WOMEN: Voters and Party Workers

Two months ago Mrs. Roosevelt told her husband to be prepared for a convention of Democratic women who were coming to Washington. Part of a program of solid, tweedy, 66-year-old Mary Williams. ("Molly") Dewson, ex-director of the Women's Division of the Democratic National Committee, was to whip up party spirit by inviting women workers to Washington to see how Government worked, pick up points for use during the campaign. One hundred were expected. The President suggested his Executive Office for an informal chat. Three weeks ago, Mrs. Roosevelt learned that the idea had met with such enthusiasm that 500...

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