query prior to making a visit.